Sunday, March 9, 2008

OpenID and

Your OpenID URL on your blog.
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What is OpenID?

OpenID is an open standard that lets you sign in to other sites on the Web using your account. This means less usernames and passwords to remember and less time spent signing up for new sites.

How do I get an OpenID?

If you have a blog, you have an OpenID already! An OpenID is a URL, and your OpenID is the URL of your blog, for example:

How do I use my OpenID?

Look for sites with sign in forms that look like this:

OpenID form

Enter your OpenID - that’s the URL of your weblog:

Complete OpenID form

Click the button, and you will be redirected to If you are already logged in, you will be asked if you want to pass your identity to the site:

Trust site

Click “Yes; just this time”, or “Yes; always” if you don’t want to be asked this question again for this site.

You will be redirected back to the site and logged in, all without using a username or password!

What if I’m not signed in to

 blog it

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