Welcome to DNN Sharp Blog

... Our fun way to keep you on top of what's happening in our world

Friday, August 30, 2013

How to Login a User to a Different DNN Portal

Your Autumn Resolutions :

1. Reflect more on what’s the purpose of your life

2. Exercise more

3. Do more with your DNN portal!

I can’t help you with the first two, but it is my job to help you do more with your DNN portal. But before I get into the slew of resources available for you, let me first say thank you for your cooperation over the last several months.

So let’s get a head-start on this autumn describing some cool things that you can do on your DNN portal using My Tokens.

Our topic for today is on how to login a user to a different DNN site. We’ll explore a less known feature of My Tokens, External API, and we’ll dig in deeper and teach you how to invoke tokens via web service in order to login a user to a different DNN portal or to impersonate a existing DNN user.


Let's say you have a demo site that can be tested either as an Admin or a regular user. Using the technique described in the video tutorial below you’ll be able to redirect and login a user at the same time.

Pretty Impressive, Right! So what are you waiting for? Just watch our video tutorial!

Did you know about this feature? How are you using it? Let us know in the comment section below.
Author: Ionut Grecu
Rate this article:
Ionut Grecu

Ionut GrecuIonut Grecu

His work exists at the intersection of anthropology, psychology, comparative mythology and Online Marketing. Weird, right?

He doesn't just deal with DNN, he lives and breathes it.

DNN Sharp is his oyster and on a day to day basis, his role is to keep DNN Sharp's marketing engine firin

Other posts by Ionut Grecu

Contact author


About Us

DNN Sharp is a leading provider with a proven track record in defining, designing and developing DNN Modules catering for a passionate community of thousands of users.

While our core focus is on DNN modules, our mission is to provide top quality products complemented by fast and reliable Customer support. We listen to our Customers and produce a variety of solutions to meet the complex needs of our global audience.

«July 2020»

Our latest news and gossips, must-reads, tutorials and how-tos, as well as other random awesomeness from across the DNN world...

Stay in the loop subscribing to our newsletter!