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How to Reset a WordPress Password from phpMyAdmin

by | Blog | 4th October, 2017

If you find that you are unable to reset your WordPress password using the ‘Lost my Password’ option on the login screen, then there is another way to reset it from within your WordPress database using phpMyAdmin. First off, you will need to head to the phpMyAdmin icon that is...

Add extra security to your WordPress Admin directory

by | Blog | 27th May, 2013

Recently there has been a spate of distributed <span id="urn:enhancement-aa3e88a9-f945-474f-42c9-92302c69767c" class="textannotation disambiguated wl-thing wl-no-link" itemid="http://data.wordlift.io/wl0226/entity/brute-force_attack">brute force</span> attempts against <span id="urn:enhancement-6abb5a1b-62ca-43be-2435-263c328ed2b9" class="textannotation disambiguated wl-thing wl-no-link" itemid="http://data.wordlift.io/wl0226/entity/wordpress_2">WordPress</span> websites. The way this works is, a network of “drones” attempt to log into your WordPress website using common usernames and passwords. If you have...