Category: wordpress passwords

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What happens when a WordPress user password expires?

By default, when users’ passwords expire they can continue working. They can change the password the next time they try to login. However, you can configure the Password Policies Manager plugin to instantly terminate a user’s session when their password expires. Note that this can lead to unsaved work and loss of data. Instantly terminate […]

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How to reset the password of all users on a WordPress website

You can reset the password of all users on your WordPress website with the Password Policies Manager for WordPress. To do so simply click the button Reset All Users’ Passwords in the top right corner of the plugin’s configuration. Note: When you use the mass password reset option the user’s sessions are instantly terminated. Resetting […]

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How to exclude user & roles from the WordPress password policies

By default the password policies you configure in the Password Policies for WordPress plugin apply to all users on the website. However, you can exclude users, or all users with a specific role from the policies. When you exclude users they can use any password, including easy to guess ones. This post explains how you can […]

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Why do you need the Password Policy Manager plugin for WordPress?

Weak passwords are one of the main causes of successful WordPress hack attacks. Unless policies are enforced, users use weak passwords. This plugin addresses these problems by helping WordPress site owners and admins ensure their users use strong passwords. Introduction to the plugin The Password Policy Manager for WordPress is a plugin that allows you […]