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OpenID is an open standard that describes how users can be authenticated in a decentralized manner. It allows the user to use an existing account to sign in to multiple websites, without needing to create new passwords.

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Requiring authorisation on multiple devices

In creating a sort of "remote control" site, I'm wondering what the best way for authorisation is going to be. The simplest example would be: User logs in on desktop - page 1 is displayed (controlled ...
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Are there any other login products similar to LoginRadius? [closed]

I'm thinking of using LoginRadius social site login/registration solution to integrate with traditional login/registration system. Has anyone ever used it and have any opinion about its performance ...
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You don't have permission to access /index.php on this server

I made a 'login with OpenID' page and I had a error when OpenID provider return to my page: You don't have permission to access /index.php on this server. Additionally, a 404 Not Found error ...
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PHP Library to accept logins from Facebook and Google?

I'm making a site and I want creating accounts / logging in to be very easy, so I want to support logins with Facebook Connect and Google Accounts. I know both offer APIs, but seems like a lot of ...
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Facebook connect vs. OpenID

I just started working on a new project that has a general login feature. One suggestion in a meeting was to look into Facebook Connect or OpenID as an alternative. I'm curious if there's one that has ...
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What do I lose if I use OpenID instead of the custom login system I built

I'm trying to make the decision whether to use OpenID or stay with a well-built custom login system. I think the appeal of OpenID is clear, in that the user doesn't have to create yet another account ...
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What to do with my .name domain name?

Since 2006 or so I've owned a .name domain name (3rd level, eg. john.doe.name). I bought it originally at a service called FreeYourID.com, which offered the .name domain as well as automatically ...
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Should OpenID clients accept adding WWW to the domain?

For a long time I've used OpenID delegation on my site: http://example.org/ delegated to: http://example.openid-provider.com/, so I logged into OpenID-consuming sites using the former as ID. ...
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Should I run my own OpenID server?

As I understand it, OpenID relies on a single trusted service, the OpenID provider. If you run this service on your own server you then have complete control, and you only have to trust yourself (and ...
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How to implement OpenID authentication for my site?

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 ...
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How do I use my own domain for my own openID login without having to make a myopenid domain account?

I have my own domain signed-up under myOpenID as follows: openid.mysite.com Everything is verified and seems to be working properly on the myOpenID site. However, now I want to setup my website so I ...
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OpenID login buttons for related modules of a site (especially a MediaWiki)

I am putting up a site. Right now it will include a MediaWiki (the sort that powers Wikipedia). In the future it may contain a blog (Wordpress?) and forums (Vanilla Forums 2?). I want the site to ...
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Should I support facebook login or openid login?

What are the pros and cons of each? Does it make any sense supporting both? Which is easier for users/to implement?
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When should you consider being an OpenID provider?

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 ...
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Is there a a better OpenID plugin for wordpress? [closed]

The last version that came out for this plugin is 3.3.2, and it's broken. Whenever I click "Upgrade all my plugins", my openid gets broken and I can't login to Stack Overflow until I downgrade this ...
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OpenID, Gmail, Facebook, Yahoo login for Wordpress

Is there somethink like this for free for wordpress?
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