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Plugin: connect to external database without showing password

I am creating a WP plugin, which shows information from an external database. The plugin will be distributed, the external database is on my own server. I know the following code will connect to my ...
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password recovery key is invalid on custom reset

I am trying to use a custom password recovery form instead of the default WP. The url link for resetting the password is returning 'invalid key' error. Does anyone have any help with where the problem ...
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How validate usernames/passwords against WP's database?

In wordpress password is encrypted in one format (which i don't know exactly) then saved in database, when i see in db it look in coded form. I want code in dot net which validated or checked ...
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How to protect pages with double authentication: password + email (in custom field)

I would like to extend the WordPress password protection of posts by adding extra input field for user email. So in order to see the content user will have to know the password and previously given ...
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Override default password nag in Wordpress

For some reason my default password nag is playing up on a big multi-user site I've setup. Pretty sure it's got to do with the New User Approve and Gravity Forms User Rego combo that I'm using. ...
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how would i create a password protected some pages using one common password?

i have created 5 pages.but home page and one sub pages viewing public pages, other three pages set password protect using one common password. if i enter password three password protect will be ...
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Specific way to allow Wordpress users to view their current password? And edit it?

I know the built in user manager doesn't allow a user to see what her current pass is, just recover / reset it via email or write in a new one in the admin but I am looking for a plugin or other ...
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Copy and Paste Password for Comments

One of my newer clients has an extensive WordPress blog (on SE I am a Joomla man) and I am sure there must be some reason behind this. For comments it asks you to copy a password - and then paste ...
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Password protected posts redirects

I have a page associated with a custom template that list all password protected posts. Let's name it MyPage. What I'm trying to achieve is when a user views MyPage to show only once the ...
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Automatically set default password to all posts in a specific category

Let's say that we have a category with slug protected_category and some posts in it. Is there a way to force all posts in that category to be password protected using a default password? UPDATE: I ...
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How to redirect to a passworded page based on password entered on login screen

So I'm looking for something like peter's login redirect, but slightly different. I want to build a client portal for a photography website, and I figured the best way would be to add a custom post ...
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Like to store multiple passwords in db table wp_posts field post_password?

I like to have a multiple password access for a page. And i was thinking of just adding 200 passwords in post_password field but that's too simple and post_password is varchar(20). How else can i have ...
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Custom Forget Password page

I am trying to create a custom Reset password page. I got this code from a tutorial: <?php /* Template Name: Reset Page */ get_header() ?> <div class="wrapper"> <?php ...
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How to automatically apply a password to all posts within a custom post type

I am creating a custom post type, for which I want all posts to be password-protected with the same password. I realize that I can set a password on a post-by-post basis from within the admin panel, ...
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Add an access code form to call a unique page based on page without registration

I've seen some similar questions, but they are not totally the same. If I missed in my search, please forgive me. However this what I have so far: I've created a form that has an input field for the ...
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mysql update user's password and activation key

Instead of using the Default WP reset password form, I'm creating my own and I'm stumped on this prepared statement. I'm trying to update the user's password by checking their user_login and ...
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How Authentication in wordpress works? wp_authenticate_username_password()

function wp_authenticate_username_password($user, $username, $password) { if ( is_a($user, 'WP_User') ) { return $user; } if ( empty($username) || empty($password) ) { $error = new WP_Error(); ...
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Cant login, Password MUST be reset error, after reset

I recently forgot login to my wordpress, I changed password in mysql to md5 and can now login... But when i do i get: "Please enter your username or email address. You will receive a link to create a ...
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Reset Password - change from name and email address

When the password reset goes out, the name is 'WordPress' and the from address is wordpress@domain.com. I need to change these to the company name. I'm running WordPress 3.8 multisite and have done ...
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Password reset - Disabled for LDAP accounts

I'm using the wpDirAuth plugin to allow LDAP logins and automatic account creation. One snag I've run into is LDAP users can still request a password reset. They receive the email with the link, but ...
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Importing Existing Users with Passwords

I have an existing legacy PHP site of 15000 users with base64 hashed passwords , I would like to import all these users into the new wordpress site with their passwords , What would be the best ...
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the_password_form functions not working together

I needed two functions on my wp-site. First I needed to change the text of password-protected-page so I picked up this code straight from this article on wordpress codex. and it works beautifully. ...
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Make password invalid once logged out of password-protected page

In a WP-based site I have a custom form which I need to hide from the general public and give access to only a select few who would then get a password from me, enter it and access the form and submit ...
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Put password on a wordpress link in a article

I've trying to find out how to do this in wordpress and I've searched the web, but I can't find any easy way to make my visitor only see one link if they enter a password to be able to see it. Is ...
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wp_hash_password unexpected behaviour

When I run wp_hash_password("password") twice the outputs are different. I was under the impression that this is not how hashes are supposed to work. So how should I use wp_hash_password to compare ...
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Can user_register output the password?

