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Create a new admin account in WordPress via FTP


If your Wordpress admin account get locked then you can try to restore admin account access by using the “Lost your password?” link on the admin login page or you can try to reset your password by directly updating it in database.

There is one more way if you have FTP access to your Wordpress installation folder. Guess How? By creating a new admin account.

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13 Linux wget command usage examples

Download using wget

Wget is a computer software package for retrieving content from web servers using HTTP, HTTPS and FTP protocols. It is a non-interactive commandline tool, so it may easily be called from scripts, cron jobs, terminals without X-Windows support, etc. Its features include recursive download, conversion of links for offline viewing of local HTML, and support for proxies.

Lets have a look at some examples of using wget:

1. Download a webpage

$ wget http://www.examplewebsite.com/

2. Download a file from ftp server

$ wget ftp://ftp.examplewebsite.com/source-code.tar.gz

If you specify a directory, Wget will retrieve the directory listing, parse it and convert it to html

$ wget ftp://ftp.examplewebsite.com/

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17 Linux curl command usage examples


cURL is a computer software project and it produces two products – libcurl and curl.


A free and easy-to-use client-side URL transfer library, supporting DICT, FILE, FTP, FTPS, GOPHER, HTTP, HTTPS, IMAP, IMAPS, LDAP, LDAPS, POP3, POP3S, RTMP, RTSP, SCP, SFTP, SMTP, SMTPS, TELNET and TFTP.

libcurl supports HTTPS certificates, HTTP POST, HTTP PUT, FTP uploading, kerberos, HTTP form based upload, proxies, cookies, user+password authentication, file transfer resume, http proxy tunneling and more!


A command line tool for getting or sending files using URL syntax. Since curl uses libcurl, curl supports the same wide range of common Internet protocols that libcurl does.

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What is better, curl or wget?

curl vs wget

Both cUrl and Wget can be used to download files, but the question comes which one to use. cUrl and Wget have some similarities and as well as differentiating factors, the one to use depends on your need.

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