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[resolved] Accessing DashBoard During Theme Design Phase (4 posts)

  1. CallUp
    Posted 6 years ago #

    Hi everyone,

    I've got WordPress installed locally, running on wamp, so that I can design the theme in full before going live.

    At the moment, I have the index.php and style.css sheet complete (basically the css/html markups with no active links), and I've successfully loaded it as the site's Theme using the dashboard 'new theme' utility, so that when I go to http://localhost/wordpress it displays the site's home page. At some point I closed my browser tab that displayed the dashboard.

    I'm now about to begin integrating the theme with the php code, and then I finally found a new widget that I've been wanting to install locally.

    I can't get into my Dashboard, since my log in link is not an actual link. When I go to http://localhost/wordpress/wp-admin I just get redirected back to the home page (the css html design markup).

    I guess I could just go into the files and integrate the log in php code into my index.php first to see if I can allow myself to log in, but is there any other quick way for me to get into the dashboard? Like a direct link that won't redirect me to the home page?

    Thanks in advance for your help.

  2. Clayton James
    Posted 6 years ago #

    Try http://localhost/wordpress/wp-login.php and see if that works.

  3. CallUp
    Posted 6 years ago #

    I just tried that and it's still rerouting me back to the home page.

  4. CallUp
    Posted 6 years ago #

    Solution: Just wrote the login code into the xhtml to allow admin access.

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