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

$user_login

(string) (Required) User name.

$user_pass

(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

Changelog
Version Description
3.5.0 Use wp_authenticate()
0.71 Introduced.


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