change/reset wordpress password

Change WordPress Password – Top 2 Best methods (2021)

How to change WordPress Password or How to Reset WordPress Password


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Hi, I am Gouri Patel working as a website designer & Blogger for more than 4 years and love to design websites. I’ve created this step-by-step guide to teach beginners to How to reset WordPress passwords and how to change WordPress passwords?

If you are new to blogging and you have forgotten the login password and want to change it, then it is very difficult, But it is very easy to reset the WordPress admin password.

This tutorial takes about 10 minutes to read, but you can definitely know How to Reset or change the WordPress password.

It has been seen that many people forget their login password, not only that smart people forget it and it is also natural, so today we know how to change the password of WordPress or how to recover it back. 

There are many ways or methods to reset WordPress passwords but the best are here. Let’s start with how to easily reset the WordPress password of the website. There are many websites on google that show the answer of how to change WordPress password? But here the best methods are described and you definitely know about recovery of WordPress password easily.

1. Reset WordPress Password using WordPress Admin Panel

  • Open your admin login page

First of all, you have to go to the login page of your website, for that you go to  

  • Click on Lost Your Password

Click on the Lost Your Password given below.

  • Enter Your User Name or  Email-Id

First, enter the email you entered when creating a website in WordPress.

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  • Click on the Get New Password button

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  • Check on Your Email-Id

Open your email and check that email will come from WordPress

  • Open Reset Link to Change WordPress Password

Open the link to reset the WordPress password in the email.

  • Create a new password.

On opening the link, you will get the option to create a new password, set a new password according to your own.


2. Reset WordPress Password using PHP my admin

  • Sign In on hosting account 

  • Go to your hosting dashboard 

  • Select Your Domain Name if have multiple domains.

  • Open your database or open PHP, my admin

  • Find wp_username

  • Select and edit

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  • On the user_pass section select MD5

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  • On the right side, create a new Password

  • To save click on Go. 

Change WordPresss Password 

If you know the password and want to change it then the following steps are useful for you:

  • open your WordPress admin page
  • on dashboard locate & open the Users in the bottom left side
  • select the user and click on the edit
  • scroll down and locate the ‘Set new password’ option
  • change your WordPress password. Enjoy.

Change WordPresss Username 

If you want to change your username then the following steps are useful for you:

  • open your WordPress admin page.
  • on the dashboard locate & open the Users on the bottom left side.
  • select the user and click on the edit.
  • Change your name.
  • select your name on ‘display name publicly as’.

How to Add new user To WordPress

  • Open your dashboard and click on ‘User’
  • click on add new user
  • fillup all required information
  • set password
  • set user role.


Congratulations! You have learned how to change/ reset WordPress password, If you have any trouble comment or  contact me here

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