Reset WordPress Website Password

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Oh no! You’ve forgotten your password! Fortunately, requesting a new password is as easy as 1, 2, 3!

Step 1:

Go to your login page and click the “Lost your password?” link directly underneath the login form, it looks like this:

Lost your password link

Step 2:

Once clicked, you will be redirected to a page where you’re able to enter your username or email address ( to verify you are who you suggest you are ). Click the “Get New Password” button to have an email sent to you. The form looks exactly like the image below:


Step 3:

An email will be sent to you with a link. Follow the link and you will be taken to a form where a new password is generated for you.

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You can use the password generated for you, or you can type in your own password. WordPress recommends your password be at least twelve characters long containing upper and lower case letters, numbers and symbols.

Once you have documented your new password in your personal credentials file, you may reset it by clicking the Reset Password button.

Step 4:

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Once the reset confirmation message appears on your screen you can click the Log in link and log in to your account using your existing username and new password!

If you have any questions about the instructions above or trouble logging into your account; please give IQComputing a call at 636-594-5552.