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Zach Leatherman

How to add Authentication to your Eleventy Site

November 08, 2021 Watch in 7 minutes Tagged: Eleventy Project Speaking

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.



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Zach is a builder for the web at IndieWeb Avatar for He created 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 69 talks in nine different countries at events like Jamstack Conf, Beyond Tellerrand, Smashing Conference, CSSConf, and The White House. Formerly part of Netlify, Filament Group, NEJS CONF, and NebraskaJS. Read 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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