I think the first time I used OpenID was to create a Stack Overflow account back when this blog was hosted on Wordpress.com. Luckily Wordpress.com supports OpenID Delegation so as I’ve moved this site around I have been able to maintain the same OpenID.
Setting up OpenID Delegation in Octopress is actually pretty easy.
All you have to do is add the two required HTML
<link> lines into
If you already have an OpenID but have no idea about the
openid.delegate there is a great post about it at Using OpenID Delegation
Of course, it would be awesome to just be able to specify the server and delegate in your
_config.xml and have Octopress take care of the rest. And also not that hard to add either. Hopefully we will see this in a future update.
UPDATE (May 27th 2013): I’m now running this blog using Jekyll instead of Octopress so I feel I should mention that OpenID delegation can easily added to a Jekyll site by adding the above lines to the