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I cannot access either wp-admin, or wp-login.php on a wordpress site. I'm not getting a 404, or a redirect, it simply says cannot connect in firefox.

I have tried everything relevant on this guide and also this guide, but nothing helps, still the same error.

  • Says The connection to www.caboolturegateway.com.au was interrupted. - Have you contacted your hosting provider? – Howdy_McGee Dec 3 '13 at 15:23
  • No, as the rest of the site site is working fine, its just the wordpress logins that aren't working so I presumed it was a wordpress issue. – moobot Dec 3 '13 at 15:30
  • That could be due to a number of things: host's web server configuration, your setup, your .htaccess file configuration, etc. Is that site a WP site? Seems like you installed WP into an existing site. If you did, then there is a conflict that prevents WP from running. Did you actually go through the WP installation where you create your admin user and setup the db? – user42826 Dec 3 '13 at 17:38
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Turned out it was an IP block on just the admin errors of wordpress.

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if you want to access the control panel for wordpress just go to your browser and type in this http://localhost/foldername/wp-login.php?
There you are free to go make sure you don't leave out a question mark at the end. Respond if it works for you.

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