I have a membership, including a username and password, with about fifty places online, including here. They're all pretty much the same.
I was thinking, is there a module, or some kind of script library for setting up such a thing? I wouldn't mind doing this for an intranet application.
I mean they all pretty much have the same things.
- Want to register? Already a member? Then log in here.
- That's not your password! Forgotten it? Want it mailed to you?
- We already have a member with that email address!
- Check this box to set a cookie and we'll remember you next time.
...and so on.
The interface widgets are pretty accepted and formalised. Is everyone really still writing their own? You could write the same code and just plug in the database type, username and password, then wrap HTML around it.
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