How to change your WordPress password?

If you have forgotten your password to access the WordPress dashboard, it can be very frustrating. But don’t worry, WordPress provides some options to reset or change your WordPress password.

Change WordPress Password from WP-Dashboard

Step 1: Log in to WordPress Dashboard


Step 2: Hover over your Admin user and then click on Edit.

Step 3: If you want to create your own password, just click on Set New Password under the Account Management and start typing a new password. Be sure to include capital letters, numbers, and a symbol to help make the password stronger and harder to crack.

Step 4: Then click on ‘Update Profile‘.

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Reset Your Password via Email

If you have forgotten your WordPress admin password, you can reset it via email from the WordPress Dashboard login page by following these steps:-

Step 1: Go to your WordPress login page (for example-


Step 2: Further, Click on Lost your password?

Step 3: On the following screen, enter your username or the email address you used for your WordPress account. Then click ‘Get New Password’ and you will receive a link to create a new password via email.

Now, you need to check your inbox and click on the link in the email you received. You will be taken to a screen where you can reset your password and you can create a new admin password.

Step 4: Type in your new password, confirm it, then click on Reset Password

Change Your WordPress Password via phpMyAdmin

Normally you can reset your WordPress password in the dashboard or request a new one via email. If you don’t have access to both your email and WordPress dashboard, you can change your password directly in the database (phpMyAdmin).

Step 1: Log in to cPanel

Step 2: Tap on the phpMyadmin, under the Database

Step 3: On the left-hand side, click on the database you want to change the WordPress password. Then scroll down and click on the wp_users table
Step 4: On the row next to your admin username, click on Edit. If you have multiple users on your WordPress site, double-check to ensure you are editing the right one and in the column user_pass, you can enter a new password. Ensure that you select MD5 from the function column. Then click on Go at the bottom.

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