A working group of the OpenID Foundation
accountchooser.com is shutting down
The original charter was to explore and standardize new user interface experiences for the login process. The working group developed accountchooser.com, a service that would help users login by storing their different email accounts on the local device and then using those entries to bootstrap the login process at different web sites.
Applications that want to continue using this feature can host and run it themselves by downloading the source code.
Upgrade Your Website’s Login System
You can upgrade your website to use identity providers and to use an Account Chooser. The two approaches work well together, but can be done separately. However, adding an Account Chooser is much simpler, and makes it easier to add identity providers later.
Adding an Account Chooser is easy
Only the three simple steps listed below are needed (or see the developers guide):
There are also products available to help add an Account Chooser to your website, including modules written for popular content management systems and web frameworks.
Next step: using Identity Providers
- Increase signup conversion by making it a breeze to get an account
- Make your website more secure by eliminating passwords
- Integrate with social networks or corporate login systems.