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Locking Down Wordpress Application Password Permissions / Capabilities

I am working on a Wordpress installation where we recently decoupled the frontend into a NextJS application that is no longer hosted on the same domain as the admin. We are accessing data etc through ...
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Password protect URLs

I have a Wordpress site set up with download links that either could be set as external URLs or links to media items uploaded to Wordpress. I would like to password protect these, so clicking a ...
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Is there any point setting the keys and salts in wp-config.php?

I'm auto-generating WordPress (5.9.3) sites on a VPS. I could, as part of the generation script, create random strings for the various keys and salts in wp-config.php. However, there doesn't appear to ...
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WooCommerce Lost Password reset goes to 404

When trying to reset password with WooCommerce lost-password it 404's. (ex. domain.com/lost-password/?reset-link-sent=true) I see that this issue has recently been reported but I was wanting to see if ...
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wp_insert_user() function password never match

I am trying to use wp_insert_user() to add a user from the custom registration form. The user gets added to the database with a hashed password, but when the user is logged out and tries to use ...
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How to redirect a child page to its parent page?

In WordPress, I need to redirect a child page to its parent page. When the parent page has password protection set, the function code I have below also protects its child pages from having a different ...
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Authenticate user using Hashed Password in MySQL Query and C#

I am writing a custom component in C# that connects to WordPress database at backend. I am trying to authenticate users via Mysql select query but the hash is not matching. I have tried the answers ...
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Woocommerce password Reset

The website generates an pre-worded email to the customer if they go in and change their password. The issue is that this email currently mentions an incorrect site administrator with a link.  How to ...
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Sending a password reset link

I'm trying to send a password reset link to a newly created user within WordPress. However when i do this, the password reset link says it's invalid. I have the following code: public function ...
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How to store API authentication password?

I am connecting a WP site to a service through the service API. The API authentication of this service is done using the service account username and password, not API keys: You send a request to the ...
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Wrong activation/confirmation link in email

I've created a custom login page login.php inside the root. (e.g.: http://www.example.com/login.php) /* LOGIN PAGE. */ // Login URL. function custom_login_url($login_url, $redirect, $force_reauth ...
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Set id and password for each post

I want to be able to set an id(not the post id, but a login id) and password for eache post in a wordpress custom post type. Something similar to the vanila post with password, but also with an id two....
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I have to reset the admin password each time

IDK why, but i have to reset the admin password everytime im trying to login. The password is correctly setted in the DB, but i have to reset it each time. Please give me some help, advise, or guide ...
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Why wp_update_user doesn't update user_activation_key on users with apostrophes in their email?

Wordpress currently allows apostrophes in email addresses. However, when a user with an apostrophe in their email tries to perform a password reset, the user_activation_key is invalid. It looks as if ...
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Create Woocommerce account password post-checkout on thank you page

I am not sure if this is possible and am trying to figure out the flow, functionality and the best way to do this. I am running Woocommerce and Woocommerce Subscriptions on my site. When a user puts ...
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Forgot Password/ Password Reset Page does not exist

I honestly don't know what happened but recently the "Forgot Password" page that you go to to reset your password (usually from an email link) no longer exists. The link that is sent by ...
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Any update to profile seems to reset password

I tried to update my display name, but then I got an email that my password was reset. As an admin, I updated another user's role, but then THEY got an email about a password reset. Why are passwords ...
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Password changed [duplicate]

It comes every half hour a e-mail with „password changed“. What is this? How can i shut it out?
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Password minimum length in personal subscription [closed]

I have a personal registration area. I already have a condition to check that the password and the password confirmation are identical. I wanted to add a condition to check that the password does not ...
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I have a form which is password protected. But I want users to be able to access it once they have registered with my site

I have a form which is on a password protected page. But I want users to be able to access it once they have registered with my site (giving them the chance to create a password). Most solutions ...
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After limiting the access to my wp-login.php by IP through .htaccess, all my password-protected posts stopped working. What's the best solution now?

To avoid brute force and illegal access to my WordPress website, I've limited the access to the wp-login.php script by IP addresses, using the .htaccess file. In other words, only certain IPs can ...
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Change password reset settings

In woocommerce the confirmation of password successfully reset goes to the admin but I want the user to the get this update. Please let me know how can this be modified. Thank you for your time
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Enable Update button only when password is shown strong

Would like to find out here if there is any way I can disable the "Update" button under "Account Management" and enable it until a Strong password is detected as shown in the ...
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Custom Password Reset

I am building a function that should send the user an email with a password-reset-link in it (I am just using it after registration because I don't want my user to set his password while registrating)....
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Remove password protected posts from default RSS feed

I want to remove all password protected posts from the default RSS feed. Unfortunately I was only able to find one code example, but it looks like something is missing. function rss_filter_protected( $...
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Send user auto generated password on different email

On one of my websites, I'm trying to customize different email content like user activation email/new user registration email. Basically, on the activation email, it sends an activation link with the ...
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change user password REST API

I am trying to let a user change their password via the API. What it looks like here is that I can send a POST request to the users endpoint with their user ID at the end, sending the new password in ...
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Go to / Scroll to Password Field on WordPress Posts After Submit With Message(s)

I have, based on post category, added a password form (shortcode) whereof the purpose is to hide certain HTML code. To do this, I have wrapped certain HTML-tags in a shortcode using the the_content ...
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How do I create a function that modifies a message in the wp-login.php file?

