Warning: This function has been deprecated. Use wp_authenticate() instead.

user_pass_ok( string $user_login, string $user_pass )

Check that the user login name and password is correct.

Description Description

Parameters Parameters


(string) (Required) User name.


(string) (Required) User password.

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Return Return

(bool) False if does not authenticate, true if username and password authenticates.

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Source Source

File: wp-includes/deprecated.php

function user_pass_ok($user_login, $user_pass) {
	_deprecated_function( __FUNCTION__, '3.5.0', 'wp_authenticate()' );
	$user = wp_authenticate( $user_login, $user_pass );
	if ( is_wp_error( $user ) )
		return false;

	return true;

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Changelog Changelog

Version Description
3.5.0 Use wp_authenticate()
0.71 Introduced.

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