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How to Reset Your WP Staging Site Password

Staging sites require two different sets of login credentials: Admin credentials and HTTP Auth credentials. Both credentials are required to keep your site secure and away from the public eye while you test things out. For more information about why each of these credentials exists and what they unlock, see our article, WP Staging Site Credentials: Which One Do I Use?

Resetting Your Admin Password

If you want to reset the admin password, follow these steps:

  1. Log in to the Account Control Center (ACC)
  2. Click WordPress in the left sidebar, then click List Sites in the drop-down
  3. Click the Nickname of your sitenickname image
  4. Click the Staging tabstaging tab image
  5. In the bottom navbar, click Reset Staging Admin Passwordreset staging admin password image
  6. It will ask you to confirm the reset. Click Reset Passwordconfirm password reset image
  7. The new password will be displayed next to New Passwordnew password image

Take note of the password here. Once you navigate away from the tab, it will no longer be displayed.

Resetting Your HTTP Auth Password

If you want to reset the HTTP Auth password, follow these steps:

  1. Log in to the Account Control Center (ACC)
  2. Click WordPress in the left sidebar, then click List Sites in the drop-down
  3. Click the Nickname of your sitenickname image
  4. Click the Staging tabstaging tab image
  5. In the bottom navbar, click Reset Staging HTTP Auth Passwordreset image
  6. It will ask you to confirm the reset. Click Reset Passwordconfirm image
  7. The new password will be displayed next to New Passwordnew image

Take note of the password here. Once you navigate away from the tab, it will no longer be displayed.

Updated on October 26, 2018

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