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You have Wordpress Admin Login 404 Issue

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Hi guys are you not able to login Wordpress admin. You getting a 404 error page instead. Just follow the following steps to get back the admin page.
1st Method: First method is to update the URL in the database

If you have an access to phpMyAdmin, try to update the URL in the database.

  • First Login cPanel, then click on phpMyAdmin under Databases.
  • Select the particular wordpress database. For eg: yourusername_wrdp1.
  • Then go to wp_options, click on the Browse.
  • Now search for your siteurl under the field option_name.
  • Click the option "Edit" Field.
  • Now change the URL in the input box of option_value.
  • At the bottom of page, click the "Go" button.


2nd Method: Now we need to update folder attributes.
For that follow the following steps
  • Go to "/wp-admin" directory using FTP or from file manager.
  • Then right click on wp-admin directory and click on File Attributes.
  • Now update the value to 755 or 777 permissions and check Recurse into subdirectories if there’s an option.
  • Now click OK.
  • Repeat step 1 to step 4 for the directories /wp-content and /wp-includes.
  • Now open your browser and try to login to WordPress admin. Press Ctrl + F5 to clear cache.

Now the issue is fixed.

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