How Reset Password works?

The Password Reset workflow requires three email notifications to be set up:

  • Reset Password Start Process – ask the user to confirm his request by clicking on a link.
  • Reset Password Request – provides a new generated password once the request is confirmed.
  • Confirm Password Inform – replace the standard WP email for password reset process.

All of these notifications are required to be set for a complete password reset process.

The password reset workflow is split in several actions:

  1. The user uses the Reset Password form to ask for a new password based on his email address.
  2. The user receives an email requesting confirmation for the password reset.
  3. User clicks on the provided link.
  4. Once the request is confirmed, the user will receive an email with his newly generated password.
  5. User can login his account and change the generated password with a new one.

The link confirmation does not provide a form for submitting a new password, but it can be set to redirect the user to a specific page other than the default redirect page. This option can be managed in the General Options -> Default Redirect page.

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