API-Based Implementation Guide

The Janrain widget provides  a standard, and relatively, way of managing user logins and registrations. But what if you'd rather do it yourself, and provide users with a truly customized experience? We were hoping someone would ask that.

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API-Based Implementation

Not a fan of the widget? Then use an API-based implementation instead.

 

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Traditional Login and Registration

Allowing users to log on by using a username and password.

 

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Social Login and Registration

Enabling users to log by using
a social media account (e.g., Facebook or Twitter).

 

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Account Merge

Recognizing that traditional account A and social account
B belong to the same user.

 

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Account Link/Unlink

Enabling (or disabling) the ability to log in from a
specified social
media account.

 

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Email Verification

Sending an email verification notice to a newly-registered user.

 

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Forgot Password

Sending a reset-password
email and link to a user.

 

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Profile Update

Displaying and updating user profile information.

 

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Exchange
Authorization Code

Trading an authorization code for an access token.