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Opened 21 months ago

Last modified 2 months ago

#55343 assigned enhancement

Add Tooltip to "Remember Me" (WP Login Form)

Reported by: generosus's profile generosus Owned by: rajinsharwar's profile rajinsharwar
Milestone: 6.5 Priority: normal
Severity: normal Version:
Component: Login and Registration Keywords: dev-feedback tooltips needs-patch
Focuses: ui, accessibility Cc:


Currently, WordPress' login form has a checkbox labeled "Remember Me."

Over the years, there's been some debate over the verbiage used for "Remember Me" (say, versus "Stay Logged In" or "Keep Me Logged In") and what it really means.

To eliminate any confusion, this is to request the /addition of a tooltip next to "Remember Me" in the form of a question (?) mark. Further, the tooltip can offer a security warning to all users.

The content (text) for the tooltip could be:

"Selecting Remember Me reduces the number of times you’ll be asked to log in using this device. To keep your account secure, use this option only on your personal devices."

Also, in anticipation that this enhancement request will be approved, I would like to recommend updating the /affected codex page for the login form to add a code snippet that will allow developers to change the content (text) of the tooltip to suit their needs.

The above would be a nice addition or update to WordPress' login form.

Thank you.

Change History (9)

#1 @generosus
21 months ago

  • Keywords 2nd-opinion needs-docs needs-codex removed

#2 @generosus
21 months ago


If approved, these are the affected WordPress documents:

/Code Reference Page
/Codex Page

Thank you.

#3 @generosus
21 months ago

  • Component changed from Security to Login and Registration

#4 @oglekler
7 months ago

  • Focuses ui added
  • Keywords tooltips added

#5 @rajinsharwar
4 months ago

  • Keywords needs-patch added
  • Milestone changed from Awaiting Review to 6.4
  • Type changed from enhancement to task (blessed)
  • Version 5.9.1 deleted

Looking like a good improvement to the Login UI. Let's put this for 6.4

#6 @rajinsharwar
4 months ago

  • Owner set to rajinsharwar
  • Status changed from new to assigned

#7 @SergeyBiryukov
4 months ago

  • Focuses accessibility added

Similar to #55546, this would depend on implementing accessible tooltips in core, see #51006.

#8 @joedolson
2 months ago

  • Milestone changed from 6.4 to 6.5
  • Type changed from task (blessed) to enhancement

#51006 has been moved to 6.5, so this ticket also needs to be bumped.

This ticket was mentioned in Slack in #accessibility by joedolson. View the logs.

2 months ago

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