cannot create wordpress user

I can login to cpanel in wordpress account but I am not able to create new user.  I can add all the user info but a password.  There is no field to enter a password.  There is a "show password" button but when I click on it nothing happens.  There is a note under show password button that says "a password reset link will be sent to the user via email." but an email is never sent.  HELP!
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Jason C. LevineDon't talk to me.Commented:
Latest version of WordPress changed the user system a bit.  The password is no longer emailed to user, instead they get the link to create a new password.  

So what you see is the new normal.

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nsitedesignsAuthor Commented:
When we click on "show password" button nothing happens.  We don't get email either.  Very weird.  Could be a plugin interfering?
Jason C. LevineDon't talk to me.Commented:
Possibly.  If there is a login that intercepts user stuff and it hasn't been updated, it can cause problems.  Theme My Login lagged behind reality for several weeks.
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nsitedesignsAuthor Commented:
i disabled all plugins and then was able to click on "show password" to get a password.  The system did not let me create a password on my own.  I had to use their really secure one which I guess is good but it's going to be hard to remember that is for sure!
Jason C. LevineDon't talk to me.Commented:
Once you create the password, you can use the recovery feature to change it to something less secure.  Or just start using a good password manager like LastPass...
nsitedesignsAuthor Commented:
THanks for the suggestion of lastpass.  I am going to check it out.
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