Magento Open Source, 1.9.x

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Admin Login

All of the basic configuration tasks are performed from the Magento Admin Panel, which is referred to in this guide as your store Admin. The initial Admin login credentials were set up during the Magento installation. For additional security, the Admin login can also be configured to require a CAPTCHA.

If you forget your user name or password, a temporary password can be sent to the email address that is associated with the account.

Admin Login

To log in to the Admin:

1. In the address bar of your browser, enter the URL that was specified during the Magento installation, followed by the base URL of your store’s Admin. The default Admin URL looks like this:

You can bookmark the Admin Login page for easy access.

2. Enter the User Name and Password for the Admin account.
3. Click the Login button.

To receive new login credentials:

1. If you forget your user name or password, click the Forgot Your Password? link.

Forgot user name or password?
2. Enter the Email Address that is associated with the Admin account.
3. Click the Retrieve Password button.

If there is an account associated with the email address, an email will be sent to reset your password.