Learn in this tutorial how to modify the password strength in WooCommerce with a simple code snippet.
WooCommerce has a built-in system to check password strength. It is very good but it is possible in some case you may want to modify the password strength or even remove it.
Are you interested in this? Here’s how to do it:
Snippet to modify WooCommerce password strength
Add the following code at the end of functions.php or in your functionality plugin:
In this case you are setting to require a medium security level (2), but it can be customized to your needs. This is the scale:
- 0 = No security > any password will do
- 1 = Weak
- 2 = Medium
- 3 = Strong (default)
If what you want is to completely remove this strength check, you can do so by dequeueing the script that is in charge of it. In that case, use the following code instead of the one above:
Thanks to the
wp_dequeue_script function you make sure that the script is not loaded and therefore does not perform the security check.
As you can see, with a few lines of code you can modify the WooCommerce password strength.
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