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Thread: Wordpress Help

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    Wordpress Help


    I recently bought a domain using HostGator. I was able to design my website with Wordpress, and added "wp-admin" to the URL and would be able to log in.

    When I tried to log in just to from their main page, it would not let me log in.

    I've gone to the customer support section on thinking that they may be able to help me but they insist on only giving answers in regards to issues and not They even suggested that I go to the forums for help! And yet the whole point was that I couldn't log in!

    I don't understand why they don't handle both. It is Wordpress. I understand that is for blogs, and is for more varieties of websites.

    So again, my question is, why can't I log into in general, but I can through my website?

    It doesn't make any sense at all.

    Anybody have an answer to this?


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    Senior Member Ronald Roe's Avatar
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    Ok, your question has 2 parts.

    First, is a non-profit, run by some of the same people as, which is a for-profit owned by Automattic. So, they can't help in official channels for legal reasons.

    Second, you can't log into your WP site from, because the account doesn't exist there. It only exists on your HG server. If you create an account on, it will be completely separate from your log in for your own admin section. In other words, they are in no way connected.
    Ron Roe
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    Okay, that makes sense. Thanks for your help.

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