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External Database Authentication Reloaded

A plugin that allows the use of an external database (MySQL, PostgreSQL, MSSQL, and more) for authentication into WordPress.

  • Prepare your WP admin account on your external database: create an admin account in your external system.
  • Change "New User Default Role" in Settings->General, if desired, to whatever level of control you wish external authenticated users to have.
  • Upload external-db-auth-reloaded folder to the /wp-content/plugins/ directory
  • Activate the plugin through the 'Plugins' menu in WordPress
  • Enter your external database settings in Settings->External DB settings

Requires: 3.1 or higher
Compatible up to: 4.2.5
Last Updated: 6 months ago
Active Installs: 100+


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