[OpenID] OpenID MediaWiki Extension v. - Identity Providers UI

Allen Tom atom at yahoo-inc.com
Sun Apr 19 19:34:19 UTC 2009

Hi Sergey,

The Yahoo OpenID Provider will display a warning to the user if the RP's 
OpenID endpoints are not discoverable.

Warning: This website has not confirmed its identity with Yahoo! and 
might be fraudulent. Do not share any personal information with this 
website unless you are certain it is legitimate.

The best documentation for fixing this issue is here: 

The AOL Sign-in form fails if the user just clicks the Login Button 
without entering their AOL ScreenName. You might want to  disable the 
button until after the user types in their ScreenName. This will only be 
an issue until AOL upgrades their OpenID Provider from OpenID 1.1 to 
OpenID 2.0. Once they have OpenID 2.0 support, you'll be able to handle 
AOL logins identically to Google and Yahoo.

Good job!

Sergey Chernyshev wrote:
> Hi,
> I'm done with initial implementation of Identity Providers UI for 
> OpenID MediaWiki Extension.
> Extension now shows a user-friendly (although my design skills are far 
> from perfect) form where they can pick from a list of OpenID providers 
> (generic OpenID URL form is still default).
> You can see it in action here:
> http://www.mediawikiwidgets.org/Special:OpenIDLogin
> http://www.techpresentations.org/Special:OpenIDLogin (without icons - 
> I'll enable them later)
> After some discussions and concerns here on the list, I implemented it 
> in the way that provider logos don't show up by default and if you 
> would like to show them on your site, you have to add:
>      $wgOpenIDShowProviderIcons = true;
> to your LocalSettings.php
> Hope you like it, but I'm still open to suggestions about improving 
> the interface so you all finally install it on your wikis ;)
> Thank you,
>         Sergey
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