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Is there a way to logout of MetaMask from my own frontend, allowing the user to logout with a button rather going up to the Metamask extension and logging out through the traditional manner?

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No, there is no way. This is by design, for security reasons (no change of address, login, logout, or any other sensitive operation that MetaMask requires the user to do himself).

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    – Mouradif
    Feb 18, 2022 at 16:51
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You can use Moralis for this. This is how you would be able to logout through a react or a next frontend:

import { useMoralis } from "react-moralis"

export default function Home() {
  const { isAuthenticated, logout } = useMoralis()
  // If you are logged in isAuthenticated is set to true
  return (
    <>
    {isAuthenticated ? 
       (<button onClick={logout}> </button>) 
     : (<div> <!-- Handle you login here --> </div>)}
    </>
  )
}

That's just a basic snippet for logout on click of a button. Read the npm docs for more info: link

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