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554       * If a non-null value is passed, the filter will effectively short-circuit
555       * authentication, returning an error instead.
556       *
557       * @since 2.8.0
558       *
559       * @param null|WP_User $user     User to authenticate.
560       * @param string       $username User login.
561       * @param string       $password User password
562       */
563      $user = apply_filters( 'authenticate', null, $username, $password );
565      if ( $user == null ) {
566           // TODO what should the error message be? (Or would these even happen?)
567           // Only needed if all authentication handlers fail to return anything.
568           $user = new WP_Error('authentication_failed', __('<strong>ERROR</strong>: Invalid username or incorrect password.'));
569      }
571      $ignore_codes = array('empty_username', 'empty_password');