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  • How to find out my admin username, but my importantly how can this question not be indexed on google already, is baffling to me.

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  • Moderator Steven Stern (sterndata)


    Support Volunteer

    Have you tried logging in with your email instead of your user name?

    If you have access to phpmyadmin, look in wp_users to find your user name.

    thanks , looks like my passowrd was hacked, but I only got an Wordfence notification email today when I tried logging in.

    I got the following email, which indicates someone in the US logged in.

    A user with username “fdfdfdf” who has administrator access signed in to your WordPress site.
    User IP:
    User hostname:
    User location: Austin, United States

    NOTE: You are using the free version of Wordfence. Upgrade today:
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    This may have been a false positive…

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