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Change your WordPress Username

 In this article, we will share a step by step guide on how to change the WordPress username on a cPanel Web Host using phpMyAdmin.

First thing you need to do is login to your cPanel. Scroll down to the databases section and click on phpMyAdmin.phpMyAdmin from cPanel

 Next you need to select the database that your blog is hosted in.

phpMyAdmin Select Database

 Click on the table wp_users on the left hand side. Then click edit on the username that you want to edit.

Edit username from phpMyAdmin

 Change the user_login value to whatever you want. For example you can replace ‘admin’ to ‘joy’

 Hit the Go button and you are done.

Go back to your site and login with your new username.


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