Go to: Users - Manage - Options and set 5 into "Minimum Characters" form field option. When saving the options, this parameter will be set to 12
When setting the parameter to 5, it will be set to 5
When setting the parameter to 5, it will be set to 12
Joomla! 4.0.0-beta5-dev, PHP 7.2.34, DB 10.4.14-MariaDB
If this is not a bug, I can imagine, this should be some kind of security feature, but setting options is made by super users - administrators. I think, administrators should be able to set values they need, not values that someone else thinks are correct.
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as I remember, it has been changed. See also: https://issues.joomla.org/tracker/joomla-cms/30473
Found also this Issue: https://issues.joomla.org/tracker/joomla-cms/30397
Anyway, I get two the same instances of J! 4 (Beta5) and
In first instance, there were applied some patches, so I assume, the second instance is the latest J! 4 development state, so at least, displaying of warning is OK here.
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