Logging into Joomla! as the default administrator

This tutorial assumes you already have your Joomla administration login page open in your browser.

If this is your first time logging in as the root administrator, the default username is admin.


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1) Enter the password you created during installation.


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2) Click Login.

You are now logged in to Joomla as admin.

You may wish to change your password after installation or on occasion to increase security.

3) Select admin from the list of logged in users.


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4) Enter a new password and verify it.


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5) Click Save when finished.


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Once you are done in the admin control panel, you will need to logout.

6) Click Logout.


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That's it! You now know how to login to Joomla as admin, change your password and logout.

 

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