How To Change A WordPress Username In C-Panel

How To Change A WordPress Username in C-Panel #

  1. Log in to cPanel through your assigned link, or through your client portal.

Searching For PHPMyAdmin in C Panel Conor Bradley Digital Agency

  1. In the search bar type phpMyAdmin.
  2. Click phpMyAdmin under databases

Selecting Users in PHPMyAdmin Conor Bradley Digital Agency

  1. On the left-hand side, click the plus icon next to your WordPress database and find the correct database. If you have multiple WordPress installs you can find the database name in your wp-config.php file.
  2. Find the WordPress users database and click it

Selecting edit on the username youre wanting to change in PHPMyAdmin Conor Bradley Digital Agency

  1. Double click on the user_login and type in the username you’d like to change it too then press enter.
  2. You can also do it by clicking the edit button

Typing in the new username in PHPMyAdmin then pressing go Conor Bradley Digital Agency

  1. type in the new username in user_login
  2. press go and it will update the database
  3. When you log in to your WordPress admin (/wp-admin or /wp-login) the username changed will be needed to log in from now on.

*Password is still the same

 

 

 

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