How To Reset WordPress Admin Password

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Reset WordPress Admin Password

How to Reset WordPress Admin Password

If you forgot or lost your WordPress admin password, you can’t access your website admin panel. In this tutorial, I will show you different methods to reset wordpress admin password.

So let’s dive in

Reset Password from WordPress Admin Login Page

  • Go to the WordPress Admin Login link (wpadminlogin.com/wp-admin)
  • Click on Lost your Password? at the bottom
  • Filled up the Username and E-mail of your WordPress admin user, now click on Get New Password.
  • Now, you should receive a password reset link on your email.
  • By clicking reset link, you can set your new admin login password.

Sometimes, if your webserver is not configured correctly, or your php_mailer function disabled, this method will not work.

Password Reset from Cpanel phpMyadmin

  • Login to Cpanel
  • Under the Database section, select phpMyAdmin
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  • Now click on the database of the website, if you are not sure in which database you have to click, check the wp-config.php file and then select the database.
Reset Admin Password
  • Click on the wp_users table.
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  • Edit the wp_users table
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  • Now change the table user_pass to MD5 and input your new password. Finally click on Go.
  • You new admin password is set. Now you can login with new password.

Password Reset using function.php modify

  • Login to the server through FTP client and modify the active theme’s function.php
  • Edit the file and add the following code to it, right at the beginning, after the first <?php
wp_set_password( 'password', 1 );
  • Enter your password and 1 is the user. Upload the modified functions.php file again and check
  • Once you are able to login, re-edit the function file to remove the line you added.

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