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JWT: JSON Web Token authentication

JWT: JSON Web Token authentication: WordPress: REST API
JWT: JSON Web Token authentication: WordPress: REST API

JSON Web Token, JWT, authentication uses a JSON web token in place of a cookie to authenticate users. It is more secure than cookie authentication but is based on the same principles. Unlike cookie authentication, JWT authentication can be used from outside the context of WordPress making it an ideal authentication solution for third party stand-alone applications.

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