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Joomla 11.1 JAuthentication::authenticate


Finds out if a set of login credentials are valid by asking all obvserving objects to run their respective authentication routines.

public function authenticate (
Parameter Type Default Description
$credentials array Array holding the user credentials
  • Returns mixed Integer userid for valid user if credentials are valid or boolean false if they are not
  • Defined on line 83 of libraries/joomla/user/authentication.php
  • Since Joomla 11.1

See also

  • Joomla 11.1 JAuthentication::authenticate source code on BitBucket
  • Joomla 11.1 Class JAuthentication
  • Joomla 11.1 Subpackage User
  • Other versions of JAuthentication::authenticate

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