Ever forget your grr freakin grr wordpress admin password

Last Updated on September 20, 2021 by Profitable Mommy Blogging

Ever Forget Your (grr freakin grr) WordPress Admin Password?

by Kelly on October 12, 2008

I did it AGAIN.  I installed a new WordPress blog and forgot to add my password to the database that tracks all of my passwords.  (Yes, shamefully I do this too often.)

Thank goodness for the little WordPress hack made by Village Idiot. It’s called Emergency and it works like a charm.

You download the file here and upload the ‘emergency.php’ file to the same directory that your blog appears in.  Then you go to http://www.yoururl.com/emergency.php and enter your desired admin name and password.  Then (very important) delete the emergency.php file from the server.

That’s it – it’s that simple.

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