[wp-hackers] Single Sign-on

Pixline › Paolo Tresso supporto at pixline.net
Tue Mar 3 00:39:38 GMT 2009

> Wordpress uses a cookie only authorization scheme, so, upon  
> authentication, the external app would just have to set the proper  
> cookie, and you'd be good to go.
> A good starting point would be looking at the wp_set_auth_cooke()/ 
> wp_clear_auth_cookie() functions and the methods that they use.

A good example is this plugin:


I'm actually using it as a base for another project, and it's quite  
Also, have a look in what's in wp-includes/pluggable.php.


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