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remove_filter('authenticate', 'wp_authenticate_username_password'); (3 posts)

  1. Clifton Griffin
    Member
    Posted 4 years ago #

    I am writing an authentication plugin that attaches a filter to 'authenticate'. I want to prevent lower priority filters from authorizing login if my plugin fails. (More specifically, I want to prevent the default WP behavior)

    I tried to use this:
    remove_filter('authenticate', 'wp_authenticate_username_password');

    and

    remove_filter('authenticate', 'wp_authenticate_username_password', 20, 3);

    but neither seem to do the trick.

    Am I doing this right?

  2. Clifton Griffin
    Member
    Posted 4 years ago #

    Anyone else dealt with this?

  3. vital101
    Member
    Posted 3 years ago #

    I know this is coming late, but I've had some success using:

    remove_action('authenticate', 'wp_authenticate_username_password', 20);

    Hope that helps!

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