wp_set_password ( $password, $user_id )
- (string) password The plaintext new user password
- (int) user_id User ID
- Introduced in WordPress: 2.5.0
- Deprecated in WordPress: —
Updates the user's password with a new encrypted one.For integration with other applications, this function can be overwritten to
instead use the other package password checking algorithm.
Please note: This function should be used sparingly and is really only meant for single-time
application. Leveraging this improperly in a plugin or theme could result in an endless loop
of password resets if precautions are not taken to ensure it does not execute on every page load.