A local user account is the user account created by WordPress within CampusPress.  Whenever possible, we recommend connecting your CampusPress network with your existing single-sign-on system such as LDAP, Google Apps, Shibboleth, CAS or SAML.

Authentication with your single-sign-on system (SSO) allows your users to log in with their school username and password.  It can also be set to auto user creation or auto user/blog creation the first time a new user logs in with their their school username and password.

All Users are automatically created as SSO users, if you’ve set up single-sign-on authentication on your CampusPress network, except if the user is added using Users > Add New (in the site admin and in the network admin).  Blog & User Creator, My Class and Batch automatically create the new user as an SSO; the new user can log in with their school username/password provided their correct SSO username and email address was used.

CampusPress supports a wide range of authentication options including the following:

Email contact@campuspress.com if you need additional information on our authentication options.