How do I change the WordPress admin username?

Posted OnNov 14, 2013     CategoryQuestion & Answer, Users & Security     CommentsNo comment

This article will discuss the admin user name in WordPress, how to change it, and hurdles you will need to overcome.

How do I change the WordPress admin username?

Unfortunately, WordPress usernames are unable to be changed. If, however, you created a WordPress website with the default username ‘admin’ and want to change it, follow these steps to achieve a positive result.

Step 1) Log in to WordPress

Step 2) Add a new user with the username of your choice, and set the priviledge level to Administrator.

Step 3) Delete the old admin account.

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