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Changing Your Password On Wordpress

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WordPress is one of the most secured Content Management System (CMS) today, not to mention that it’s also the most used platform.

Obviously, to absolutely secure WordPress account, you have your password to protect it.

Since passwords are designed to make it difficult to decipher (and even remember), there are people who would like to change their passwords for a number of reasons.

In this case, if you’re wondering how to change your password on WordPress, then you came at the right place.

In this post, we’ll go through easy and comprehensive step-by-step tutorial on how to achieve this.

I added photos as well so that you can easily follow.

Steps (on Wordpress interface):

  1. Access the Admin Panel menu and click Users.
  2. NewUserWP
  3. To edit, select your username from the list.
  4. UserAdminWP
  5. Scroll down and look for the New Password portion in Edit user screen. Input your new password in the two boxes provided. The strength box will indicate how weak or strong your new password is.
  6. NewPasswordWP
  7. Press the update profile button.
UpdateProfileWP

Steps (using automatic emailer):

You can utilize the “lost password” feature of Wordpress if you remember your email account used in the profile or username.

  1. Access your Wordpress log in page.
  2. LoginPagWP
  3. Press Lost Password.
  4. LostYourPassWP
  5. You will be redirected to a page to fill out other details. Input your username and email account.
  6. EmailWP
  7. Check your email for your new password.
  8. Once you get your new password, log in to Wordpress.
  9. Remember to modify the system-generated password into something you will remember.

There are a couple more ways to reset your password. This includes MySQL commandline, phpMyadmin, and through FTP. For more information on these methods, simply follow this link http://codex.wordpress.org/Resetting_Your_Password.

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By Pauline Cabrera

A twenty-something savvy web designer / social media manager / SEO strategist based in Toronto, Ontario. Passionate about web design, HTML/CSS, beautifying things and internet marketing. Follow me on social media and say hello! Follow me on Facebook Follow me on Instagram Follow me on Pinterest Follow me on Twitter

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