How to log in to your WordPress website

Logging into your WordPress website is very simple to do.

The admin back-end or the “WordPress Dashboard” is where you go to edit your pages, add and manage your content and administer your site as a whole. This is not accessible unless you log in.

Make sure you are using the correct set of logins for each part of the login process.

STEP 1.  To access the WordPress dashboard you simply need to add /wp-admin to the end of the URL where you installed WordPress like the below example:

Note! If you installed WordPress to the document root of the url it would be If you installed WordPress on a folder called “blog” on your domain you would go to

When you visit the login page for WordPress you will see this login screen

STEP 2.  Type the username and password you used when you installed your WordPress or provided by your WordPress administrator.

After you login to the dashboard successfully you will see the WordPress dashboard.






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