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WP Expire Passwords


This plugin allows you to set passwords to expire every X amount of days (default is 90) and to expire all non-admin user passwords (requiring new unique passwords).


  1. Upload wp-expired-passwords directory to the /wp-content/plugins/ directory
  2. Activate the plugin through the ‘Plugins’ menu in WordPress
  3. Change your settings in Settings-> Expired Password Settings


  • Where can I configure the plugin?
    Open the settings Menu and select “Expired Passwords Settings”


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Change Log


First Initial Release


Reworded settings page
Set a default of 90 days to expire


Lock will not lift unless a user enters a new password that is different than the old one


Added case to lift password expiration lock to include password resetting as well as updating user.