How do I log-in to WordPress?

Logging in to WordPress is as simple as visiting your WordPress dashboard URL.

Follow these steps below to login to WordPress's dashboard:

  1. Visit the WordPress Dashboard URL at:
    http://YOURDOMAIN.com/wp-admin
    (where YOURDOMAIN is whatever domain you've set up on HostGator)
    If you install WordPress to a sub-directory, then it would be:
    http://YOURDOMAIN.com/blog/wp-admin
    (where /blog is whatever sub-directory path you've installed WordPress to)

  2. Login to WordPress with your username and password.
    WordPress Login Prompt

That's really it, now you know how to login to the WordPress Dashboard where you can install themes, plugins, and write blog posts among other things.

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