Getting locked out of your WordPress admin dashboard can inspire all kinds of panic. It is much like the feeling you get when you arrive home after a long day and discover you have lost your keys. Gladly, there are pretty easy steps you can take to get back into your WordPress dashboard. So you may want to calm your nerves, take a deep breath, crack your knuckles, and learn as we show you how to become a master WordPress locksmith. First things first. Especially if you know exactly when your problem started happening. At Kinsta, automatic backups are taken daily and you can restore your WordPress site with a single click. The same goes if you had set up automatic daily backups using a WordPress backup plugin. Since the next steps involve changing important data in your database , we recommend taking a WordPress site backup before proceeding. Most hosts allow you to generate and download a complete backup of your site and database from your control panel.
Why Are You Locked out of the WordPress Admin Dashboard?
Restore a Backup or Create Backup
Newbie here. When I try to retrieve or change my password, it tells me there is no user registered with my email address. The page I need help with: [ log in to see the link]. Try manually resetting your plugins no Dashboard access required. If that resolves the issue, reactivate each one individually until you find the cause. This will force the default theme to activate and hopefully rule-out a theme-specific issue theme functions can interfere like plugins. Thank you, but none of these options solved the issue.
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