404 Error Page When Logging Into WordPress Admin Page

By on February 1st, 2017

When you get 404 error page while accessing wp-admin page, you may need to update your site url in the database. Follow the below steps to change your site url from cPanel.


1) Login to your cPanel interface.

2) Click on the icon ‘phpMyAdmin’ from ‘Databases’ section.

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3) Select your WordPress database from the phpMyAdmin panel.

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4) Go to the table ‘wp_options’ and click on the ‘Browse’ option.

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5) Find the option ‘siteurl’ and click on the ‘Edit’ field.

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6) Change the URL in the input box of ‘option_value’.

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7) Click on the ‘GO’ button.

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Then try to access WordPress wp-admin page.


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33 Responses to “404 Error Page When Logging Into WordPress Admin Page”

  1. Johan says:

    is not work on me? my admin page can’t access, help me please

  2. rosida says:

    not working

  3. KatweKibs says:

    What do you change the url to? you steps are somewhat ambigious

  4. MOHD AHMED says:

    not working for me

  5. babar says:

    Perfect, worked like a beaut! Thanks

  6. Avadhut Kalokhe says:

    Its worked thank you so much…

  7. Gunasekaran says:

    These are perfect in my database , but wp-admin page not open for me

  8. didi says:

    This saved the day. Thanks!

  9. funcity says:

    What are we going to change the url to?

  10. Deepam says:

    Edit option checkboxes are disabled!

  11. Thyagu says:

    Wp-admin page not open for me. Kindly help me. How to solve this issue.

  12. Jenny says:

    This fixed the problem. Thank you so much!

  13. GOLDY says:


  14. Noman Razu says:

    Its so much helpful Thanks a lot You and your Very skilled Up Team.. Salute you Dear..
    from Bangladesh..

  15. Hassane ZAGRE says:

    svp j’ai un souci de connexion à ma page d’administration de mon site. J’ai une erreur 404, pourtant le site fonctionnait hier.
    Voici le lien vers le site : irg-int/wp-admin

    Merci pour votre soutien.

  16. Saidul Haque says:

    not working, please help me

  17. Alexandra Thornton says:

    Thanks for these wonderful step-by-step directions! Got me back in, which was all I needed!

  18. Martin Mukoya says:

    did not work

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