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CakeDC Users Plugin

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CakePHP CakeDC Users Plugin Tag Notes
^4.3 master 11.0.0 stable
^4.3 11.0 11.0.0 stable
^4.0 9.0 9.0.5 stable
^3.7 <4.0 8.5 8.5.1 stable
^3.7 <4.0 develop - unstable
3.6 8.1 8.1.0 stable
3.5 6.x 6.0.1 stable
3.4 5.x 5.2.0 stable
>=3.2.9 <3.4.0 4.x 4.2.1 stable
^2.10 2.x 2.2.0 stable

The Users plugin covers the following features:

  • User registration
  • Login/logout
  • Social login (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Google, Linkedin, etc)
  • Simple RBAC via
  • Remember me (Cookie) via
  • Manage user's profile
  • Admin management
  • Yubico U2F for Two-Factor Authentication
  • One-Time Password for Two-Factor Authentication

The plugin is here to provide users related features following 2 approaches:

  • Quick drop-in working solution for users login/registration. Get users working in 5 minutes.
  • Extensible solution for a bigger/custom application. You'll be able to extend:
    • UsersAuth Component
    • Use your own UsersTable
    • Use your own Controller

On the previous versions of the plugin, extensibility was an issue, and one of the main objectives of the 3.0 rewrite is to guarantee all the pieces could be extended/reused as easily.

Another decision made was limiting the plugin dependencies on other packages as much as possible.


  • CakePHP 4.0+
  • PHP 7.2+


For documentation, as well as tutorials, see the Docs directory of this repository.


For bugs and feature requests, please use the issues section of this repository.

Commercial support is also available, contact us for more information.


This repository follows the CakeDC Plugin Standard. If you'd like to contribute new features, enhancements or bug fixes to the plugin, please read our Contribution Guidelines for detailed instructions.


Copyright 2019 Cake Development Corporation (CakeDC). All rights reserved.

Licensed under the MIT License. Redistributions of the source code included in this repository must retain the copyright notice found in each file.