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Dissecting the password reset request process in order to find action hooks [on hold]

My site was hacked, and I've got it all cleaned up except for one thing. Sucuri keeps logging sheafs of password reset attempts for various accounts, including my admin account. In order to track ...
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reset password error message shows but user can log in

Users who have lost their password click on "lost password" which opens a box for their email address and for them to select "Get New Password". The an error message shows up "Sorry unrecognised ...
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How to show my wordpress admin username & password?

when i created my worpress website i have given admin log in user name & password.But i forgot both.Now,how to find my wordpress admin log in username & password? from file or database .What ...
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Send password to user instead of reset password link

I want to send custom password to user instead of reset password link. I can not find any such option in the admin panel. How can I do it? When user resets his password, I want him to get new ...
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Problem with login / reset password links in users emails

I have a problem with passwords for users. User want to reset his password. He is getting email with link. But, when he clicks on it, it opens in browser with additional sign on the end: https://www....
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Custom Registration page and Password Verification

I need some help figuring out how wordpress errors work. I hired a developer to code a registration form for my website. However, it doesn't allow users to set their own password, which I want. ...
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Custom get_the_password_form

I'm interested in creating a filter for pages with password protection and that have a certain category. I've placed this code in my theme's child folder in functions.php since I didn't want to edit ...
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How to set password protected cookie with ajax POST?

I've tried sending a post request to wp-login.php, but I'm getting a 406 error. I also tried copying the relevant parts of wp-login.php to my own script and sending the post there, but the cookie it ...
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How do i updated auto generate password into the database using custom function into the function.php

How do i updated auto generate password into the database using custom function into the function.php? Currently function updated auto generate password into the database but problem is that unable to ...
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Need help for WordPress User Session Management?

I need help regarding WordPress session management. Follow these steps:: Bug: Session management and break authentication. Steps to reproduce: Log in to your account using browser 1. Now, login to ...
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Do i need escaping get_the_passsword_form function?

I saw themeforest/WordPress.org has said all WordPress default get functions need to be escaped output for security region for WordPress Theme or Plugin development, Now I want to show password form ...
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Members-only page, but accessible via sharable link

Our site has a lot of members-only content, but we would like to allow our members to share certain content with non-members. Is there a way to generate sharable links that would allow non-members to ...
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Password protect multiple pages

Is it possible to have the "password protected page" feature of WordPress apply to more than one page? I have multiple pages I wish to protect with the same password, but I don't want people to keep ...
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How to upload my HTML/JS/PHP website to WordPress and make it password protected?

I do have a static HTML website which is working with JS and PHP. I would like to upload it to WordPress and make it accessible only with a password. Is this possible? Regarding uploading: I was ...
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Check for empty username or password on login

I'm building a custom login page for clients and wish to keep the wp-login page for site administrators. For checking for empty fields I'm using the code: function verify_user_pass($user, $username, ...
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Force user to change their password on first log in of site using shortcode

I'm working on a WP 4.9.8 and looking for a script to force users to change their password on their first viewing of the site. It's an enterprise website, users are added by import of a csv file with ...
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How can I modify the default reset (lost) password email text?

I found some similar questions on here, but was unable to apply the solutions that were provided. The standard password reset email that Wordpress is sending does not provide a clickable url for ...
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how to encyrpt DB_PASSWORD in wp-config

Recently moved my wordpress site to another hosting provider and after importing my database I had issues establishing a database connection. I edited wp-config file and entered my DB_PASSWORD to re-...
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Password Protect content() on homepage

I need to password protect several pages and various areas of my templates if the page had a password enabled. This I can do on all subpages but on the homepage it's just not working. I do not want ...
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Disable password limitations

I had a "learnpress" plugin in my Wordpress website that uses default registration wordpress setting, but I'd like to remove all limitations of password including length (12 character), adding number ...
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Is my WP site being hacked?

In the past month or so I've seen 3 or 4 new users signing up each day with "awkward" usernames (letters/numbers). Then, a few days later, they start changing their password. And then a few days later ...
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Customize reset password form redirect problem

I would like to create my own reset password form and page, I mean this page: I have already created a page template for the reset password form, the code: <?php /* * Template Name: Page - Reset ...
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WooCommerce changes lost password reset link

When I activate WooCommerce plugin, the lost your password does not work and can't sent password reset email to users. But when I deactivate WooCommerce, the lost your password link at login page ...
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Is it possible to send user new password after they clicking on forgot password in word press

In word press is it possible to send users to new password after they are clicking on forgot password page ? Actually I dont want to send any url to users email which can take them to any page. Also ...
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Function called by password_reset action passed only 1 argument instead of 2 in PHP 7.2.11

WordPress Version: 4.9.8 Note that the below happens only in PHP version 7.2.11 and in 7.0.32 it works fine! password_reset action is suppose to call function with 2 arguments but I am getting this: ...
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WordPress produces identical hash all the time

So I was looking at WordPress'es source because I was curious how hashes are compared on the back-end. However, I am at a loss to understand how exactly phpass is meant to produce different hashes for ...
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Intercept password prior to wp_update_user committing and hashing?

