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Event: OnUserChangePassword

Fires anytime the user properly changes their password.

  • Service: 1 - Parser Service Events
  • Group: None

Event Parameters

Name Description
user A reference to the modUser object of the user.
newpassword The new password being set.
oldpassword The old password being overridden.
userid The user ID of the user. (deprecated)
username The username of the user. (deprecated)
userpassword The new password being set. (deprecated)


Such a plugin will display in the Error Log "who changed the password, what was his password and what he changed it to:

$eventName = $modx->event->name;
switch($eventName) {
    case 'OnUserChangePassword':
        $name = $user->get('username');
        $modx->log(modX::LOG_LEVEL_ERROR, 'User '.$name.' changed the password from '.'from '.$newpassword.' to '.$oldpassword);

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