WordPress.org

Make WordPress Core

Opened 7 years ago

Closed 7 years ago

Last modified 7 years ago

#9181 closed enhancement (fixed)

Mention consequences of changing Authentication Unique Keys

Reported by: jidanni Owned by:
Milestone: 2.8 Priority: normal
Severity: normal Version: 2.7
Component: Comments Keywords: has-patch
Focuses: Cc:

Description

In wp-config-sample.php at
"Authentication Unique Keys", you need to add the following to the comment:
"If you ever change any of these settings, the following bad things will happen:..."
(from needing to login again, to needing to install the whole blog
again, perhaps!)

Attachments (2)

keys.diff (507 bytes) - added by FFEMTcJ 7 years ago.
Fix
9181.patch (675 bytes) - added by Viper007Bond 7 years ago.
Better grammar

Download all attachments as: .zip

Change History (10)

#1 follow-up: @jacobsantos
7 years ago

Since they have to do with cookies, the worse is that you have to log in again. If you forget your password, then there are methods to recover it.

#2 @jacobsantos
7 years ago

  • Component changed from Security to Comments
  • Owner ryan deleted

#3 @jacobsantos
7 years ago

  • Type changed from defect (bug) to enhancement

#4 in reply to: ↑ 1 @FFEMTcJ
7 years ago

Replying to jacobsantos:

Since they have to do with cookies, the worse is that you have to log in again. If you forget your password, then there are methods to recover it.

Do we really need to warn people that if they change the keys they will have to login again? Seems overboard to me for no real reason.

@FFEMTcJ
7 years ago

Fix

#5 @FFEMTcJ
7 years ago

  • Keywords has-patch added
  • Milestone changed from 2.7.2 to 2.8

#6 @westi
7 years ago

  • Resolution set to fixed
  • Status changed from new to closed

(In [10659]) Explain consequences of changing the *_KEY defines. Fixes #9181.

#7 @jidanni
7 years ago

  • Cc jidanni@… added

@Viper007Bond
7 years ago

Better grammar

#8 @westi
7 years ago

(In [10673]) Improve the Grammar. Fixes #9181 props Viper007Bond.

Note: See TracTickets for help on using tickets.