I would love to see a possibility to have anonymous visitors of my blog to request an account with the contributor role. Personal details would have to be filled as well as a motivation field. Password could be set later when the account is approved and a confirmation email is sent to inform the user of this.
Great idea @michi-zuri, thanks
In the meantime, you can easily use third party solutions, like Google Forms, or Typeforms. Just collect everything but the password, and if you approve a person, add them in the
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