How to Find Your WordPress Login URL

WordPress is one of the coolest things that can happen to a beginner until they find out they are not able to find out the login page. If you are a beginner and is looking for an answer to “How to Find Your WordPress Login URL”, then you have landed on the right page.

Today, I will go through a short tutorial on how to find your WordPress Login URL page. The reason is simple. Once you have installed your WordPress in your hosting, you may not noticed the login URL or the hosting has custom URL for the WordPress website that are hosted on their server.

Whatever may be the reason, you need to find the login URL, and we will help you in the quest of the unknown.

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How to Find Your WordPress Login URL?

Finding the login URL is important as it provides the necessary to get into the admin panel of the WordPress installation/website. Without the access, you will not be able to get access to the WordPress website and hence loose cannot do anything.

In the admin area, you can easily change plugins, themes and do hundreds of tweaks, and that’s only possible when you find out the login URL page of your WordPress installation page.

If you got any decent hosting, then we can help you.

Mostly, the login page of the website ends with “/admin” or  “/login” in the URL. Confused, how it looks?

It would look like the following.

www.xyzabc.com/admin/

www.xyzabc.com/login/

Are they the real URL. Nope.They are just a redirect URL. Once you type it in the URL bar, you will be redirected to the login URL of your WordPress website/installation.

Didn’t work? Don’t worry, there are more ways to get to the Login URL.

You can try out the following URL. Change the “xyzabc‘ to your website domain name and try out the following URL.

www.xyzabc.com/wp-login.php

It should work.

Studying Corner Cases

Not everyone has WordPress installation the way it is normally done. Many users can install  WordPress on the subdomain or even can use a folder in the main domain directory to install WordPress.

To make sure that everything is covered, we will go around two more corner cases.

The Subdomain Case

Subdomain WordPress installation and usage is not new. But if you are new to the idea of the subdomain, I will try to fix up the confusion.

If your installation is on the subdomain, then check with the following URL’s.

subdomain.xyzabc.com/login/

subdomain.xyzabc.com/wp-login.php

subdomain.xyzabc.com/wp-admin

One of these URL should work.

The Folder Installation Case

It can easily happen that you decided to install a new WordPress installation in a subdirectory. For example, it can be /subfolder. The following will easily URL will help you to get access to the login page of the website.

www.xyzabc.com/subfolder/login/

www.xyzabc.com/subfolder/wp-login.php

And, we are done.

But, there is one major hurdle. It can easily happen that you can forget the login page again.

To make sure that you don’t forget the WordPress login page, let’s go through some of the tricks to remember the login page.

Remembering the WordPress Login Page

Bookmarking

Bookmarking is one of the easiest ways to remember the Login URL. Also, using chrome and logging in using chrome will help save the bookmarks for a good long time. Enabling you to get back the URL whenever you login from another computer or reinstall the chrome browser/computer.

Adding a Login Link To the Menus

This is one of the best ways to take care of Login URL. You can make the Login URL a part of the menu and then use it in future to make your work easier.

Using Widget Meta

Widget Meta is a pre-loaded widget that come to every WordPress installation. If you install any new theme, you will see it in the sidebar. It contains all the vital links including the login URL of the website.

Add it by going to Appearance >> Widget and add it by dragging to the sidebar.

Wrap Up

Working with Login URL is no means a small thing. Many hosting providers are not interested in providing a straight forward URL. This can be because of the security reasons.

If you are still confused and not able to find the Login URL, don’t forget to use the comment section below.

Also, I would also like you to contact your hosting support staff in case of any problems. They are the first people who know how things revolve around their hosting and can genuinely help you in the need of the hour.

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