Although this add-on uses a stored password to authenticate to a web server,
it should not be taken as an example of how to store or work securely with
passwords. It's only a demonstration of how to use the
This add-on stores a username and password using the
The default value is the correct value
for the demo site:
username: "user" password: "passwd"
You can change the default values in the add-on's options page.
The add-on then uses
webRequest.onAuthRequired to intercept authentication
requests from the demo site. When it gets
such a request, it fetches the stored credentials and supplies them
To try out the add-on: