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Should password fields be blanked when inline validation fails?

This question with a similar name refers to registration, but in my case, I would like to address submission. My use cases are: A login form consisting of an email address. A change password form ...
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Expected behaviour when clicking to reset a password multiple times?

When a user uses the »I forgot my password« link several times and gets a couple of emails, each one with a tokenized link to reset his password, what would be the appropriate behaviour? All links ...
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Is it necessary to verify a user's email address?

It's pretty much a fact that users hate having to open a new tab, go to their email service, log in, wait for the email to arrive and then click a link/paste a code. Is it really necessary to do this ...
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Why do sites split 'password' and 'username' retrieval into two separate operations?

I find this way of doing it highly annoying when I come back to a site I haven't used in a while. First having to enter my email to get my username and then enter my username and email to reset my ...