Posted: February 11, 2015


Forgetting your site admin username or password is a common occurrence and your WordPress site has functionality built-in to cater for these occasions. The forgot password screen will allow to enter your email address and your WordPress site will email you further instructions to set a new password.


  1. Go to (replace with your actual domain name)
  2. Click on the ‘Lost your Password’ link
  3. You will be redirected to
  4. Enter your username of email address of your admin account and submit the form
  5. Check your email account to receive further instructions

Things To Consider

When selecting a new password ensure you use a strong combination of lowercase and uppercase letters, numbers and symbols. Passwords should not be birthdays, children/pet names or human readable.

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