How to Reset WordPress Password
It is not totally impossible for humans to keep many different passwords and related information. In the same vein it is a possibility to forget passwords just like other valuables owing to the fact that there’s much we (as humans) can carry on our heads.
If you forget your WordPress password, Don’t panic, Do Not commit suicide! With this information you can surely recover and have access to your account again. Kindly follow the steps in the three methods listed below:
- Go to your login screen at http://example.com/wp-login.php(replace example.com with your actual domain and installation location).
- Under the login form, click Lost your password.
- Enter the username or email address of the account you’re trying to log into.
- Click Get New Passwordto have the password sent to your email address.
Reset using QuickInstall
- Log into cPanel.
- Under Software/Services, click on QuickInstall.
- At the top of the page, click My Installs.
- Locate the installation you wish to modify.
- Click Reset Password.
- Select the username you wish to change the password for from the drop down box, then enter a new password.
- Click the reset Passwordbutton to change the password for the selected user.
Reset your Password using Cpanel
- Log into cPanel.
- Under Databases, click phpMyAdmin.
- Click on the WordPress database (if you installed this through QuickInstall, this will be named wrdp#) from the left panel list.
- Click wp_usersfrom the left panel list.
- Under user_login you will see the list of registered users. Under the user whose password you wish to reset, click edit.
- Under the user_pass column, clear the valueon the far right and replace with what you would like the password to be.
- In the Function drop-down menu, select MD5.
- At the bottom of the page, click GO.