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you know from time to time you may have to resort to doing certain drastic things in order to regain access to your website in this video I'm going to teach you basically how to hack your WordPress database in order to regain access to your WordPress installation now the reason you might want to do this is because sometimes we lose our passwords or we forget what it is and for one reason or another we are not able to make use of the lost password function in WordPress now this does happen for a variety of reasons you may have installed a plugin that removes the link completely or disables it somehow you may have updated your user profile and maybe mistyped your new email address so that whenever you try to send yourself the password reset email those emails are going somewhere else and you don't have access to that or maybe when you installed WordPress you type in the wrong email and you and now that you're trying to reset your password you're discovering that you're not receiving those emails so whatever stuff like this happens we just have to resort to hacking the database directly I'm going to show you how to do that right now for this particular demonstration I have this WordPress installation setup right here I also have the cPanel account already logged in and inside of the databases section I'm going to locate the PHP myadmin icon I'm gonna click on that once we are inside of phpMyAdmin we're going to need to locate the database that corresponds to our installation of WordPress so let's click on the corresponding database and we're going to select the WP underscore users option so once you are inside of this particular table you're gonna see a listing of all the users that are inside of your WordPress database if you looked in here you're gonna see the display name admin or the user login as admin so that's your user name that tells you that this particular row contains the information for the admin user now the next thing that you're going to notice is that the user paths is a series of very complicated numbers and letters and symbols this is because the password is encrypted and by looking at this we have no way of telling what exactly the password is so what we're going to do since we don't know what the password is we're going to go into the edit option right here we're going to click on that and we're gonna type in our new password as simple as that new password but before we save it let's go ahead and change this option into md5 this is going to force it to become encrypted so once we are ready to proceed we click on the skull button give it a few seconds and we have a new password in here so once the new password has been updated directly into the database all we have to do is go back to the wordpress login area type in our username and our new password and log in as usual so now that we have access to our website we can go ahead and continue working with it maybe if you typed in the wrong email address you can go into the users section update your profile verify all your information and save that information so that you no longer have this issue so congratulations now you know how to hack into your WordPress database and regain access to your website .

Video Discription

When all else fails, you can always hack your database in order to obtain a new password and regain access to your WordPress installation.

 

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