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Manually Reset A WordPress Password In The MySQL Database

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Manually Reset A WordPress Password In The MySQL Database

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Log into phpMyAdmin (or whatever control panel you use to access your WordPress MySQL database) and run the following command:


UPDATE `wp_users` 
SET `user_pass` = MD5('newPassword')
WHERE `user_login` ='userName'
LIMIT 1;


Source: http://www.wprecipes.com/how-to-manually-reset-your-wordpress-password
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