Today we will see how to reset the OpenCart password (e-commerce system in PHP) manually, directly in the database; generating the hash and the salt manually with a function created by me. Function that generates salt and new password Here I leave the code, and the explanation at the end. Read more…
Sometimes we need to create a random string or token using PHP. For example, it’s quite common that when we want to reset our password on some website a message is sent to the mail we registered.
Probably the message have a link like this:
Where 123 is the token. Today we will see how to create a token cryptographically secure using PHP. We can use this token as a password or as random string to reset something.
This works for PHP 5 and for PHP 7.