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reset_password( WP_User $user, string $new_pass )

Handles resetting the user’s password.

Description

Parameters

$user

(WP_User) (Required) The user

$new_pass

(string) (Required) New password for the user in plaintext

Source

File: wp-includes/user.php

function reset_password( $user, $new_pass ) {
	/**
	 * Fires before the user's password is reset.
	 *
	 * @since 1.5.0
	 *
	 * @param object $user     The user.
	 * @param string $new_pass New user password.
	 */
	do_action( 'password_reset', $user, $new_pass );

	wp_set_password( $new_pass, $user->ID );
	update_user_option( $user->ID, 'default_password_nag', false, true );

	/**
	 * Fires after the user's password is reset.
	 *
	 * @since 4.4.0
	 *
	 * @param WP_User $user     The user.
	 * @param string  $new_pass New user password.
	 */
	do_action( 'after_password_reset', $user, $new_pass );
}

Changelog

Version Description
2.5.0 Introduced.

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https://developer.wordpress.org/reference/functions/reset_password