How To WordPress Login

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“How do I login to WordPress?” is one of the most common WordPress questions that we get asked. Beginners often have a hard time finding their WordPress login page URL. In this article, we will show you how to find your WordPress login URL.

Why do you need the login URL?

The login page is the door between your website and the management dashboard of your site also known as the admin area. Once logged in, you can create new posts, add new pages, change your design, add plugins, etc.

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How to Find the WordPress Login link?

On a typical WordPress install with a good web hosting provider, all you need to do is add /login/ or /admin/ to the end of your site URL.

For example:

www.example.com/admin/
www.example.com/login/

 

 

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Both of these URLs will redirect you to the WordPress login page. If for some reason, your WordPress login url is not working properly, then you can easily access the WordPress login page by going to this URL:

www.example.com/wp-login.php

Now if you installed WordPress in a subdirectory such as /wordpress/, then you would need to access your WordPress blog login page like this:

www.example.com/wordpress/login/
www.example.com/wordpress/wp-login.php

If you installed WordPress on a sub-domain, then you can access the WordPress admin login page like so:

subdomain.example.com/login/
subdomain.example.com/wp-login.php

Once you are logged in, you will be redirected to the WordPress admin area of your site which is located in the wp-admin folder.

You can directly access your admin area by entering the website URL like this:

www.example.com/admin/
www.example.com/wp-admin/

 

 

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This URL checks if you were previously logged in, and if your session is still alive. If both are true, then you will be redirected to the WordPress dashboard. If your session has expired, then you will be redirected to the WordPress login page.

How to Remember the WordPress Login Page in WordPress

If you find it difficult to remember your WordPress login link, then we recommend you add a bookmark to your browser’s bookmark bar. Alternatively, you can add your WordPress login link on your website footer, sidebar, or in the menu. There are two very easy ways to do this.

First option is adding your WordPress login link to your menus. Simply login to your WordPress admin area and go to Appearance » Menus.

Next click on the Link tab to expand it and add your WordPress login link and text. Once you are done, click on the Add to Menu button to add this link to your menu. Also don’t forget to click on the Save Menu button.

 

 

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