Guide to Configure Windowslive Social Login in WordPress





What is Social Login?


Social Login allows users to connect to any website using various networking platforms such as Facebook, Google, or Twitter. It is a form of single sign-on for users designed and implemented to make logging in easier for end-users. Using social login users can sign into any third-party website without having to create an account.


How does Social Login Works?


The social login process is extremely simple. Users come to your website and select whichever social login provider they want to login. They fill in their details on the social network provider’s site. Once the authentication process is completed by the social provider the user can start using your website. If they are a new user then they are registered and if they are an existing user they are logged in.


What is Windows Live and how to implement Windows Live social login on your WordPress Website?

Windows Live is a collection of Microsoft online services that provides Microsoft and other non-Microsoft Internet users with a wide variety of online tools and services. Windows Live services includes Live.com, Microsoft OneDrive SDKs, Windows Live Favorites and Bing Maps Search.

Social Login is the most popular thing you implement on your website nowadays. Almost all websites allows the user to sign in using their social accounts. Through this, a user doesn’t need to go through account creation process on your website. It also saves you build a system of sign up flow. Social sites already did this and websites can rely on the social sites for user verification.
In this guide we will see how to implement Windows Live login on your website in the easiest way.

Click here to know more about other features we provide in Social Login Plugin.



Step 1: Configure Windowslive Social Login In WordPress :

  • Go to https://portal.azure.com/#blade/Microsoft_AAD_RegisteredApps/ApplicationsListBlade/ and sign in with your windows account.
  • Click on Add an app in Azure Portal.
  • social login Windowslive account
  • Sign in with your Microsoft azure account.
  • Click on New Registration tab.
  • social login Windowslive New registration
  • Name your new app and select Accounts in any organizational directory as supported accounts types . click on Register.
  • social login Windowslive new apps
  • Click on Authentication from left side menu.
  • Enter Callback URL as Redirect URL.Copy the Client ID from the Overview tab. This is your Client ID.
  • social login Windowslive Redirect URL
  • Go to Certificates and Security tab.
  • Click on New Client Sceret. Copy your password. This is your Client Secret.
  • social login Windowslive configuration
  • Scroll down to Advanced Options and make sure Live SDK support is checked.And click on the save button
  • view your client Id and client Secret (Refer to the image below).
  • social login Windowslive credentials

Step 2: Set credentials in miniOrange Social Login Plugin

  • Copy the Client Id and Client Secret form above setup and Paste them into the fields in Instructions.
  • social login Client Id secret
  • Then click on Save & Test Configuration button.
  • social login Test Configuration
  • Custom app will set properly when Test configuration get successful

    WordPress Social Login (Facebook, Google, Twitter)


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