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How to add Authentication to your Eleventy Site

November 08, 2021 Watch in 7 minutes

A demo project and walkthrough showing how to secure some of your Eleventy Serverless pages behind OAuth authentication providers.

  • Login with GitHub, Netlify, or GitLab (and easily extensible to add more!)
  • This demo uses zero clientside JavaScript.
  • Serverless templates can be secured with a simple addition to the template front matter.


Watch on YouTube: How to add Authentication to your Eleventy Site


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Zach Leatherman IndieWeb Avatar for a builder for the web and the creator/maintainer of IndieWeb Avatar for https://www.11ty.devEleventy (11ty), an award-winning open source site generator. At one point he became entirely too fixated on web fonts. He has given 81 talks in nine different countries at events like Beyond Tellerrand, Smashing Conference, Jamstack Conf, CSSConf, and The White House. Formerly part of CloudCannon, Netlify, Filament Group, NEJS CONF, and NebraskaJS. Learn more about Zach »


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  1. Bryan Robinson


    Ooooh serverless routes for that... that makes so much sense!

  2. Dave ♦️


    Paging @SaraSoueidan 👀

  3. Zach Leatherman



  4. Zach Leatherman


    Thanks for sharing!

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