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Magento LinkedIn Login Configuration

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Linkedin-icon.png Linkedin (linkedin.com)

Description: LinkedIn is a business-oriented social networking service. Founded in December 2002 and launched on May 5, 2003, it is mainly used for professional networking. In 2006, LinkedIn increased to 20 million members.
Protocol OAuth 2
Returned Data userId, name, email, photo
Requires SSL? No

How to Configure LinkedIn API for Magento

In this article you will learn how to find your LinkedIn API in order to setup the LinkedIn Login functionality. Please follow the step-by step instructions below.


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  1. Log into linkedin.com/secure/developer.
  2. Click on "Create Application" button.


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  1. Indicate your company name.
  2. Create the name for your application.
  3. Fill in the description for your application.
  4. Indicate your application logo URL.
  5. Your application usage will be "Social Aggregation". Select the according option from the dropdown.
  6. Indicate your live website URL.


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  1. Indicate your business Email.
  2. Enter your business phone number.
  3. In order to proceed please read and agree to the LinkedIn API Terms of Use
  4. Press "Submit" to create your LinkedIn application.


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  1. Here you can find "Client ID" of this application.
  2. Here you can find "Client Secret" of this application.
  3. Grant permissions for your application. If nothing is selected - "r_basicprofile" will be selected by default. In addition it is recommended to select "r_emailaddress" for LinkedIn Login functionality.
  4. Indicate the authorized redirect URL. To find it, go to your backend-> Plumrocket-> Social Login Pro-> LinkedIn-> Callback URL.
  5. Press "Submit" button to add authorized redirect URL.


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LinkedIn Integration in Magento Social Login Pro Extension

In this step you must update your Magento Social Login Pro Extension configuration. In your magento admin panel, go to "System" -> "Configuration" -> "Plumrocket Inc" -> "Social Login Pro" -> "LinkedIn" Tab.


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  1. Paste Client ID into the relevant field of the "LinkedIn" tab in your backend.
  2. Paste Client Secret into the relevant field of the "LinkedIn" tab in your backend.
  3. Press "Save Config" button.


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LinkedIn Integration in Magento 2 Social Login Pro Extension

In this step you must update your Magento 2 Social Login Pro Extension configuration. In your magento 2 admin panel, go to "Plumrocket" tab in the main menu -> "Social Login Pro" section -> "Configuration" -> "LinkedIn" Tab.

Information Sign sm.png Step-by-Step action:
  1. Paste Client ID into the relevant field of the "LinkedIn" tab in your backend.
  2. Paste Client Secret into the relevant field of the "LinkedIn" tab in your backend.
  3. Press "Save Config" button.


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How to Configure LinkedIn API for Magento - Going Live

At this point, in order to be able to apply this application for production, you will need to change the status of your application. Please follow the steps below.


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  1. Navigate to your LinkedIn application settings.
  2. Select the status of your application to be "Live".
  3. Press "Update" button .


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Configuration of LinkedIn Magento 2 Social Login and Magento Social Login application is now completed.


Next Step > Return to Social Login Pro API Reference

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