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How Do I Log Into WordPress? – Quick Tutorial
If you are a new website owner, learning your way around your website can sometimes be a little confusing.
If your website has been built using WordPress, then one of the first things you need to learn is how to access your WordPress admin dashboard, as all of your website’s administrative tasks are performed in this area.
Depending on the theme used on your site, you may be able to log in directly from your home page.
Look for a link that says “WP-Dashboard” or “Login”. On some sites, the link can be found in the Meta section of the website’s sidebar area …
If the link is visible on the theme, simply click on it …
This opens up the WordPress login page. Enter your username and password, and click on the Log In button to access your WP Dashboard …
Note: The “login” link is hidden in some themes. If you cannot find this link on your site, then you will need to type your WordPress site login URL into your web browser.
The default WordPress admin login URL normally should look like this:
- http://www.yourdomain.com/wp-login.php (if WordPress is installed in your root directory)
- http://www.yourdomain.com/subfolder/wp-login.php (if WordPress is installed in a subfolder of your domain, e.g. “blog”)
- You can access the login section using this address: http://yourdomain.com/wp-admin
Note: If the login page doesn’t display when you type one of the URLs above into your web browser, check that your WordPress installation address is correct.
Also, sometimes while working on your site you will notice that if you leave your browser window open for a long period of time, your WordPress session will expire and you will be asked to login again …
(Expired WordPress sessions require logging in again!)
Thanks to built-in WordPress features like autosave, you can just log in again and pick up from where you left off.
If You Cannot Log Into Your Site …
If you’ve tried all of the above methods and you still cannot see the login box, then you may need to get assistance troubleshooting the issue.
If you think that the issue has to do with entering an incorrect password, then refer to the tutorial below:
If you suspect that the issue has to do with a technical issue, then see the troubleshooting section here:
If you need help finding a professional web service provider, visit the site below:
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