Restrict User's Password Change

Any user that is allowed to edit his/her profile has also the option to reset/change a password. Sometimes there is a need to restrict this option and force a user to contact the website administrator for the password change.

WordPress Password Reset

This policy restricts the user to change his/her password on the Profile editing screen.

Note! User still will be able to reset the password if he/she goes through the Lost Password wizard.

    "Version": "1.0.0",
    "Dependency": {
        "wordpress": ">=4.8",
        "advanced-access-manager": ">=6.0.0"
    "Statement": [
            "Effect": "deny",
            "Resource": "Capability:aam_change_own_password"
Copy this unique number and use it to install the policy on your website. To learn more how it works, follow this link.
DEPENDENCIES List of required plugins for this policy to work properly.
WordPress >=4.8
Advanced Access Manager >=6.0.0
ASSIGNEES The type of audience the policy is automatically applied to as well as excluded. To learn more how it works, follow this link
  • All Users, Roles & Visitors
  • Exclude "Administrator" role