Guide to Configure Reddit as an OAuth Server



If you want to login to your WordPress site using your Reddit username and password, you can simply do it using our WP OAuth Client plugin. Once you configure the Reddit with WordPress plugin, you can sso/login to your WordPress site using Reddit credentials. This plugin also allows you to map your WordPress account different roles based on your Reddit attributes/groups. To know more about other features we provide in WP OAuth Client plugin, you can click here.

Follow the Step-by-Step Guide to configure Reddit with WordPress :

  • Go to https://www.reddit.com/prefs/apps/ and login to your Reddit Account.
  • You will be brought to a Application Management Page. Scroll down to find are you a developer? create an app... button.
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  • You will be shown a form where you have to enter Application Details and redirect URL. Fill the form with appropriate information. Enter the Redirect URI from MO OAuth Plugin and then click on create app
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  • You will be brought back to Application Details page. Here you can find Client ID and Secret as shown below.
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  • Copy these credentials in MO OAuth Plugin configuration on corresponding fields.
  • You can download OAuth Client plugin using the following link.
    OAuth Single Sign On – SSO (OAuth client)

    Reddit Endpoints and Scope:

    Client ID : from the step 4 above
    Client Secret : from the step 4 above
    Scope: identity
    Authorize Endpoint: https://www.reddit.com/api/v1/authorize
    Access Token Endpoint: https://www.reddit.com/api/v1/access_token
    Get User Info Endpoint: https://www.reddit.com/api/v1/me

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