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help setting up wordpress

I am having trouble setting up wordpress on to my system to work from, it tells me ive already created a profile and to log in yet none of the login details work and it doesn't recognise the email address I would of used for the task. how can I refresh everything and start again from the very beginning.

Samantha Simonds
Samantha Simonds
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If you don't have the password to log in you can reset your password using http://localhost/phpmyadmin/
The username for that is usually root and the password is just blank

You can then find your wordpress database and the wp_users table which will have the user you created and the password

Click edit to edit user_pass's value field and select MD5 in the function column as well to secure your password again

Press Go when you are done

You can view pictures and a more detailed description here https://www.wpbeginner.com/wp-tutorials/how-to-reset-wordpress-admin-password-on-localhost/

Hope this helps.