|This deprecated feature should no longer be used, but is still available for reasons of backwards compatibility. This feature was deprecated in version 1.26.0.|
|Specifies the minimal length of a user password.
|Introduced in version:||1.5.0 (r7317)|
|Deprecated in version:||1.26.0 (Gerrit change 206156; )|
|Removed in version:||still in use|
|Allowed values:||(nonnegative integer)|
|Default value:||0 (prior to 1.16)
1 (since 1.16)
|Other settings: Alphabetical | By function|
Specifies the minimal length of a user password. If you change this value, users with a password shorter than your new
$wgMinimalPasswordLength, have to change their password the next time they log in. If set to 0, empty passwords are allowed.
Since 1.26 deprecated in favor of $wgPasswordPolicy.