How to Get the Default Database Name & Password of WordPress Site

1To get the default database name of the WordPress blog, go back to the cPanel homepage and look for “File Manager” under the Files table. Click File manager.

Files table

2A new tab/window will open. On the left side, look for “public_html” and then click on it.


3If you have several blogs/websites on your webhost, select the folder of the blog you want to change the password.

blog folder

4On the right side, look for wp-config.php

wp-config.php file

5Highlight wp-config.php by clicking on it then click the “View” button at the topmost menu.

highlight the wp-config.php file

It will open a new tab/window which reveals the content of the wp-config.php file.

6Now, take note of the MySQL database username and MySQL database password.

MySQL database username and MySQL database password

7That’s it.

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