How To Reset The WordPress Admin Password

How To Reset The WordPress Admin Password #

Method 1: Resetting the admin password through WP-Admin #

  1. type in your domain name followed by wp-admin
    * Example https://example.com/wp-admin

Clicking lost your password on wordpress wp admin login conor bradley digital agency

  1. click lost your password

Typing in the wordpress admin email then pressing get new password conor bradley digital agency

  1. type in the admin email associated with your WordPress site
  2. click get a new password
  3. a password will now be sent to your email address

Method 2: Resetting The Admin Password Through Softaculous #

You can use Softaculous to log in to WordPress, and then change the administrator password. To do this, follow these steps:

  1. Log in to cPanel and locate the softaculous app installer.
  2. Click on the all installations box3. Click on the person to log in

Softaculous script installation

4. Head over to Users > All Users

Wordpress finding users on the tool bar

5. Click edit on the account for the password you’re wanting to change

Wordpress users control panel

6. Scroll down to the bottom of the page and click generate a password.

Generating a new password on wordpress then pressing update conor bradley digital agency

7. Here is your new password, You can also type your own password in the box.

8. Press update and your password will now be changed!

 

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Updated on November 17, 2020