Logging In



Welcome to the famous five minute WordPress installation process! You may want to browse the ReadMe documentation at your leisure. Otherwise, just nil in the information below and you'll be on your way to using the most extendable and powerful personal publishing platform in the world.

Information needed

Please provide the following information. Don't worry, you can always change these settings later.

Blog Title

User Name admin


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Install WordPress

Figure2-6. Creating the admin account

Once the installation is complete, you'll have the opportunity to create your account, as shown in Figure 2-6. In previous versions, the first user was always called 'admin,' but as of version 3.0, you can choose your own username for this account.

Log in using the password you just created (Figure 2-7). You should see your Dashboard with a message at the top prompting you to choose a more easily remembered password (Figure 2-8). We'll go over the Dashboard and the rest of the WordPress settings in the next chapter.


Username admin


Loit your password?

Figure2-7. The WordPress login screen

Figure 2-8. Logging in to the Dashboard for the first time

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