Source View: random_password

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  • Action hooks look like this: do_action( "hook_name" )
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1574      if ( $extra_special_chars )
1575           $chars .= '-_ []{}<>~`+=,.;:/?|';
1576
1577      $password = '';
1578      for ( $i = 0; $i < $length; $i++ ) {
1579           $password .= substr($chars, wp_rand(0, strlen($chars) - 1), 1);
1580      }
1581
1582      // random_password filter was previously in random_password function which was deprecated
1583      return apply_filters('random_password', $password);
1584 }
1585 endif;
1586
1587 if ( !function_exists('wp_rand') ) :
1588 /**
1589  * Generates a random number
1590  *
1591  * @since 2.6.2
1592  *