- Allow users to choose personalized passwords.
- Avoid users struggling to remember their passwords every time they log in.
Provide an online procedure allowing the choice of a personalised password as soon as the account is created or by subsequent modification of the automatically generated passwords.
Provide access to password modification from user account management or failing that using the identification form.
On any website offering password access:
- Check that it is possible to enter the password of your choice when creating the account or, in the case where the password is automatically generated by the online service, check that it is possible to modify it after registration.
Business application and benefits
The rules should be applied to your projects from the design phase through to post-implementation , and they should be understood by all professionals with web and customer experience (CX) responsibilities: from strategy to operations, marketers to project managers, and editorial to technical staff. The benefits of using this ruleset are numerous, including improving customer satisfaction, web performance, and e-commerce, and expanding your client base, while also decreasing your errors and costs.
The objective of these rules and the Opquast community mission is ‘making the web better’ for your customers and for everyone! Opquast rules cover the key major areas of risk that can negatively affect website users such as privacy, ecodesign, accessibility and security.