wp_authenticate_cookie


wp_authenticate_cookie ( $user, $username, $password )

Parameters:
  • (WP_User|WP_Error|null) $user WP_User or WP_Error object from a previous callback. Default null.
  • (string) $username Username. If not empty, cancels the cookie authentication.
  • (string) $password Password. If not empty, cancels the cookie authentication.
Returns:
  • (WP_User|WP_Error) WP_User on success, WP_Error on failure.
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Description

Authenticate the user using the WordPress auth cookie.

Related Functions

wp_authenticate, wp_authenticate_spam_check, wp_set_auth_cookie, wp_parse_auth_cookie, wp_clear_auth_cookie

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