Your Joomla 2.5 Dashboard is the administrative area of your Joomla website, and allows you to manage all aspects of your website. After installing Joomla 2.5, your next step in getting to know Joomla is to learn how to log into your dashboard.

To log into your Joomla Dashboard:

  1. Visit your Joomla URL and add /administrator

    For example, if you have joomla installed at, visit to get to the admin login screen

  2. Enter your Joomla username and password and click "Login"
  3. Congratulations, you are now logged into your Joomla 2.5 Dashboard!

Now that you are logged into your Joomla 2.5 dashboard, you can begin creating your website. If you're ready to begin creating pages, move to our Joomla 2.5 article writing guide.

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2014-03-29 11:08 am

Thanks for sharing this will be helpul for new blogger like me :) thanks once again.

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2014-03-30 11:43 am
You are most welcome Stuti. If you have any questions and cannot find an article to help you, be sure to ask !

Kindest Regards,
Scott M
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2014-04-16 12:15 am

i am trying to set up the webite and am struggling.

i used one of the one click installs from 1st domains and it gave me my username and password by it isnt working.

i have tryed to reinstall joomla but it isnt working.



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2014-04-16 11:55 am
Hello Josh,

Sorry to hear you're having problems with the website. Unfortunately, we do need a little more detail than what you have given. Can you specify the problem or give the steps to replicate your current problem? We can't teach you to build the entire website from scratch, but we can provide advice, guides and resolve specific issues for the software you're using. Please provide more information and we can try to give you a hand.

Arnel C.

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