How to Login to the WordPress Admin Screen
This article explains how to login to the WordPress admin screen. This page also introduces the URL of the login screen and how to solve the problem of not being able to log in.
URL of Login Screen
To access the login screen, add the following to the end of the URL of the website where you installed WordPress.
Example of Document Root
When WordPress Installed in the document root, the URL will look like the following.
Example of Subdirectory
When WordPress Installed in a subdirectory (wp), the URL will look something like this.
Example of Subdomain
When WordPress installed on a subdomain (ja), the URL will look like the following.
Bookmark the Login URL
Don’t forget your login URL and bookmark it in your browser.
To bookmark the login screen in Chrome or Firefox, press Ctrl + D.
How to Login to WordPress
Here are the steps to log in to the WordPress admin screen.
Access the Login Screen
Access the URL on the login screen. You will see a Username and Password entry field.
Enter your Username and Password
- Enter your Username or Email Address
- Enter your Password
- Click Log in
Display of the Administration Screen (Dashboard)
Logged in to WordPress and got a dashboard on the admin screen.
When you log in to WordPress, if you check the Remember Me checkbox, your login will remain in place for 14 days.
If not checked, your login will only remain in place for two days. I’ll check to make sure I don’t log in again and again.
Record Login History
There is a plugin to keep login history.
Change the Login URL
Change the Login URL to improve security. There are plugins that change the Login URL, such as.
What to do if you can’t log in
The solution to the problem of not being able to log in to the WordPress admin screen or not seeing the login screen.
To Log Out of WordPress, first of all, move the cursor over “Hello, ○○” in the upper right corner of the admin screen.
Click Log Out to Log out of WordPress.