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Finds out if a set of login credentials are valid by asking all obvserving objects to run their respective authentication routines.
public function authenticate ( $credentials $options )
|$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
- JAuthentication::authenticate source code on BitBucket
- Class JAuthentication
- Subpackage User
- Other versions of JAuthentication::authenticate