Configure LinkedIn as an OAuth/OpenId Connect Server for Drupal-8 Client

You can download OAuth Client module zip file for Drupal 8 from here.

Step 1: Configure LinkedIn as an OAuth/OpenId Connect Server

  • Go to https://www.linkedin.com/developers/login in order to create a new application. Click on Create Application button to create a new application.

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  • Enter the required details and click on the Submit button to save your changes.

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  • Copy the Client Id and the Client Secret and save it in your miniOrange OAuth Client module under Client Id and the Client Secret text fields respectively.
  • Copy the Redirect/ Callback URl from miniOrange OAuth Client module and enter it under OAuth 2.0 Authorized Redirect URLs textbox. Click on the Add button adjacent to the text box to save it. Finally, click on the Update button to save your configurations.

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Step 2: Configure miniOrange Drupal 8 OAuth Client module.

  • Click on the link here to download the miniOrange OAuth Client module.
  • Scroll down and download module by clicking in the zip option under Downloads.
  • LinkedIn_sso_Drupal go to link
  • Login in your Drupal 8 site’s admin console and click on Extend from the top navigation bar.
  • Select the Install new module option to install a new module on your Drupal 8 site.
  • LinkedIn_sso_Drupal install module
  • Upload the downloaded zip file of the Module and click on the Install button to continue.
  • Select Enable newly added modules.
  • LinkedIn_sso_Drupal install module
  • Scroll down till you find miniOrange OAuth Client. Click on the checkbox next to it and click on the Install button to enable the module.
  • LinkedIn_sso_Drupal navigation bar
  • Click on Configuration from the top navigation bar and Select Drupal OAuth client Configuration.
  • LinkedIn_sso_Drupal configuration page
  • Register/Login to your miniOrange account.
  • LinkedIn_sso_Drupal register login
  • Click on the Configure OAuth Client tab and select your OAuth Provider from the Select Application dropdown. In case you do not find your OAuth Provider listed in the dropdown, please select Custom OAuth Provider and continue.
  • LinkedIn_sso_Drupal click on save
  • Enter your OAuth Provider information in their respective fields and click on the Save button to continue. Also, copy the Callback/Redirect URL and save it on your OAuth Provider.
  • LinkedIn_sso_Drupal test configuration
  • Now click on the Test Configuration option. This Test Configuration link will give you the list of the attributes that are coming from your OAuth Provider.
  • LinkedIn_sso_Drupal test configuration
  • Copy the email and the name attributes and save them under the Attribute & Role Mapping tab in the Email Attribute and Name Attribute text field respectively.
  • Please note: This step is mandatory for your login to work. Click on the Save button on the bottom of the page to save your attribute configurations.

    LinkedIn_sso_Drupal click on save
  • Now logout and go to your Drupal 8 site’s login page, you will automatically find a Login withYour OAuth Provider link there. If you want to add your login link to other pages as well, please follow the steps given in the below image:
  • LinkedIn_sso_Drupal logout
  • If you want to check out our complete list of features and our various licensing plans, you can go to the Licensing Plan tab in the module.
  • Still, if you are facing any difficulty or if you have any questions in mind, you can reach out to us by submitting a query in the Support tab of a module or by sending us a mail at info@xecurify.com.
  • Congratulations, you have successfully configured the miniOrange Drupal 8 OAuth Client module.