Sometimes, managing a WordPress website can be overwhelming for beginners. I remember when I used to struggle to find the correct way to login to my site.
It's scary when on a bright day, you try to log in to your WordPress and see an error or white page. You can solve the "White Screen of Death" error, but sometimes, you need an alternative method to open your website's admin panel.
Not everyone is a regular user; most of the users don't remember the login credentials. In such a situation, you can use Softaculous to log in.
Every time a website encounters with a problem, you can troubleshoot it using cPanel. As you already know, most of the web hosting companies offer built-in Softaculous, and in fact, people install WordPress using this tool.
In this tutorial, you're going to learn the most straightforward way to log in to your website using cPanel, without requiring any username or password.
A Step by Step Process to Open your Site's Dashboard
Having cPanel in your web hosting is such a blessing, but most of the people neglect its importance, many people perceive a negative image of cPanel.
When you don't try a tool, you should judge how easy or hard it is. For a shared web hosting user, cPanel can be a vital tool.
All of your common WordPress errors can be solved using cPanel; you can accomplish the same task as you do from your wp-admin panel.
So, let's start the process.
Open your web hosting cPanel account and search for "soft" in the search bar. You can easily find the Softaculous Apps Installer's icon.
Click to open. It's possible that your web hosting resides such software in a different section, don't worry and try to scroll a bit.
The layout of cPanel may also be different because of the design template.
On this new page, you can see three major options. Click on the "Installations" to see all the CMSs you have installed on different websites.
You can also see if you have installed WordPress, PrestaShop, or any other script.
You can see the heading "Scripts Installations." Right now, I have installed WordPress in two domains. You can see the Installation Time, Version, Admin, and other options.
To open your website's dashboard, you need to click on the human icon under Admin section. Click to open.
You will be redirected to your website's admin panel.
Note: As you're using a secure login, you won't be asked to fill in any username or password.
The admin icon will redirect you your website's admin dashboard. If you see it, congrats, you have learned to log in to your WordPress website using Softaculous.
If you're using a different content management system, you can see its icon for your domains. As you can see, for my domains, the WordPress icon is appearing.
You should know that you can update the WordPress version from this page. Softaculous offers some fantastic features, most of the people don't know.
Isn't that Easy to Log in Using Softaculous
Every time you face a problem, instead of being scared, you should find a solution. I understand that not everyone is a techie WordPress user, but at least they can try to learn the basics.
If you have decided to use a platform, you should understand its common problems. You can't beg someone every time you encounter with an error.
Most of the people rely on their web hosting customer support, are you? Logging in can be scary if you don't know an alternative, but if you're aware of Softaculous, you can help yourself.
I believe that WordPress offers multiple options to accomplish the same task. There are many ways to recover your password, change the default username, logging in to your site, and more.
I hope the tutorial has been helpful for you. Follow the step by step process and learn a new method to log in.