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CakePHP user/password/authentication manager: the missing guide

1 Oct

CakePHP has excellent documentation on its site on how to do authentication – its actually quite complete, you can just copy-paste and drop in the code into your build and get a working authentication system. The problem is: it doesn’t quite tell you how to handle adding/editing users and particularly their passwords from a UI perspective. There are plugins out there, like CakeDC’s Users plugin, which I haven’t tried, but if you want to stay lightweight and write your own code, here’s a guide.

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