How can I change or reset my password?

To Change Your Password

  1. To change your password in current versions:
  2. In the Admin Panel menu, go to USERS
  3. Click on your username in the list to edit
  4. In the Edit User screen, scroll down to the New Password section and type in a new password in the two boxes provided. The strength box will show how good (strong) your password is.
  5. Click the UPDATE PROFILE button
Note: Your new password takes effect immediately.

Resetting Password Through the Automatic Email:

  1. If you know your username or the email account in your profile, you can use the “lost password” feature of WordPress.
  2. Go to your WordPress Login page (something like
  3. Click on the Lost your password link.
  4. You will be taken to a page to put in some details. Enter your username or the email address on file for that account.
  5. Wait happily as your new password is emailed to you.
  6. Once you get your new password, login and change it to something you can remember on your profile page.