Recovering Your WordPress Admin Credentials

Did you just make a new WordPress app on NorthStack and already forgot your admin credentials? We get it. In this article, we'll show you how to get your WordPress admin credentials.

Recovering Initial Admin Passwords

If you didn't set a password when you created your WordPress app on NorthStack, a password will automatically be created for you and stored within an app secret. To view the contents any stored secrets for your app, you can use the secrets:list command like this:

northstack secrets:list MyAppName --show

The password used when initially creating the app will be stored inside the wp_initial_admin_pass key.

Example Output

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  Key                     Value                              Created                     Updated
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  wp_initial_admin_pass   i23f6ihi23gu456i6vjh235yhf56723g   2019-08-05T20:09:12+00:00
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