authentication – is it possible to get the email of a user who logs in using open id providers? – Education Career Blog

i want to know if its possible to get the email of the people who are using open id to authenticate to my site of course with the user knowing that i am getting their email?
this email will be the user id of the user and i want the user to be able to loggin using any provider and then i will set this email as the user identity.
i need this information in order to design the structure of my site.
i am looking into the following open id providers.

  • Gmail
  • Yahoo
  • Facebook Connect
  • Hotmail



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Who says the OpenID provider has the user’s e-mail to give to you? I can get an OpenID identity that’s accessed only by my fingerprint.

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