Create a LinkedIn App for Use with Livefyre Identity

You can use Livefyre Identity with LinkedIn to allow users to use their LinkedIn logins to interact Apps on your site.

To enable LinkedIn login, Livefyre requires the following LinkedIn app information:

  • Consumer Key (API Key)
  • Consumer Secret (API Secret)

To create a LinkedIn App for use with Livefyre Identity:

  1. Go to https://www.linkedin.com/secure/developer, and sign into your LinkedIn account to create a new or select an existing app for use with Livefyre Identity.
  2. Click Create Application.
  3. Complete the form to create the Application.
  4. In the Default Application Permissions, enable the r_basicprofile and r_emailaddress app permissions.
  5. Enter the OAuth 2.0 Authorized Redirect URL as https://identity.livefyre.com/{network-name}.fyre.co/api/v1.0/public/profile/social/complete/linkedin_fyre.
  6. Save the app.
  7. In Livefyre > Integration Settings > Livefyre Identity > LinkedIn, switch the Enable LinkedIn Login toggle to On.
  8. Enter the LinkedIn Client ID and LinkedIn Client Secret.
  9. Click Save Settings.

When complete, LinkedIn’s app details page will list the app’s API Key (Consumer Key) and API Secret (Consumer Secret) for use in Studio’s Integration Settings page.

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