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451  *
452  * @param string $username User's username
453  * @param string $password User's password
454  * @return WP_Error|WP_User WP_User object if login successful, otherwise WP_Error object.
455  */
456 function wp_authenticate($username, $password) {
457      $username = sanitize_user($username);
458      $password = trim($password);
460      $user = apply_filters('authenticate', null, $username, $password);
462      if ( $user == null ) {
463           // TODO what should the error message be? (Or would these even happen?)
464           // Only needed if all authentication handlers fail to return anything.
465           $user = new WP_Error('authentication_failed', __('<strong>ERROR</strong>: Invalid username or incorrect password.'));
466      }
468      $ignore_codes = array('empty_username', 'empty_password');