I want to edit the signup password plugin by making

Hello,

I want to edit the signup password plugin by making the password fields mandatory. How should i go about doing so.

Thanks in advanced.

  • Adam Czajczyk
    • Support Gorilla

    Hey Thomas,

    I hope you’re well and thank you for your question!

    This will require a little “plugin hack” so please note that the changes may be lost upon possible plugin update. It would be best to note them down to be able to re-apply if needed.

    Inside the “signup-password.php” file you’ll find this code around line #131:

    if ( !empty( $password_1 )  && $_POST['stage'] == 'validate-user-signup' ) {
    if ( $password_1 != $password_2 ) {
    $content['errors']->add('password_1', __('Passwords do not match.', 'signup_password'));
    }
    }
    return $content;

    Replacing it with the following should do the job:

    if (empty($password_1)) {
    $content['errors']->add('password_1',__('Password cannot be empty.', 'signup_password'));
    }
    else {
    if ( !empty( $password_1 ) && $_POST['stage'] == 'validate-user-signup' ) {
    if ( $password_1 != $password_2 ) {
    $content['errors']->add('password_1', __('Passwords do not match.', 'signup_password'));
    }
    }
    }
    return $content;

    Let me know please if it helped!

    Cheers,

    Adam

  • Tom Whittaker
    • The Crimson Coder

    Hey @adam Czajczyk,

    Just want to point something out, with the latest version of WP, the code give some troubles, because when adding a new user from the dashboard,somehow the filter get a higher priority, so it check if a password is enter while adding a user from the dashboard and as you know the password will have to be generated from there because there’s no input field for the password.

    I manage to add a Page conditional statement. here’s the updated code in case someone needs it in the future.

    function wpmu_signup_password_filter($content) {
    $password_1 = isset($_POST['password_1'])?$_POST['password_1']:'';
    $password_2 = isset($_POST['password_2'])?$_POST['password_2']:'';

    if($GLOBALS['pagenow']=='user-new.php'){

    }elseif (empty($password_1)) {
    $content['errors']->add('password_1',__('Password cannot be empty.', 'signup_password'));
    }
    else {
    if ( !empty( $password_1 ) && $_POST['stage'] == 'validate-user-signup' ) {
    if ( $password_1 != $password_2 ) {
    $content['errors']->add('password_1', __('Passwords do not match.', 'signup_password'));
    }
    }
    }

    return $content;
    }

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