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Wordpress login problems

Wordpress login problems

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Hi, I have to update a website for somebody that was done by using wordpress by somebody that is no longer available. I have access to the FTP server as well as the database. I did create a new username and password for myself in the database but when I try to log in it just reload the log in screen as if the username or password is incorrect. Do somebody have any suggestions what I can try?

RE: Wordpress login problems

If you have database access change the email address of the admin user to your own and then go through the forgot password routine.

Or change the password using this type of SQL

CODE

Update wp_users set user_pwd = md5('temppassword') where id=1; 

There are other methods too but those are the easiest two that cross my.mind.

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