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WordPress: How to change the default ‘admin’ user login name?

While the process is simple, I still advise caution in following the steps as written – in other words, if in doubt save a backup first

01- Using your hosts MySQL administration tool (called usually phpmyadmin thru the MySQL menu), locate and select your WordPress database forĀ  your blog

This should open up your phpmyadmin window

Now select your database name
(Ex: d60702954)

02– From your WordPress database, locate and select the WP_USERS TABLE (Note: the wp prefix may differ) and then click the BROWSE icon

03– Locate ADMIN and click the EDIT icon (on left) Continue reading WordPress: How to change the default ‘admin’ user login name?