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OmniAuth is a flexible authentication system utilizing Rack middleware.
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What is OmniAuth?

OmniAuth is a Ruby authentication framework aimed to abstract away the difficulties of working with various types of authentication providers. It is meant to be hooked up to just about any system, from social networks to enterprise systems to simple username and password authentication.
OmniAuth is a tool in the User Management and Authentication category of a tech stack.
OmniAuth is an open source tool with GitHub stars and GitHub forks. Here’s a link to OmniAuth's open source repository on GitHub

Who uses OmniAuth?

37 companies reportedly use OmniAuth in their tech stacks, including StackShare, Discourse, and Stessa.

132 developers on StackShare have stated that they use OmniAuth.

OmniAuth Integrations

Pros of OmniAuth
Easy Social Login

OmniAuth's Features

  • Multi-provider authentication
  • Over 200 supported authentication providers (see list at
  • Open source

OmniAuth Alternatives & Comparisons

What are some alternatives to OmniAuth?
Devise is a flexible authentication solution for Rails based on Warden
It is an authorization framework that enables a third-party application to obtain limited access to an HTTP service, either on behalf of a resource owner by orchestrating an approval interaction between the resource owner and the HTTP service, or by allowing the third-party application to obtain access on its own behalf.
JSON Web Token
JSON Web Token is an open standard that defines a compact and self-contained way for securely transmitting information between parties as a JSON object. This information can be verified and trusted because it is digitally signed.
A set of unified APIs and tools that instantly enables Single Sign On and user management to all your applications.
Azure Active Directory
It is a comprehensive identity and access management solution that gives you a robust set of capabilities to manage users and groups. You can get the reliability and scalability you need with identity services that work with your on-premises, cloud, or hybrid environment.
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