Step By Step Guide To Configure Facebook As An OAuth Server For Drupal 8

Step 1: Configure Facebook as an OAuth Server

  • Login/Signup in Facebook developer console at https://developers.facebook.com/.
  • Login/ Signup in Facebook
  • Go to My APPS Add New App.
  • Add New App
  • Enter the Display Name and Contact Email for your app under the Display Name and Contact Email fields respectively and then click on Create App ID button to create an App Id for your app.
  • display name
  • Select Integrate Facebook Login checkbox.
  • Integrate Facebook Login
  • Select Facebook Login Settings under Products option in the navigation bar.
  • Select Settings
  • Under Client OAuth Settings, enter the Callback/Redirect URL (from your miniOrange OAuth Client module) in the Valid OAuth Redirect URIs field. Click on the Save button to save your configurations.
  • Please Note: It is mandatory while configuring Facebook as an OAuth Server that your Callback/Redirect URI should be https and not http.

    Client OAuth Settings
  • Go to Settings Basic to view your App ID and App Secret.
  • App Id and App Secret
  • Enter your Privacy Policy URL in the Privacy Policy URL field and choose a category from the dropdown in the Category field. Click on the Save Changes button to save your configurations.
  •  Privacy Policy URL
  • Copy your App ID and your App Secret and save it in your miniOrange OAuth Client Module (under client id and client secret field respectively).
  • Change your app status from In Development to Live by clicking on OFF as shown in the image below. Then, click on Confirm to confirm your change of status.
  • Change you app status

Congratulations, you have successfully completed your Facebook OAuth Server side configurations.

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.
  • 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.
  • Drupal install module
  • Upload the downloaded zip file of the Module and click on the Install button to continue.
  • Select Enable newly added modules.
  • 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.
  • Drupal navigation bar
  • Click on Configuration from the top navigation bar and Select Drupal OAuth client Configuration.
  • Drupal configuration page
  • Register/Login to your miniOrange account.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.

    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:
  • 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@miniorange.com.
  • Congratulations, you have successfully configured the miniOrange Drupal 8 OAuth Client module.