If you are thinking about changing password in WordPress then you would love to know about this method. I have explained the simple method to change WordPress password and changing WordPress username earlier. But its good to know another method. Here in this blog post I am going to tell you how to change WordPress password from phpMyAdmin? Many of you are aware of using cPanel but if you are not then its you will find this post interesting.
Steps to change WordPress password using cPanel :
Sometimes you may not able to open your login page so at that time you can’t do anything other than changing the password of WordPress. At that time you can’t change password directly so you have to use phpMyAdmin. There are some simple steps you have to follow.
Step 1). First you have to login into your cPanel provided by your hosting service. After logging in you have to go to your database section where you will find “phpMyAdmin“. Click and a new window will appear in front of you.
Step 2). After going to that new page you will see many options in which you need to click at “Databases” because you have choose the database for which you are required to change password. After clicking at “Databases” you have to select your database.
Step 3). Again you will see that a list whose each option is followed by prefix “wp_” from which you have to select “wp_users“.
Step 4). After clicking at “wp_users” again a new page will open where you will options of “copy”, “edit”, delete” from which you have to select “edit” where you will see a symbol of pencil.
Step 5). This is the final step where you will see many options using which you can change your WordPress username and password too. If you want to change WordPress password then to have to change the box appear in front of “user_pass“. You will see that WordPress has created its password consisting many symbols, numbers. Password will be complex due to security reasons.
It is recommended that you should also choose a strong password which is hard to break. After filling your new password you have to go downward and save settings.
Have you ever changed your password?
Have you ever changed your WordPress password? Did you know that you can change password of WordPress using phpMyAdmin? Do you know the simple method? Are you going to change it for security? You may in need to change your password to increase the security of your website. I hope this tutorial is going to help you.