Cannot login to Joomla backend as admin

[SOLVED]

  • Log into phpMyAdmin and navigate to the jos_plugins table.
  • Look for the “User — Joomla!“.
  • Ensure that it is published as mine was not (set published to 1 just in case).
  • [Look for] in row “Authentication — Joomla” and “System – Core Design Login Confirmation plugin
  • Ensure that it is published as mine was not (set published to 1 just in case).

Reference – //www.pwrusr.com/web/cannot-login-to-joomla-backend-as-admin