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522  *
523  * @param string $username User's username
524  * @param string $password User's password
525  * @return WP_Error|WP_User WP_User object if login successful, otherwise WP_Error object.
526  */
527 function wp_authenticate($username, $password) {
528      $username = sanitize_user($username);
529      $password = trim($password);
531      $user = apply_filters('authenticate', null, $username, $password);
533      if ( $user == null ) {
534           // TODO what should the error message be? (Or would these even happen?)
535           // Only needed if all authentication handlers fail to return anything.
536           $user = new WP_Error('authentication_failed', __('<strong>ERROR</strong>: Invalid username or incorrect password.'));
537      }
539      $ignore_codes = array('empty_username', 'empty_password');