wp_generate_password


wp_generate_password ( $length = 12, $special_chars = true, $extra_special_chars = false )

Parameters:
  • (int) $length Optional. The length of password to generate. Default 12.
  • (bool) $special_chars Optional. Whether to include standard special characters. Default true.
  • (bool) $extra_special_chars Optional. Whether to include other special characters. Used when generating secret keys and salts. Default false.
Returns:
  • (string) The random password.
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Description

Generates a random password drawn from the defined set of characters.

Uses wp_rand() is used to create passwords with far less predictability than similar native PHP functions like rand() or mt_rand().

Related Functions

wp_ajax_generate_password, wp_set_password, generate_random_password, wp_generator, wp_get_password_hint

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