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Custom user creation and auto login problem

I am trying to create a custom user and then log them in programatically, whereafter I want to redirect them to a payment page. I have the following code in my theme's functions.php file: function ...
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Password Protected Page + Showing Different Page If Not Authenticated/Authorized

I have a few pages of custom posts that I would like to password protect via the following business rules: I can create a number of passwords to access the page An expiration date can be set for ...
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Multisite LDAP authentication

I'm currently working on using LDAP authentication for my Wordpress 4.2.2 multisite. So far I've come across a couple of plugins but I'd like to map roles using groups in LDAP for each site in ...
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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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two factor authentication

i am working on a two factor authentication plugin using a third party API. API and WordPress plugin setting page are ready. now i need break default wp login process in two parts like this: This is ...
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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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Opening protected page with cookie?

I'm working on an app that uses WordPress for user management. After login, the app holds the auth cookie. How can I use that cookie to open a web view of a protected page within the app without ...
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Multisite authorization error 401

I have created a site on my wordpress network , but when I tried to access the site or dashboard it asks for username and password . Though I didn't create any authorization password (http pass) for ...
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Reloading page with a query string upon login for admins

After users with specific roles log in, I would like to reload the current page with a query string added (to trigger a message via JavaScript). How can this be improved? function ...
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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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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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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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How does the “authentication unique keys and salts” feature work?

I'm trying to find some information on how the authentication keys and salts work in WordPress, but unfortunately I wasn't able to find anything useful. All I got is that the keys should be random, ...
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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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Single sign-on: wp_authenticate_user vs wp_authenticate

I have a wordpress site (lets call it site1) and another site with oauth2 (site2). When a new user is created, a record is created in both site1 and site2 databases with the same email as username, ...
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Extend Wordpress (4.x) session and nonce

We've got a small web application that allows users to log in (via WordPress) and remain logged in for a max 15 min session for security purposes. Because most sessions will last longer, I have a ...
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Custom user authenticate with custom user table and function wp_authenticate

How can I authorize a user using the built-in functions for working with wp cookies. I try to explain. I create custom db table for my users such as: CREATE TABLE IF NOT EXISTS `my_users` ( `ID` ...
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Authenticate Login / Problem when user is created

// check active status (login) add_filter( 'wp_authenticate_user', 'check_active', 30, 3 ); function check_active( $user, $username) { global $current_user,$wpdb; $user_info = get_user_by( 'login', ...
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Site requires login. How to publish login-free RSS feed?

The WordPress site is for internal use only and as such I've set it up so it requires users to be logged in before they can see any of its pages. As a result, my RSS feed url won't work without ...
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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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Wordpress asking for FTP details when installing plugins

I'm renting a server from DigitalOcean on which I'm running Wordpress inside apache on port 8079. DigitalOcean also only allows one to connect via SFTP. Currently the client I use to do that is ...
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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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Restrict access to the site with $ _SESSION

I am creating a simple login system that redirects a client for your area . There will contain links to their projects , in other words , clicking , it will be redirected to your website. Example: I ...
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Wordpress Users Authentication through Drupal

I develope a Wordpress Site. A customer of mine had a Drupal installation, where he has installed the following plugin: https://www.drupal.org/project/oauthloginprovider Now I want my WP users to be ...
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Authentication / login mechanism (non wp-admin)

I am developing a theme. I need to have a user login system, that allows users to see all contents of the application and interact with it only after they login (not admin panel login). I need to ...
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WordPress accepting log ins with blank password and incorrect passwords

I'm working on someone's WP site and one of the bugs they have is that as long as the user is registered and exists in the wp_users table they can log in to the site without entering a password or ...
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Custom Login Form - Redirect user to login page if not logged in

I have integrated custom login form as mentioned here and embed this custom login form to a WordPress page, via shortcode [dm_login_form]. After that I have integrated access control plugin here ...
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Admin toolbar not showing right after `wp_signon`

I'm implementing a login wall using the template_include filter and a is_user_logged_in() conditional check. I authenticate new logins inside the same hooked function using wp_signon(): add_filter( ...
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Can users signup via the new REST API

I am building a mobile app that is a companion to a Wordpress site and will be retrieving and submitting data via a WP plugin built using the new REST API. Users will need to be able to create ...
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New Wordpress plugin - authentication is needed

I write a new plugin that will work against an external application. This application need an access to this plugin, and will create, edit and delete posts. Of course I want to protect the plugin so ...
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Usage of wp_send_json_success and wp_redirect at the same time

I have to send the success response to ajax if user filled the form fields successfully or not on the client side and redirect to the other page which finalize his authorization at the same time on ...
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Override wp_authenticate

I'm overriding the wp_authenticate pluggable function. But I've two errors: PHP Warning: Missing argument 2 (This argument is $password) PHP Notice: Undefined variable: password The code is as ...
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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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Get User data from external site

I would like to pull user data into a mobile app. I would create a simple login in the app and send the username and password to my wordpress site. The site would authenticate the user and return user ...
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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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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 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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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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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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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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How is a SOAP request handled when a user visits a page?

I am creating a plugin for my own website. I've been following this tutorial, but I see it's not handling authentication and displaying data in the way I'm needing, though it did show me how to ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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), ...