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Opened 23 months ago

Last modified 16 months ago

#37674 new enhancement

Auto-generate password length on Password Reset page cannot be altered

Reported by: achbed Owned by:
Milestone: Awaiting Review Priority: normal
Severity: normal Version: 4.6
Component: Login and Registration Keywords: has-patch needs-testing close
Focuses: Cc:


We have a client that is requiring us to remove the auto-generated password from the password reset page. There is currently no way to do this, as the password is generated and placed without any filtering.

The attached patch adds a resetpass-gen-length filter to allow a plugin/theme to alter the password length, and if it is 0 or less, bypass the auto-generation entirely.

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37674.patch (1.4 KB) - added by achbed 23 months ago.

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Change History (4)

23 months ago

#1 @achbed
23 months ago

  • Keywords has-patch needs-testing added

#2 @peterwilsoncc
22 months ago

  • Keywords close added

Thanks for the patch.

Weak passwords are difficult to create by design in order to keep WordPress secure.

Additionally, this patch would allow plugins to alter the code to generate a weak password, triggering the difficult UI.

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