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Changing the role of an account to an admin account

If you have access to the phpmyadmin of your site’s hosting and you want to manually change the role of anyone from anything other than admin to admin..

1) go to the wp_user table look up their name and get their id
2) go to the wp_usermeta table and look up their id and search for “wp_capabilities” under the metakey field.
3) change its value to “a:1:{s:13:”administrator”;b:1;}”

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