wp_authenticate


wp_authenticate ( $username, $password )

Parameters:
  • (string) $username User's username or email address.
  • (string) $password User's password.
Returns:
  • (WP_User|WP_Error) WP_User object if the credentials are valid, otherwise WP_Error.
Defined at:
Change Log:
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Description

Authenticate a user, confirming the login credentials are valid.

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wp_authenticate_cookie, wp_authenticate_spam_check, wp_checkdate, wp_authenticate_email_password, wp_attachment_is_image

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