Guide to Implement GitHub Social Login for PrestaShop Store






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 WordPress website. If they are a new user then they are registered and if they are an existing user they are logged in.


Login with Github for PrestaShop

GitHub is a code hosting platform for version control and collaboration. It lets users to work together on projects from anywhere in collaboration.
It is extremely popular in the coding community as users can store and manage their code effortlessly.
Learn how to enable your users to use their existing Github account to login/register without having to remember another set of username and password to login to PrestaShop store.

Click here to know more about other features we provide in Social Login Module for PrestaShop.


Step 1: Configure Github app for login to PrestaShop :

  • Go to https://github.com/settings/developers/ and sign in with your Github account.
  • On the page, Click on the Register a New Application button.
  • github prestashop login register a new application
  • On the following page, Enter Application Name.
  • Enter your Homepage URL and Authorization callback URL from the instructions page.
  • Click on Register Application button.
  • enter app name homepage and redirect url for github prestashop login
  • Copy the Client ID from the App page that shows up and paste it on the instructions page under Client ID.
  • enable github prestashop login copy client id
  • Click on Generate a new client secret. Copy the Client Secret that shows up and paste it on the instructions page under Client Secret.
  • connect with github prestashop login generate a new client secret

Step 2: Setup Github login in PrestaShop Module :

  • Install Social Login Module by miniOrange. Then go to Module Manager.
  • Once you have installed it, click on Configure to go to the Social login application dashboard. Here, please click on Github.
  • prestashop github social login configure github on store
  • Copy the Client Id and Client Secret form above setup and Paste them into the fields in Instructions.
  • paste client id secret to enable github social login
  • Click on the Save button to save the credentials. Then, Click on the Test Configuration button.
  • A notification from the app will pop-up that the test configuration was successful. That means your Custom app was set properly.
  • prestashop social login github enable test configuration
  • Go to the App Dashboard and click on the toggle button on Github icon to activate Github login button so that people can sign-in to your store using Github.
  • toggle button to setup github prestashop social login
  • Now, You can see the Github social Login button is activated on your PrestaShop Store. This will allow users to connect to your store using Github.
  • github prestashop login button on store

Step 3: Display Options for Social Login Icons :

  • Navigate to Display Options and you will find all the available display options where you can display social login icons.
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  • Select all the options where you want to display social login icons.
  • presatashop select display options to display social login icons
  • All of the sections that have been enabled in the display options section will have social login icons displayed.
  • social login on all positions on PrestaShop login page

  • Conclusion:
    You have successfully configured Github Social Login for your Prestashop Store using miniorange Social Login Module .This solution ensures that you are ready to roll out easy and secure access to your Store site using miniorange Social Login Module within minutes and without any technical knowledge.

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