So bizarrely, I forgot my WordPress admin password, including my login name. I did not add my login details to my password manager either. The container image that I built lacking outgoing email support (SMTP) too. I got stuck. Fortunately, I have full root access to my MySQL/MariaDB server hosted at AWS EC2, and here is how to reset a forgotten WordPress password using MySQL command-line. [continue reading…]
I am the small business owner and runs my own web-site. I have noticed increased cracking activity against by blog. What’s the best way to block WordPress URLs such as example.com/blog/wp-login.php and example.com/blog/wp-admin/ in the nginx web-server?