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University of Michigan  
School of Information  Human Computer Interaction GPA:   
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Using Persona on your site


Getting started

Why Persona?
What's special about Persona compared to other identity and authentication systems.
Quick setup
A walkthrough showing how to add Persona to your website.

API reference

The navigator.id API
The browser API.
Verification API reference
The remote verification API.

Guides

Security considerations
Practices and techniques to make sure your Persona deployment is secure.
Browser compatibility
Learn exactly which browsers support Persona.
Internationalization
Learn how Persona handles different languages.
The implementor's guide
Tips from sites that have added support for Persona.

Resources

Libraries and plugins
Find a drop-in library for your favorite programming language, web framework, blog, or content management system.
The Persona cookbook
Example source code for Persona sites. Includes snippets in C# (MVC3), PHP, Node.JS, and more.
User interface guidelines
How to present Persona sign-in to your users.

Becoming an Identity Provider

If you're an email provider or another identity-providing service, check out the links below to learn about becoming a Persona Identity Provider.

IdP Overview
A high level view of Persona Identity Providers.
Implementing an IdP
A detailed guide to the technical details of becoming an IdP.
.well-known/browserid
An overview of the .well-known/browserid file, which IdPs use to advertise support for the protocol.

The Persona Project

Glossary
BrowserID and Persona terminology defined.
FAQ
Answers to common questions.
Protocol overview
A mid-level technical overview of the underlying BrowserID protocol.
Crypto
A look at the cryptographic concepts behind Persona and BrowserID.
The Spec
Deep technical details live here.
The Persona website
To get Persona going, we're hosting three services at https://login.persona.org: a fallback Identity Provider, an implementation of the {{domxref("navigator.id")}} APIs, and a verification service.
The Persona source code
The code for Persona is on GitHub. Pull requests welcome!

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  1. Using Persona on a website
    1. Why should you use Persona?
    2. Get started
    3. Tips for implementing Persona
    4. Security considerations
    5. Browser compatibility
    6. Internationalization
    7. The navigator.id API
    8. The remote verification API
    9. Libraries and plugins
    10. User interface guidelines
  2. Becoming an Identity Provider
    1. IdP Overview
    2. Implementing an IdP
    3. .well-known-browserid format
  3. The Persona project
    1. Glossary
    2. FAQ
    3. Persona hosted services
    4. Protocol overview
    5. Cryptography

