please don't tell me i am a dummy! (4 posts)

  1. ronam
    Posted 10 years ago #

    i do have two wordpress sites, one free @ wordpress.com and one hosted at dreamhost. i just started this blogging business recently. i was really glad that wordpress was installed unto my dreamhost site without a hitch, and i did post one message. now i can't get to either one of my blogs, i am getting wrong user id and/or wrong password. i probably don't remember what userid and/or password i used. where do i go from here? the hosting tech support at dreamhot told me via email not to bother them with 'wordpress' related question. please help. darn it! i should have known better, i should have written down the user id and the passwords for each blog. but tomorrow is another day...won't make that mistake again.

    where do i go from here?

    any ideas will be graciously accepted.

  2. Aleister
    Posted 10 years ago #

    Normally, when you setup the admin account, it emails you with the login and password. Have you checked that email account?

    Also, there should be a 'lost pasword' option when you try to login. You can enter the username and email (the first username created is 'admin')

  3. ronam
    Posted 10 years ago #

    thank you so much, i will now go looking at my emails. if all else fails, i may be back here again seeking direction on how to get back my user ids and my password.

    the help that i have been getting at his forum is terrific. thanks again.

  4. ronam
    Posted 10 years ago #

    my sincere thanks to Aleister!

    i did find my user ids and passwords from

    the emails sent to me, like you suggested.

    thanks a million. problem resolved!

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