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Can't login to control panel (redirects back to login)

Some more googling and I found the answer here. The issue is with Structure and setting it to redirect to structure on login. I finally found out that Structure 3.3.1 is the culprit when you set ...
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Can't login to CP – form has expired

Big thanks to Joel Bradbury for solving this one. I needed to add $config['disable_csrf_protection'] = 'y'; to my config. Here's why: It'll be because the tokens have been generated on a ...
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Error: This site is currently unavailable. And unable to login to CP

The "This site is currently unavailable" error suggests to me the IP addresses or usernames or something has been added to the "banned" list. This is how you check and fix this. --------->>>>>>>> ...
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v2.8.1 CP login loop issue

Try disabling extensions and turn on debugging. Could be a PHP error getting in the way of the login. Also, I'd try the login in a browser you don't use often to eliminate a browser cookie issue. ...
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SSL Certificate Breaking User Login - ExpressionEngine

This was a silly oversight after a long week of coding. Upon login the website redirected with a prefix of "www" where the rest of the site does not use this. Fixed with WWW resolve in .htaccess
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ee 2.9.2 can't login to cpanel infitive loop

Just wanted to comment that adding $config['cp_session_type'] = 's'; worked for me too.
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Front end member area

I have no idea what your actual setup is, but I general find that a best practice is to utilize embeds for control features as well as consistency. Here is an example: Two template groups, one call ...
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Bypassing login system messages using Solspace User on EE3

I've created a really basic extension to bypass the default message. It redirects to an account page on login and the home page on logout but this could be modified to point to any URL (i.e. a custom ...
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Any way to login with email address in EE 3?

The "User" 4.0.7 plugin from Solspace supports it. You can find it at https://solspace.com/expressionengine/user/docs/email_as_username/
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Expressionengine2: how use a channel form for non logged in people (without expressionengine doing a guest login in the background)

You could also change the logic on your login form so it tests against the group_id instead of logged_in. Then just make sure your channel form user is in a different group than your other users.
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Expressionengine2: how use a channel form for non logged in people (without expressionengine doing a guest login in the background)

What about using LogMeIn add-on to conditionally log out a user after form submission?
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Do something after hook

Well, you are killing the process when you throw a redirect. The redirect() function basically causes a die() affect, ending code termination. You know you can declare a redirect in the template with ...
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Where is the CMS login page template?

Well, the view file you're looking for is your_web_root/system/expressionengine/views/account/login.php But it's never recommended that you edit a core file. See if you can check your custom theme ...
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How to log/view all frontend login sessions?

Control Panel Logs is existed not just to show logged users but logged all critical activities(not only login) in CP. EE keeps this records in _cp_log table. For front-end is not such functions from ...
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How can I remove "thank you" page after login

EDIT: Whoops, I see you are already aware of Freemember and don't want to use another add-on. I think that, or a custom add-on as jrothafer mentioned (still another add-on!) is the way to go. Or as ...
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Offloading comments/login to thirdparty from Expressionengine to speed up website

Do you only need login to post said comments? Perhaps all you need is Disqus? Modules already available : CX Disqus Comments, Alternatives Of course, by outsourcing your comments and social login to ...
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Ajax Login plugin

AJAX Auth is supported and compatible with latest EE versions. If you need support or have pre-sales questions, email me directly to support@intoeetive.com
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Ajax Login plugin

I'll post my answer from my comment above down here. FreeMember is a great, free plugin that allows some flexibility.
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Adding an action to happen at Login

I think you are looking for the session_start hook. https://ellislab.com/expressionengine/user-guide/development/extension_hooks/global/session/index.html#id2
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How to redirect from front end to expression engine Admin panel

Unfortunately, logging into the front end will not log you into the EE control panel. You must re-login at admin.php
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EE2.5.2 login doesn't work from Safari 7.1

The 2.5.x branch has cache issues if I recall and depending on your system, 2.9.x can break a few things (plugins, conditionals, etc). Upgrading to a stable version before all the big changes, like 2....
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URLs always resolve back to /index.php?/cp/login&return=

Your index.php shouldn't be showing your Control Panel - admin.php should do that. Sounds like you've modified the index.php file incorrectly. Not sure what instructions you've followed, but I'd ...
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Login Form|| Potential Bug || 2.9.0

Looks like it was a good ole htaccess issue. I was mistakenly rewriting the URL (only needs to be done on LIVE, not DEV) when it's launched and since this is on a DEV environment I commented this ...
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Login Form|| Potential Bug || 2.9.0

I just tested it with ExpressionEngine v2.9.0 - Build Date: 20140715, with "Control Panel Session Type" and "Website Session Type" are set to COOKIES ONLY. Works as expected for me. So check if you ...
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After upgrading to EE 2.9.0 my front-end login page no longer works

I had similar issues. It got a bit confusing as session timeouts etc. seem to come in to play, so things I did seemed to work then it stopped working etc. as I experimented with different ...
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Trying to login via database

I found the answer on ellislab's forum - enter link description here Thanks for being patient with me
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MSM Limitations

Yes this is the right way. Performance will be the same, or similar, as if you had the same amount of traffic going through one website. To be cautious you could try scaling up to the full 20 ...
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Problem Logging in

I just tried to login on your site using Chrome Version 34.0.1847.131 on OSX 10.9.2 and it worked fine. From your screenshot it looks like you have some ads being injected onto the page. Is this ...
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New EE 2.8.1 install control panel login error

Did you rename your EE /system directory to something besides "system"? If you did, make sure to adjust your .htaccess file on this line so the RewriteCond will be ignored for the control panel ...
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Idle session "undefined" problem

I have this problem as well, it's very annoying. There's a bug report here you might want to add to: https://support.ellislab.com/bugs/detail/20374/undefined-alert-when-logging-in-to-expired-session
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