https://www.fixrunner.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/11/404-Error-Page.jpg 230 270 FixRunner Team https://www.fixrunner.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/04/logo1.webp FixRunner Team2017-11-24 13:59:112020-06-28 17:54:57What to Do When You Receive a 404 Error Page When Logging into WordPress
What to Do When You Receive a 404 Error Page When Logging into WordPress
FixRunner.com explains how you can solve the problem of a 404 Error when logging into WordPress.
What’s the problem?
You try to log into your WordPress admin panel but you receive a 404 Error page.
How to fix a 404 Error when logging into WordPress
When you receive a 404 Error Login in WordPress, it is a sign that you may need to update your URL in the database. Follow the next steps if you are able to access phpMyAdmin:
Login cPanel and navigate to Databases, then click on phpMyAdmin
Select your WordPress database, for example: Username_wrdp2.
Go to wp_options and click on Browse.
Look for siteurl under the field option_name.
Click on Edit Field.
Change the URL in the input box of option_value.
At the bottom of page, click on the Go button.
If you are not able to access phpMyAdmin, try the following steps instead to update your folder attributes:
Through FTP, go to the “/wp<-admin” directory
Right click on the wp-admin directory and left click on File Attributes.
Change the value to 755 and check Recurse into subdirectories if there’s an option for that
Click on OK.
Repeat Steps 1 to 4 for /wp-content and wp-includes.
How Can You Use This Information
The steps covered above, if followed carefully, should help you fix your 404 error when logging into WordPress. Usually, this issue indicates that you need to edit the url in the database, or to change permissions in your folders.
If you have tried these steps and still encounter problems, you can have one of our developers fix it for you.
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