Update User Passwords in WordPress

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Update User Password

Guide to update user passwords in WordPress, ensuring enhanced security and user management

How to Update a User Password in WordPress

  1. Log In: Access your WordPress dashboard with your unique credentials.
  2. Navigate to Users: Select ‘Users’ from your dashboard’s left-side menu.
  3. Choose the User: Find the user account you want to update the password. Click on the user’s name to open their profile.
  4. Scroll to Password Section: In the user profile, scroll down to the ‘Account Management’ or ‘Password’ section.
  5. Set New Password: Click ‘Generate Password’ to create a new one, or enter a password manually in the provided field.
  6. Save Changes: After setting the new password, ensure you click ‘Update User’ at the bottom of the page to save the changes.

Note: Using strong, unique passwords for each user to maintain website security is essential. If users can update their own passwords, they can do so from their profile page following similar steps.

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Last updated on January 2, 2024

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