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Why can't I log into WordPress management area?
Are you maybe trying to log in with your MySQL username and password and not your WordPress one?

When you use our one-click installer, you might have entered a username and password. Those are for the MySQL database our system creates to store your WordPress settings. That username is the username WordPress itself uses to connect to the database. What you need to manage your WordPress installation itself is a different username and password completely.

Your default username for managing your WordPress install is "admin". The password is created for you when you go to the URL listed in the email you receive after WordPress is set up by our system. After you log in the first time with that info you can add more users or change your password from the admin area!

Last updated: Dec 07, 2004.