WordPress recovering admin password via PhpMyAdmin

  1. Go to the database and look up the table
  2. Scroll to your username
  3. replace the value of “user_pass” with “$1$dgce9Lop$A9.gfUeaHfPFXLraMbR.L/”
    This is the MD 5 hash for the password “admin”
  4. save row and now you should be able to log in using your username and with the new password admin.
  5. Once you log in make sure to change your password to something more secure.