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Support for OpenID ended on July 25, 2018

support status-completed sede I'm using https://openid.stackexchange.com/ to log in on SEDE, the Stack Exchange Data Explorer. Will there be another kind of integration between SEDE accounts and Stack ...
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Support for OpenID ended on July 25, 2018

ChatExchange is a Python API for Stack Exchange chat. It logs in by visiting openid.stackexchange.com, logging in (scraping the page for fkey), and then using that cookie to log into a Stack Exchange ...
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Support for OpenID ended on July 25, 2018

The timeline says June - run an announcement banner for users who sign in with OpenID. Why wait until June? Shouldn't the announcement banner go up immediately? How about also showing the banner to ...
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Support for OpenID ended on July 25, 2018

TLDR: OK for tearing down openID if it means cleaner code, but vision-impaired people should be allowed to still answer, and if possible upvote and comment without JavaScript. At the end of April 2018,...
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Support for OpenID ended on July 25, 2018

The numbers seem too convincing for the decision but don't we need to consider each user group's activity/contribution to the community? The activities/contributions of 13k active OpenID users(which ...
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Support for OpenID ended on July 25, 2018

Can you keep providing OpenID without accepting different OpenID providers? (And of course, if so, would you consider it?) I understand the complexity involved in accepting many different logins. ...
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Support for OpenID ended on July 25, 2018

Stack Exchange is the only OpenID provider I can use, for reasons. I'm not in the same position as some other people who've used theirs for things other than testing, but I would still find some ...
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Support for OpenID ended on July 25, 2018

I'm one of those folks who's impacted though in the oddest of ways. I've used an OpenID provider I run myself as a backup since every so often, I run into workplaces that supply me with systems I don'...
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How do I change the email address associated with my Stack Exchange OpenID?

Managed to add new Stack Exchange OpenID to my Stack Overflow account this way: Create new stackexchange account Login on https://openid.stackexchange.com/account/login to reach https://openid....
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Support for OpenID ended on July 25, 2018

ChatX is a ruby chat libarary which I wrote and maintain. I figured I could just migrate it to normal SE login, but it turns out that the "Log in with Stack Exchange" button to log in to chat actually ...
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Support for OpenID ended on July 25, 2018

If you have any problems in this transition or can't successfully add a new provider to your account, please contact us and we'll get it sorted out for you.
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Support for OpenID ended on July 25, 2018

So does this mean that the Android Stack Overflow app will finally support Facebook logins? For the longest time, it's supported Google, Stack Exchange, and OpenID logins only, and I suppose the third ...
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Support for OpenID ended on July 25, 2018

I understand removing code that very few uses. I use OpenID over Google/Facebook for anti-surveillance reasons. When you remove OpenID I understand I can still use username/password. Is there ...
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Support for OpenID ended on July 25, 2018

Would you please put in your main post the websites/logins you will still specifically maintain? I login with Yahoo. I will never have a Facebook account, and keep Google strictly for use of updating ...
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Support for OpenID ended on July 25, 2018

then make life easy and go now and add your Google or Facebook credentials or set up email/password auth. I do not want to have neither a Google nor a Facebook account - and even if I had to, I would ...
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Support for OpenID ended on July 25, 2018

I expect that a good number of those active OpenID users will not be able to figure out how to migrate from the instructions in this question, or from anywhere else reasonably discoverable. See this ...
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Support for OpenID ended on July 25, 2018

The decision to drop OpenID support is very unfortunate. I use OpenID as my preferred login method wherever possible. I would argue that most of those users using OpenID are probably also those more ...
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Unable to login into Stack Exchange Data Explorer

Okay sooooooo this wasn't related to the outage or the move or the redundancy or any of that. It was only close in timing. You know how we said we were going to turn off TLS 1.0 and 1.1? Whelp, that ...
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If we built two-factor authentication for Stack Exchange OpenID, would you use it?

I would use it. We should get in the habit of enabling 2FA on every site. That should be the norm for every site to enable 2FA, U2F and HTTPS at some point. I understand that it is not a feature to ...
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If we built two-factor authentication for Stack Exchange OpenID, would you use it?

If Stackexchange ever implemented 2FA such as U2F , Time-based OTP or other similar solutions I would gladly use it! I agree with Tim Stone that if increased security is not reason enough, then it ...
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"No login found" error trying to log in at Area 51

You cannot login because you need to join the community. You cannot participate on Area 51 if you didn't join Area 51. Creating an account on Stack Exchange does not create accounts for all Stack ...
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Protect my account from deletion

Oded's comment covers it entirely: If you request a self delete, you will have 24 hours to reverse the decision (prominent link on your profile page) - it will not be deleted immediately. That ...
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Logging out from Stack Exchange does not work

You're confused how logging out actually works when you've authenticated with an OpenID provider. Logging out on our site just clears your session on our site. You still need to go to the OpenID ...
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How do I change the email address associated with my Stack Exchange OpenID?

Managed to do this using process similar to petersv's answer, but used an outside login as the in-between account. (first three steps from petersv's answer) Create new stackexchange account Go to ...
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Find my username and password for a Stack Overflow account

I created my stack account by using my google id Great. So that's how you login. But still i don't know the username and password for my stack account You don't have any. Because you use Google ...
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Please, let me log out nice-and-easy, Stack Exchange

The problem is, next time I click Log in, I’ll be logged in with the previous credentials, no questions ask. That's because you are still logged into your OpenID provider, e.g. Google. If you want ...
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Area 51 login failure with HTTPS Everywhere

We changed the way Area51 login works a few months ago to route through meta.stackexchange.com as part of several steps to unify our login system. As a result of that, this is now fixed. We'll be ...
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Log-in bug with Area 51

If you're running any browser extensions like HTTPS Everywhere, turn them off. Area 51 login doesn't support that sort of forcing of HTTPS. (SSL support is on our list and work continues to make it a ...
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