So now that you’ve returned from your 20-30 minute break (hopefully your snack time was fantastic), it’s time to check on your site and locate your WordPress dashboard login page.
To begin, simply key in your domain name again/refresh the page (if you’ve been on the edge of your seat #beentherelol), and you should see something like this:
Which means propagation has finished!
We’ll disregard the WordPress “Admin Login” button because it will be removed after your site is published.
Because you should always and forever know how to access your WordPress admin section/dashboard (or at least for the year you bought hosting for).
Simply add “/wp-admin” to the end of your URL to accomplish this.
In the future, if you’re already logged in this will automatically take you right to your WordPress dashboard!
It’ll take you to the WordPress admin login page, which looks like this: If you’re not logged in (like we are right now, there’s a first time for everything), it’ll lead you to this:
Copy/paste your username and password and you’ll get taken to your dashboard.
Due to a slew of “your new, you must need to know this” popup boxes, this will appear a little wild at first.
Let’s just go ahead and click the “x’s” on all of those, we’ve got you in this tutorial.
Table of Contents
- The first step is to obtain a domain name and web hosting.
- Step 2: Installing WordPress
- Step 3: Using WordPress to Login
- Step 4: How to Use the WordPress Admin Panel
- Step 5: Putting WordPress Themes Into Place
- Step 6: How to Install WordPress Plugins
- Step 7: How to Change the Look and Feel of Your WordPress Theme
- Step 8: Adding Pages to WordPress
- Step 9: How to make a WordPress blog post
- Step 10: Creating WordPress Menus
- Step 11: Putting Your WordPress Site Online
- Step 12: How to speed up WordPress
- Step 13: Enable gzip compression for WordPress
- Step 14: How to Make Your WordPress Site More Secure
- Step 15: How to update your WordPress site
- Step 16: How do you backup your WordPress site
- Website tips and tricks for WordPress
- Now that you can build your own personal website