Get an OpenID®


Surprise! You may already have an OpenID.

If you use any of the following services, you already have your own OpenID. Below are instructions on how to sign in with each of the following providers on an OpenID enabled website. (When you see bold text, you should replace it with your own username or screenname on that service.)

Google

Look for the “Sign in with a Google Account” button or use your Google Profile URL.

Yahoo

Look for the “Sign in with Yahoo” button.

Yahoo! Japan

Look for the “Yahoo! JAPAN IDでログイン” button.

LiveJournal

Enter “username.livejournal.com”

Hyves

Click the “Sign in with Hyves” button.

Blogger

Enter your blog URL: “blogname.blogspot.com”

Flickr

Look for the “Sign in with Yahoo” button or use your photostream URL

Orange

Click the “Sign in with Orange” button or enter “orange.fr”

mixi

mixi is a web service that allows users to communicate with their friends and acquaintances.

MySpace

Look for the “Login with MySpaceID” button or enter “www.myspace.com/username

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Enter your WordPress.com URL, for example: “username.wordpress.com”

Verisign

Symantec’s Personal Identity Provider is an OpenID provider with support for multi-factor authentication.

AOL

Look for a “Sign in with AOL” button or enter “openid.aol.com/screenname

Roll Your Own

Of course, you can always use your own URI, blog URL or website as your OpenID. Delegation is the simplest way to get up and running with OpenID. Delegation requires nothing more than an OpenID Provider and some basic HTML. If you want to host your own OpenID Provider, you can use a service provider like Janrain or if you have coding experience, check out our page for Developers.