Resetting the Admin Password

If you can read the email address associated with the admin password for your account, resetting the admin password is easy to do by visiting the login page for your site’s Admin Panel:

  1. Go to the WordPress Login page for your site
  2. Click on Lost your password?
  3. Fill out information in the form that follows, at the very least, you will need the admin email or admin username
  4. A new password will be emailed to you

Changing the Admin Password

You can change the password for the Admin user by visiting the WordPress Admin Panel for your site:

  1. Log in to the WordPress Admin Panel
  2. Select the Users menu item
  3. Click on the user Admin to be taken to the admin’s profile
  4. Find the About Yourself section
  5. Enter a new password in the New Password and Repeat New Password fields
  6. Click Update Profile

Changing a User’s Password

If you have created additional WordPress users for your site, you can change their passwords from the WordPress Admin Panel:

  1. Log in to the WordPress Admin Panel
  2. Select the Users menu item
  3. Click on the name of the user that you want to update
  4. Find the About Yourself section
  5. Enter a new password in the New Password and Repeat New Password fields
  6. Click Update Profile