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Right, the web has never figured out how to scale password UX. There are reasons websites don't intentionally use HTTP Basic/Digest Auth in 2018, beyond the basic implementation details that Basic/Digest aren't particularly secure. Most websites don't want a consistent user interface for password input. Login interfaces are important places to put branding, and include security theater to help users feel safe. The login page is the welcome mat of the web, and every site has a different idea of how it should be experienced, partly because that's a differentiator they want.





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