I'm trying to output the password of a newly created user in plain text using the user_register hook as explained in this answer. However, upon doing a var_dump of $_POST, I don't see any password ...
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How can i retrieve the username and password from my wordpress installation?

I had a developer working on a website. Now i learned a bit of wordpress and i would like to continue some of the work on my own. I asked the developer for the passwords and he only gave me the ...
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How to lock a post or page

How to lock a post or page from editing or deleting but can be viewed on site? I am not able to lock a post, I read several articles but can't find my answer. Any help?
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I cannot log into my site

I cannot log into my site http://www.petsawarenews.com When I try asking for a password reset, it says that the address I registered with is invalid. What problem could there be?
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Making WordPress available while logged into another website

A bit of a tricky one this and I'm not sure the best way to proceed or even if there is way to proceed. We have a self-hosted, secure, members-only website running off Oracle and IIS. Members sign ...
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Can a WordPress administrator see other users' passwords?

Of course, an administrator in WordPress can reset other users' passwords (including that of other administrators). However, can a WordPress administrator see other users' passwords? Phrased ...
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Password-protected page redirecting to frontpage when I enter the password

I've enabled built-in password protection on one of my pages. The password form shows up, I enter a password, press Submit button and I'm redirected to my front page. Now if I revisit the protected ...
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How to create a word press user with hashedpassword

I have set of user data from another wordpress site and i want o create users for each of them in a another wordpress web site..,it is works fine with wp_insert_user($user) but problem is the ...
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How can I allow for the password protect feature to allow visitors to enter any number at all?

I am a beer distributor and I need site visitors to enter their license # on certain pages but there is no way for me to know all of the licenses in the state. I am currently using the default ...
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Give visitor access to password protected page/post via external script

Overview: On my site I want to do a customer area. There is a form where the visitor enters a name (e.g. "event_xyz") and a password. Only some well informed circles (participants of the event xyz who ...
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How can I create a virtual user on WordPress

I want to create a virtual user on WordPress, I mean the username and password will not exist in the database or in the Dashboard but if I login, the username and password must be recognized and the ...
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Is there a way to password-protect part of a post?

Is there a way to have a page displayed to the public, but have an extra custom field that doesn't display unless a password is entered? I suppose I could do entirely manually without WordPress ...
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WordPress Login Doesn't Require Password for Subscriber

I'm having an issue with subscribers. WordPress is not validating a subscribers password. Anyone can login to a subscriber's account so long as they know the user name. Does anyone have an idea of ...
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How secure is a wp-config file?

Considering the information that is in the wp-config file, how secure is this file? I have password salts in place, but can someone view this file? Or to what level of difficulty can some view the ...
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User defined password at registration - registration email sends auto generated pass

Updating some meta fields on registration and providing the user the option to pick a password yet the registration email sends the auto generated password. User defined password works and not emailed ...
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Alter the reset password link

after clicking on the reset password option in WP, we're getting this link wp-login.php?action=rp&key=[theKey]&login=testing> instead of getting this can we alter it to something link ...
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Pretty URLs for lost password functionality

I have WP installed in sub-directory and I'd like to have pretty URLs for the lost password functionality. So, something like this, from WP native -> pretty URL: Initial and any errors lost password ...
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Show User Their Password

I've got a few automated scripts that run to notify users of certain updates to the application, etc... and for one in particular, I need to be able to display the users user_login and their password. ...
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WP 3.5.1 password protected not working for post

After adding right password fornt side wp, post not open and it's say Not Found Apologies, but the page you requested could not be found. Perhaps searching will help. how to solve this?
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Is it possible to block subscriber users to changing its password?

I want to disable changing password option for all my subscriber users. Is it possible by doing any code tweak or something using any plugin? If someone has any idea or plugin knowledge to do this ...
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How to shorten length of auto generated password sent during registration?

is there a way to shorten the length of the 'auto generated password' which is sent during registration of a new user? I would like to shorten this password to 5 characters max and also remove the ...
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Is there anyway to get the inputted password string from the login form?

Is there anyway to get the password string from the login form?
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Forgot password not working

I have been trying to reset my admin password for my local install of wordpress running on MAMP. Previously had been working fine but I forgot the password but when I go through the process of 'Lost ...
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Is it possible to have users register without having a password?

I'm developing a plugin and I wanted to allow users to just subscribe to a custom user level without having a password sent to them via email. this level will not be able to contribute to the site, so ...
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Storing password (functions.php)

I have created password form where visitors can access any password protected post with belonging password. Basically you enter unique password and you are redirected to a post which is protected with ...