Building a login page

Building a login page

Your web application can contain a page that lets registered users log in to the site.

For example, the following page asks registered users to log in:

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A login page is made up of the following building blocks:

  • A database table of registered users (see Creating a database table of registered users)
  • An HTML form to let users enter a user name and password (see Letting users log in)
  • A Log In User server behavior to make sure the entered user name and password are valid (see Checking the user name and password)

A session variable consisting of the user name is created for the user when the user logs in successfully.

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