Does anybody knows how could I get the plain password (via hook) in the moment a user registers and before it is hashed? For example, when they are going to register a blog.


Note: i understand this is unethical, but i want to do a test and learn.


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    But why? What do you want to learn with this experiment? Jul 10, 2018 at 16:38
  • A totally new user with no reputation at all asking for information to basically hack/compromise WordPress!?! I think I"ll pass.
    – Steve
    Jul 10, 2018 at 19:31

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You can change the password directly in the database, through phpmyadmin.

  • He wants to get the password, not to reset it... Jul 10, 2018 at 18:30

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