Password is a very crucial thing for any account you maybe changing it for security reasons or you may have forgot the password.
On login page there is a lost password link available to reset your password ,Sometime the password reset email alert not goes to your inbox because your WordPress hosting company does not on configured it properly.
There is a possibility you might want to change the password for every user due to security reasons.
In this article we are going to tell you about the different ways to change WordPress password easily and efficiently.
Sometimes you share your password to team mate or a developer.
Instead of sharing your password you should make an new account with right user control, so you have the whole control of your website.
Using this way you can delete the account when they are no longer part of your team Without changing the admin password. Here are some other ways to change wordpress password
How to change WordPress password quickly?
For change your password for Logging into your WordPress website. You can reach there by entering this URL
(for example, (https://example.com/login/) or https://www.wptechian.com/wp-admin/ in you browser.
As you login to account go to users then to your profile from the word press menu.
Scroll down and reach to account management section where you will see new password option Click on generate password it shows the new password automatically , Yeah you can Change your Password for your choice .
Then click on update profile button to save your password.After all that you will get a notification of ‘Profile updated’ Wp will automatically send you a message to your email inbox.
How to change the WordPress Password from database ?
The above method is beginner friendly, sometime you may not solve this problem as you have not linked to your email address to WordPress account. WordPress fails to send an email to your inbox.
In such case you have to reset your WordPress account password from the database directly,You can use PHPmyadmin to overcome this Issue.
- Then log into your Web Hosting account control panel (C-Panel) after that move to
- PHPmyadmin option under database section.
- Afterward you see a table in your WordPress databases, You need to look for WP_users table in the list and click browse link
It will show you a list of all users of your WordPress site. On this page you need to click on the help link next to user account.
PhpMyAdmin show you a form with all user information, delete the value in user_pass field and change it with new password. under the function , select MD5 from the drop-down menu and click on the Go button.
The Short way to change wordpress Password through MySQL
This method implements the direct SQL query to update the wp_users table value to reset our hacked WordPress password. We Here at WPTechian likes this method of changing wordpress password.
- Follow the first 3 steps of the above method. Which are very easy to do.
2. Now what we have to do is Go to SQL or MySQL section in your PHPMyAdmin.
Now, enter the below given query.
UPDATE `wp_users` SET `user_pass`= MD5('yourpassword') WHERE `user_login`='yourusername';
Put your new password in place of yourpassword and replace yourusername with your WordPress username.
Click “Go” or similar option at the bottom to run the query.
Yeah you successfully to change wordpress password form PhpMyAdmin.
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