SocialAuth-WordPress a WordPress 3.0+ plugin which enables social login integration and other services through different providers (eg. Facebook, Twit
|Author:||email@example.com (profile at wordpress.org)|
|WordPress version required:||3.0.0|
|WordPress version tested:||3.4.2|
|Added to WordPress repository:||24-05-2012|
Warning! This plugin has not been updated in over 2 years. It may no longer be maintained or supported and may have compatibility issues when used with more recent versions of WordPress.
|Total downloads:||7 164|
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Login screen with enabled providers
Twitter authentication screen
Twitter redirecting back to your application
Profile of the authenticated user showing user data from Twitter
Where can I find more information?
Please check out Developer Notes for more information on this plugin or feel free to email us.
Where will I get the application keys?
Application keys need to be generated for each provider you want to enable. For example, to enable your WordPress users to login with their Facebook account, register your blog as a Facebook application. You will be provided with application keys, which you can use in the settings page for SocialAuth-WordPress.
Which providers are supported by the plugin?
The plugin supports all providers supported by HybridAuth library. All major providers such as Facebook, Google, Twitter, LinkedIn, Yahoo are supported. Please check out the HybridAuth page for the complete list.
I downloaded and enabled the plugin, but no providers appear on login page. What’s wrong?
Once you have downloaded and enabled the plugin, you need to go to the settings page and enable one or providers.
- Introduced short code [SocialAuth-WP-Short-Code] to get social-auth-wp working from pages and posts along with login page.
- Added compliance for registrations settings; if registration is disabled new users can not login to your WordPress site.
- Added a new option to settings to hide ‘My Contacts’ option if you do not need that.
- Introduced post login redirect capability to get back to page from where you initiated login process.
- Started to use user’s first name when username not available from login provider, this will fallback to user profile identifier if first-name and username both are not available.
- Added link for ‘Back to Login’ (close pop up window) when authentication fails and user is prompted with error message.
- Other minor improvements for consistency and user friendly interface
- Added some ground work to satisfy AOL openID authentication using XRDS document.
- Upgraded HybridAuth library to 2.1.1
- Added an option to admin-settings to not to show complete logout warning on logout.
- Added Curl-SSL support check to requirements.
- Fixed Twitter multiple profiles issue.
- User is automatically logged in after email verification.
- Some minor changes to messages and code quality.
- Added admin controlled email verification for new users. This is quite useful where login provider do no validate user e-mail, enabling this will allow only users with active email account to register with you WordPress site.
- Added an option in admin-settings to enable showing on login provider icons on comment and registration page, this is will help users to directly logon from there without going to login page.
- Fixed a bug on admin-settings page where ‘provider ordering’ block was throwing error on new setup.
- Updated some code blocks to get more quality and made changes to some messages to make them more meaningful.
- Logged -in user profile picture/avatar source can be controlled from plugin settings. By default WordPress tries to fetch avatar from Http://gravatar.com using email address in you profile, you can override that setting from plugin settings page and force WordPress to get profile picture/avatar from social media provider user is currently logged-in with.
- Added functionality to set display order of providers on login page
- Added new option in settings page to set how authentication will open (There are 2 options – In page itself and In a pop-up window)
- Fixed a bug related to “Not all Google contacts are shown” thread raised by some user on support.
- Fix ‘file not found error’ when authenticating with a provider.
- First stable release