User registrations with SDKs have been good but what if you wanna add users manually? Today we are going to see firebase manual user registration in its web API and restricting pages on the basis of logged-in state.
This method requires the Email-Password (Simple login) to be enabled in your firebase authentication configuration. And user can be added only with email ID and password.
And it is really important to have good data security rules in Firebase to avoid breach.
- Full control of user count
- Invitation based systems
- No notification to user on account creation
- No automated way to handle registration
- Password generation is not available, you ned to rely on browser extensions.
Going ahead with the assumptions, let go through the set to accomplish this.
Create Firebase Account and Enable Simple login in Authentication panel. This is shown in following screenshots step by step:
Clone the repo form here or Download the code from here. Change the
app.js to configure the code to use your Firebase app.
The code sample works well with npm and for that you should have Node.js installed on your system. You can see the guide to set it up here: Front End Development Workflow
After cloning/downloading, follow the guide in the
README.md of code repo.
Install dependencies npm installStart the local server npm run startOpen URL Browser http://localhost:3333
Now add the new user in the Firebase Console and trigger the Reset Password for the new user.
Triggering the Reset Password will enable User to set their own password for their account.
The main idea is to remove/not adding the Registration capabilities to the Front End or Mobile application. And manually adding them from the Firebase Console.
Here in our code example, the
index.html can’t be seen without login.
All set now. Change the code to make it unto your application needs.
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