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Change your WordPress password in the database

Updated May 5th, 2021 at 16:06 BST

You can update a WordPress password through the database. This is helpful if you can't receive the password reset email.

Log into phpMyAdmin. Check this article: https://help.tsohost.com/knowledge-base/article/11999

Note: If you're using cPanel Hosting, you must select the database for your WordPress site in the left-hand column before proceeding to the next step.

Click on the _users table.

Click Edit next to the user you want to update.

In the Value column, delete the contents of the user_pass box.

Type your new password into the same box.

In the function column, use the drop-down menu and select MD5.

Click Go

You can now login with your new password