In this guide We’ll cover how to reset a WordPress user password using WP-CLI.
Step 1. Ensure WP-CLI is installed and you are in the website directory
run the following command to check if you are in the right folder:
wp option get home && wp option get siteurl
Step 2. List all users and note user_login for the user
Step 3. Replace the USER placeholder in this command and NewPassword with a strong password, then run:
wp user update USER --user_pass=NewPassword
For more useful WP-CLI guides check this guide: Most useful WP-CLI commands with examples + how to fix most common WPCLI errors