Source View: retrieve_password_key

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1760      // `$deprecated was pre-4.3 `$plaintext_pass`. An empty `$plaintext_pass` didn't sent a user notifcation.
1761      if ( 'admin' === $notify || ( empty( $deprecated ) && empty( $notify ) ) ) {
1762           return;
1763      }
1764
1765      // Generate something random for a password reset key.
1766      $key = wp_generate_password( 20, false );
1767
1768      /** This action is documented in wp-login.php */
1769      do_action( 'retrieve_password_key', $user->user_login, $key );
1770
1771      // Now insert the key, hashed, into the DB.
1772      if ( empty( $wp_hasher ) ) {
1773           require_once ABSPATH . WPINC . '/class-phpass.php';
1774           $wp_hasher = new PasswordHash( 8, true );
1775      }
1776      $hashed = time() . ':' . $wp_hasher->HashPassword( $key );
1777      $wpdb->update( $wpdb->users, array( 'user_activation_key' => $hashed ), array( 'user_login' => $user->user_login ) );
1778