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How to Change Your Password in WordPress - Resetting Your Password

Do you want to learn how to change your WordPress password? Sometimes you might forget your password or need to change it for security reasons.

  1. Log into your hosting cPanel.
  2. Click phpMyAdmin under the Databases heading.
  3. On the left, click the username, then the specific database (you may need to find this in your wp-config file if you aren’t sure which database).
  4. Click wp_users.
  • The username and email are listed here and you can click Edit to the right to change them.
  • The password is listed in MD5 hash. To change it, you will need to click Edit on the left, then enter the new password, and select MD5 in the drop-down menu under Functions.