By default, when customer changed their password using "Lost your password?" link, an email notification saying "Password changed for user: ***" will be sent to Admin's email address. Is there way to change the email address recipient without changing the website's admin email address?

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Yes, the email properties are filtered through wp_password_change_notification_email before it is sent (code here), which you can hook to modify them e.g.

function set_password_change_notification_email_to( $email, $user, $blogname ) {
    $email[ 'to' ] = '[email protected]';
    return $email;
add_filter( 'wp_password_change_notification_email',
            'set_password_change_notification_email_to', 10, 3 );
  • works perfectly! Thank you!
    – RaffyM
    Jun 11, 2020 at 15:15

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