- What you do if your original WordPress admin login do not work?
- What you do if a hacker changed your wordpress admin login username or password?
- What you do if a seller tell you code/test a theme/plugin on his website and tell you this has to be done within next few hours but he forgot give you right WordPress admin login details?
- did you ever found you forgot to write wordpress admin details right after fresh wordpress installation?
- What you do if website owner don’t want to give you phpmyadmin or host control panel info?
let make it simple you need free WordPress Emergency Add New Admin!
- Download free addnewadmin.zip and extract it to a folder
- Upload addnewadmin.php to root of your wordpress instalation path using a ftp program such as filezilla
- Navigate your browser to Http://yoursite.com/your_wordpress_instalation_path/addnewadmin/
- You see a form that you can add new admin details. fill and submit and enjoy another new admin.
- When you done, make sure to remove the script/file from your server. so no one else can find it.
- Tested on WP3
- If new admin user exist it show its info and do not overwrite it
- Just one file.
- Nice and easy user interface like fresh WordPress installation
- It find right database details such as prefix and connection info.
- Its 100% Free!
Download latest WordPress Emergency Add New Admin
Update: Why use AddNewAdmin script instead of phpmyadmin?
- phpmyadmin is good if you know how to use it. but AddNewAdmin is more easy and faster and safe. There is no way to lose your database info with AddNewAdmin. It only add new admin if same admin is not exist.
- You need access to phpmyadmin. Most of the time you need control panel info in order to access to phpmyadmin. You may have access to your site phpmyadmin via control panel. But as freelancer you may don’t have it that time. AddNewAdmin just need ftp info to upload. AddNewAdmin is good to fix others websites at no time with less info. Website owner no need share phpmyadmin info or even cpanel info with you!
- You can install phpmyadmin and setup it via ftp and use it, but using addnewadmin take less time , AddNewAdmin no need setup. Just copy one file and use it right away. Instead of emailing the buyer and asking for the host or phpmyadmin info, Create new admin instantly and do the task and let him know job is done and get paid faster.
- To create a admin using phpmyadmin you need to do it at least in few steps. finding right tables, creating a user . changing that user to admin. but AddNewAdmin do all automatically just by one click. It find right wordpress database. It find right prefix. It test existing user and add new admin where and when it should!
- by using phpmyadmin you have to do the task in hard way. but AddNewAdmin is like drinking water! It give you feel like WordPress way.
- AddNewAdmin is designed to be safe and fast to do what it say to do. I personally used it on more than 50 sites and counting!
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