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LinkedIn SignIn plugin – API settings

September 9th, 2014 / by Eugene Sutula

LinkedIn SignIn plugin allows community members to signup and login easily using their LinkedIn accounts.

With this plugin you will have most popular social media platforms covered, since twitter and facebook signin are present in SocialEngine by default.

You need to get LinkedIn API key and API Secret to setup this plugin.

1. Follow this link to create new LinkedIn application

2. Click on ‘Create Application’ button

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3. Fill up all required fields on the second page and press ‘Submit’ button (see example below)


4. Select the following checkboxes on third page: ‘r_basicprofile’, ‘r_emailaddress’, provide ‘Authorized Redirect URLs’ and press ‘Update’ button (see example below)

5. Copy ‘Client ID’ and ‘Client Secret’

6. Open admin panel of your community. Enable ‘LinkedIn SignIn plugin’ checkbox, paste ‘Client ID’ and ‘Client Secret’, and press ‘Save Changes’ button

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  • Arshad Farooqui


    i purchased this plugin and followed all above instructions but still the linkedin button doesno’t appear on login page, please help.