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 requiring the user to login again?

Can the app specify some header parameter? Or a URL query parametr? A plugin that provides this type of functionality?

Update: The auth cookie is initially fetched using the JSON API User plugin.

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Was simpler than I thought, but surprisingly little information about this. A client can request a protected page by specifying the cookie with a cookie query parameter:


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