Missing confirmation dialog when resetting password

(probus) #1

On our site, not here in meta, the dialog that pops up after a password reset has been requested does not appear. Everything works, the email gets sent and I don’t see errors anywhere. The UI is just stuck here:

Instead of showing this:

This happens in the new safe mode as well. Any ideas?

(Jeff Atwood) #2

Anything in /logs in the browser?

(probus) #3

No, I don’t see anything relevant there either.

edit. I had forgot_password_strict enabled in the settings. Turning that off solved this. The UI with that setting enabled is super confusing. There should be some kind of modal after pressing “Reset Password” even when you can’t confirm the existence of an account.