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Returns the global authentication object, only creating it if it doesn't already exist.
public static function getInstance ()
- Returns object The global object
- Defined on line 59 of libraries/joomla/user/authentication.php
- JAuthentication::getInstance source code on BitBucket
- Class JAuthentication
- Subpackage User
- Other versions of JAuthentication::getInstance