Locating Your WordPress Admin Login URL


Ever found yourself logged out of your own WordPress site with no idea how to get logged back in?

Many themes these days do not automatically put a link to the admin login URL on the frontend of the site. Because of this, you need to know the exact location of that URL in order get into your site.

As most people will be looking to go to their admin area, you can just go straight to that section and WordPress will automatically present you with a login box if you aren’t already logged in.

Going to the Admin Area

You can find your admin area by attaching /wp-admin to the end of your site’s homepage.

Here’s an example:

mysite.com/wp-admin

 
If your site is in a subfolder, such as mysite.com/blog, then you still just add /wp-admin to the end of it like this:

mysite.com/blog/wp-admin

 
If it’s located in a subdirectory like blog.mysite.com then you can still just add it to the end like this:

blog.mysite.com/wp-admin

 

Going Directly to the Login Page

If you would like to go directly to the actual login page, then you can add /wp-login.php to the end of the site like this:

mysite.com/wp-login.php

Or, again, if your site is located in a subfolder, it will be like this:

mysite.com/blog/wp-login.php

Or if in a subdirectory, then it will be like this:

blog.mysite.com/wp-login.php

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