Change your WordPress Password from the Dashboard

If you can login to you WordPress dashboard, you can easily change your own password from the ‘Edit My Profile’ screen. You may want to do this if your password has been guessed, for example.

Login to your WordPress Website

Your login screen is usually located at [your-domain]/wp-admin - eg
  • How to: How to Login to your WordPress Website
  • Navigate to your Profile

    Set a New Password

    Within your profile page, scroll down to the "Account Management" section and select the "Generate New Password" button - this will suggest a strong password, but you can overwrite this with a password of your choice. Don't forget to click the "Update" button

    If you are no longer able to login, use the Forgot Password Link

  • How to: Reset your WordPress Password (Password lost)
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    Article published 24th November 2021
    Last modified 02nd November 2023