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Disable WordPress 3.6 idle logout / login modal window / session expiration

I manage a WordPress site hosted at WPEngine that was recently force-upgraded to version 3.6. The upgrade introduced "In-line login following expired sessions", and therein lies the problem. The ...
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How to pass users back and forth using session data?

I have applications that I wrote that use SAML and then a user database to define permissions for them all. And basically once a user signs on via our SSO they can use the applications with their ...
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Best Way to Enable Two Step Authentication

I'm looking for a bit of guidance on setting up a two step authentication system in WordPress. I've looked at a few of the main plugins and they seem to fall in to two camps: Add an extra field to ...
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Allow users to create post without logging in?

I have this project that requires guests to normally write a post without requiring them to be a user. By normally, I mean they can write posts by going to the posts edit screen like a normal user ...
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Cannot access empty property error in Advanced Access Manager

As explained in the reply of this post by the Advanced Access Manager's author I've changed the current getCurrentUserRole function in the path /wp-content/plugins/advanced_access_manager/module with ...
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Need to execute a cron job

I need a cron job to execute the following url http://www.mywebsite.com/wp-admin/admin.php?page=myvideoblog/mvb_main.php&action=processfeed&updatefeed=67 The problem is that it requires ...
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WordPress as a OAuth Provider

I have just started to read on OAuth as I need to integrate it within a WordPress web app. As per my understanding of OAuth, signed requests are sent between the client and the server. These signed ...
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Set authentication cookies to be shorter but then extend with every page load

I'm trying to get around the otherwise very insecure way of Wordpress handling authentication cookies. I mean, having the cookie expire in 2 weeks only if I build a membership site is obviously not ...
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How to generate “WP_Error” Object for user login?

I want to return the Login Error Message even user key-in their privileges correctly. In other words, to terminate the login and show the error message. When we key-in wrong passwords, wordpress ...
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Wordpress Login Customization for External Authentication

I'm not sure which approach is best but my situation is something need to tie the admin login with external authentication source. I mean, WP normally is: wp-admin ---> Check with WP Database ...
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Wordpress Site login problem with facebook, twitter and other social media

I am running My Wordpress Powered Website on a free hosted platform and the provider blocked PHP curl extension. I want to let visitors login with facebook and other social platforms. I tried with ...
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Why 'Authorization Required' is coming on wordpress login

When i try to login to my WordPress blog admin why this pop up error come .. "Authorization Required" http://stpatrickscollege.edu.pk/wp-login.php
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What exactly is ReAuth?

Searching for "WordPress Reauth" and the like all result in folks who are having problems with ReAuth=1. What exactly is ReAuth?
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What is $interim_login?

I found an $interim_login variable within the wp-login.php file, and I'm not sure what it does or what it is. The documentation around the interwebs is pretty sparse. What is $interim_login?
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WordPress ReAuth =1 Loop with wpCAS

The wpCAS plugin appears to be working: I have a subdomain on a website which contains the WordPress installation (i.e. test.mywebsite.com), and I'm running through a WordPress GitHub Repo along with ...
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Continuous Login Sessions For Super Admins Across Multi-Site Network of Sites

I've looked around on WPSE, and WordPress.org and Google. Can't seem to find much information on this topic. Is it possible to enable continuous login sessions across all WordPress Multi-Site linked ...
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Auto log in hook is requiring a page refresh

I have a simple auto log in hook that looks like the following: function auto_login() { if (!is_user_logged_in()) { //Removed some code for brevity. $user = ...
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Using `auth_redirect` : keeps asking me to login even when I'm logged in

I am trying to use auth_redirect to automatically redirected not logged-in visitors when then visit a specific page. Here is the code I use: ...
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Wordpress authentication using custom php?

i need to integrate a wordpress login into my php website, for the purpose of single login to access my website and wordpress blog also, i have used some codes using curl it is logged in the user, and ...
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How to get the ID of the currently logged in user?

I want to get the ID of the currently logged in user. I've found the function: get_current_user_id which seems to be working, however I'm not sure what 'current' means in this context. Meaning if the ...
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Use Wordpress engine for user registration and management

I am building a web app and would like to use the Wordpress Engine only for Authentication and User Management. Is there any good tutorials out there on how I can connect only the back end of ...
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Authentication for wordpress website

i am developing android app for website, and have done coding for login page which contains username and password for my website(Job Roller), i have stuck up in validating and authenticating the ...
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Storing Dropbox Authentication?

I am trying to create a Wordpress plugin that exports each blog post to my dropbox folder. The code is below but I have a problem. If I run this code outside Wordpress, it works perfectly. The table ...
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How do I require authorization / login to view a specific set of posts / pages?

I am working on a wordpress site for a client who wants an internal 'intranet' for his employees. The basic needs are: Communicate things in-house House important company documents Provide quick ...
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How to set up Shibboleth authentication for a MU site

So far I haven't found an easy set up plugin that works. "shibboleth" is over 2 years out of date. "HTTP authentication" might work, but I haven't figured out how to set it up yet. I have an IDP ...
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Login after “Read More” then return to article

When a user clicks on an article to "read more" and is then prompted to log in with user name and password, We would like the user to be returned to the article directly instead of being returned to ...
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How to change the default home page for the WordPress Dashboard?

