How to reset your Managed WordPress administrator password

This article describes how to reset the administrator password on a Managed WordPress account.

The information in this article applies to older Plesk-based Managed WordPress hosting accounts. If your Managed WordPress account uses cPanel, please see this article instead.

Resetting the administrator password

To reset the administrator password, follow these steps:

  1. Log in to Plesk.
    If you do not know how to log in to your Plesk account, please see this article.
  2. In the left sidebar, click WordPress. A list of WordPress installations on your site appears.
  3. Click the name of the WordPress installation for which you want to reset the password.
  4. Under Access Info, click [change login settings]. The Login Settings page appears.
  5. To display the current password, next to Current password, click Show.
  6. To reset the current password, click [change]:
    • In the New password and Confirm password text boxes, type the new password.
      Alternatively, you can click Generate and Plesk generates a random, strong password for you.
  7. Click OK.

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