Authentication plugin for CakePHP

1.0.0-rc3 2017-12-20 00:16 UTC


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PSR7 Middleware authentication stack for the CakePHP framework.

Don't know what middleware is? Check the CakePHP documentation and additionally read this.

This plugin is for CakePHP 3.4+. If your application existed before (<= CakePHP 3.3), please make sure it is adjusted to leverage middleware as described in the docs.

Authentication, not Authorization

This plugin intends to provide a framework around authentication and user identification. Authorization is a separate concern that has been packaged into a separate authorization plugin.


You can install this plugin into your CakePHP application using composer:

php composer.phar require cakephp/authentication

Load the plugin by adding the following statement in your project's config/bootstrap.php: