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How to reset WordPress Password via PhpMyAdmin

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If you have forgotten your WordPress password, you can reset it using PhpMyAdmin. PhpMyAdmin is a web-based application that allows you to manage MySQL databases.

To reset your WordPress password via PhpMyAdmin, I followed these steps on my GoDaddy web hosting platform:

Step 1. Log in to your Web hosting site and launch PhpMyAdmin

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Step 2. Select the database that your WordPress installation is using.

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Step 3. Search for the wp_users table. From the sidebar menu, select the _users table.

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Step 4. Next to the user you want to update, select Edit.

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Step 5. In the Value column, delete the contents of the user_pass box.

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Step 6. Enter your new password into the same box.

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Step 7: In the function column, use the drop-down menu and select MD5.

select md5

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Step 8. Select Go.

There are several benefits to resetting your WordPress password via PhpMyAdmin:

  • It is a quick and easy way to reset your password.
  • You can do it from anywhere, as long as you have access to your PhpMyAdmin account.
  • You do not need to contact your hosting provider for assistance.

Conclusion

Resetting your WordPress password via PhpMyAdmin is a quick and easy way to regain access to your website. If you have forgotten your password, or if you think that your password may have been compromised, follow the steps in this blog post to reset your password and keep your website secure.

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Avinash Bendigeri Avinash is a developer-turned Technical writer skilled in core content creation. He has an excellent track record of blogging in areas like Docker, Kubernetes, IoT and AI.

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