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Authentication Guides & Recipes
API documentation Currently, the API documentation is the most coherent documentation for authentication.
How JWT Works
Learn more about JWT and how it might differ from authentication methods you've used, previously. (This guide is a work in progress.)
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Auth Recipe: Customize the JWT Payload
You can customize the JWT payload. Learn important security implications before you decide to do it.
Auth Recipe: Customize the Login Response
Learn how you can customize the response after a user has attempted to login.
Auth Recipe: Create Endpoints with Mixed Auth
Learn how to setup an endpoint so that it handles unauthenticated and authenticated users with different responses for each.
Auth Recipe: Basic OAuth
Learn how OAuth (Facebook, Google, GitHub) login works, and how you can use it in your application.
Auth Recipe: Custom Auth Strategy
Learn how to setup a completely custom passport based auth stratgies