How to reset your Managed WordPress administrator password

This article describes how to reset the administrator password on a Managed WordPress account.

The information in this article applies to older Plesk-based Managed WordPress hosting accounts. If your Managed WordPress account uses cPanel, please see this article instead.

Resetting the administrator password

To reset the administrator password, follow these steps:

  1. Log in to Plesk.
    If you do not know how to log in to your Plesk account, please see this article.
  2. In the left sidebar, click WordPress. A list of WordPress installations on your site appears.
  3. Click the name of the WordPress installation for which you want to reset the password.
  4. Under Access Info, click [change login settings]. The Login Settings page appears.
  5. To display the current password, next to Current password, click Show.
  6. To reset the current password, click [change]:
    • In the New password and Confirm password text boxes, type the new password.
      Alternatively, you can click Generate and Plesk generates a random, strong password for you.
  7. Click OK.

More Information

For more information about Plesk, please visit

Did you find this article helpful? Then you'll love our support. Experience the A2 Hosting difference today and get a pre-secured, pre-optimized website. Check out our web hosting plans today.

We use cookies to personalize the website for you and to analyze the use of our website. You consent to this by clicking on "I consent" or by continuing your use of this website. Further information about cookies can be found in our Privacy Policy.