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how to authenticate a login username and password using php

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I am designing a website and am looking for code how to authenticate a user's user name and password.
Dec 29 '09 #1
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a site to start
Dec 29 '09 #2
Dheeraj Joshi
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There are lot of things to consider.

Use links given by Dormilich for reference.

Dheeraj Joshi
Dec 30 '09 #3
4 New Member
yo its real simple you just need to set up a database with a good table
and a fly script i can help you if you want ill post a script

just say the words i know what it feels like to have all the questions with no answers.....
Jan 2 '10 #4
4 New Member
craete a table in a data base call it user_data then wat you want to do is
create an html form say that it has two fields a username and a password
then wat you want to do is with that form post that data into the fields of your table which should be username and password
Jan 2 '10 #5
8,658 Recognized Expert Moderator Expert
the fields of your table which should be username and password
it is generally recommended to use the password hash instead of the plain password.
Jan 2 '10 #6
4 New Member
yea and the md5 as well
Jan 2 '10 #7
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using sha265 or ripemd is more secure than md5.
Jan 2 '10 #8

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