Discourse forums can enable multiple forms of authentication for account creation and signup. Enabling an Ethereum login allows for native pseudonymous accounts in Discourse.
Who would want to use this and why?
Communities which use Discourse and also Ethereum dapps can tie forum activities to on chain accounts. We can encourage usage of Ethereum accounts.
Enabling Ethereum account login also can provide the basis for badges as NFTs, on-chain tokens as reputation, on chain access control, and other mixing of forum + on chain features.
Basic Discourse auth plugin that supports using a Web3 provider to sign up as a new user or sign in to an existing account.
Email is an editable field and needs to be verified separately.
Display WC logo / QR code to use mobile wallet
Supporting 3Box means on sign up, email address, avatar, and other fields are filled in automatically.
- link to 3box on user profile OR
- prompt to create 3box profile from user profile
- forum membership verified in 3box