Plugin Directory

Test out the new Plugin Directory and let us know what you think.
!This plugin hasn’t been updated in over 2 years. It may no longer be maintained or supported and may have compatibility issues when used with more recent versions of WordPress.

Third Party Accounts Login

Enable your users to comment by entering their name/email/website details via well known OpenID service providers like Google, Yahoo, Flickr etc.

  1. Download the plugin file
  2. Extract the archive contents to the wp-content/plugins folder i.e. wp-content/plugins/third-party-accounts-login
  3. Login to WordPress Administration Center
  4. Activate the plugin
  5. Goto Settings -> Third Party Accounts Login and set your preferences. Currently, you can choose from three different views- Only text, small icons, X highlighted (large icons) + remaining small icons. You can hide the icons you do not want to display by double-clicking on them and drag them to order them.
  6. Add the following line in comments.php: <?php third_party_accounts_login(); ?>

  7. Make sure your OpenId textbox has an id="openid_identifier"

Sample code of comments.php will be something like:

<label >Please select one of these third-party accounts:</label><br/> 
<?php third_party_accounts_login(); ?>
<label>Or enter your OpenId URL:</label><br/>
<input type="text" name="openid_identifier" id="openid_identifier"  class="textfield" tabindex="4" style="width:300px" />

For more details, please visit: http://anantgarg.com/wordpress-third-party-accounts-login-plugin

Requires: 2.0 or higher
Compatible up to: 2.7
Last Updated: 8 years ago
Active Installs: 30+


0 out of 5 stars


Got something to say? Need help?


Not enough data

0 people say it works.
0 people say it's broken.