William Duffy

Glasgow Based C# ASP.NET Web Developer

Tag archive for ‘Wordpress’

Resetting the WordPress Admin Password

I support a lot of WordPress systems and find a common occurence to be adminstrators forgetting their password. In order to reset the admin password I run the following simple SQL query against the WordPress database using MySql query browser. Replace your_database and your_password as required. UPDATE your_database.wp_users SET user_pass = MD5(’your_password’) WHERE user_login = [...]

Friendly WordPress URL Permalinks on Windows IIS

As an ASP.NET guy I’ve never really had to worry about url rewriting using 3rd party components due to the fact that I can easily write my own HttpModule that handles url rewriting in the request pipeline. You can imagine the fun I had setting up this blog then, since it’s running PHP on IIS. [...]