Can’t Login to WordPress but sure your details are correct?

If you can’t login to WordPress and you know your details are correct here is a very common cause with a simple solution:

 

Check for a string similar to this in your URL

wp-login.php?redirect_to=https%3A%2F%2Fdomain%2Fwp-admin%2F&reauth=1

 

It’s a common fault in WordPress.

 

The solution is to remove all of the excess code so you end up with just:

wp-login.php

Refresh the page, ensuring that the excess code is now gone and try and log in again. If you still can’t login then you are looking at a more in depth issue, try resetting your password in the first instance. If that won’t work then you can still move forward so long as you have FTP or Hosting/Cpanel/Backend access by resetting your password manually (this would take a more in depth post).

 

SEO Specialist at Graham SEO
Graham McCormack is an SEO Specialist based in Wirral, UK with more than 10 years experience offering services to agencies and clients alike.
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