How to Change WordPress Password – 2 Ways

WordPress is the most used CMS for blogging purposes due to its various features which attract lots of bloggers. As it provides multiple methods to solve any problem. Similarly, we can change the WordPress password in multiple ways. But if we have multiple options to do any work then there is always one method that is best and easy to do for everyone.

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Step By Step Guide To Reset Password

In this guide, we are going to see 2 ways to change the WordPress password one by one. But before moving let’s know why we need to change the password. The main reason for changing the password is either you have forgotten the password or you want to change it for security reasons (making a strong password).

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Method 1: Change WordPress Password From Admin Panel

This method will works only when you are logged into your WordPress admin panel and you want to change the password for any reason. It can be for making a strong password or any security reason.

Step 1: The very first step is you need to log in to your WordPress admin panel.

Step 2: After successful login, head over to the user’s section and tap on your profile to change the password.

WordPress User Profile
WordPress User Profile

Step 3: Now you can generate a strong password just by tapping on generate a password.

Generate WordPress Password
Generate WordPress Password

Step 4: After this, you can create a password according to your requirements. It is up to you to use the WordPress-generated password or not.

Create WordPress Password
Create WordPress Password

Method 2: Reset WordPress Password From Login Page

This method will works when you don’t remember your WordPress password as in the above case you know your password and want to change it. But if you have forgotten your password and want to access the admin panel then this will works.

Step 1: First of all, you need to visit the WordPress Login page to reset the password.

Step 2: After this, you can see at the bottom lost your password click on it to reset the password.

WordPress Login Page
WordPress Login Page

Step 3: After this, you have to enter your registered email address link to your website to reset the password. You will receive a link in your email to reset the password.

WordPress Reset Password
WordPress Reset Password

We hope this guide will surely help you to learn how to change the WordPress password. If you want to learn more about WordPress Guide you can read our blog.

FAQ (Frequently Asked Questions)

How do I manually install a WordPress plugin?

Installing a plugin from WordPress is very simple it will take hardly 2 minutes to install and activate any plugin. that will boost your website performance.
Well, there are three methods to install any WordPress. The first two methods are very simple as compared to the last one.
1. Install WordPress Plugin Using Search.
2. Uploading WordPress Plugin.
3. Install Plugin Using FTP.

Why is Ads.txt file important?

Authorized Digital Sellers in short Ads is an Interactive Advertising Bureau (IAB) which helps to improve the transparency between the publisher and the advertiser who can sell or put the ads on the website. It is used to prevent fraud which is a trend nowadays. You can see the advertiser on your Ads code. There are 4 entities in the ads.txt file. From left to right the
Google.com, pub-0000000000000, Direct, f08xxxxxxxxxx
1. The first one is the company which is putting the ads on your website.
2. The second one is your publisher ID which is associated with your advertising company.
3. The third field is the relationship type between you and the advertising company. Whether it is direct or indirect.
4. The last entry is the ID of your advertising company.

What does breadcrumb navigation mean?

The breadcrumbs are the path that is used for navigation purposes for users to find the web pages. It is a type of navigation system that discloses the user’s location on a website.
Normally it is located horizontally on the top of the page. You can click on the path to go anywhere every location is clickable. Breadcrumbs structured are represented below.
Home>WordPress>Breadcrumb Issue Invalid URL In Field Id

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