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Opened 11 years ago

Closed 11 years ago

#22443 closed enhancement (duplicate)

Wordpress MySQL setup passwords aren't hidden

Reported by: empireoflight's profile empireoflight Owned by:
Milestone: Priority: normal
Severity: normal Version: 3.4.2
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When you set up WordPress, you enter your MySQL password. I find it odd that it's in the clear, and anyone looking over your shoulder can see it. Is this intentional?

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11 years ago

Screenshot showing password

#1 @SergeyBiryukov
11 years ago

  • Milestone Awaiting Review deleted
  • Resolution set to duplicate
  • Status changed from new to closed

This allows the user to make sure the password is typed correctly.

See #3534 and #5529.

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