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Change your WordPress password in PHPMyAdmin

Updated Oct 31st, 2017 at 12:29 GMT

So you have forgotten your WordPress login? Luckily it's fairly simple to reset the admin password using phpMyAdmin. :)

Navigate to phpMyAdmin.

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It will open a new page that looks like this

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Click on the wordpress database on the left, mine is called craigprx_wp

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Click on the table called wp_users to open it up.

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Click the edit button for the user "admin"

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Enter a new password in the user_pass field and select MD5 in the drop down box.

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Click "Go" and your password will be changed! You can close out of phpMyAdmin and will now be able to log into your WordPress admin panel. :)