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Wordpress Authentication Middleware

What I want to achieve is: For every request , if the user is not logged he / she will be redirected to the log in page. If the user is logged in then he / she can access the site. class Auth{ ...
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Calling wp_signon doesn't log the user in

I'm currently programming a single sign-on mechanism for my Wordpress site to allow my company's helpdesk system to authenticate against Wordpress. In order to allow this to happen I'm making use of ...
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How can I have authenticated WordPress users automatically sign into Moodle?

Okay, so here's the deal. I'm looking for a way to log people into Moodle using their WordPress credentials, with this kind of workflow: User "bbarker" is logged into WordPress. He clicks a link that ...
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How to secure or disable the RSS feeds?

I'm trying to set up WordPress as a CMS. As such, I want to disable the feeds since it's mostly a secured site. I've gone through all the Settings pages but found no setting to tweak or disable the ...
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Security error WP 4.0 + WP phpBB Bridge [closed]

so today I updated to 4.0 (glad I had backup). Everything was working fine until I tried to publish a post. There I got Are you sure you want to do this. Also had Cheatin' Uh under ...
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wordpress 3.9 remote token auth

I came across the following code here <?php /* Plugin Name: Remote Login Description: Log into the site with creds that work on remote site (as defined in plugin). The remote site must have ...
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How to add additional factor to wordpress authentication

The specific idea is to tie a user to a specific IP address. At login time set a cookie with the IP address of the user and then check it against the address from which it is being sent from at every ...
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How can LDAP/Active Directory be integrated in WordPress?

I know there are a few plugins. I need to more than likely roll my own. But, I don't know enough about the WP security infrastructure. Where does WP authorization and authentication code go? I'm ...
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Wordpress auto login after registration not working

So I looked up a bunch of threads trying to figure out how to automatically log a user in after registration, and came up with this. function log_me_the_f_in( $user_id ) { $user = ...
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Are there ways of logging in that bypass wp-login.php altogether?

I have a WP install that's been getting hammered the last couple days by brute force login attempts. The site has the Limit Login Attempts plug-in installed. And when I started getting frequent ...
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current_user_can not always working properly

I have a custom Wordpress theme that includes a members only section. In order to implement this, I have the following code at the top of my restricted pages. <?php if ( ! current_user_can ...
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Authentication over CURL

I am working on an API for a WordPress site. Basically, an external application (not made using WP) is able to send JSON to a file I made (api.php) and inside that file I load WP (using wp-load.php), ...
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How to set a cookie for logged in users to md5($user->ID . “my_secret”)?

For all logged in visitors of my WordPress website I would like to set 2 cookies based on their user ID - so that I can use their user IDs in WordPress-unrelated PHP scripts at the same domain. In ...
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Logging into multiple Non-Wordpress sites through one Wordpress login [closed]

I'm trying to connect my partner sites with my main site. Is it possible for me to be able to log into my partner sites (they aren't running on WordPress) AND my WordPress site simultaneously with one ...
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Login members using web services

I want a login system which authenticate user from web services.The steps should be as follows: we have few member web sites (Outside of wordpress server). Each member website have its corresponding ...
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FTP Username and password wrong while installing theme

I followed Failed to connect to FTP Server 127.0.0.1/:21 And was able to solve that problem. But now when I try to upload the theme then I get username and password failure. I have added following ...
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Adding a “Sign In/My Account” link to an external app

I'm using (or I'm going to use) WordPress for my product's marketing site. I use Rails for the product's application. Right now on my marketing site, which is currently in Rails, I have a link that ...
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WordPress Multisite logout conflict

I have a WordPress Multisite setup with several sub sites. I am having an issue when logging out of one of the sub sites that leaves the user logged into the main site which was the entry point or ...
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Use WordPress as authentication for custom app

I am in the process of developing a custom web application which will require users to login. We have developed a WordPress website to manage the signup and payment/subscriptions for the application. ...
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How Authentication in wordpress works? wp_authenticate_username_password()

function wp_authenticate_username_password($user, $username, $password) { if ( is_a($user, 'WP_User') ) { return $user; } if ( empty($username) || empty($password) ) { $error = new WP_Error(); ...
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How do I authenticate/turn off a plugin remotely for plugin SaaS like functionality?

I have a client whom we created a custom plugin for. We are charging monthly for access to this plugin but the only way we have to disable it is manually in the Wordpress admin. How would I go about ...
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Redirect returning users to a certain page?

Is there a way to redirect users returning to the site who are already logged in? Assuming something like: function returning_redirect() { //code here } add_action('auth_cookie_valid', ...
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Login to wordpress by clicking a link and specifying usernaname and password in url

I'm running a php application on an ubuntu server that's completely independent of my wordpress site. I'm using an iFrame of the server inside the wordpress site, but I need to login to Wordpress with ...
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add action which returns modified value

I want to modify submited password in wp_logon wp_authenticate action. When authenticating, I want to grab submited password, modify it, and pass back to wp_logon So here is an action ...
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Validate Custom Login field

I have added an extra login field to the main wordpress login page. It is a checkbox which must be checked (to accept terms & conditions), otherwise the user cannot log in. I have taken code from ...
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Error when requesting password reset email - wp authentication

I get the following error whenever a user tries to request a password reset email: The e-mail could not be sent. Possible reason: your host may have disabled the mail() function. As per ...
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How to filter wp-auth-check-form

I'm wanting to filter the new inline login. I have a bespoke single sign-on that requires users to sign in through the front page login form. But, when the session times out in the admin area the ...
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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 ...