How to Send WordPress Password Reset Link?

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One of the default built-in security features in WordPress is the password reset feature. Fortune 500 company security teams usually force password update/change every 90 days.

There is no hard and fast rule, but changing passwords regularly makes it difficult for hackers to access your digital assets.

So, as a website admin, you can notify the website users to change their password by sending a password reset notice. It’s very easy.

We will see how you can send your users the link to reset their passwords. Let’s start with how to send a password reset link to one user.

Step 1) Go to WordPress Users Dashboard

First, go to Users > All Users.

access wordpress all users dashboard for password reset
Access WordPress All Users dashboard

It will take you to the page containing a list of all the users on your website.

Step 2) Click on Send Password Reset

After that, hover over the name of the user that you want to send the password reset link to. Then, click on ‘Send Password Reset’ below it.

wordpress click on send password reset for user
Click on Send Password Reset

Step 3) Look for the Confirmation Alert

After doing that, you’ll receive an alert notifying you that your action was successful.

wordpress password reset link sent to one user confirmation
WordPress password reset link sent to user confirmation

That’s it – the password reset link will reach the users’ email addresses.

WordPress helps make your life easy and allows you the option to send the reset link to multiple users or all users at once.

Step 1) Select Users

Either select specific users or select all the users by clicking on the checkbox ahead of Username on the All Users page. You can also uncheck the box for users that you don’t want to send the link.

wordpress select all users for bulk password reset
Select multiple users in All Users Dashboard

Anyway, select ‘Send Password Reset Link’ from the Bulk actions dropdown and click on the Apply button.

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On Bulk Actions, click Send Password Reset option

Step 3) Look for the Confirmation Alert

After completion, you will receive an alert of successful action.

wordpress bulk password reset link sent confirmation message
WordPress bulk password reset link sent confirmation message
Ankit S J B Rana

Ankit S J B Rana

Ankit S J B Rana is a marketing enthusiast originally from the Himalayas of Nepal and currently based out of Bangkok, Thailand.

He is currently the Marketing Director at Mbrella Films and

Marketing With WP is Ankit's blog full of marketing insights to turn your website into a 24 hour marketing machine.

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