This plugin hasn’t been updated in over 2 years. It may no longer be maintained or supported and may have compatibility issues when used with more recent versions of WordPress.

BadPass-WP

Description

BadPass helps to promote better password selection by warning users when they are using a common password. This is
done by comparing the logged in user’s password hash against a list of over 500 commonly used and easy to guess
passwords.

You might also be interested in the BadPass Firefox plugin.

Screenshots

  • The warning displayed by BadPass-WP when the logged in user is using a common and easy to guess password.
  • The warning when the WordPress 3.1 admin bar isn't enabled

Installation

  1. Upload the whole badpass-wp directory to the /wp-content/plugins/ directory
  2. Activate the plugin through the ‘Plugins’ menu in WordPress

Contributors & Developers

“BadPass-WP” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.

Contributors

Changelog

1.2

  • Improved integration to perform password checks when the user profile change password form and the WordPress 3.1+ password reset form is submitted
  • Added additional checks to determine if entered passwords match the user’s login name
  • Done some refactoring of source code

1.11, 1.12

  • Minor documentation fixes!

1.1

  • Placed warning bar at the top of the page when the WordPress admin bar is disabled
  • Tested in WordPress 3.0 and updated minimum required version to reflect this

1.0

  • Initial release