Reset Admin Password in WordPress

There are times when we need to update our WordPress Admin password to keep it safe.

Reset from WordPress

If you want to do a reset from the WordPress interface, it's easy. Login to your WordPress admin account then Users > All Users.

Select the user whose password will be reset. Click Edit.

Then scroll down and find Account Management. Then click Generate Password.

Reset from phpmyadmin

Step 1: Log into your cPanel account.
Step 2: On the Database menu, click phpMyAdmin.
Step 3: Click on the database name on the left panel.
Step 4: Click on the wp_users table.
Step 5: Click Edit next to the WordPress Admin user.

Step 6: In the user_pass field, paste your new password. Select MD5 as the option and click Go.

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