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How to change your WordPress account password

By Nicholas Coupland
March 16, 2023

Changing your password on WordPress is a straightforward process that can help improve the security of your account. A strong and unique password can make it more difficult for unauthorized users to access your account and protect your website's data. In this tutorial, we will go through the steps required to change your password on WordPress. These steps are easy to follow and can be completed in just a few minutes, so let's get started!

  1. Log in to your WordPress account by visiting the login page (usually located at

  2. Once you are logged in, click on your username located in the top right corner of the screen. This will bring up a drop-down menu.

  3. From the drop-down menu, click on "Edit My Profile".

  4. On the "Edit My Profile" page, scroll down until you see the "Account Management" section.

  5. Under "Account Management", click on the "Generate Password" button. This will create a new, strong password for your account.

  6. If you don't like the generated password, you can click on the "Show" button next to the password to reveal it, and then type in a new password of your choice.

  7. Once you've entered your new password (either by typing it in or by modifying the generated one), click on the "Update Profile" button at the bottom of the page.

  8. Your password will now be updated, and you will be prompted to log in again using your new password.

And that's it! You've successfully changed your WordPress account password.

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