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Joomla! 3 Beginner's Guide Second Edition by Eric Tiggeler

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Time for action – logging in to the backend

To enable you to get a closer look at the administrative interface of Joomla, let's see how you can access the backend of the site and enter Joomla's Control Panel:

  1. In the address bar of the browser, enter the address of your website and add /administrator to it. If your site is http://www.mysite.com, type http://www.mysite.com/administrator in the address bar.
  2. You've already had a short look at this page after you installed Joomla in the previous chapter—it is the secret entrance to your site. You'll see a login prompt as shown in the following screenshot:
    Time for action – logging in to the backend
  3. Enter your username and the password you entered ...

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