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How to Reset Your wp-admin Password

Category: Tutorials | Last modified: November 30, 2021

If you find yourself unable to log into the WordPress dashboard because you have forgotten, or do not know, your password there are a few ways that can be obtained.

Reset through WordPress

By default all sites have a form that allows password resets. That is typically found at the URL:
{YOUR-DOMAIN}.com/wp-login.php?action=lostpassword

Or by clicking on the “Lost your password?” link at the bottom of the login form:
how to reset your wp-admin password

Enter your username or email address into the following form and a password-reset email will be sent to you with instructions.

how to reset your WordPress admin password

Reset through MPCP

To reset your WordPress login through the My Pressable Control Panel, navigate to the site details page and locate the WordPress Admin block.

You can enter a custom password, or press the “Generate” button to create a new, secure password. Click on the eye icon to view the password in plain text.

wordpress reset admin password

Press the “Update Password” button to save the new password to the database.

wordpress reset password

Please Note: this will only reset/create a new password for your user. You cannot use this to view your current wp-admin password.

Customer Success help

If you need the assistance of the Customer Success team in resetting your password, feel free to start a chat with us or send us an email at help@pressable.com.