[TYPO3-core] RFC #12779: Save the previous selected type of backend login in a cookie

Sebastian Gebhard sebastian.gebhard at gmail.com
Wed Dec 2 10:02:25 CET 2009


This patch is easy to test.
Just apply the patch, call login screen and play around with switching login types and reloading the 

Sebastian Gebhard schrieb:
> This is an SVN patch request.
> Type: Minor Feature
> Bugtracker references:
> http://bugs.typo3.org/view.php?id=12779
> Branches:
> trunk
> Problem:
> If a user likes to login via OpenID, he has to click "Switch to OpenID" 
> first, to get the the right login form. He needs to do this every time 
> he wants to log in, which is avoidable pain.
> Solution:
> Save the user's choice in a cookie and check for it via JS on opening 
> the login page.
> Notes:
> Steffen Kamper pointed out that nobody needs to click on "Switch to 
> OpenID", because you can also just paste your OpenID Identifier to the 
> username field.
> This might be right, but then the divisiion between conventional und 
> openid login does not make any sense. Usability is especially important 
> for newbies who don't know about those tricks.
> Kind regards,
> Sebastian Gebhard

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