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is the process by which individual access to a computer system is controlled by identification of the user using credentials provided by the user

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Best place to put registration fields?

I have a form that will allow a user to post a classified listing on my site. The thing is, we required users to be signed in to instead of redirecting a user to a separate page to sign in ...
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Accessing secure content

Which of the permutations for accessing secure content do folks prefer? In this instance I'm referring to a saved quote and have usernames, email addresses and quote reference numbers available. E.g:...
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Is per-company subdomain or single URL better for web app

I'm writing a web application, the application is for small companies where each company will have multiple users. What is better: giving each company a sub domain (so you access the app at my-...
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Is it a bad idea to have input fields after password on a login form?

I was intrigued by this statement by @DanWilson on Twitter: All Web Developers: Never Ever Ever put anything after the password box and before submit button on a form. Tab MUST go directly to ...
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"Remember my password" and "Sign in automatically" on tablets

Is there a need to have "Remember Me" and "Sign in automatically" on mobile devices, especially for tablet based applications? Skype, Fring on iPhone/Android seems to not to have these options, ...
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When a user's login email has been changed, what should happen?

I'm making an online frontend for a system. This system is normally used by a business providing a service to a customer. The customer will have the option of using this online frontend in addition to ...
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How to handle account disabling and enabling

I'm currently building a small online dating service and am wondering what the best task flow is if a user disables their account. (When an account is disabled, all their data is retained but they ...

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