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Cannot find login URL

Asked by pat madea
Posted January 5, 2014.

A friend purchased a url for me a few years ago and it is loaded with moveable type. It’s been awhile since I’ve visited the place, like years, and I want to start using it, but I cannot find how to login to start using it. Isn’t there a login area or hotspot to access a login script?



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Heideldesign. on February 26, 2014, 12:43 p.m. Reply

Login URLs can vary depending on your website host and server setup.

One easy way to find the login URL of a Movable Type site is to conduct a search through the search form. In a standard install, the resulting URL will end in “mt-search.cgi”. Change that bit to “mt.cgi”, and you should be presented with the login page.

There are exceptions; but that trick will typically work for an out-of-the-box installation.

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