Authentication is commonly understood as the act of asserting a user's or entity's identity, although in the wider sense it can refer to asserting the truthfulness of any kind of claim. Authentication, like encryption, is a major component in implementing computer security.
I know that OpenID would benefit more from a larger number of sites adopting it, than it would from more people being providers. But even still, I am curious as to when it would be good for a site to ...
We have a site that requires users to sign into. Typical stuff. Today, all the content (dynamic and static) is behind the login process, and you cannot access any of the pages or files via a URL ...
Is there somethink like this for free for wordpress?
In most cases I like using cookies to remember returning users to my websites. In my early/foolish days, I would store a UserID (auto-increment integer) in a cookie and if the user returned I would ...
I have a folder that I want to host files privately on my webserver. How do I go about making it password protected using .htaccess? Note: Nothing monolithic, I want something that is simple/easy so ...