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# Quickstart

This quickstart will get you up and running with auth in about 10 minutes.

# 1. Add your signup form

Select your signup form below, then do the following:

  1. Paste the <script> inside the <head> of your HTML
  2. Paste the <div> inside the <body> of your HTML (or follow the React / Vue / Angular instructions)

# 2. Use your signup form

Give it a try: fill out your signup form and submit it.

Your form is in test mode, which means it goes through the signup flow without creating a new user each time.

Upon successful signup, the form does 2 things:

  • Redirects you to /dashboard. We'll edit this next.
  • Adds a secure access token named access.ACCOUNT_ID to your browser's cookies (with your account ID). This token is a JWT with the user's identity and authorization information, which you can send to your own backend.

# 3. Set your redirect & domain

Visit the Settings section of the Userfront dashboard.

Userfront settings

Add your website to the list of Live domains. Whenever your signup form loads at this domain, it will automatically be in production mode.

Similarly, in the Auth redirects section, you can tell Userfront where to redirect the user after they log in, log out, sign up, or need to reset their password.

Try updating the "Signup path" to /home, then re-submit your signup form. You should be redirected to /home this time.

# 4. Add login and others

Follow the same process for your other tools:

  • Add a login form to your /login page
  • Add a password reset form to your /reset page
  • Add a logout button anywhere you need it

Your tools will all work in test mode until you deploy them to your live domain; then they will work in live mode automatically.

# Finished

Congratulations, you've added auth to your site.

Learn more about your auth tools:

Learn more about the JWT access token:

Last Updated: 4/30/2021, 10:07:46 PM