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Monday, March 11, 2013

Way to reset wordpress admin password if you can not log in

Most of the people use wordpress website for blogging. The owners of wordpress blog very often fall into danger with two things. One is to change the username of wordpress admin. Another is lost password and forget email that used to log in. My today’s post is for them who fall in these problems with wordpress. You have to follow some easy steps to change or reset your wordpress admin username & password.

1)       At first, please log in into your cPanel.
cPanel login
cPanel login
2)       Search for phpmyadmin and open.
phpmyadmin
phpmyadmin
3)      Select your database from the left side panel. If you can not remember the name of database, you can get your database name from the file manager of cPanel. Then edit the file wp-config.php and get a database name.
Database List
Database List
4)       Now select wp_users table from left side.
Table List
Table List
5)       Now, you can see the box of username & password. Click Edit button to change or reset username & password.
Userlist
Userlist
6)       Please enter a new username into user_login and a new password into user_pass box. To enter a new password into user_pass, please select MD5 from the left side box. Otherwise it will not work.
Change username or password
Change username or password
7)       Now, save it by clicking on Go button.

Thats all. Now you can log in into your wordpress admin with new username & password.

2 comments:

  1. Hey rahim, thanks for the great post. I really learned a new thing. I wanna to know about opencart cms. Do you know how opencart works? Will you post about opencart cms?

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  2. Very useful tips. Who all are using word press site it's very helpful to all.Thanks for this post.

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