How to share logins and user accounts across multiple WordPress sites

Do you run multiple WordPress sites and want to synchronize user activities? Do you want to share logins? E.g. when they log in to any one of your sites, do you want it so that they get logged in to other sites? Automatically?

This is where Share Logins Pro came into the picture! So far, this is the only plugin on the earth that allows you to share logins and user accounts across multiple sites!

Configuring Share Logins Pro is relatively easy and takes only a couple of minutes. In this tutorial I’m going to show you how to configure it.

Go to the settings page

Go to the settings page from the left menu. If you don’t see this menu item, most probably the plugin is not activated.

Configure basic settings

This is the most sensitive part of the configuration. Please be careful.

You’ll get 3 different text input fields in this section.

Access Token: A security token to ‘identify’ your site. It makes sure that no requests from and to other sites than yours will be processed.

Security Key and Security IV: These are they keys to encrypt your data.

You can keep these values as they are, but it’s STRONGLY recommended that you change them.

Also, please make sure you have EXACTLY THE SAME keys in all your sites.

Enable Log: Check this to enable log of user activities.

Click Save Changes when you are done.

Add your remote sites

Remote sites are the sites that your want to sync logins or user accounts with.

Add your remote sites from this section. Make sure you have added the homepage URLs only.

Click Save Changes when you are done.

Manage outgoing requests

Configure outgoing requests for each of your remote sites.

For example, if you uncheck Create User for a site, creating a user in the current site won’t create that user in that specific site.

Manage incoming requests

Configure incoming requests for each of your remote sites.

For example, if you uncheck Create User for a site, creating a user in that site won’t create the user in the current site.

And the license

The plugin won’t work unless the license is activated.

Insert the license key and click the Activate button.

You should find the key in the confirmation email that we sent when you you placed the order. Alternatively you can get the key from your dashboard on our site here https://my.codexpert.io/dashboard/

If you still need some help, please don’t hesitate to ask us. Just comment below or open a ticket and we’ll get back to you shortly.

37 Responses

  1. Tried to send a support ticket and it says I am not allowed? I purchased a license yesterday and have some questions. Login and logout are working as they did with the free version however even with all the new features checked the new registrations are not being added to the other website. Could use some help. Thanks.

  2. Tried to send a support ticket and it says I am not allowed? I purchased a license yesterday and have some questions. Login and logout are working as they did with the free version however even with all the new features checked the new registrations are not being added to the other website. Could use some help. Thanks.

  3. Hello. I am considering your plugin to link multiple websites that are using customized registration and login forms. (not using the standard ones provided by basic WP install).

    I am currently just starting to build this on multisite network and the logins / registrations / password changes etc…are working on my first two test sites. I am only building on Multisite Network for this benefit and there are advantages for me to build what I want using separate installations.

    Now that I see your plugin, i am intrigued, however I do not want to move forward unless I know for sure that your plugin can handle the forms generated by the plugin I am using to run all my sites registrations, logins, user profiles and changes etc..

    I can try the free version, but all this will do is tell me if it works for login / logout. it will not confirm registration, profile changes or password resets.

    do you have the option for temporary full test licenses valid for a day or so, so that I can fully test in live environment before buying?

    thank you.

    PS – is your cost for the plugin $249 every year, one time? if every year, do you offer a renewal discount like many other plugin developers do?

    1. Hey Cori,
      Thanks for reaching out.

      If login and logout work on your site (along with your form plugin), then registration, profile changes, user deletion should work as well. But the password reset is not guaranteed to work, as the password input by the user is taken from the HTML field of the form, and as you know different plugin developer may create the HTML view in different ways.

      Anyway, what form plugin are you using?

    1. No. It only shares user_login, user_email, user_nicename, user_url, first_name, last_name and roles fields.

      We’re working on it and the future version will share all the usermeta fields.

      Thanks

  4. I’m trying to get the demo version working, but can’t. I have tried to submit a ticket, but the support ticket system says I can’t.

      1. Setting up my own trial. I have two sites and have entered both URLs, made sure all the 3 keys are the same and disabled all other plugins and used the WP 2019 theme. I’ve enabled logging and when I login in or out I see log on the outgoing site, but nothing on the incoming.

          1. That’s what I’d expect to happen. I see the “trigger” and “login” on the site I login on, but nothing on the second site’s log. I have login and logout selected for both incoming and outgoing on both sites.

          2. Yes and if I try to login on that site I see the trigger and login there in the log but nothing on the other site.

          3. I’ve now purchased the plugin to see if I could get things working with the full version. I’m still having issues. What is the best way to contact you with specifics?

    1. Currently it shares user_login, user_email, user_nicename, user_url, first_name, last_name and roles fields.

      We’re working on to include other fields like WooCommerce billing and shipping fields.

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