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TYPO3 LinkedIn Social Login | How to Add LinkedIn Login in TYPO3

TYPO3 LinkedIn Social Login | How to Add LinkedIn Login in TYPO3

What is social login?

Social Login allows users to connect to any website using various networking platforms such as Facebook, Google, Twitter etc. 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 TYPO3 website. If they are a new user then they are registered and if they are an existing user they are logged in.

Integration of LinkedIn Social Login ( LinkedIn SSO ) For TYPO3 using OAuth 2.0 Protocol.

miniOrange Social Login enables your users to use their LinkedIn account to login/register to your TYPO3 Website. Give your users a Best choice, without remembering passwords, to login/register on your TYPO3 website. Setup TYPO3 LinkedIn Plugin by miniOrange in few easy steps and setup LinkedIn.

TYPO3 LinkedIn Social Login (LinkedIn Single Sign-On (SSO)) for TYPO3 can be achieved by using our TYPO3 Social Login plugin. In this guide we will see how to implement LinkedIn login on your TYPO3 website in the easiest way. Click here to know more about other features we provide in TYPO3 Social Login Plugin.

Pre-requisites : Download And Installation

  • Log into your Typo3 instance as an admin.
  • Navigate to Extensions tab from left pane.
  • Select Get Extension from the dropdown and search for miniOrange Social Login and install the extension.
  • Now select Installed Extensions from the dropdown menu and search for Social Login and activate the extension.

Steps to configure LinkedIn Social Login into TYPO3

Step 1. Configure LinkedIn Social Login In TYPO3

Follow the steps below to configure LinkedIn login in TYPO3

miniorange img Configure LinkedIn Social Login
  • Go to and click on Create Apps and sign in with your linkedin account.
  • TYPO3 Linkedin social login account | TYPO3 LinkedIn login
  • Enter the Application Name, Linkedin page URL or name, Privacy Policy URL, And upload app logo for Linkedin application.
  • If you don't have a LinkedIn page you can click on the link given to create a new page.
  • Social Login Linkedin into TYPO3 create app Information | TYPO3 LinkedIn login
  • Check the API Terms of Use and click on create app to enable linkedin login
  • LinkedIn TYPO3 sign in API Terms of Use login with linkedin | TYPO3 LinkedIn login
  • Click on Auth tab and click on Add redirect URL button.
  • TYPO3 Social Login LinkedIn enter redirect URL | TYPO3 LinkedIn login
  • To get the redirect URL navigate back to miniOrange social login plugin. You will find the Redirect URL under Social Login Settings tab.
  • Enter Callback URL as Redirect URLsand click on Update.
  • Paste the redirect url in linkedin for TYPO3 social login using linkedin | TYPO3 LinkedIn login
  • Go to the Product tab. Here you will be required to enable two scope permissions.
  • LinkedIn login Product Scope premission social login TYPO3 | TYPO3 LinkedIn login
  • For r_liteprofile and r_emailaddress scope permission, Find Sign In with LinkedIn and click on Select.Check the legal agreement check box and Click on Add Product.
  • LinkedIn login Product sign-in Scope premission | TYPO3 LinkedIn login
  • For w_member_social scope permission Find Share on LinkedIn and click on Select.Check the legal agreement check box and Click on Add Product, This permission required for social sharing.
  • TYPO3 LinkedIn login Product share Scope premission | TYPO3 LinkedIn login
  • Note: Wait till LinkedIn approves your permission to be able to login with LinkedIn on your TYPO3 Website.
  • Sign-in and share permission approved for TYPO3 linkedin social login | TYPO3 LinkedIn login
  • Now, navigate back to Auth tab to find your Client ID and Client Secret under the Application credentials section. Copy this values.
  • Application client ID and Client Secret TYPO3 linkedin login | TYPO3 LinkedIn login

2. Set credentials in miniOrange Social Login Plugin

  • Go to miniOrange Social Login Plugin → Click on Configure Apps → click on LinkedIn:
  • Enable LinkedIn Social Login for TYPO3 by enabling the toggle button.
  • Copy the Client Id and Client Secret form above setup and Paste them into the fields in LinkedIn Instructions.
  • Enter the required scope.
  • Then click on Save & Test Configuration button.
  • A notification from the plugin that the test was successful will be shown. That means your Custom app will set properly.
  • Now, Navigate to customer login page. Here you will notice that LinkedIn Social Login button has been activated. Customers can now login using their LinkedIn Credentials.

You have successfully configured LinkedIn Social Login for TYPO3 Website.

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