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  • I have a website hosted by one company that doesn’t have WordPress. So I got a hosting account at a second company that does. They gave me an IP address to use so I can access the new site before the DNS Servers are all switched. I used their control pannel to set up WordPress (in a sub directory called /blog).

    The problem is that the installation wizard tells me everything is in and
    which it isn’t really because the DNS servers for are still pointing to the old host.

    I’d like to set WP up, install a theme etc before I switch the DSN servers but can’t seem to get in. I’ve tried substituting the IP address for my domain in the URL but that doesn’t work.

    When I FTP to the new site, I can see all the directories and files it created but don’t know how to log in as administrator.

    Can you help?

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