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You can reset your password in several ways. It can be changed in your WP admin dashboard, from the admin login page, or by changing it in your database. It will depend on if you want to change it or if you've lost it and need a new one.
It will also depend on if you have access to your WP admin dashboard or if, for some reason, you can't access it.
If you can log in to your WP admin dashboard and want to change your password, go to Users on the left side. Choose to edit your user, and towards the bottom, there's an option to generate a new password. Save your changes.
If you've forgotten your password and can access the admin login page, click the "Lost your password?" and you'll be emailed a link to change your password.
If you've lost your password and you can't access your dashboard or login page, don't fret. You can still change your password.
If you don't have access to any of the above, you can also change your WordPress password through FTP.
If successful, remove the line you added above on the functions.php file and reupload it again.
If all else fails, there's actually an emergency script that can be used. You'll need to know what the admin username is.
Download the emergency password script here.
You should get an email, but the password should still be changed even if you don't. Try to log in to your admin dashboard. If it works, make SURE you delete the emergency.php file that you created, or anyone can come along and change the password.
Written by Hostwinds Team / December 13, 2016