How to redirect new users to a default page on WordPress

You can redirect newly registered users to a simple thank you page, a blog section or any specific on your WordPress site with a simple code snippet without any plugin. This article gives you a step by step guide on redirecting your newly registered users to the WordPress blog section.

How to add a shortcode to redirect new users 

To redirect new users to a designated page, follow these steps:

  1. Log in to your WordPress site with an administrator account.
  2. On the Dashboard in the left sidebar, click Appearance, and then click Editor:

  3. Access the functions.php file for the Theme.Click on Edit and add this code snippet at the bottom: 

    function redirect_to_blog(){ return home_url( '/blog/' ); } 
    add_filter( 'registration_redirect', 'redirect_to_blog' );
  4. The above function is basically going to redirect all the new registered users right after the successful registration to the URL slug /blog/.Save the file. 

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