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<h4><u><em><strong>Education</strong></em></u></h4>
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  School of Information &nbsp;Human Computer Interaction GPA:<span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp; &nbsp;</span></div>
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  <h5>University of Michigan &nbsp;</h5>
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 <p><span style="font-size: 30px; font-weight: 700; letter-spacing: -1px; line-height: 30px;">Using Persona on your site</span></p>
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<div class="column-container">
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 <div class="column-third">
  <div class="note">
   <h3 id="Getting_started">Getting started</h3>
  </div>
  <dl>
   <dt>
    <a href="/en-US/docs/Persona/Why_Persona">Why Persona?</a></dt>
   <dd>
    What's special about Persona compared to other identity and authentication systems.</dd>
   <dt>
    <a href="/en-US/docs/Persona/Quick_Setup">Quick setup</a></dt>
   <dd>
    A walkthrough showing how to add Persona to your website.</dd>
  </dl>
  <h3 id="API_reference">API reference</h3>
  <dl>
   <dt>
    <a href="/en-US/Persona/The_navigator.id_API">The navigator.id API</a></dt>
   <dd>
    The browser API.</dd>
   <dt>
    <a href="/en-US/docs/Persona/Remote_Verification_API">Verification API reference</a></dt>
   <dd>
    The remote verification API.</dd>
  </dl>
 </div>
 <div class="column-third">
  <h3 id="Guides">Guides</h3>
  <dl>
   <dt>
    <a href="/en-US/docs/Persona/Security_Considerations">Security considerations</a></dt>
   <dd>
    Practices and techniques to make sure your Persona deployment is secure.</dd>
   <dt>
    <a href="/en-US/docs/Persona/Browser_compatibility">Browser compatibility</a></dt>
   <dd>
    Learn exactly which browsers support Persona.</dd>
   <dt>
    <a href="/en-US/docs/Persona/Internationalization">Internationalization</a></dt>
   <dd>
    Learn how Persona handles different languages.</dd>
   <dt>
    <a href="/en-US/docs/Persona/The_implementor_s_guide">The implementor's guide</a></dt>
   <dd>
    Tips from sites that have added support for Persona.</dd>
  </dl>
 </div>
 <div class="column-third">
  <h3 id="Resources">Resources</h3>
  <dl>
   <dt>
    <a href="/en-US/docs/Persona/Libraries_and_plugins">Libraries and plugins</a></dt>
   <dd>
    Find a drop-in library for your favorite programming language, web framework, blog, or content management system.</dd>
   <dt>
    <a class="link-https" href="https://github.com/mozilla/browserid-cookbook">The Persona cookbook</a></dt>
   <dd>
    Example source code for Persona sites. Includes snippets in C# (MVC3), PHP, Node.JS, and more.</dd>
   <dt>
    <a href="/en-US/Persona/User_interface_guidelines">User interface guidelines</a></dt>
   <dd>
    How to present Persona sign-in to your users.</dd>
  </dl>
 </div>
</div>
<hr />
<h2 id="Becoming_an_Identity_Provider">Becoming an Identity Provider</h2>
<p>If you're an email provider or another identity-providing service, check out the links below to learn about becoming a Persona Identity Provider.</p>
<div class="column-container">
 <div class="column-third">
  <dl>
   <dt>
    <a href="/en-US/docs/Persona/Identity_Provider_Overview">IdP Overview</a></dt>
   <dd>
    A high level view of Persona Identity Providers.</dd>
  </dl>
 </div>
 <div class="column-third">
  <dl>
   <dt>
    <a href="/en-US/docs/Persona/Implementing_a_Persona_IdP">Implementing an IdP</a></dt>
   <dd>
    A detailed guide to the technical details of becoming an IdP.</dd>
  </dl>
 </div>
 <div class="column-third">
  <dl>
   <dt>
    <a href="/en-US/docs/Persona/.well-known-browserid">.well-known/browserid</a></dt>
   <dd>
    An overview of the <code>.well-known/browserid</code> file, which IdPs use to advertise support for the protocol.</dd>
  </dl>
 </div>
</div>
<hr />
<h2 id="The_Persona_Project">The Persona Project</h2>
<div class="column-container">
 <div class="column-third">
  <dl>
   <dt>
    <a href="/en-US/docs/Persona/Glossary">Glossary</a></dt>
   <dd>
    BrowserID and Persona terminology defined.</dd>
   <dt>
    <a href="/en-US/docs/Persona/FAQ">FAQ</a></dt>
   <dd>
    Answers to common questions.</dd>
   <dt>
    <a href="/en-US/docs/Persona/Protocol_Overview">Protocol overview</a></dt>
   <dd>
    A mid-level technical overview of the underlying BrowserID protocol.</dd>
  </dl>
 </div>
 <div class="column-third">
  <dl>
   <dt>
    <a href="/en-US/docs/persona/Crypto">Crypto</a></dt>
   <dd>
    A look at the cryptographic concepts behind Persona and BrowserID.</dd>
   <dt>
    <a class="link-https" href="https://github.com/mozilla/id-specs/blob/prod/browserid/index.md">The Spec</a></dt>
   <dd>
    Deep technical details live here.</dd>
  </dl>
 </div>
 <div class="column-third">
  <dl>
   <dt>
    <a href="/en-US/docs/Persona/Bootstrapping_Persona">The Persona website</a></dt>
   <dd>
    To get Persona going, we're hosting three services at <a class="link-https" href="https://login.persona.org" rel="freelink">https://login.persona.org</a>: a fallback Identity Provider, an implementation of the {{domxref("navigator.id")}} APIs, and a verification service.</dd>
   <dt>
    <a href="https://github.com/mozilla/browserid">The Persona source code</a></dt>
   <dd>
    The code for Persona is on GitHub. Pull requests welcome!</dd>
  </dl>
 </div>
</div>
<p>{{CommunityBox("Identity", "dev-identity", "mozilla.dev.identity", "identity","Blog|http://identity.mozilla.com/|identity.mozilla.com|Visit the Identity blog||GitHub|https://github.com/mozilla/browserid/issues/new|report a bug|Report a bug")}}</p>
<h2 id="Subnav">Subnav</h2>
<ol>
 <li><a href="#">Using Persona on a website</a>
  <ol>
   <li><a href="/en-US/Persona/Why_Persona" title="Why Persona?">Why should you use Persona?</a></li>
   <li><a href="/en-US/Persona/Quick_setup" title="Quick Start">Get started</a></li>
   <li><a href="/en-US/Persona/The_implementor_s_guide" title="Implementor's Guide">Tips for implementing Persona</a></li>
   <li><a href="/en-US/Persona/Security_Considerations" title="Security Considerations">Security considerations</a></li>
   <li><a href="/en-US/Persona/Browser_compatibility" title="Browser compatibility">Browser compatibility</a></li>
   <li><a href="/en-US/Persona/Internationalization" title="Internationalization">Internationalization</a></li>
   <li><a href="/en-US/Persona/The_navigator.id_API" title="The navigator.id API">The navigator.id API</a></li>
   <li><a href="/en-US/Persona/Remote_Verification_API" title="Remote Verification API">The remote verification API</a></li>
   <li><a href="/en-US/Persona/Libraries_and_plugins" title="Libraries and plugins">Libraries and plugins</a></li>
   <li><a href="/en-US/Persona/User_interface_guidelines" title="User interface guidelines">User interface guidelines</a></li>
  </ol>
 </li>
 <li><a href="#">Becoming an Identity Provider</a>
  <ol>
   <li><a href="/en-US/Persona/Identity_Provider_Overview" title="IdP Overview">IdP Overview</a></li>
   <li><a href="/en-US/Persona/Implementing_a_Persona_IdP" title="Implementing an IdP">Implementing an IdP</a></li>
   <li><a href="/en-US/Persona/.well-known-browserid" title=".well-known-browserid format">.well-known-browserid format</a></li>
  </ol>
 </li>
 <li><a href="#">The Persona project</a>
  <ol>
   <li><a href="/en-US/Persona/Glossary" title="Glossary">Glossary</a></li>
   <li><a href="/en-US/Persona/FAQ" title="FAQ">FAQ</a></li>
   <li><a href="/en-US/Persona/Bootstrapping_Persona" title="Persona hosted services">Persona hosted services</a></li>
   <li><a href="/en-US/Persona/Protocol_Overview" title="Protocol overview">Protocol overview</a></li>
   <li><a href="/en-US/Persona/Crypto" title="Crypto">Cryptography</a></li>
  </ol>
 </li>
</ol>
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