Decrease the Strength Required for your WooCommerce Passwords


Following on from the post “Disable the Password Strength Meter in WooCommerce“, it turns out it’s actually possible to decrease the strength required for your customers passwords. This is likely a much better option than disabling it completely, in most scenarios.

The default strength is 3, and can range from 0 (non-existent) to 5 (ridiculously strong). You can change this by adding the following filter in you functions.php file, or adding the code using the Code Snippets plugin:



  1. scottmoyse says:

    Excellent!!! Thanks heaps, this is perfect. Now to figure out changing the text on the password hint.

  2. Dror says:

    Is this still working?

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *