How to log into Joomla as the default administrator

The purpose of this tutorial is to show you how to login to Joomla as the default administrator. You should 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. Enter the password you created during installation and click Login.

You are now logged into Joomla as admin on the admin panel. You may wish to change your password after installation or on occasion to increase security:

  • On the right hand side, in the list of logged in users, select admin to open a new User detail screen.
  • If you choose to change your password, enter a new one, verify it and click Save when finished.
  • To log out of the admin control panel, click on Logout in the upper right hand corner.

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