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OpenID with your own WordPress URL!

I went to post a comment on a website today, it was a Blogger one (I always dread this – it’s just not as easy as commenting on a WordPress blog is it?). This particular user had chose to allow comments from:

  • Registered Google Accounts
  • OpenID users

I usually just select the anonymous option and fill in the form, like I would a WordPress form – that was a non-starter.

I don’t want a WordPress hosted WordPress blog, so I need to do something else… I want my own OpenID!

Then I found eric’s post on Using your own WordPress URL as an OpenID!

A quick download and activation of the OpenID Delegate WordPress Plugin, an account created with myOpenID and we’re away:

  • Into the WordPress settings page to enable OpenID Delegation.
  • Fill in myOpenID information…..

Wahey, all the way back the original blog and post my comment using my new “myOpenID persona”!!!

This entry was posted on Monday, October 6th, 2008 at 12:01 pm and is filed under Blogging & Communities. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0 feed.