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PHP Joomla Login: Authenticate users of a Joomla installation

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This class can authenticate users of a Joomla installation.

It can send a HTTP request to a script in a Joomla installation that verifies if the password is valid of a given user.

The script hab-joomla-login.php is provided by this package and must be installed in the target Joomla installation.

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Joomla is a popular content management system. Joomla has its own user account system.

This package can be used to authenticate users with login and password in a remote Joomla installation.

It sends a HTTP request to a script in this package to be installed in the remote Joomla site and it verifies if the given user login and password are correct.

This way you can implement Web applications with an existing user system from a given Joomla site you control.

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Joomla Login functionality for external sources.


Copy files from joomla-site directory to the root of your Joomla website.

Copy files from other-site directory to where you want to access this API from.

How To Use

Send POST params user and pass to hab-joomla-login.php located inside joomla-site. And it will return user data like json_encoded: username, name, email etc.

To use script inside other-site. Simply include the HabJoomlaLogin.php, to your code and call the HabJoomlaLogin class. here is an example:


include "path/to/HabJoomlaLogin.php";
//Login Data username and password
$data = [
		"user" => "user123";
		"pass" => "pass123";
//Path to the hab-joomla-login.php located on the server with Joomla installation.
$pathJoomla = "path/to/hab-joomla-login.php";

//Contains the array with user information
$login = HabJoomlaLogin::doLogin($data, $pathJoomla);

  Files folder image Files  
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Files folder imagejoomla-site (1 file)
Files folder imageother-site (1 file)
Accessible without login Plain text file Doc. Documentation

  Files folder image Files  /  joomla-site  
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  Accessible without login Plain text file hab-joomla-login.php Example Example script

  Files folder image Files  /  other-site  
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  Plain text file HabJoomlaLogin.php Class Class source

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