It hasn't been that long since we first announced the release of the brand new user management module for DNN, the Upendo DNN User Manager. We're already releasing a third release. This one mainly has some enhancements to the user creation and editing views.
Upendo DNN User Management Module
This module allows you to delegate the user management responsibilities to other people on the website, and outside of the Administrators role. That's right, without a module like this, someone must be allowed to edit nearly everything on the site, just to manage users for you.
Removed Password Fields When Editing a User
First, it never made sense to me to allow someone to change the password of another person and still KNOW that password. If it's not immediately obvious why that irks me, it's really because of how insecure such an activity would be.
I don't want anyone knowing my password. Do you want them to know YOURS?
We replaced the password fields with a single button that allows you to send a password reset link to the user account. Now, you'll need to know their email password first, before you can know their DNN password! 😎
Improved Usability of Password Validation
What? I know I just said we removed the password fields...
When you're creating a new user account manually, there are many more use cases to consider. So, it actually makes sense to keep the passwords here. However, the iniitial releases still had some quirky usability issues with validating the passwords. We've fixed that.
Just in case you want to hear me tell you what you just read, I thought of that for you! 🤣
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In Closing 🙏🏽
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