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Automatic/Integrated login to Wordpress using PHP

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OK I have googled for hours and unable to find a simple example of how would I automatically login somebody into Wordpress. All the solutions are for how to integrated Wordpress login with PHPBB login etc etc.

Here's the situation:

I have written a new website in PHP. I have my own sign-up and log-in screens and my own tables. Now the client wants a Blog so we installed Wordpress. Obviously, we dont want people to sign-up twice (on the website and on the Blog section) nor do we want them to login twice.

I fixed the sign-up problem by looking at the wordpress tables and then inserting the rows in the wp_user and wp_usermeta tables.

Now comes the hard part. When a user logs into my site, I want a way via PHP to log them automatically into Wordpress. Remember, I have already created that user in Wordpress.

Please dont tell me to just drop my login table and use Wordpress login table.

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