How to Reset Passwords for All Users in WordPress



For security of your site it is sometimes required to force a reset of passwords for all of your users. This could be due to being previously hacked or if you decide that you need to do housecleaning on old passwords your users are still using. In this article we will show you how to reset the password for all users in WordPress.

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Summary of this tutorial:

In this article we will be recommending the plugin Emergency Password Reset which can be found here:

Emergency Password Reset

First you would want to install and activate the Emergency Password Reset plugin using plugins, add new.

This will add a new section to your admin where you can go under Users, Emergency Password Reset and click on the Reset all passwords button.

This will automatically reset the password for all users including yourself and email you a new password.

If the user does not get their password in the email then they can easily recover it using the Lost your password link in the login page.

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11 thoughts on “How to Reset Passwords for All Users in WordPress”

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    Ty

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