Force Password Complexity

December 16th, 2013

Force Password ComplexityFPC – Force Password Complexity

With this plugin strong passwords are enforced based on individual rules!

The system plugin checks the user passwords using defined security patterns and rejects weak passwords. In this way FPC ensures stronger security of the whole system. The execution of the plugin and the checks of the passwords can be set completely customized to ensure an own standard of security.


* Force secure, good passwords with individual rules
* Set precise execution rules:
* * Execution in front- and / or backend
* * Restrict to specific user groups
* * Restriction with warning notice for unselected groups possible
* * Check the type of users – only new, existing or all users
* Individual checks for secure passwords:
* * Minimum length of passwords
* * Minimum size of the entropy of passwords
* * Forbid parts of the name and the e-mail address
* * Maximum number same and same consecutive characters
* * Force character types: uppercase / lowercase letters, numbers and special characters
* Plugin is small and fast, doesn’t need a big framework
* Fast, clean code
* Languages: English and German


Joomla! 3.x –

Joomla! 2.5 –


The extension is completely free, but you need a subscription for support: