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[How To] Reset WordPress admin password using MySQL / phpMyAdmin

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To reset WordPress admin password from MySQL database, follow the simple steps 1) Login to cPanel and open the database used by WordPress in phpMyAdmin. 2) Click on MySQL icon at the top of the navigation bar. 3) In the query field, execute the following query UPDATE `wp_users` SET `user_pass` = MD5( 'new_password_here' ) WHERE `wp_users`.`user_login` = "admin_username";UPDATE `wp_users` SET …

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