How to require a user to change the password on next login?

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There are some cases in which you might need a user to change the password the next time they login to your WordPress website.

This can be easily achieved with the Password Policy Manager plugin for WordPress. All you need to do is:

  1. Navigate to the user’s profile page
  2. Scroll to the bottom of the page
  3. Enable the setting Reset password on next login highlighted in the screenshot below
  4. Click Update User.

Reset WordPress user password on next login

That is all. The next time the user tries to login, he or she will be prompted to change the password, otherwise they won’t be able to login to the website.