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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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1answer
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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 ...
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3answers
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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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1answer
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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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1answer
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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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1answer
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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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2answers
2k views

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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1answer
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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 do I authenticate WP users from a chrome extension?

I'm new to WordPress, and I need help. I am writing a chrome extension and intend to use wordpress as the user database. I intend that because I'm using a subscription management WP plugin that keeps ...
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How to leverage authentication outside of WordPress?

I have a situation where I would like to authenticate against the WP_users table from outside of WP. Basically I have username and password fields on a static php page outside of wordpress and need ...