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  • Hello,

    I changed my admin password on a website, and I logged out and logged back in, and the website says do not have sufficcient permissions to access even the dashboard. What is causing this?

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  • esmi

    (@esmi)

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    Using Phpmyadmin (or another MySQL management tool), first backup your database. Then navigate to your wp_usermeta table and locate the meta_key called “wp_capabilities” for your user_id. Change the meta-value for this record to:

    a:1:{s:13:"administrator";b:1;}

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