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NSM Email Login Allows Members to Login Using Their Email

Leevi Graham released a nice extension that allows members to login using their email address instead of a regular ol’ username.

Previously if a developer wanted email login functionality they would need to use Solspaces User module and check “email is username”. However doing so would be limit the use of the “username” variable in templates. Example: Profile URLS with usernames would need to be created with unfriendly member id’s. - vs -

We had this exact problem when building Typedia and had to abandon using email addresses as logins as a result. Clearly, the key flaw in our plan is that we didn’t have a time machine that would take us to the future to download both EE2 and Leevi’s extension.

Check out Leevi’s extension at

Posted on Dec 07, 2010 by Brian Warren

Filed Under: EE Add-ons, EE Extensions