True logout mechanism for Basic/Digest Authentication

Notice: This plugin is unmaintained and available for adoption.


This script allows you to logout from Basic/Digest auth without closing the browser.

The concept is explained on Berend de Boer page.

Bugs/Feature Requests

Existing bugs and feature requests for TrueHttpLogoutPatch are here.

If you have any issues, create a new ticket.


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Download the zipped source from here.


You can check out TrueHttpLogoutPatch from here using Subversion, or browse the source with Trac.


The script is added through a site customization script.

  • Add site.html to the project or shared templates directory.
  • Add site.js to the project or shared htdocs directory.

Recent Changes

16483 by rjollos on 2017-04-10 23:21:44
Add version that works with tracd in Trac 1.2

Has been tested with Firefox 52 on OSX. It may work with
other browsers and configurations but has not been tested.

1138 by flox on 2006-08-17 20:34:59
New hack TrueHttpLogoutPatch, created by flox


Author: flox
Maintainer: none (needsadoption)

Last modified 7 years ago Last modified on Apr 10, 2017, 11:23:13 PM

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