How to access Wordpress admin?


I used the Marketplace Wordpress image to create my Linode instance.

When setting up the Linode, I remember providing a Wordpress admin username but dont think was asked for the password.

Now, after Linode is running, what is the password I used for accessing the Wordpress admin site below?

If you have any questions or require any additional information, feel free to let me know.


2 Replies

Obtaining Credentials

After your application has been fully deployed, you'll need to retrieve the Admin credentials. Follow these steps to log in to your new Compute Instance:

Option 1: Lish Console

  1. In the Cloud Manager, navigate to Linodes from the left menu.
  2. Select the Compute Instance you just deployed.
  3. Click the Launch LISH Console button.
  4. Log in as the root user. (Refer to the guide on Using the Lish Console)

Option 2: SSH

Alternatively, you can log in to your Compute Instance over SSH as the root user. (See Connecting to a Remote Server Over SSH for assistance.)

Retrieving Credentials

Once logged in, retrieve the credentials by executing the following command:

cat /root/.linode_credentials.txt

I followed the guide below for the information above.

Guides - Deploy WordPress through the Linode Marketplace

Lots of people have had lots of problems with the bugs in the Marketplace install of WordPress.

Honestly, WordPress is easy to install on your own, so long as you know how to make a LAMP stack and a MySQL server database.

There are zillion videos and tutorials on how to do this on Linode. If possible I suggest you dump the MarketPlace instance and instead spin up an Ubuntu instance and then install a Lamp Stack, configure a domain with Apache, and then install WordPress. It will work fine out of the box. See…


Please enter an answer

You can mention users to notify them: @username

You can use Markdown to format your question. For more examples see the Markdown Cheatsheet.

> I’m a blockquote.

I’m a blockquote.

[I'm a link] (

I'm a link

**I am bold** I am bold

*I am italicized* I am italicized

Community Code of Conduct