WordPress.com Connect – New Way To Login To Third-Party Websites And Apps

Automattic, the company behind the most popular WordPress platform today announced the WordPress.com connect.

WordPress.com connect is a new feature that lets developers add a sign-in option to their website or app. WordPress.com user can use the same user name and password which they are using for their WordPress.com account. If you don’t have an account you need to create a brand new one in order to log in to third party websites.


Managing the WordPress.com Connect is easy from your wordpress.com dashboard , you can easily control which apps have access to your data and remove access to those you no longer use.

If you are a developer and want millions of WordPress.com users connect to your website , then the best option will be integrating the WordPress.com Connect button to your website. WordPress.com connect will be compatible with your existing apps and it can be used on its own or as a complementary sign-in option to your existing registration system. Once a wordpress.com user connects, you’ll get access to their profile information, which you can use in your own app.

WordPress.com connect is already integrated to all Automattic operated websites such as Akismet,VaultPress, and Polldaddy .From today onwards wordpress.com connect is open to third party developers.

If you want to integrate the wordpress.com connect to your registration system then the best resource will be the official documentation here.

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