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Available from version 1.23.0 (Gerrit change 92037)
Allow extensions to set a default password expiration
Define function:
public static function onResetPasswordExpiration( User $user, &$newExpire ) { ... }
Attach hook:

In extension.json:

	"Hooks": {
		"ResetPasswordExpiration": "MyExtensionHooks::onResetPasswordExpiration"

For MediaWiki ≤1.25:

$wgHooks['ResetPasswordExpiration'][] = 'MyExtensionHooks::onResetPasswordExpiration';
Called from:File(s): auth/AbstractPasswordPrimaryAuthenticationProvider.php
Function(s): getNewPasswordExpiry

For more information about attaching hooks, see Manual:Hooks.
For examples of extensions using this hook, see Category:ResetPasswordExpiration extensions.


  • $user: The user having their password expiration reset
  • &$newExpire: The new expiration date. This is equal to either int, false, or null.