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Admin account in database

Setup or change the admin account.

Forum: FAQ: I can not login! What could it be?

Autor: Oliver Georgi (2009/12/13)
CMS-Version: >= V1.x.x

Here are some things you should check in same order:


Did you mark the [X] “create admin account” during installation?


Username/password are case sensitive - be sure that you use correct notation.


I have forgotten my username and/or password. How can I set a new one or change it without login?

  • Open your phpMyAdmin (or preferred MySQL admin utility) and open the table “phpwcms_user” (remember: maybe you have prefix set).
  • Select the user entry you want to change/edit (click on table, click browse…)
    and set new values (here described for default login/password:

Once the change has been made, you should be able to log in again.

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