What is my ID on the Web?
There is a problem in the web today...creating profiles again & again.
Do you forget your ID on a web site? Do you forgot a password on a website? Do you use the same password on more than one website?
Isn't it sounds like a familiar to all of us? STOP WORRYING ABOUT THIS!
The folks @ OpenID are doing a great job. Your ID is a URI. For example, it will be http://someID.someDOMAIN.com. Then you can use this ID everywhere, no need to create profiles in the websites that supports OpenID.
How can I create a OpenID profile? If you are an advanced user(aka geek), then you can setup yourself one...For normal users, there are many providers:
If you see a website that accepts OpenID, like
then you can use your OpenID that you created to log in to the website.
You can also control how much/what information you want to share with the web properties! Isn't cool? Yes.
Here is a 5 min Google video, that explains this process well.