Send reset password links in WordPress 5.7

Send reset password links in WordPress 5.7

Author: WordPress.org

Date: February 22, 2021 

Category: Make WordPress Core

WordPress 5.7 introduces a new feature that allows website administrators to manually send a reset password link to existing users. This can be helpful when users loose their password and cannot use the lost password link for any reason.

In terms of workflow, the feature does not directly change the user’s password. It sends them a password reset link via email so they are able to reset their password by themselves. Sending a reset password link is more secure than directly changing the password for the user. Passwords should not be communicated directly.

The reset password email notification is sent


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