Reset my wordpress password

How to reset your wordpress password

WordPress is an open source (FREE)  CMS (Content Management System) – (There is also a company called wordpress – do not become confused between the two)

Your wordpress manages it’s own passwords. (And you manage your wordpress) – Sometimes your password requires to be changed, automatically, as logins to your website was disabled, by security plugins or wordpress itself. (As someone maybe tried hacking/cracking/breaking in)

Three Easy Steps To reset your wordpress password:

Step One: (To reset your wordpress password)

  • > Go here: https://yourowndomainname/wp-admin

Step Two:

  • > Click on “Lost your password?” and enter  either your wordpress user name or email address

You need to know one of two things: (1) Your Login User Name OR (2) Your email address (setup in your wordpress)

Step Three:

  • > Check your email account for a clickable link, click on it and enter your new password.

 

If you no longer know your wordpress user name or do not have access to your email address then you need to obtain the services of an SQL engineer, to access the wordpress SQL database and edit the correct fields in the wordpress SQL database linked to your domain.