How to get Foursquare API Client ID and Client Secret details?

How to get Foursquare API Client ID and Client Secret details?

Foursquare is a local search cum discovery service that runs as a mobile app to provide personalized search results. The App provides personalized suggestions of places nearby based on “browsing history, previous purchases, and check-ins etc”.

With around 45 million users, this social networking platform can be a wise addition to your website.

To integrate the Foursquare with the applications like Social login (PrestaShop, OpenCart, Magento 2 and Magento), you need the following two Foursquare API details:

  • Foursquare Client ID
  • Foursquare Client Secret

How to get Foursquare API detail? You can follow these quick steps for the same.

Step 1: First of all you need to visit the Foursquare developer website

Step 2: On the welcome screen,  click on the ‘Create a new app’ button.


Step 3: The next screen will ask you to fill up some details. Fill the details, set the redirect URL and Save changes of the application.

Foursquare new developer app

PS: For redirecting URL, if you are using our Social login module and In case you are using SEO Friendly URL for your store then use this for redirect URL –

Otherwise, use this –

Step 4: After creating the App, you will be taken to a screen where you can copy your API credentials.

Foursquare API credentials

Step 5: You can use these API credentials on various Foursquare based solutions. Social login is one such solution. To use these details on a social login module, just copy and paste them in the specified field in the module configuration.

For example, our Social login modules (PrestaShop, OpenCart, and Magento) integrates the Foursquare social login option in the respective platforms with the help of the API details. If you own any of the above mentioned

Foursquare settings

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