my password is lost (6 posts)

  1. Anonymous
    Posted 11 years ago #

    ok, I can't log into wordpress at all. I know that admin is the user I have but nomatter what password I use, it doesn't work and even when I have them email the password to me it just shows up as a word, no login name and it says that the user doesn't exsist unless I use Krissy (another author) so can someone help me log into my account?

  2. Brak
    Posted 11 years ago #

    Go into PHPMyAdmin and run a query like this:
    UPDATE wp_users SET user_pass = MD5('newpassword') WHERE user_login = 'admin'
    Assuming wp_ is your prefix...

  3. Anonymous
    Posted 11 years ago #

    I really don't get what you're saying, but I went to my wp-users.php page coding and at the bottom put SET user_pass = MD5('quickie') WHERE user_login = 'admin' and when i went to log in nothing changed, it still said wrong password..i even registered a new user and it still told me wrong password for that user

  4. Matt Mullenweg
    Posted 11 years ago #

    Then it's probably a cookie problem. Check if you have any cookies set for the domain, clear you cookies and try again, and make sure the siteurl setting is correct for where you have WordPress.

  5. Anonymous
    Posted 11 years ago #

    but it's worked before, thats why I don't get it, I was using it and then suddenly it just went to wrong password and I couldn't log in

  6. Mark (podz)
    Support Maven
    Posted 11 years ago #

    This should help:
    Login problems

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