Linkedin Social App User Guide

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Requirements

To create a custom LinkedIn Login you must have a LinkedIn account, if you already have one, you can skip the registration form:

https://www.linkedin.com/reg/join


Create Application

Go to Linkedin Developers page:

https://www.linkedin.com/developer/apps

Click on "Create Application" and fill the requested form.


Authentication

Set “Default Application Permissions”. Common permissions are:

  • r_basicprofile
  • r_emailaddress


Copy the generated Client ID and Client Secret and provide them when needed at Social-ID.

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Create Custom Social Login App

Access your marketing account at https://app.socialidnow.com/. Open the dropdown of your account and click on "Social Apps".

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Click on "Add a new Social App" and select Linkedin type.

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Give a name for your Custom Social App, provide the credentials Client ID and Client Secret, from the created Linkedin App and then click "Create the Social App" to get your Custom Linkedin Social App.

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