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  • I think it should be in the form of:

    $password2 = $password;
    $password2 = md5($password);

    but above two would never work.

    There’re three different auth keys set at my config.php, but not sure which one is used for passwords encryption.

    any expert outhere?



    From what I can tell, wordpress uses the Portable PHP password hashing framework (phpass). This can be found in wp-includes/class-phpass.php. You can look over it to see the steps to generate passwords if you want to replicate it in the custom hash code, but it looks complicated.

    I think, from pluggable.php, since I don’t redefine this function, you can actually use $password2 = wp_hash_password($password);

    If you’re still looking for a solution, try this and let me/us know if it works.



    FYI I tried that while testing with 2.8, and it doesn’t work. I thought this may help: generate hashed pw but still didn’t give me any useful results. Sorry…maybe someone else can assist.



    Ok Takuya, I think this link may work. It’s not using the plugin but describes how to share common logins among multiple wordpress setups.

    Setting up a common login across multiple wordpress installations



    Has anyone figured out how to connect to an external wordpress database using this plugin yet?



    I want to clarify, is this plug-in can work for non-wordpress system database structure (my current database is MYSQL and plain text mode)

    I try many time, still can not login correct!

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