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Bruce McMinn10,030 Points
WP not accepting admin user name
Crap Crap Crap. I created a website for the PHP track and a friend and future client said he wanted to use wordpress to manage his website. So I switched tracks to the WordPress Development track, used the domain I had created and was hosting on webhostingforstudents, and then used softaculous to download WP. I copied the username and password they provided for admin but when I try to login at mysite_example.com/wp-admin I get the bad password wiggle! It has happened three times and when I try to get a new one sent they don't recognize the user name I got from softaculous, the admin email I provided in control panel, or my personal email address.
Crap crap crap. I don't see where there is any other option for me to get at that account!
What to do?
Chris Shaw26,676 Points
If this is a brand new installation then simply deleting it and starting again won't hurt, If you have already modified it which by the sound of it isn't the case you can always refer to the WordPress codex which I've supplied below.
Kevin Korte28,148 Points
Yeah, Chris's link is dead on. I assume you have access to your WP database, worst case is reset it there. This is one of the reasons I shy away from auto installers for WP. That and I like to custom prefix my WP tables.