In case anyone else has this problem, here's where I found what I needed.
Methods: buildCategoryBreadcrumbs and buildBreadcrumbs
Editing those allowed me to get the behavior I was looking for. Although, I would be curious to know if there is a better way to do this without changing the source code.
@PitaJ said in Use SQL database for NodeBB user accounts:
@Jarko we suggest using oauth or session sharing to accomplish this.
Session sharing looks promising, thank you for your input. I'll give it a try!