[wp-hackers] Single Sign-on
otto at ottodestruct.com
Tue Mar 3 06:55:39 GMT 2009
An alternate option might be to replace all the user-related functions
with your own, which determine credentials and such. All those
functions are pluggable, meaning you can simply replace them with
functions of the same name in a plugin and authenticate your users
however you like.
Sent from: Memphis Tennessee United States.
On Mon, Mar 2, 2009 at 6:26 PM, Jason Webster <jason at intraffic.net> wrote:
> This would actually be relatively simple.
> 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.
> On 02/03/2009 2:36 PM, Joel Fisher wrote:
>> I have an existing PHP-based web app (non-wordpress) that is going to
>> be handling authentication (user login, etc.). I want to use that same
>> authentication system
>> to carry into the /blog (wordpress powered).
>> Is this possible?
>> I've googled, but haven't found a lot of good examples of doing this.
>> Any links / guidance / etc. would be welcomed.
>> I am not the developer of the existing PHP-based app, but I have been
>> in touch with the developer and he is flexible in making things work
>> the way I need them to
>> play friendly with wordpress.
>> Thanks in advance.
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