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authenticate (authentication login) (tag)

wp_authenticate()

Checks the authorization data of the registered user (login and password) and authorizes it if the check was passed.

wp_set_auth_cookie()

Authorizes (Log in) a user by ID. Sets authentication cookies based on the transmitted user ID.

wp_signon()

Authenticates and logs a user in with 'remember' capability.