Monthly Archives: September 2014

Reset your self-hosted WordPress site admin password

Earlier this year I had installed WordPress on my laptop to do some testing. I ended up abandoning the project due to work load at school. I recently tried to access the WordPress install again only to realize that I couldn’t remember the password. I could not use the built in password recovery because it was not a live site and I had set a fake email address for the admin account. After all it was a test setup.

I did some digging around a found an easy way to get the password reset to something else. Read the rest of this entry

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