Category: Tutorials

There are different ways to reset a user’s password in WordPress. See the following options:

1. Reset a user password through the WordPress admin

  1. In the Admin Panel menu, go to Users
  2. Click on the user you’d like to edit
  3. Scroll down to the New Password section and click on Generate Password. WordPress will generate a new password that you can use, or you can create your own. WordPress will indicate how strong your password is. Strong passwords are highly recommended.
  4. Click the Update User button to save.

2. Use the Lost Password feature

  1. Go to the WordPress log in page – e.g.
  2. Click on the Lost your password? link
  3. You’ll be prompted to enter either the username or email address associated with the account
  4. A message will be sent to the users email with a link to reset the password.
  5. The link will go to a page with a pre-generated password. Use it or enter your own.

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