When a user uses the password reset functionality in WordPress, they are asked to enter their email and click confirm. After doing so, they get the message: Check your email for the confirmation link,...
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Multiple Password Portal Page BEFORE User Account Set Up

I am trying to create a page that is kinda complicated. First, you need to be referred. So the first page is just a blank log in portal. You would use the referral code to log in. Each member gets ...
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Migrate Users From laravel to wordpress

we used Laravel before , and now we are moving to Wordpress, so we need to migrate all users including the passwords , is this possible? thanks
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Use Password Protected Form without the use of wp-login.php

I need to password protect a page, but from what I looked up -- the action of the form needs to use something like this: action="' . esc_url( site_url( 'wp-login.php?action=postpass', 'login_post'...
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When I enter password, I'm redirected to the WordPress login form

I have a page at http://localhost/wix/dss/ when I enter, I get redirected to http://localhost/wix/wp-login.php with the error message Error: The password you entered for the username ak is incorrect....
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How to get user password before being encrypted outside the wordpress core once add a new user from dashboard?

I'm trying to match users' data in multiple wordpress applications, so when user created on one app the same user should be created on the other apps. Here is the problem, I need to get the new ...
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I need help with wp_lostpassword, wp_register and wp_login_form

The first problem if there are no values or there is an error when I submit it brings me back to the default WP login is there a way to stop this? is there a way to echo the lost password form and ...
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Adding parameters to password reset key

I'm trying to add in parameters to the url generated for password reset for a user. In this case I wanted to add a &lang parameter to determine a users selected language and set a cookie. How do I ...
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How to Remove or Deactivate "Application Passwords" in WordPress

With version 5.6, I got this new weird "Application Passwords" under all user profiles. No idea what it is and what it does except for what it says -- and I want it gone. If anyone knows how ...
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How do I get WordPress login to ignore the password input if a particular username is used?

I am trying to build a login where users with an account number as their username can login without a password or email. When the user clicks login, if the username that has been input exists in the ...
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How to make WP page accessile only to specific user roles

I am creating a website that consists of a "Home Page" (public) that has a login link to the WP login page, then, there will be different pages that are only accessible to specific logged ...
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Completely disabling password reset/recovery

I have a Wordpress multisite. One of the sites has two users: me and the enduser. There are multiple password reset attempts for the enduser, not initiated by him. I block the IP in the firewall of ...
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Is it okay to use an ACF field to store a password for a protected area of a page?

I was wondering how secure it is to use a simple ACF text field on a page to store a password for a certain area of content on the page? So the user would have to enter in a password in an input field ...
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Password protected page with a form submits for me fine but for others redirects them back to the password prompt

I have a custom coded page (using a page-xxx.php template). This page defined in the /Pages area of the WP admin has password protection. The content in my custom template is a form and so that is ...
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lost password link not working for my site

I use Wocommerce to use the custom login page using the code [woocommerce_my_account] but when I click on forget password it not working for me. This link https://app.mysite.com/?action=lostpassword ...
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How to limit the number of forgot password reset attempts in Wordpress?

I'm using the Wordpress's built-in forgot password reset form and views. I want to limit the number of reset password email attempts. By default Wordpress allows you to send unlimited reset password ...
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Add new password rule to Ultimate Member register form

I use Ultimate Member and classic form for registration. I have enabled "Strong password", but I want my users to at least fill their password with 1 special character (like "# % $ ...&...
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Send clear password via mail

I need to send an email whenever a user is added or registers containing its clear password. I know it's a bad idea in terms of security but I need to do it for a private project. Any idea? Should I ...
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How can I change the email that is inside the default email texts of wordpress?

Wordpress sends some various default email texts to the users. For example when the password reset email has been sent, then the user gets an automatic email like this: Hello user, This notification ...
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How to customize the Lost Password URL?

I have a WordPress website on which I have changed the default login url from “mydomain.com/wp-login.php” to “mydomain.com/login”. Currently my lost password URL is at “mydomain.com/login?action=’...
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Wordpress admin creation through phpmyadmin not working

So I have searched extensively on this, but all the answers do not work for me. I bought a website from someone, he installed it on my hosting, but did not provide me with the admin login. He is now ...
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Moving users from joomla to wordpress

Situation: I am tasked with creating a new site for a local newspaper. The current site is running on Joomla. The only functionality it has is a paid (paypal) user login to read PDF's of the new ...
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