How to log into your WordPress site

Overview

You can log into any WordPress site at the following address:

  • example.com/wp-login.php

Replace 'example.com' with your actual domain name.

Using the auto-login feature in the panel

If you have DreamPress, you can auto-login to your WordPress Dashboard from your DreamHost panel:

  1. Open the DreamPress page.
  2. Click Manage to the right of the DreamPress site.
  3. Click the Open WP-Admin button.

If you are directed to your wp-login page instead, then navigate to the Contact Support page and use the DreamPress category to submit a support ticket.

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If you installed WordPress using the One-Click Installer

If you installed WordPress using the One-Click Installer, you are sent an email. The email contains a link to log into your site and set your password for the first time. After that, you can log in with the link above.

If you cannot remember your password

If you've lost your password, view the login page at example.com/wp-login.php.

lost wordpress password

Click the 'Lost your password?' link.

lost wordpress password

On the next page, enter the email address you used when creating the site, then click Get New Password. You'll are then emailed a link to reset it.

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