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Using the Kentico interface

This page is a part of a tutorial, which you should follow sequentially, from the beginning to the end. Go to the first page: Getting started with Kentico.

If you have just installed Kentico, you can access the administration interface by:

  • Typing /Admin after your site’s domain into the browser address bar (for example, http://mysite.com/admin).

A sign-in page appears:

  • The default user name is administrator.
  • The default password is blank (no password).

Once you sign in, the Kentico administration interface opens. 

The application dashboard for the default global administrator

The interface is separated into applications. Each application represents a group of related functions that allow you to perform various types of tasks, configure the system, and view information.

Administration interface

All parts of the administration interface share the same header with the following elements:

Overview of the Kentico administration interface header

Tip: You can open any number of applications at the same time in different browser tabs. Right-click the application in the dashboard or application list, and click Open link in new tab.


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