How To Change A WordPress Account Username

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


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

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  1. On the left-hand side, Click the plus icon next to your WordPress database.


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  1. Find the WordPress users database and click it

*We’ve underlined the correct one

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  1. Double click on the user_login and type in the username you’d like to change it too.

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  1. press enter/return and your new name will be saved
  2. When you log in to your WordPress admin the username changed will be needed to log in from now on.

*Password is still the same




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