I want to offer OpenID authentication for my users (please note that I do not necessary want to become an OpenID provider; I just need to authenticate my user for my website).

How to implement OpenID authentication for my site?

What are the requirements?

  • This belongs on StackOverflow because it's a programming question.
    – Bernhard Hofmann
    Jan 5, 2011 at 18:13
  • Can you provide a little more information about what "your site" means? If it's built with some particular CMS/framework or even language, that'd narrow down the possibilities significantly.
    – Su'
    Jun 13, 2011 at 8:42
  • I was thinking about JSP, but Si Philp' answer cover practically anything, so there's no need to specify it. Jun 13, 2011 at 9:41

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check out the following page. Gives a run down on the open id libraries out and about depending on your platform.


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