You can create a user in WordPress in two ways: through the WordPress admin dashboard or by directly creating a user on the database. If you have lost access to your administrator login, then this article will demonstrate how to create an admin user on a MySQL database using phpMyAdmin for WordPress.
To create a user on MySQL using phyMyAdmin, follow these steps:
If you are using the Paper Lantern theme, in the DATABASES section of the cPanel home page, click phpMyAdmin:
Select the WordPress site’s database from the list of databases, and then click the wp_users table:
On the wp_users table or prefix_users, click on the Insert tab, and then fill in the form:
Fill in the user form with the following details, and then to save the details click the Go button:
Click on the browse tab to view the newly created user:
Click on the wp_usermeta or [prefix]_usermeta table, and then click the Insert tab:
Fill in the following values (leave the other fields empty) and then click Go:
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