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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

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?

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 ...
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Is it possible a one click user registration with Facebook or Twitter (or other Social Networks)?

Would it be possible to create a wp user by signin up with Facebook connect? (And through Twitter app, and eventually other major social networks? Facebook is most important, then Twitter, the rest ...
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How can I log a user out of Wordpress before the page loads?

I would am using the code below so that on my wordpress site if ?logout is appended to the end of the URL the user will be logged out. This works well - if the user visits a page such as ...
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Check if user is logged in, inside php file in template directory

I have a php file in my template directory which generates some data from a database. I only want this data to be accessable for my wordpress users. I tried by using this line of code but it gives me ...
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Restricting access to content

I'm developing a functionality to let only customers and doctors have access to exam results. But i'm not so sure about the strenght of my code in securing view only to those authorised. I've gotten ...
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How to use WordPress authentication on non-WordPress page?

I have a site based on WordPress. This site has some functions for member only. One of the functions is a external script and I believe anyone can access this without authentication. I can add ...
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Registered but Anonymous comments

Is there a way / set of plugins that could enable discussion where each commenter is 'authenticated' with the site (via openid/fb/twitter/etc) but the commenter can still use a anonymous/fake name? ...
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Options for authenticated feeds

Client has a 3.1x-based site with paywall(using s2Member) which has a public feed that only provides excerpts. He wants to be able to give members full-content feeds, so we need something that can ...
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How to transition cookies from .subdomain.domain.com to .domain.com with minimal impact on users?

I need to extend the cookies of a subdomain.domain.com to all of the domain.com's subdomains (.domain.com in cookie terms). I am trying to minimize the impact of this transition. It seems that ...