Authentication Methods

Authentication data is attached to auth, and errors are attached to authError. You can get them within components like so:

import { connect } from 'react-redux'
import { pathToJS } from 'react-redux-firebase'
@connect(
  // Map state to props
  ({ firebase }) => ({
    authError: pathToJS(firebase, 'authError'),
    auth: pathToJS(firebase, 'auth'),
    profile: pathToJS(firebase, 'profile')
  })
)

If you need access to methods that are not available at the top level, you can access Firebase's Full Auth API using this.props.firebase.auth() or getFirebase().auth().

NOTE

All examples below assume you have wrapped your component using firebaseConnect. This will make this.props.firebase available within your component:

Decorators
import React, { Component } from 'react'
import PropTypes from 'prop-types'
import { firebaseConnect } from 'react-redux-firebase'

@firebaseConnect()
export default class SomeComponent extends Component {
  render() {
    // this.props.firebase contains API
  }
}
No Decorators
import React, { Component } from 'react'
import PropTypes from 'prop-types'
import { firebaseConnect } from 'react-redux-firebase'

class SomeComponent extends Component {
  render() {
    // this.props.firebase contains API
  }
}
export default firebaseConnect()(SomeComponent)

login(credentials)

Parameters
  • credentials (String | Object)
    • String - ref.authWithCustomToken(credentials) is used
    • Object - cases:
      • email and password (runs ref.authWithPassword(credentials)) :
        {
          email: String,
          password: String
        }
        
      • provider (runs ref.authWithOAuthPopup(provider) or ref.authWithOAuthRedirect(provider)) :
        {
          provider: "facebook | google | twitter",
          type: "popup | redirect" // popup is default
        }
        
      • credential (runs ref.signInWithCredential(credential)) :
        {
          credential : firebase.auth.AuthCredential // created using specific provider
        }
        
        The credential parameter is a firebase.auth.AuthCredential specific to the provider (i.e. firebase.auth.GoogleAuthProvider.credential(null, 'some accessToken')). For more details please view the Firebase API reference
      • provider and token (runs ref.authWithOAuthToken(provider, token)) NOTE: Deprecated as of v1.5.0 :
        {
          provider: "facebook | google | twitter",
          token : String
        }
        
Returns

Promise with an object containing profile, user, (also credential if using oAuth provider) in case of success or the error otherwise.

Examples

Email

this.props.firebase.login({
  email: 'test@test.com',
  password: 'testest1'
})

OAuth Provider Redirect

this.props.firebase.login({
  provider: 'google',
  type: 'redirect'
})

OAuth Provider Popup

this.props.firebase.login({
  provider: 'google',
  type: 'popup'
})

Credential

// `googleUser` from the onsuccess Google Sign In callback.
this.props.firebase.login({
  credential: firebase.auth.GoogleAuthProvider.credential(googleUser.getAuthResponse().id_token)
})
// or using an accessToken
this.props.firebase.login({
  credential: firebase.auth.GoogleAuthProvider.credential(null, 'some access token')
})

Token

this.props.firebase.login('someJWTAuthToken')

createUser(credentials, profile)

Similar to Firebase's ref.createUser(credentials) but with support for automatic profile setup (based on your userProfile config).

NOTE This does not need to be used when using external authentication providers (Firebase creates the user automatically), and is meant to be used with email authentication only.

Parameters
  • credentials Object

    • credentials.email String - User's email
    • credentials.password String - User's password
    • credentials.signIn String - Whether or not to sign in when user is signing up (defaults to true)
  • profile Object

Examples
const createNewUser = ({ email, password, username }) => {
  this.props.firebase.createUser(
    { email, password },
    { username, email }
  )
}

// Call with info
createNewUser({
  email: 'test@test.com',
  password: 'testest1',
  username: 'tester'
})
Returns

Promise with userData

logout()

Logout from Firebase and delete all data from the store (state.firebase.data and state.firebase.auth are set to null).

Looking to preserve data on logout? v2.0.0 supports the preserve config option, which preserves data under the specified keys in state on logout.

Examples
// logout and remove profile and auth from state
firebase.logout()

resetPassword(credentials)

Calls Firebase's firebase.auth().resetPassword(). If there is an error, it is added into redux state under state.firebase.authError, which can be loaded using pathToJS(state.firebase, 'authError').

Examples
firebase.resetPassword({
  email: 'test@test.com',
  password: 'testest1',
  username: 'tester'
})
Parameters
  • credentials Object - Credentials same as described in firebase docs
  • profile Object - if initialized with userProfile support then profile will be saved into ${userProfile}/${auth.uid}
Returns

Promise with user's UID in case of success or the error otherwise. Always authenticate the new user in case of success

confirmPasswordReset(code, newPassword)

Calls Firebase's firebase.auth().confirmPasswordReset(). If there is an error, it is added into redux state under state.firebase.authError, which can be loaded using pathToJS(state.firebase, 'authError').

Examples
firebase.confirmPasswordReset('some reset code', 'myNewPassword')
Parameters
  • code String - Password reset code
  • newPassword String - New password to set for user
Returns

Promise

verifyPasswordResetCode(code)

Verify a password reset code from password reset email.

Calls Firebase's firebase.auth().verifyPasswordResetCode(). If there is an error, it is added into redux state under state.firebase.authError, which can be loaded using pathToJS(state.firebase, 'authError').

Examples
firebase.verifyPasswordResetCode('some reset code')
Parameters
  • code String - Password reset code
Returns

Promise - Email associated with reset code

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