[OpenID] An Openid User Interface Implementation

Santosh Rajan santrajan at gmail.com
Tue Apr 28 01:12:28 UTC 2009


The Idea here is to have a single button with drop down instead of a set of
NASCAR type buttons. I had seen the link you have shown. I have released
this with a configuration file that can be edited. This is easier than
editing javascript, css and html separately.


Gudmundur Thorisson wrote:
> 
> Personally, I have to say  drop-downs are a no-no for me for OP  
> selector widgets.
> 
> Wrt. other widgets: after looking around for OP selector widgets 3-4  
> months ago and evaluating the JanRain one and several others for a  
> project, I came across this pakcage by Jarret Vance which is pretty  
> slick. Check it out:
> 
>    http://jvance.com/pages/JQueryOpenIDPlugin.xhtml
> 
> All the jQuery-based Javascript is in a single .js file, the layout  
> (including list of provider icons) is in the HTML snippet and styling  
> in a CSS-file. The type of OP (directed identity for Yahoo, Google  
> etc., or regular, or simply URL) is configured via CSS class). This  
> separation, and potential for customizing, was a major requirement for  
> me.
> 
> BTW I'm working on an add-on module based on this widget for the  
> Drupal CMS (http://drupal.org), as Drupal has core OpenID support  
> which mostly works ( e.g. no support for directed identity yet) but  
> rubbish sign-on UI. Some Drupal-ers on this list may be in interested  
> in this.
> 
> 
>                   Mummi
> 
> On 27 Apr 2009, at 19:40, Steve Pepple wrote:
> 
>> - I'd be interested to learn why you decided to use pop-up windows  
>> instead of redirects.
>> - If I toggle from using 'Google Account' to 'I want to use a  
>> different Account,' there is no UI for using a different account
>> - For integrating the login box with an existing website, it would  
>> be nice to just drop in a single script, maybe a jQuery plugin, one  
>> snippet of HTML, and a stylesheet. I looks as though the  
>> functionality, document structure, and styling are not separate.
>>
>> Overall, I think is an intriguing way to present an OpenID login.  
>> Did you consider the JainRain select box, or other widgets, when  
>> designing this one?
>>
>> Steve Pepple
>> http://blog.trustbearer.com/
>>
>> On Apr 20, 2009, at 12:22 AM, Santosh Rajan wrote:
>>
>>>
>>> I have done an implementation of the OpenID user interface draft  
>>> spec (client
>>> side only).
>>> I had to increase the popup window width to prevent Yahoo scrolling
>>> horizontally. We can reduce the width once Yahoo fixes this.
>>> You can see it here.
>>> http://myfeeds.myofiz.com http://myfeeds.myofiz.com
>>>
>>> Your comments and feedback will be usefull.
>>>
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