web_development:wordpress:resetting_password

Resetting Password

How to Hack your way into a wordpress site:

Requirements:
1. Must have access to the database
2. Must have access to php myadmin

Steps:
1. Sign into WHM / C-Panel
2. Goto PHP Myadmin
3. Open DB & Open wp_users table
4. Write down user_login & or Nicename
5. Goto and Google and find a hash generator Good one → (http://www.miraclesalad.com/webtools/md5.php)
6. Type new password into hash generator, and copy the string it outputs
7. Edit the user record in php myadmin, and replace user_pass with the string from the hash generator
8. Click GO to save & test that the new password works.
9. Put new working password into password safe.

  • web_development/wordpress/resetting_password.txt
  • Last modified: 2020/10/09 04:03
  • by jimboobrien