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sina weibo as authentication backend

asked 2013-06-28 01:29:18 -0500

jeffery gravatar image

updated 2013-06-28 01:30:34 -0500

there have any plan for add sina weibo and tencent to the authentication backends? those are the major social network in china.

i know there have an project called django-social-auth already have integrated the most social network.

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answered 2013-06-28 01:50:50 -0500

Evgeny gravatar image

It's certainly possible to use another authertication backend instead of the one bundled with Askbot by changing settings.py file.

Also it should be possible to add parameters to the askbot/deps/django_authopenid/utils.py in the same way as others are added. Weibo uses OAuth1 or OAuth2, which are supported by the Askbot so it should be a matter of adding data.

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