1. Overview

The purpose of IndieAuth is to provide a means to log-in to other websites using your own identity (e.g. your domain) that's independent of other authentication methods such as via a Facebook, Twitter or Google log-in.

Authentication through IndieAuth can be achieved through a number of methods however probably one of the most straightforward is to use a website called It provides a method for authentication known as RelMeAuth. This is a specific authentication method designed to use with your domain that's implemented by using the relme attribute for hyperlinks to places that represent you on the web.

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