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[resolved] No longer Super Admin (8 posts)

  1. Toni
    Member
    Posted 8 months ago #

    Hi,
    My MultiSite install has changed my permissions/password? So now I cannot access the core network - to add sites, install plugins and themes.

    My host said it may be a faulty WP install - I have had it for months and it was fine. Or It could be a security plugin - that my host has since deactivated.

    Any ideas, and help, is appreciated.

    Thank you

  2. Marc
    Member
    Posted 8 months ago #

    Have you tried the reset password link under the WordPress login box? Also, you should try deactivating your plugins to make sure a plugin isn't causing this error.

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    http://www.wpbeginner.com/plugins/how-to-deactivate-all-plugins-when-not-able-to-access-wp-admin/

  3. Alin Marcu
    Member
    Posted 8 months ago #

    Using phpMyAdmin, select the database, in wp_options (or whatever_options) look for the super admin user, select edit, for user_pass select md5 and enter a new password.

    Don't forget to save.

    This will reset your password.

  4. Toni
    Member
    Posted 8 months ago #

    You all are great! I will give it a go. Thank you so much.

    That deactivate plugins is great info to have.

    Toni

  5. Toni
    Member
    Posted 8 months ago #

    My host tech changed my password. But it still does not give me access to the network core - themes, plugins, add sites. "Plugins" do not even appear on my admin menu at all.

  6. Toni
    Member
    Posted 8 months ago #

    Hi,
    I just noticed that there is no longer user "Super Admin" at all, which was my name. There is just one user - an Administrator, "adm" which is me.

  7. Toni
    Member
    Posted 8 months ago #

    I just remembered the plugin

    This is from the author answering someone else:
    Advanced WordPress Security http://wordpress.org/plugins/wwa-advanced-wp-security/

    "Hello,

    After installing this plugin changed the admin url for safe. I hope now that is yoururl/login instead of yoururl/wp-admin

    for more check Admin URL in your db"

    I sent this to my host tech support. I will update since I started this thread. Sorry.

  8. Alin Marcu
    Member
    Posted 8 months ago #

    Look in the *_sitemeta table there is a meta key called site_admins, its value should indicate your current network admin user. It looks like this:

    a:1:{i:0;s:5:"noumd";}

    In the above case, noumd is the username for the network admin and 5 from s:5 indicates the length of this username.

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