How To Change The WordPress Admin Email Address

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When we install WordPress, many times we put the first email that comes to mind, or a personal email.

We do not pay too much attention to the importance of that email, which will be the administrator’s email.

WordPress uses this email to send out important notifications, such as when a new user account is created, an automatic update is installed, and comment moderation notices.

We are going to see three different ways to change the administrator’s email.

General Settings

In the Dashboard we will go to the Settings menu, where the WordPress settings will open, we will look for “Administration Email Address” and change the email.
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Now you just have to go down and click on the “Save Changes” button.
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Users Menu

The following method is also executed in the WordPress Dashboard, in this case we will go to the Users menu.
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We enter the administrator’s profile and change the email in the “Email (required)” field.
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Now you just have to click on the Update Profile button for the changes to be made.
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cPanel

For this method you have to have somewhat more advanced technical knowledge, since we are going to touch files from our installation.

To start, we have to access the cPanel of our hosting, and search for “myPhpAdmin”.
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Once we are in our PHP Admin, on the left side we will find the databases and tables.

We search our database for the “wp_users” table.
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On the right side we will see a list with all the users of our installation. We choose the Administrator and click on “Edit”.
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We look for the user_email field and change the email. Once done, press the “Go” button.
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Now we know Change The WordPress Admin Email Address, we have three ways to do it, we will choose the one we like the most.

But if you haven’t launched your WordPress site yet, you may be interested in reading our post Create Your Website With WordPress

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