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Allows authentication with either a username or an email address.

Project description

This package allows to authenticate a user with either a username or an email address. It overrides Django authenticate method, so it should work in almost any case of use, without touch anything else. For support and aditional documentation, in case you need it, please visit our Github repository .



pip install django-dual-authentication

Then, add this line to your

AUTHENTICATION_BACKENDS = [‘django-dual-authentication.backends.DualAuthentication’]

Supported versions

  • Python >= 2.7
  • Django >= 1.5



  • Fixed bug where usernames containing ‘@’ can only login using email.
  • Fixed testproject.

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