How to reset WordPress administrator password? – Knowledgebase


How to reset WordPress administrator password?

You can follow below steps to reset the WordPress administrator password

1. Login to cPanel
2. Go to phpMyAdmin
3. Click on your site’s database.
4. Click on table wp_users.
5. Click on Edit option, in-front of username.
6. Update the value of password from ‘user_pass‘ field. Make sure to select the ‘Function‘ filed as MD5.
7. Go


You can fire below SQL query to update the WordPress administrator password under –

1. cPanel >> phpMyAdmin >> SQL


2. UPDATE `wp_users` SET `user_pass` = MD5( ‘new_password’ ) WHERE `wp_users`.`user_login` = “admin_username”;


That’s it! 

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