[Mediawiki-l] Integrate another application with MediaWiki

Rob Church robchur at gmail.com
Sat Mar 18 16:45:02 UTC 2006


Modify either one to use the same password hashing method as the
other, and to authenticate against the other's database. Note that
MediaWiki can accept an authentication plugin (see
includes/AuthPlugin.php and Google around a bit) which means it might
be easier to alter MediaWiki.


Rob Church

On 17/03/06, Raphael HUCK <raphaelh at nist.gov> wrote:
> Hi all,
>
> I'm trying to integrate another PHP application with MediaWiki (Noah's
> Classified).
>
> I'd like the users to be able to subscribe only once on the MediaWiki,
> and be able to login only once on the MediaWiki, and be able to access
> Noah's Classifieds without having to log in again or have a separate
> account.
>
> What is the right way to do it ? Do I have to modify the code of
> MediaWiki or the code of the other application ? Is it possible to write
> an extension so that when I update the MediaWiki I don't have to modify
> again ?
>
> Thanks in advance.
>
> --Raphael HUCK
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