Many website, including this one, are using social sign-up to speed up new user registrations. I'd like to know what are the adoption rates of this service, and whether there are any pitfalls to using ...
Better said, how much harder is to mantain a forum/message-board/community webiste with unauthenticated users and what would be the benefits and disadvantages in comparison to an account-based one? ...
I am working on a desktop app that requires authentication. It allows federated authentication using different services, Google among them. Most probably, we'll use a pop up with a browser window to ...
Possible Duplicate: Using “Sign in” vs using “Log in” I'm porting an old application that has a "Log on" screen. When would I use "Log on" vs the alternatives (Sign ...
I am working on a post-sale customer support project for a US high street retailer (for the rest of this post I will refer to them as 'Jon's Cellphones'). The program will enable customers who ...
I am currently considering options for a web/intranet application login screen and this seems like a good place to share. Not much work has gone into the current screen since creation and it exists ...
Why would you, for a local authentication site, have usernames, instead of using e-mail address to login?
In websites where authentication is local, or mixed local and remote (e.g. OpenID), I still often see the question for a username. I can very well understand this in the case of twitter, where the ...
I'm looking for a way to prohibit voting rigging (cache/cookie-clearing, etc.) without requiring the user to jump through hoops (registration, authentication, etc.). Any ideas?
This question is geared for a line of business application someone would pay for, not a general public facing website. Is it better to redirect for authentication/re-authentication or show a pop-up? ...