Registering and authenticating users using Ionic Cloud

Ionic Cloud can provide all of the user management and authentication capabilities out of the box. The following providers are supported by Ionic Cloud:

  • E-mail/password
  • Custom authentication
  • Facebook
  • Google
  • Twitter
  • Instagram
  • LinkedIn
  • GitHub

Depending on the app, you may not need to use all of these authentication methods. For example, it would make more sense to use a LinkedIn authentication for an app focusing on a working professional to narrow down the audiences who fit the user profile of the app. If you have your own authentication server where you maintain your own user database, you can still use the custom authentication of Ionic Cloud to create a custom token.

This chapter will try to simplify ...

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