wp_set_password


wp_set_password ( $password, $user_id )

Parameters:
  • (string) $password The plaintext new user password
  • (int) $user_id User ID
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Description

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.

Related Functions

wp_hash_password, reset_password, wp_check_password, wp_generate_password, wp_get_password_hint

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