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Lost password validation can be improved (3 posts)

  1. markjugg
    Member
    Posted 9 years ago #

    Thanks for WordPress.

    There is issue with the lost password results screen which needs to be addressed. If you just enter a valid username or e-mail, the message is returned:

    "Sorry, that user does not seem to exist in our database."

    In both cases, this wrong-- the user does exist.

    One of the following should happen:

    - The user should be returned to the lost password form, with a message that both fields are required.

    - providing either a username /or/ an e-mail should be good enough.

    (I looked first for a bug tracking system but didn't find one. ).

  2. firepol
    Member
    Posted 8 years ago #

    Yes, it's stupid because if someone loses his username AND password he is f*cked.

    The lost password page should allow somebody to just insert an email address OR an username.

  3. Mark (podz)
    Support Maven
    Posted 8 years ago #

    Bug Tracking: http://trac.wordpress.org/wiki

    If username AND password are lost, they can be reset by the blog owner: http://www.tamba2.org.uk/wordpress/phpmyadmin/

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