This article describes how to reset the password of an existing WordPress admin user for a site using the WordPress toolkit in Plesk. This can be handy if you’ve forgotten your password, or the email address used for WordPress password recovery is no longer correct.


  1. Log into Plesk via your Conetix Account.
  2. Click on the ‘WordPress‘ option from the left-hand menu.
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  1. Under the Website you want to reset the password for, expand the site card and click on ‘Setup‘.
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  1. You will be presented with a ‘Setup‘ menu which will let you change the password of an Administrator user.
    • Select the Administrator account you wish to change the password for (if more than one Administrator exists).
    • Click on the ‘Generate‘ button to create a secure password. You can press the ‘eye’ icon to view the password. If you prefer to set your own password, you can instead type your own in instead.
    • Click ‘Change‘ to save the new password.
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  1. You can now log into WordPress using the newly changed password either on the normal WordPress Login page, or via the WordPress Toolkit by clicking the ‘Login‘ button.
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