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NAME ^

CGI::Application::Plugin::Authentication::Display::Basic - XHTML compliant no frills login display driver

VERSION ^

This document describes CGI::Application::Plugin::Authentication::Display::Basic version 0.20

DESCRIPTION ^

This module provides a login box that works out of the box but which can be configured to modify the styling.

METHODS ^

new

The constructor must be passed the CGI::Application object as the first non-object argument.

login_box

This method will return the HTML for a login box that can be embedded into another page. This is the same login box that is used in the default authen_login runmode that the plugin provides. Note that if somehow this method is run, whilst the user is authenticated, it will croak.

You can set this option to customize the login form that is created when a user needs to be authenticated. If you wish to replace the entire login form with a completely custom version, then just set LOGIN_RUNMODE to point to your custom runmode.

All of the parameters listed below are optional, and a reasonable default will be used if left blank:

TITLE (default: Sign In)

the heading at the top of the login box

USERNAME_LABEL (default: User Name)

the label for the user name input

PASSWORD_LABEL (default: Password)

the label for the password input

SUBMIT_LABEL (default: Sign In)

the label for the submit button

COMMENT (default: Please enter your username and password in the fields below.)

a message provided on the first login attempt

REMEMBERUSER_OPTION (default: 1)

provide a checkbox to offer to remember the users name in a cookie so that their user name will be pre-filled the next time they log in

REMEMBERUSER_LABEL (default: Remember User Name)

the label for the remember user name checkbox

REMEMBERUSER_COOKIENAME (default: CAPAUTHTOKEN)

the name of the cookie where the user name will be saved

REGISTER_URL (default: <none>)

the URL for the register new account link

REGISTER_LABEL (default: Register Now!)

the label for the register new account link

FORGOTPASSWORD_URL (default: <none>)

the URL for the forgot password link

FORGOTPASSWORD_LABEL (default: Forgot Password?)

the label for the forgot password link

INVALIDPASSWORD_MESSAGE (default: Invalid username or password<br />(login attempt %d)

a message given when a login failed

FORM_SUBMIT_METHOD (default: post)

use this to get the form to submit using 'get' instead of 'post'

BUGS ^

This is alpha software and as such, the features and interface are subject to change. So please check the Changes file when upgrading.

SEE ALSO ^

CGI::Application, perl(1)

AUTHOR ^

Author: Cees Hek <ceeshek@gmail.com>; Co-maintainer: Nicholas Bamber <nicholas@periapt.co.uk>.

CREDITS ^

Thanks to SiteSuite (http://www.sitesuite.com.au) for funding the development of this plugin and for releasing it to the world.

Thanks to Christian Walde for suggesting changes to fix the incompatibility with CGI::Application::Plugin::ActionDispatch and for help with github.

LICENCE AND COPYRIGHT ^

Copyright (c) 2005, SiteSuite. All rights reserved. Copyright (c) 2010, Nicholas Bamber.

This module is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the same terms as Perl itself.

DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTY ^

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