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Logging Into WordPress

The admin section of WordPress, also referred to as the “WordPress Dashboard“, is where you can manage and edit your WordPress website. Please take note that you should have received your login credentials from your site admin.

To access the WordPress dashboard you simply need to add /wp-admin to the end of the URL where you installed WordPress. For example:

example.com/wp-admin

Type the username and password you used when you installed your WordPress.

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Once you login you will see the WordPress dashboard.

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I can’t login to my WordPress dashboard

There are several reasons why you may be getting errors when trying to login to your WordPress dashboard. We will go over a few of the common ones.

WordPress login disabled

If you are getting this error, it is because there have been too many failed logins on your dashboard. Our automated systems have disabled your WordPress admin to prevent your site from being compromised due to WordPress brute force attacks. This will typically get reset after a an hour and you can attempt to login again. However, if the problem persists, contact your site admin.

Username or password is incorrect

Many times, users simply forget their password. Luckily, we have written an excellent article on resetting your WordPress password.

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