How to Log In to WordPress Dashboard: 4 Simple Methods

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With its widespread usage, WordPress has become the go-to platform for building websites, powering approximately 43.1% of all websites worldwide.

One of the reasons behind its immense popularity is its user-friendly dashboard, which caters to developers, designers, and beginners alike.

The WordPress dashboard (WP Admin Dashboard) provides seamless access to essential website management tools and settings. 

Login through the Domain Dashboard in the Exabytes Client Area

To access the WordPress admin dashboard for your hosting service on the Exabytes Client Area website, follow these steps:

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  1. First, visit the Exabytes Client Area website and log in using your Exabytes account credentials. Once logged in, navigate to the “Services” tab and select the “My Services” subtab from the dropdown menu. 
  2. Look for the hosting service you want to log in to WordPress for and click on it. 
  3. On the service page, click on the “Manage Product” button. 
  4. Scroll down the page and find the “Manage My Hosting” button, then click on it. 
  5. From there, locate the “WordPress” tab and click on it. 
  6. In the WordPress section, find the “Log In” button and click on it. 
  7. You will then be redirected to the WordPress admin dashboard specifically for your hosting service. 

It’s important to note that the URL for the WordPress admin dashboard may vary for each hosting service, so you should refer to the documentation provided by your hosting service to find the specific URL.

If you have forgotten your password for the WordPress admin dashboard, you can reset it from the Domain Dashboard.

If you encounter any difficulties while logging in to WordPress, feel free to reach out to Exabytes support for assistance.

 

Login Direct Link

To access the WordPress dashboard directly, you can use a login URL.

This method requires the login credentials you set up during the WordPress installation.

Here’s a step-by-step guide:

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Step 1: Open your web browser and go to the address bar.

Step 2: Enter one of the following URLs:

www.yourdomain.com/wp-admin
www.yourdomain.com/wp-login.php
www.yourdomain.com/admin
www.yourdomain.com/login

Step 3: After entering the URL, the WordPress login page will appear.

Step 4: Provide your Username or Email Address and Password in the respective fields.

Step 5: Click on the “Log In” button to access the WordPress dashboard.

By following these steps and using the right login URL, you can easily access the WordPress dashboard for your website.

 

cPanel Control Panel

Without a password, you may quickly access the WordPress dashboard from cPanel.

Nowadays, Softaculous is used by everyone to install programs on cPanel.

You can visit its control panel from the cPanel and see a list of all the accessible scripts there.

Similar to that, you may quickly and easily install WordPress on your domains.

After installation, all the installation information is presented under the WordPress session.

You can choose to log in to the WordPress dashboard from that part without having to know your password.

Installing Softaculous in cPanel

Follow these steps:

  1. Log in to cPanel
  2. Choose the “Software” section.
  3. Click on the “Softaculous Apps Installer” sub-option.
  4. You will find many scripts
  5. Select the “WordPress” script and click on the “Install” button
  6. You’ll be taken to the WordPress installation page after performing this action.
  7. From this section, you can install a fresh copy of WordPress. On the bottom of the page, you will also see a list of all the WordPress applications that were set up using Softaculous.
  8. Each installation will have an admin icon, which you can click to access the WordPress dashboard.
  9. You’ll be sent to the WordPress admin area by clicking the symbol.
  10. You may personalise your WordPress website from the admin area, or if you forget your password, you can reset it.

 

Plesk Control Panel

login WordPress with Plesk

In order to access the WordPress dashboard via the Plesk control panel, users can easily follow these steps:

  1. First, open your preferred web browser and input your domain name, followed by “/wp-login.php.” For instance, if your domain is “example.com,” the URL would be “http://example.com/wp-login.php”.
  2. Once you reach the WordPress login page, enter the username and password that you had set during the installation process of WordPress. If you are unable to recall your login credentials, it might be necessary to reset your password using the “Lost your password?” link available on the login page.
  3. After filling in your credentials, simply click on the “Log In” button to gain access to the WordPress dashboard.

It’s important to bear in mind that the Plesk control panel is different from cPanel, and the login procedure might differ slightly depending on the configuration set by your hosting provider.

Nevertheless, the aforementioned steps should generally be applicable when accessing the WordPress dashboard through the Plesk control panel.

 

What To Do If Your WordPress Login Is Disabled

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Encountering difficulties accessing your WordPress site can be a challenging experience.

However, there’s no need to panic as there are steps you can take to identify the problem and restore access your website.

If you find that the WordPress login is disabled, consider the following to regain entry into your WordPress dashboard:

1. Verify your login credentials

Ensure that you are accurately entering your username and password.

Double-check for any typographical errors or mistakes.

2. Reset your password

If you can’t recall your password, you can initiate a password reset by clicking on the “Lost your password?” link on the WordPress login page.

Follow the provided instructions to reset your password via email.

3. Confirm the login URL

Be certain that you are using the correct login URL to access your WordPress dashboard.

The default URL is usually “yourwebsite.com/wp-admin” or “yourwebsite.com/wp-login.php”.

4. Clear your browser’s cache and cookies

Occasionally, login issues can be resolved by clearing your browser’s cache and cookies.

This action eradicates any cached data that might be causing conflicts during the login process.

5. Disable plugins

Should a specific plugin be responsible for login troubles, you can attempt to disable all plugins by renaming the “plugins” folder via FTP (File Transfer Protocol).

This action deactivates all plugins, granting you access to the login page. You can subsequently reactivate the plugins one by one to identify the problematic ones.

6. Examine your theme’s functions.php file

Some login problems may arise from code added to the theme’s functions.php file.

Connect to your server using FTP and temporarily rename the file to observe whether it resolves the login issue.

7. Verify file and folder permissions

Ascertain that the file and folder permissions for your WordPress installation are properly configured.

Generally, directories should possess a permission level of 755, while files should be set to 644.

8. Contact your hosting provider

If you have diligently followed the aforementioned steps but still find yourself unable to access the WordPress dashboard, it is advisable to seek assistance from your hosting provider.

They possess the expertise to aid in troubleshooting the problem or resetting your login credentials.

Remember to always maintain backups of your website’s data and files before implementing any changes or modifications.

 

In Summary 

So here you go, the four simple methods to log in to your WordPress Dashboard.

We hope this guide is helpful to you. Do you need someone to guide you along the steps?

If you do, please feel free to get in touch with our WordPress specialists.  

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