Changing 'admin' username for my wordpress site.

  • Posted January 13, 2015


I’ve been an idiot and when I was installing Wordpress I’ve put as administrator username ‘admin’. Potential hackers always try that.

How to change that by accessing database through console? Or if it is possible via FTP.

My droplet is on Ubuntu 14.04

Thank you in advance.


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I did it through phpmyadmin panel following this tutorial.