How to get LinkedIn API key and App secret key details

How to get LinkedIn Client ID and Client Secret Key details?

LinkedIn is one of the most popular social networking site used by professionals across the globe. With a high share of LinkedIn users, utilizing this platform as a social login option on your store is quite useful. In our Social Loginizer modules for PrestaShop, Magento, and OpenCart,  LinkedIn is one of the 15 social login options. You require LinkedIn API key and App secret to configure a LinkedIn Social login option on your store. Discussed below are steps to get the LinkedIn Client ID and Client Secret Key. Read on to know.

Steps to get LinkedIn API Details, Client ID and Client Secret Key

Step 1: First, you need to Go to the LinkedIn Developers website

LinkedIn Developers website

Step 2: Here, Click on Create Application button.

Step 3: Fill in the form that appears next to register the new application.  PS: Website URL must be your Store URL like http://www.yourstore.com.

Create Application Form for Linkedin API

Step 4: After filling the form click Submit to submit the form and keep your API Key and Secret Key safe.

Authentication Keys

For LinkedIn, redirect URL is optional, if you want set redirect URL, then set as:

In case you are using our Social Loginizer module (for PrestaShop, OpenCart, or Magento) and SEO Friendly URL for your store then use this –

http://www.yourstore.com/module/socialloginizer/linkedin

Otherwise, use this –

http://www.yourstore.com/index.php?fc=module&module=socialloginizer&controller=linkedin

PS: Please make sure that the Default Application Permissions are selected properly in order to use the app. As shown in the above image.

Step 5: Now you can use these API details in your LinkedIn social login module to let your customers log in to your store using their LinkedIn account.

In case you are using our Social Loginizer module (for PrestaShop, OpenCart, or Magento) then you can setup the extracted API details on the following interface in the module settings.

LinkedIn API

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