“admin” is still the default username for WordPress

Even in version 3.6 “admin” is still the default username in WordPress

Screen grab of the WordPress 5 minute install with "admin" set by default as the username

By Morten Rand-Hendriksen

Morten Rand-Hendriksen is a Senior Staff Instructor at LinkedIn Learning (formerly lynda.com specializing in AI, bleeding edge web technologies, and the intersection between technology and humanity. He also occasionally teaches at Emily Carr University of Art and Design. He is a popular conference and workshop speaker on all things tech ethics, AI, web technologies, and open source.

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