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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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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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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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Custom login errors and redirect

I am working on a custom login page in Wordpress and found these 2 functions for a redirect back to the custom login pages to show errors there and nog on the Wordpress default login page. The first ...
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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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Appengine - Wordpress authentication through google ID?

I am planning to migrate my website to Google appengine. I wanted to know that if I do migrate then will my users necessarily need to login using the googleID/openID or can I maintain the default ...
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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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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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Using `auth_redirect` : keeps asking me to login even when I'm loggen 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 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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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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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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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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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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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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How to authenticate wp User though JSON?

I am developing an android application that is using wordpress as the base for its user management, now I want the users to be authenticated against the wordpress database through JSON. I am trying to ...
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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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JetPack + WordPress + JSON REST API Oauth

I'm developing a third-party blog. A WordPress site for a client. I'll be using the JSON WordPress API to communicate with the blog from an external page. Currently the blog is hosted at ...
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Override Theme Customizer Cookie Expiration

I'm working on a Multisite network which has a forked/custom signup form. As part of the signup success process the user is automatically logged in, given a password, etc. I've got this all strung ...
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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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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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Non WP Rewrite Rule to Admin Screen using plugin

I am creating a plugin that uses the administration screen extensively (adapting a rather complex, MVC program to WordPress for Creative Collaboration). I want do use simple URLs so that when a user ...
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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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WordPress Auth Cookie

I have 2 domains pointing on same WP installation, I want when user login under host1 (s)he be redirected to host2 and be logged in there too. Obviously because cookies under host1 aren't sent for ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...