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How to Change Your Wordpress Password from phpMyAdmin


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Need to change your WordPress password from your cPanel? Your Password is encrypted for security reasons using MD5 encryption. This will show you how to do it!

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How to Change Your Wordpress Password from phpMyAdmin

  1. 1. How to Change Your WordPress Password in cPanel
  2. 2. Step One Login to you hosting cPanel and then locate and click the phpMyAdmin in the Database Tools Section.
  3. 3. Step Two Depending on your hosting account, it may ask you to login to phpMyAdmin. Use your same hosting account login credentials.
  4. 4. Step Three All of your WordPress databases will be located on the left hand side of the page. Click the one that is associated with the site you want to reset your Password for. If you are unsure what database, follow the next step.
  5. 5. Step Four 1) Select your database. To be sure you are using the right database, click on the “_options” link. 2) The website that is associated with that database will be listed on the first line.
  6. 6. Step Five Now that you are certain you are using the correct database, Click the _users link near the bottom of the left hand menu.
  7. 7. Step Six The first line will contain your user login and your encrypted password. Click the ‘Edit’ link on the left side
  8. 8. Step Seven In the ‘Funtion’ section, click the dropdown menu and then select MD5
  9. 9. Step Eight Goto and enter your new password and then click the MD5 button to generate the code. Copy that code
  10. 10. Step Nine Paste the newly generated MD5 password Then click ‘Go’
  11. 11. Congratulations! Now go to your WordPress login page and login with your new Password!
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