Decrease the Strength Required for your WooCommerce Passwords

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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:

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3 Comments

  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?

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