I'm using a plugin that uses wp_update_user instead of password_reset and I need to use the password prior to hashing to sync the change to a secondary authentication system. Is there any way to do ...
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Hook into all password resets in Wordpress and get password before hashing?

I'm syncing my Wordpress authentication system with an secondary/external authentication system and my site has at least two ways of resetting the password, including: Password reset email User ...
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How to set password from frontend if have activation key and user login in url in wordpress?

I want to give functionality to user, while their account is created in wordpress by administrator at that time set password email is sent to user, which contains custom page link with activation key, ...
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New user password confirmation sending wrong URL

We use the itheme security to hide the back end of our site. When a user signs up they receive an email that says: To set your password, visit the following address: https://www.ecample.co.uk/wp-...
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WP-CLI is unable to update password

I execute following command to change password for admin user from command line: wp user update admin --user_pass="mynewpassword" --allow-root I got following error message: WordPress database ...
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autocomplete=“off” WordPress Login

I need to remove the auto complete password within the login page. I understand I need to set autocomplete="off". There is another article on this site (How to disable autocomplete on the wp-login.php ...
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Wordpress password reset - why post rp_key?

I'm developing a plugin and after reading through wp-login.php, I can't seem to work out why some things are done the way they are. Why does WordPress hide the reset password key from the URL? After ...
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Change page password every day (predictable password ;) )

I've got a WP page containing a survey. The survey will be accessed by different people everyday (for simplicity say everyday for the whole year). I would like to password protect it and the password ...
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Gives users 'password protected' option checkbox on front end post

I'm working on an event based website where users can post events that are then shown on the site. Users use a front-end post form to fill details in, then event is posted on site https://myselekta....
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How can I migrate (export and import) wordpress users without loosing their password?

I must migrate from one page to another and the customer want me to keep the password. But as their are im MD5 and salted, I don't know how to proceed. Does anyone know it? Thank you a lot for your ...
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Clients with empty username are not receiving request new password email

I am looking after a old site from a client and a lot of users dont have username. I had setup in woocommerce "When creating an account, automatically generate a username from the customer's email ...
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How to store a plain password in WordPress database in another field

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. http://prntscr.com/k4sfbr ...
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Allow users from my ASP.Net MVC site to access my private WordPress site

I have an ASP .Net MVC site and I would like users who are logged in to my site to be able to access a separate WordPress site which I also own. Otherwise, if a user is not logged into my ASP .Net ...
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Create password protected page, no registration

I'm a Wordpress beginner and need a little help. I would like to create a page on my website which is only available to customers. I would like only that page and subpages(?) to that page to be ...
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Check Password Strength using Wordpress API

I am looking to check the strength of a password using the WordPress API. I cant seem to find a function that allows me to do so. The code be <?php add_action( 'custom_api_init', function ()...
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Wordpress Password security related questions

Since i'm doing Wordpress hardening for a project and ran into some questions that I haven't found a good answer online. If anyone has had any experience with this kind of stuff or have any know-how ...
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My Password Protected Pages Aren't Working

I have a home page that includes images with links to three other pages. Each of these three pages is password protected, (I used the same password for each.) Now when I or anyone else clicks on the ...
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Custom password set/reset link in same URL format as default does't work

I'm trying to add custom wording to the basic WordPress registration password set/reset email. I'm using the plugin New User Approve to approve all users, but that doesn't seem to impact my issue. The ...
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If I change the salt keys in my wp-config will all passwords break?

If I change all the cookie & salt hashes in wp-config will all currently stored passwords need to be re-set? define('AUTH_KEY', '9YF,b]b:G5,!@Z||G.r*lI`?yl+u_-=2SO@# :Y8f1ZW=qP)U^w+(V=i:...
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How do I add password confirmation to WooCommerce Register page?

I register customers to my WooCommerce website on the account page. mysite.com/my-account Customers are not allowed to create an account at checkout and they cannot checkout without an account so ...
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How to call or add password input / generate password / password strenght meter in custom registration form?

I will share my knowledge how to add password input/ generate password / password strenght meter with default/standar wordpress password. If you like this information, please upvote my question and my ...
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Can't alter $lostpassword_url

I need to change the href of "retrieve password" but I can't seem to change the $lostpassword_url in wp_lostpassword_url(); I have this filter, which apparently gets called in wp-login.php: function ...
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How do I check if a post is password protected?

I am checking to see if a post is password protected and if it is I will display the form, if not the post will be displayed. However after the password has been entered the user is not taken to view ...
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Cant visualize protected password portfolio elements

I'm using the "portfolio" plugin. After protecting an item with a password I can not see it, it appears as if it were hide to users.