Is it possible to change the Default "Home" admin page when logging into the WordPress Dashboard? I thought about a couple of possibilities... Substitute the content on the Dashboard home page ...
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authenticate user without redirecting

I am working on a form (Gravity Form) which needs some user authentication when the form is submitted. Gravity's documentation pointed out the place where i should place my code. i.e. ...
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How to make Wordpress use authentication from Parent Site

I have a site already, I am adding wordpress to it. THe current site already has user authentication. I want to continue using that authentication and I want my user to be able to seamlessly move to ...
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Advice on setting up private site

I've developed a wordpress site which is only to be made available to around 30 people, whose email addresses I have in a spreadsheet. I want to allow these people to be able to register/login and ...
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How to check username/password without signing in the user

I'm writing a plugin that creates an API endpoint that validates username/password pairs. I'm currently using wp_signon() to check whether the username/password combo works. This works fine when the ...
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Create API for single sign-on with 3rd party site

My site needs to integrate with a 3rd party software, which will live on its own sub-domain, hosted by the software company. I need to provide the 3rd party developers with an endpoint that they can ...
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Is it possible to integrate a custom login feature with wordpress?

I'm looking for a way for members of my site to be able to post comments on the site's wordpress blog, and have their name and avatar from the site show up next to their comments. Is there a way to ...
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Easiest Way to Authenticate WP Users Using an External DB?

I have been looking for the best/easiest way to share users on a WP blog (in a subfolder) with the MAIN site's user database so that people do not have to register/log in on the WP blog when already ...
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Create Mashable Follow-like Facebook, Twitter login/connect?

Hi want to ask if anyone can share an idea on how Mashable registration works? Basically the only option you have to register to their site is by Facebook or Twitter, after you login to one of them ...
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Ajax for non-logged-in users

I'm working on a plugin that captures some data from a non-logged-in user (such as a Like Button) and enters it into the database based on post_id. My plugin works fine for logged-in users but ...
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Friendica integration using wordpress authentication

I currently have a BuddyPress community with bbPress forums and a MediaWiki based collaborative area. I'll soon be adding Friendica support for good integration with other friends Diaspora websites ...
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Can I programmatically login a user without a password?

I'm manually creating users programmatically, and I want to sign in the newly created user. WP makes it easy to access the hashed password, but not the plaintext version. Is there a way to use ...
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Login redirect shows white page in firefox

I am developing a plugin which allows to link a local wordpress account to a two-factor authentication service. The login and linking flow works perfectly in Chrome and IE, but the redirects result ...
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Override user authentication with external credentials

I'm working on a site running WordPress along with a vBulletin forum. The user base is registered on vBulletin. I need to allow users to appear logged in on WordPress as well for the sole purpose of ...
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Facebook OAuth, WP_Http::request() vs wp_remote_request()

Running WordPress 3.3.2 and PHP Version 5.2.17 I'm trying to get the access_token from Facebook using wp_remote_request() and Facebook OAuth API (btw, working example at the end of this entry). Is ...
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why does WordPress need two cookies for auth/login

I can see two cookies: auth and login cookies in wordpress. Why do we need two? I think one is enough.
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External Authentication

I currently have a website with its own user authentication. It also has 3 separate installations of WordPress in its subdirectories, each loading data from 3 separate databases. What I would like to ...
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Adding extra authentication field in login page

I am going to enhance my WordPress authentication page. My idea is that simply adding an extra field into the login page. The extra field will require user to enter personal identification code (4 to ...
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Plugin to require Twitter or Facebook login before posting a comment [closed]

There are similar questions to this one (e.g. A plugin where users can comment with Facebook or Twitter or OpenID or Twitter/Facebook login for comments) but none of it fully addresses my scenario so ...
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Authentication/API Questions

We are trying to use S2Member to manage our WP site and memberships for a Flash program that we are launching. We'd like to use S2Member to authenticate the user when they login and remain logged in. ...
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How to validate a user from ouside wordpress/php?

I'm working on an ajax application that will be embedded in a wordpress page. The ajax app exchanges data with servlets running on tomcat. Now the servlets need a way to determine if a request comes ...
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custom XMLRPC method plus authentication of user & WooCommerce order

I'm working with a custom XML-RPC method to capture some information for a plugin I am building. When activated the user has to authenticate themselves by entering there user/password given to them ...
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Change All Login/Signup Links in Plugin

I would like to redirect all login and signup links to an external site. I would prefer to do this in a plugin, or somewhere that isn't affected by WordPress upgrades or theme changes. What is the ...
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Facebook Registration Tool: how to use in Wordpress? [closed]

Facebook provides a Tool to let Facebook users register to third party websites: https://developers.facebook.com/docs/plugins/registration/ How to integrate this tool into Wordpress? I would like ...