Forgot your WordPress site admin pass? Don’t have access to reset the password? No worries Softaculous is here for the rescue.
You can now change your WordPress site admin password through Softaculous WordPress Manager. Yes, you read it right it’s a piece of cake and you do not require any technical knowledge to do so. No editing your database and stuff, simply follow the below steps and it’ll be done in no time.
Step 1: Login to your Control panel (e.g. cPanel).
Step 2: Look for the Softaculous icon and Click on that icon to go to the Softaculous page.
Step 3: On the top-right icons section, you can find the WordPress Manager icon. Click on this icon and the WordPressManager wizard will appear.
Step 4: Look for the installation in the below list for which you want to change your password.
Step 5: Once you locate your installation, Click on the Change Password button.
Step 6: You’ll get a Change Password popup modal which would look something like below.
Step 7: Fill in the username for which you want to change the password in the Username field. Now fill in the new password that you want to set in the Password field.
Step 8: Once you are done with filling in the details, Click on the Save button. You will receive a success message on the bottom-right corner of the screen.
That’s it! You are all set with the new password. Go ahead and login with your new password to your WordPress admin site.
It should contain alphabets, numbers and special characters like @#$%^&
Use capital as well as small letters
Do not use dictionary words or common words like 123, password, pass, your birth date, your name, etc
Do not use same password for all your logins. Use a base word to help you remember your password but the password should not be exactly same.
How to create a password that is strong and easy to remember :
Choose a base word lets say I choose I hate pass
Now add some capital letters I Hate Pass Make the 1st letter of every word capital.
Add special characters I@Hate$Pass Replace the spaces with special characters.
Add some numbers I9@Hate8$Pass16 Add the the number of character in alphabets of 1st letter of each word at the end of word. Like here I is the 9th letter in alphabets so I added 9 after I similarly 8 for H and 16 for P.
That’s it ! You have a strong password ready. Not you can modify the pattern slightly to use the same base word multiple times. For eg : while adding the number in the 4th step take the value of the last character in the word like 5 for E from Hate and 19 for S from Pass.