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Allows Elgg site owners to change their account password in case the "Lost password" function fails (running on platform where e-mail doesn't work or lost access to the e-mail account)
<?php
// Allows changing password without e-mail.
// Place this script in the root of your Elgg install
$maxAge = 60;
if ((time() - filemtime(__FILE__)) > $maxAge) {
die("Touch this file for $maxAge seconds of use. You'll need a valid username and the value of the password"
." column in the users_entity table.");
} else {
require __DIR__ . '/engine/start.php';
$un = get_input('un', '', false);
if ($un) {
$user = get_user_by_username($un);
if ($user && (get_input('pwd', '', false) === $user->password)) {
$ia = elgg_set_ignore_access();
$user->password = generate_user_password($user, get_input('new_pwd', '', false));
$user->save();
elgg_set_ignore_access($ia);
system_message('Changed password for ' . htmlspecialchars($user->name, ENT_QUOTES, 'UTF-8'));
forward('login');
}
}
echo "<p>You have " . ($maxAge - (time() - filemtime(__FILE__))) . " seconds to complete this form.</p>";
echo "<form action='' method='post' autocomplete='off'>";
echo "Username: " . elgg_view('input/text', array('name' => 'un')) . '<br>';
echo "users_entity.password: " . elgg_view('input/password', array('name' => 'pwd')) . '<br>';
echo "New password: " . elgg_view('input/password', array('name' => 'new_pwd')) . '<br>';
echo elgg_view('input/submit', array('value' => 'Change password'));
echo "</form>";
}
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