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Custom Authentication

Integration of WordPress into other pre-existing systems and the ability to amalgamate it with other applications to provide better functionality is a good way to utilise the strengths of WordPress without having to migrate your whole site across to it. A key stepping stone to this merger is the authentication system.

The capabilities this control can add allows for you to either add more possible authentication mechanisms on top of the standard WordPress user management, or you can strip away the authentication against the WordPress database and just use an external system to handle your users.
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