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WordPress OpenID v1.0

By Byrne Reese
Posted August 24, 2007, in Communities.


This plugin utilizes Movable Type's extensible Open Id Login framework to give a preferential and customized login experience for users on Movable Type blogs.


Movable Type versions: 4.3


1 Comment

Cowboy on February 12, 2009, 9:28 a.m. Reply

I was having problems getting this plugin (v1.0) to work on MT 4.23, so I went in and hacked it up a bit. It seems to work now. Here’s a diff of my changes to WordPressOpenId/lib/MT/Auth/ - Cowboy

 sub get_nickname {
>     my $class = shift;
>     $class->SUPER::get_nickname(@_);

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Byrne Reese

Byrne Reese was previously the Product Manager of Movable Type at Six Apart, where he had also held positions as the Manager of Platform Technology and Product Manager for TypePad. Byrne is a huge supporter of the Movable Type user and developer community. He dedicates much of his time to promoting and educating people about Movable Type as well as building the tools and plugins for Movable Type that are showcased on Majordojo. He contributes regularly to open source; and he is an advocate for open protocols and standards like Atom and OpenID.