How to recover the password for WordPress
Among the many outstanding CMS, WordPress is the most famous and well known. Leaving aside considerations about the quality of the product, bugs or frequency of updates you want to draw attention to the problem.
Among the many outstanding CMS, WordPress is the most famous and well known. Leaving aside considerations about the quality of the product, bugs or frequency of updates you want to draw attention to the password problem, because this will happen more than anyone to lose or forget the password.
The solution to this problem is very simple, those who lose and wants to recover the password for WordPress to accomplish a couple of steps, are all simple and immediate as long as you have a hosting plan that also includes php my admin (90 % of the time).
The first thing to do is log into cPanel, access to our database via php>my admin wordpress and click on the table wp_users.
The next step is to press the link “SHOW”as you see in the image below.
Now we will see different user name (field USER_LOGIN) as our site or blog is a multi-author, or we have enabled the recordings. We have to look up the user in question and press the edit button which is the “symbol of the pencil.”
Pressed the edit button like the one we will see the fields below. Let us leave aside any consideration on all fields instead focus on the field user_pass, it will be to go and delete the old password and enter your new pwd with which to log in to WordPress.
Before saving the new password must remember to select from the drop down menu “Function” MD5 ‘cos the pwd is encrypted.
We have changed the password of WordPress and now we can finally log in with the new password!