Weak passwords are a common security issue in WordPress sites, allowing user accounts to be easily compromised. Strong password policies can be set up and configured by WordPress administrators to improve data and site security. This article explains how to use the Password Policy Manager plugin to configure WordPress password policies.
To set up and configure password policies for WordPress, follow these steps:
On the Dashboard, in the left sidebar click miniOrange Password policy, and then click Password Policy:
In the Policy Settings section, check all the password characters option, and set the length to 8:
Set the password expiration time according to the organisation policy or to 12 weeks (every three months):
For more information about WordPress security, please visit: https://www.a2hosting.com/blog/5-top-wordpress-security-plugins/
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