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wp reset password page - head inline script

In the reset password page, i have this core inline script in the head section : <script type='text/javascript'> /* <![CDATA[ */ var userSettings = {"url":"\/","uid&...
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Wordpress Admin login problems- PLEASE HELP [closed]

I have just taken over a clients website to carry out future maintenance and updates. I am not sure if the previous developer left on a bad note but the thought has crossed my mind. I simply cannot ...
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WordPress user password reset not working

I have additional users set up on my WordPress site. One of the other users has asked me to reset their password as the 'forgot my password' function doesn't work (a reset password email isn't ...
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Application password still works even after user is disabled / expired

we have found that username + application password still successfully authenticate even when the user is disabled / expired. Is this the correct behavior? We would think application passwords would ...
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Create Application Password when User Registers

I can successfully create application passwords using the POST /wp/v2/users/<user_id>)/application-passwords endpoint but is there a way to have WordPress create an application password for a ...
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Lost Password of my site, how to reset wordpress password?

I have a site (https://threatsfixguide.com/) that is hosted on WordPress. I had the login credentials saved in the browser. I was using Google Chrome browser. Somehow while clearing the cache from the ...
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If an Application Password is accidentally revoked, is there any way to restore it?

The concern is that it is too easy for the internal webmaster or admin to accidentally revoke an application password for an application name for a specific user. In this case the application password ...
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Could not reset Wordpress user password using WP CLI

I have a wordpress site (6.2.2). I forget my admin password. The site is not setup with SMTP yet, so the forget password link won't work. I tried several ways, but none of them works. 1. WP CLI - No ...
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Email Woocommerce customer a link to login and set a password for their automatically created account

I'm trying to get this to work but I can't find a plugin and I'm not a developer as such. What I'm hoping is to be able to override the relevant Woocommerce email template file to include a snippet ...
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password reset link not being sent

I have wordpress 6.3. when I click the "Send password reset" link in the users menu, no email is sent. All other emails are sent, including when the user resets their own password from the ...
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Application Password not Generating!

I have installed the AppMySite plugin on Wordpress, but it won't connect fully because I need to provide AppMySite with an application password from Wordpress. I have the most recent and updated ...
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Bypass a WordPress Password Protected Page via url

I have a password protected page and I'd like to get it accessible also with a direct link with the password in url. I found this solution, and it works perfectly unless you try to access the page the ...
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My Wordpress password for admin account is changing automatically

0 Recently from few days , i'm facing a problem with wordpress admin login on my site. My wp-admin password is changing automatically after 3-4 hours. when i try to reset my password it dont sent mail ...
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How can I redirect the user to the page they were on when they clicked "Lost Password" using "retrieve_password_message" filter

I am working on a site where one specific post type is hidden behind a login. For this I used wp_login_form to replace the_content. This is working fine, but I also want to add a Lost Password link ...
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Log in a user upon password reset?

During the typical WordPress password reset flow, this is what happens: Click "Lost your password?" on /wp-login.php Enter a valid email address to get a link to reset your password. Enter ...
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Why does enabling caching break password protected pages? Is there a way around this?

I've had it on a couple of client's websites now that having page caching enabled on a page that is password protected (either using a password protecting plugin or WordPress' default behaviour) ...
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Hide/show button for the password field in the Woocommerce My Account page

How can I add a hide/show button for the password field in the Woocommerce My Account page? A button or a eye icon Thanks
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How to protect my credentials on my clients website

I work with many different clients and I know some will try other freelancers eventually. Right now, my password is stored in my clients database. Is there any way to make this process safe? I would ...
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Can you alter the default wordpress strong password requirements?

Does anyone know if you can override the default wordpress password strength expectations? We just did a migration from an old system that has a different encryption. We will need to have all users ...
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FTP Password (not private key-value pair) for EC2 Instance

I am using AWS EC2 instance and I can connect to it using username and key-value pair (file). But I'd need to connect (over Wordpress) to the server and it's asking me to enter a password. How and ...
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How to Disable Pre-population of Password on Password Reset

because of the way my site template works, I need to stop WordPress from pre-populating a new password when a user is brought back to the site, after clicking on the password reset link in the email ...
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'random_password' filters not taking effect

The function below is intended to filter WordPress' default password generation however when either adding a user or resetting the password, it doesn't apply it. What am I missing? function ...
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Override the default password length when creating or updating a user profile

I may be missing something. My understanding is wp_generate_password is pluggable. When I run the function below, it doesn't change the password length in the display when adding a new user or ...
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Allow Weak Passwords

a client wants to use a very specific password and i'm trying to update it in the user page. i keep getting this error, Please choose a stronger password. Use at least 12 characters, and include ...
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Send retrieve password notification email with custom HTML email template

How to send custom HTML email for reset password? I know there will be a hook for that (retrieve_password_notification_email) But how to use it? Requesting for an example ...
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check if post is set to "password protected"

I'm trying to find a way to show different content if a post is set to "password protected", once the user entered the correct password. I want to show the price of an art piece only on ...
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Why does hashing a password result in different hashes, each time?

if I hash the same plain-text multiple times, it returns different hash strings: $x = 'asdf'; echo wp_hash_password( $x ).'<BR>'; echo wp_hash_password( $x ).'<BR>'; echo wp_hash_password( ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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