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Opened 3 years ago

#40275 new enhancement

Use a monospace-type font to display passwords

Reported by: robdxw Owned by:
Milestone: Awaiting Review Priority: normal
Severity: normal Version: 4.8
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Description

There are a number of places where passwords are echoed back to users e.g. in wp-activate.php when a user activates their account, or when a password is suggested when a user first registers.

Because these fields are generally displayed in Helvetica Neue or Arial, there is the potential for character confusion if a user transcribes their password, rather than copy-and-pasting. This would be eliminated by using a monospace-type font to display the password.

E.g. compare

lIo1O0loI

to

lIo1O0loI

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Screen Shot 2017-03-27 at 14.47.23.png (38.1 KB) - added by robdxw 3 years ago.
Example on user profile age.

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Change History (1)

@robdxw
3 years ago

Example on user profile age.

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