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Zach Leatherman

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.



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Zach is a builder for the web with IndieWeb Avatar for https://www.netlify.comNetlify. He created the IndieWeb Avatar for https://www.11ty.devEleventy site generator and is still fixated on web fonts. His public speaking résumé includes talks in eight different countries at events like Jamstack Conf, Beyond Tellerrand, Smashing Conference, CSSConf, and The White House. He is an emeritus of Filament Group, NEJS CONF, and still helps out with nebraskajs’s AvatarNebraskaJS. 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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