How to Disable Password Change Notifications in WordPress

If you want to disable the email notifications for password changes of users on your WordPress site, just insert this piece of code into your theme’s functions.php file or create a custom functionality plugin and insert this code in there:

if ( !function_exists( 'wp_password_change_notification' ) ) {
    function wp_password_change_notification() {}


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3 Responses

  1. ashish
    ashish January 17, 2017 at 00:05 | | Reply

    this not work for me

  2. Brousse Julien
    Brousse Julien March 8, 2017 at 01:51 | | Reply

    It can not work because WP load pluggable.php BEFORE your function.php.
    So you need to creat a plugin whith those 2 lines and it will works.

  3. ilona
    ilona April 29, 2020 at 23:58 | | Reply

    In snippets plugin i get: Cannot redeclare function wp_password_change_notification.

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