Fix Locked Out of WordPress Admin Dashboard (wp-admin)

Fix Locked Out of WordPress Admin Dashboard

If you are locked out of WordPress admin you can try few steps one by one to recovery your admin panel. In this tutorial we will see possible fixes that will help you to recover your locked WordPress admin panel.

  1. Error Establishing Database Connection
  2. Password Reset not Working
  3. When you See Blank Page, White Screen of Death

Error Establishing Database Connection

If you are seeing Error establishing Database connection in your entire site then you have issue in the WordPress database. Your WordPress database might have corrupted or your hosting server is having some issues. To fix this issue you can check this guide on how to fix the error establishing a database connection in WordPress site.

Password Reset not Working.

When you are unable to login to your WordPress dashboard using your username and password then you should try resetting your WP password simply click on the link lost your Password in /wp-admin/ page.

However, if you didn’t received the email to reset your password you have to reset manually. You can refer to this guide on how to reset WordPress admin password.

3. When you See Blank Page, White Screen of Death

If your WordPress site show blank page which is also called WordPress white screen of death then you probably might have installed faulty plugins or themes which have exhaust the PHP memory limit of your WordPress website. If you are facing this error you can refer to this guide on how to fix the WordPress white screen of death.

Hopefully above steps have helped you to fix locked out of WordPress admin dashboard issue. If any of the above solution has fixed the issue then let us know in the comment.

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