How to Enable Face ID or Touch ID login on WordPress?

In this post I’m going to show you how to enable Face ID and Touch ID on WordPress in a way that you can use passwordless login system on your site. When you enable it on your site, you can log in with a simple action.

Step 1: Install “Passwordless WP – Login with your glance or fingerprint” plugin

It’s a free plugin and you can download it here. This plugin allows you to set up you preferred passwordless login method. For example:

  • Face ID
  • Touch ID
  • Windows Hello
  • Fingerprint
  • etc

It works well with all majord broswers and it is really easy to set up.

Step 2: Create your credentials

After installing activating the plugin you need to log in with your device you want to enable the passwordless login. For example, log in with your iPhone, open up your profile page and scroll down. There you’ll find “passwordless Login Credentials” section.

Just click on the Register New Token button and activate your preferred method. See the screenshot below.

How to Enable Face ID or Touch ID login on WordPress?

Step 3: Log out and test it

Well, basically everything you need to do is done, and therefore just log out and test it by logging in again with your Touch ID or Face ID.

Video: How to Enable Face ID or Touch ID login on WordPress

Here are some of my favorite Wordpress tools

Thank you for reading this article. I hope you found it helpful as you build your own websites and e-commerce sites. Here are some tools I use as a Wordpress developer and enthusiast that I hope you’ll also find helpful.

These are affiliate links, so if you do decide to use any of them, I’ll earn a commission and this helps me create these tutorials and make Youtube videos. But in all honesty, these are the exact tools that I use and recommend to everyone, even my friends and family.

Themes: For the last couple of years I have two go-to themes which I use for every kind of projects. Those two themes are Blocksy theme and Kadence Theme. On this site and my Youtube channel you’ll see a lot of tutorials I have made about them. If you would like to get a 10% discount for both of them then:

Contact forms: There are hundreds of contact forms out there but Fluent Forms is the one I like the most. If you need a 20% discount then use this link (save 20% coupon is WPSH20).

Gutenberg add-ons: If I need a good Gutenberg blocks add-on then Kadence Blocks is the one I have used the most. You’ll get 10% discount with the coupon SIMPLEHACKS here.

Website migration: While building a website you probably need a good plugin that can help you with the migration, backups, restoration and staging sites. Well, WpVivid is the one I have used for the last couple of years. If you use this link along with the WPSH20 coupon you’ll get 20% discount.

Woocommerce extensions: There are a bunch of Woocommerce extensions that I really like but the one that stands really out is Advanced Dynamic Pricing. Once again, you’ll get a 20% discount if you use this link here (save 20% coupon is WPSH20)

Web Hosting: For getting started, I really like A2 Hosting. They have the dedicated and fast Wordpress hostinh and support has also been fast and responsive. If you’re more tech savvy and want to have a really fast managed cloud hosting then I recommend Cloudways. (Btw, this site is hosted in Cloudways.)

To see all my of most up-to-date recommendations, check out this resource that I made for you!

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