Change Password

Because WordPress is such a popular site creation tool, is also a favorite target of hackers.  There is lots of bang for the buck!  In general, if you stay up to date with WordPress updates and use a sensible password, you won’t have any problems.  Another good thing to do is to change your password frequently, making sure to use numbers, special characters and upper and lower case letters.

You can change your password in “Users” > “Your Profile”

Other options

Here you can also change your display name, add biographical information, and connect your account with instant messaging servies.

Two important areas this “Your Profile” area that can sometimes cause problems are in the “Personal Options” area. If you cannot see your visual editor when editing a post, it could be that you have checked “Disable the visual editor when writing.”. This should almost never be checked.

Also, if you would like for your WordPress admin toolbar to display on top of your site when you are viewing it as a logged in user, you can check “Show Toolbar when viewing site.” Many people find this a helpful way to quickly access administrative and editing areas when viewing their site.


Because WordPress is such a popular site creation tool, is also a favorite target of hackers.  There is lots of bang for the buck!  In general, if you stay up to date with WordPress updates and use a sensible password, you won’t have any problems.  Another good thing to do is to change your password frequently, making sure to use numbers, special characters and upper and lower case letters.

You can change your password in “Users” > “Your Profile”

Other options

Here you can also change your display name, add biographical information, and connect your account with instant messaging servies.

Two important areas this “Your Profile” area that can sometimes cause problems are in the “Personal Options” area. If you cannot see your visual editor when editing a post, it could be that you have checked “Disable the visual editor when writing.”. This should almost never be checked.

Also, if you would like for your WordPress admin toolbar to display on top of your site when you are viewing it as a logged in user, you can check “Show Toolbar when viewing site.” Many people find this a helpful way to quickly access administrative and editing areas when viewing their site.

Because WordPress is such a popular site creation tool, is also a favorite target of hackers.  There is lots of bang for the buck!  In general, if you stay up to date with WordPress updates and use a sensible password, you won’t have any problems.  Another good thing to do is to change your password frequently, making sure to use numbers, special characters and upper and lower case letters.

You can change your password in “Users” > “Your Profile”

Other options

Here you can also change your display name, add biographical information, and connect your account with instant messaging servies.

Two important areas this “Your Profile” area that can sometimes cause problems are in the “Personal Options” area. If you cannot see your visual editor when editing a post, it could be that you have checked “Disable the visual editor when writing.”. This should almost never be checked.

Also, if you would like for your WordPress admin toolbar to display on top of your site when you are viewing it as a logged in user, you can check “Show Toolbar when viewing site.” Many people find this a helpful way to quickly access administrative and editing areas when viewing their site.

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