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Why does StackExchange not fix the login account system?

As a long time user of the site, and someone who figured out the site in a kinder, gentler less confusing age, it feels like this is a aggregation of a few problems SE is frictionless for new users. ...
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Why does StackExchange not fix the login account system?

This isn't a problem with SE, it's a problem with you remembering your login info. There are a few things you could try Use a password manager like LastPass to remember it for you Use a Google or ...
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Why can't I login with the user name and password I signed up with?

I don't want to give out my social media credentials! By the way, that's not what happens here. StackExchange uses OpenID, which means you get redirected to the actual login page for the provider you ...
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How do I sign up to Superuser with my Stack Exchange OpenID?

The "sign up page" that you show is accessed by clicking, naturally, on "sign up":                    "Sign up" means "create a brand new account".  If you already have a Stack Exchange (OpenID) ...
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it is strange that I am probably not a Google+ user yet I can login to stackexchange sites

I believe Google's OpenID provider is considered to be under the auspices of Google+ in terms of branding, which, indeed, is technically separate from having a Google+ account. All you actually need ...
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Why can't I login with the user name and password I signed up with?

The accounts you sign up for, on SuperUser, Stack Overflow, or most such sites, are under the "Stack Exchange" button.
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Can not log into Super User since the new login appeared

Very likely they are blocking some of the third-party javascript resources that Stack Exchange sites depend on. Unfortunately it's difficult to get an idea of what exact resources may be blocked ...
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Login with Facebook sends to Google login

Oof, good find. I have patched this up and we'll be doing a prod build ASAP to push the fix out. Thanks for identifying this!
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Superuser logs me off automatically after few minutes

After getting few inputs in comments about cookies and extensions; i checked my settings. Settings for cookies were correct. Then I disabled all extensions installed and tried enabling them one at a ...
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My cross-site auto-login does not work; where do I look to fix it?

There is no magic. For cross-site login to work there is some clever JavaScript executed in your browser once you are logged in on one site. That JavaScript loads an image for each second-level domain ...
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Why does StackExchange not fix the login account system?

This site (and Stack Exchange in general), provide a few ways for users to log in based on the technology/concept of OpenID. The idea being that you don't need to remember yet another account for ...
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Can I add a stackexchange login?

Yes you can - though its been a while since I tested it. Taken from my MSE answer It sort of works, though it is a little more convoluted that it could be. You'd need to start by creating an ...
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Why does StackExchange not fix the login account system?

This discussion has been bothering me for several days now and I think I finally figured out why. In the model for the community our first point is to Be Nice. We as a community failed at that. I ...
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Can not log into Super User since the new login appeared

I have a similar problem while at work. I am not going to the effort to provide a screenshot of what the secure page looks like. I will describe what it looks like, the page does not fully load, ...
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