How to Change Theme Without Login To WordPress Admin Area !!!

, How to Change Theme Without Login To WordPress Admin Area !!!, Hostripples Web Hosting

Check the database name from wp-config.php file.

Backup the database using the following command from shell.

Cpanel

 mysqldump database_name > database_name.sql

Plesk

mysqldump –opt -uadmin -p`cat /etc/psa/.psa.shadow` database_name > database_name.sql

Now, login to phpmyadmin and select the database_name.

In the database click on table wp_options .

In wp_options click on Sql tab .

Execute the following queries for finding out the current theme enabled for wordpress site.

SELECT *
FROM wp_options
WHERE option_name = ‘template’
OR option_name = ‘stylesheet’
OR option_name = ‘current_theme’;

Now, execute the following query for changing the theme for wordpress site.

UPDATE wp_options SET option_value = ‘default’ WHERE option_name = ‘template’;

UPDATE wp_options SET option_value = ‘default’ WHERE option_name = ‘stylesheet’;

UPDATE wp_options SET option_value = ‘default’ WHERE option_name = ‘current_theme’;

Replace default with theme name.

Check the theme again by running below command.

SELECT *
FROM wp_options
WHERE option_name = ‘template’
OR option_name = ‘stylesheet’
OR option_name = ‘current_theme’;

 

 


How to Change Theme Without Login To WordPress Admin Area !!!, Hostripples Web Hosting
Vishwajit Kale
Vishwajit Kale blazed onto the digital marketing scene back in 2015 and is the digital marketing strategist of Hostripples, a company that aims to provide affordable web hosting solutions. Vishwajit is experienced in digital and content marketing along with SEO. He's fond of writing technology blogs, traveling and reading.
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