How to Find Your WordPress Login URL

If you are new to WordPress it doesn’t really help you find or tell you how to find your WordPress login URL. This is unfortunate since it’s not easy for newcomers to guess what it is, though thankfully it is standardized and easy to find once you know it. In this guide, we will teach you how to find the WordPress login URL easily.

How to Find Your WordPress Login URL

The login URL to access your WordPress backend is usually located on the wp-login.php page which you can easily access by typing /login/ or /admin/ after your site’s URL.

For example:

example.com/login/

or

example.com/admin

How to Find the WordPress Login URL on a Subdirectory or Subdomain

If your website is installed on a subdirectory or a subdomain you can access your WordPress admin page by simply writing:

subdomain.example.com/login/

or

subdomain.example.com/wp-login.php

or

subdomain.eaxmple.com/wp-admin

If you are already logged in you will be automatically redirected to the wp-admin and if not you will be taken to the login page.

How to Change the WordPress Login Page

If you wish to protect your login page by changing the default login URL by chancing it so nosy people or just make it a bit harder for bots to find, you can follow our guide on “How To Change WordPress Login URL Without A Plugin

How to remember your login page

If you have trouble remembering your login page you can always save it to your browser’s bookmarks. This is a great way to keep it in mind and an easy way to access your site later on.

Otherway to keep your login easily accessible is to add it to your page links into your footer for example as a “Log in” -link as a text link or navigational widget.

Limiting Login Attempts

Another important security feature to think about when securing your login is the limit the login attempts. Some hosts do this automatically, but if not you can always use a plugin like Limit Login Attempts Reloaded to limit the attempts anyone can try to log in to your WordPress.

Conclusion

Finding the WordPress login URL is easy once you know that you can simply add any of the /login/, /admin, /wp-admin/, or /wp-login.php/ after the main URL and be redirected to the right login page. Though this does not work on all pages since some pages have changed the login URL it’s important to keep it in mind for future cases and for your own login needs.

If this guide helped you find your WordPress login, leave a comment or tell us what you would like to learn next.

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