However, the login page currently validates the supplied credentials against a hard-coded list of username and password pairs.
We need to update the login page's logic so that it validates credentials against the Membership framework's user store.
A more modern approach is to use a 'login form', where the user enters an id and password and the server sends back a session cookie to say that user has been authenticated.
Total Validator supports two ways of authenticating using login forms.
You should have doubt about this login form, how they validate username and password.
There is nothing, just only 2 steps as follows as for login validation using php. You enter username and password already registered which is stored in mysql database. After you submit a button to login, it check the database values whether the username and password is correct or not using php and mysql query.
Nor does it represent the opinion of my dog, because I don’t have one.
by Joe Stagner In this video, Joe Stagner explores an alternative method of user authentication rather then creating a custom form and calling the API to authenticate a user.
It's possible to use the plugin with a form which is placed inside a Bootstrap Modal.
By default, the plugin will not initialize the fields which are disabled, hidden, or not visible.
That would assume that you're storing your password in plain-text in the database.
Hash Password For Storing In Config File(password, "md5"). Then, whenever you validate for that password, validate against the hash instead.
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For additional information about this video, read the "Validating User Credentials Against the Membership User Store" security tutorial (C#, VB).