Web sign-in

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Web sign-in is signing in to websites using your personal web address (without having to use your e-mail address). Web sign-in provides a simpler replacement for OpenID.


Main article: Why web sign-in

Web sign-in is much simpler to use and implement than previous methods of signing in with your own domain like OpenID.

Using your own domain is safer than a 3rd party email service, and simpler than email on your own domain.

See Why web sign-in for more reasons why you should use it.


Web sign-in does not require any specific protocol. See web-sign-in-protocol for a more detailed example of Web sign-in, or http://microformats.org/wiki/web_sign-in.


See http://microformats.org/wiki/relmeauth#open_source_implementations for more.


See also IndieAuth articles.

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