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How to change password in CodeIgniter framework

In this example we are going to show you How to send forgot password in CodeIgniter framework PHP.

Here we using 2 files for insert data in MySQL:

  • Forms.php Path: codeIgniter\application\controllers\Forms.php
  • forgot_pass.php Path: codeIgniter\application\views\change_pass.php

Forms.php (Controller)

class Forms extends CI_Controller 
	public function __construct()
		/*call CodeIgniter's default Constructor*/
		/*load database libray manually*/
		/*load Model*/
   public function forgot_pass()
			$que=$this->db->query("select pass,email from user_login where email='$email'");
			if((!strcmp($email, $user_email))){
				/*Mail Code*/
				$to = $user_email;
				$subject = "Password";
				$txt = "Your password is $pass .";
				$headers = "From:" . "\r\n" .


Invalid Email ID !

"; } } $this->load->view('forgot_pass',@$data); } } ?>

forgot_pass.php (View)

<!DOCTYPE html>
<title>Login Form</title>
<link rel="stylesheet" type="text/css" href="css/style.css">
<link href='|Open+Sans+Condensed:300|Raleway' rel='stylesheet' type='text/css'>


<div id="main">
<div id="login">
<?php echo @$error; ?>
<h2>Forgot Password</h2>
<form method="post" action=''>
		<label>Email ID :</label>
		<input type="password" name="email" id="name" placeholder="Email ID"/><br /><br />
	    <input type="submit" value="login" name="forgot_pass"/><br />

Run the program on your browser with URL:


Here codeIgniter is my folder name. Put your folder name instead of codeIgniter.Rest of things are same.