Reset another user's password

Introduction

Blog users designated as an Editor role can reset passwords for other Editors, Authors, and Contributors.

Before you start

  • You'll need a user account with Editor privileges.
  • The other user must already have an account on your blog.

Steps

  1. Log into your blog administration area: http://www.yourblog.com/wp-admin.
  2. Navigate to Users > All Users.
  3. Click on the username.
  4. Scroll down to the "New Password" section.
  5. Click the "Generate Password" button and copy the password. (Optionally, replace the generated password with your desired secure password.)
  6. Scroll down and click the "Update User" button.
  7. Provide the user the new password.

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