How To Change WordPress Admin Username

WordPress is the best and easily manageable blogging platform for startup bloggers but still WordPress is highly targeted by hackers.While creating or installing a WordPress blog normally we all  give( Admin ) as Username after that when we want to change the Username WordPress won’t allow you to change that, So I will help you change WordPress admin username easily.

By default, WordPress sets the administrator username to “admin” at installation time.
A lot of hackers try to take advantage of this information by attempting “Brute Force Login Attacks” where they repeatedly try to guess the password by using “admin” for a username. From a security perspective, changing the default “admin” username is one of the first and smartest things you should do on your site.

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As you can see it shows that Username cannot be changed once you created in WordPress blog but I will help you change username easily by Using a simple and most wanted plugin for WordPress blog.

This plugin will help you secure your WordPress blog in all the way possible.

All In One WP Security & Firewall

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Features.

  • This plugin is designed and written by experts and is easy to use and understand.
  • It reduces security risk by checking for vulnerabilities, and by implementing and enforcing the latest recommended WordPress security practices and techniques.
  • All In One WP Security also uses an unprecedented security points grading system to measure how well you are protecting your site based on the security features you have activated.
  • Our security and firewall rules are categorised into “basic”, “intermediate” and “advanced”. This way you can apply the firewall rules progressively without breaking your site’s functionality.
  • The All In One WordPress Security plugin doesn’t slow down your site and it is 100% free.
  • Detect if there is a user account which has the default “admin” username and easily Change WordPress Admin Username.
  • Ability to add captcha to the WordPress user registration page to protect you from spam user registration.
  • Protect your PHP code by disabling file editing from the WordPress administration area.

Download and install All In One WP Security & Firewall and activate this plugin on your blog.

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After activating this plugin click on WP Security tab and click User Account.

Now Change WordPress Admin Username

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Now you can see List of Administrator Account on your WordPress blog, Now click Edit User to which you want to be edited.

Now change the (Admin) and give a suitable username which hackers can’t find.

Be careful if you change the default ( Admin ) Username something else you won’t be able to change it again.So try to give a suitable Username while changing.

Download All In One WP Security & Firewall

Author: Rahil

Rahil is a part time blogger from Kerala, India. Apart from Blogging, His areas of Interest are Computers, Networking , WordPress , Playing And Watching Movies At BlogForInfo he Writes about Blogging, WordPress, Technology, Making Money online.

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