WordPress is one of the easiest and popular platforms for developing any type of website. Despite being easy access, it provides you with a powerful security system. There are several tools and element which is responsible for a secured website. Among those all, an admin email address plays an important role. Or I can say that it is more important than you think.
While installing WordPress, you will get a default email address which you had entered first. Some are OK with that and some want to change it to make it more secure. If you are among those who want to change their WordPress admin email address, then you are in the right track.
Now not to worry any more as you can do it with some easy method. Today in this article I am going to describe to you about some easy method with which you can change your admin email address so quick.
Before describing the methods let me give you a short brief about the reason for changing the email address of the WordPress admin.
Why change the email address?
Most of the beginners used to insert their personal email address while installing WordPress. This email address is used for sending notification as well as for professional work. Thus the user needs to change their personal email to the professional one which will give their work a professional look.
Methods for changing the email address
Here in this article, I am going to discuss two different methods for changing your admin email address. They are listed below:
- Using WordPress Setting
- Using PHPMyAdmin
Believe me, both are simple and easy to implement. So let’s deal with it one by one.
Using WordPress Setting
Our first method starts with the WordPress setting. It is one of the simple and easiest method and mainly useful for beginners. With this method, you can easily change your WordPress email as well as its admin email. For changing the email address, go through these simple step and have a new email address for your WordPress.
- Navigate to the setting
- Go to general
- You will get a field of the email address
- Give your new email address to that field
- Press “Save Change”.
In this way, you can change your previous email address to the new one. After doing this, you will get an email from WordPress for your new email address. You have to confirm this change and for this click on the verification link. If you are doing so, you cannot get your new email address.
Now if you want to change your admin user email address, you can simply go through the given steps:
- Navigate to user
- Go to all user page
- Click on edit to the given link
- It will send you to the profile page, just scroll down the page and go to the email option
- Edit your older email address to the new one
- Click on the update profile button
- Now you will receive a confirmation link, you just have to verify that link.
Similarly, another method for changing your WordPress email address is through PHPMyadmin. This is mainly done when you are not able to access your admin panel. You can implement this method smoothly so you don’t have to worry any more.
For changing your older email address with new one follow the given easy steps:
- Go to your CPanel hosting account
- Visit the database section and click on the PHPMyAdmin icon
- Here on the left side, you will get a list of available database
- Find the “wp_option” table
- Click on it, you will be directed to the edit the admin address
- Click on the “edit” link
- Provide your new email address
- Click on the “Go” button, it will update your setting
Hence you successfully updated your email address through PHPMyadmin. If you want to change your user admin email address, go through these given steps:
- Click on “wp_user” table from the database
- Click on the edit link
- You will get a link for the email address. Change your new email address from that link
- Press the “Go” button
- Finally, you get your new email address for the admin user.
Hence this is all about the methods for changing your older email address with a new one. I assure you will feel no difficulties while implementing these methods. Both are simple and the best part is, it can be implemented within a few minutes.
Security for the website should be your first priority. And changing the WordPress admin email address is one of the methods to secure your website. I hope this article will be helpful to you. So go through the article once and change your admin email address.
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