Enables case-insensitive authentication for new passwords created on your WordPress website.
|Author:||Lew Ayotte (profile at wordpress.org)|
|WordPress version required:||2.8|
|WordPress version tested:||4.0|
|Added to WordPress repository:||02-12-2010|
Warning! This plugin has not been updated in over 2 years. It may no longer be maintained or supported and may have compatibility issues when used with more recent versions of WordPress.
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The basic premise of my plugin is that it takes the password given to it and forces it to lowercase before hashing it and storing it in the database. When a user logs in, it will take the password input and force it to lowercase, hash it, and compare it to what is stored in the database. This produces the affect of case-insensitivity. The case-insensitivity only works for newly generated passwords, so I built the plugin to check the password submitted without forcing to lowercase, if it fails it will force it to lowercase and check again.
Where can I find additional help or make suggestions?
Although I do not really plan on doing much with this plugin, feel free contact me using my contact form and I will respond as soon as possible.
- Initial release — tested on WordPress 3.0.x, but should work from 2.8.x and above.