LinkedIn - Social login (SSO) configuration

Enabling Sign in with LinkedIn only requires two fields: Client ID and Client Secret. Both of these are provided by LinkedIn, and these steps will help you create them.

Step-by-step Instructions

Start by going to

If you don't have one already, click Create An App and follow the instructions to create one.

click create an app

configure app

  1. After creating an App, click Products and select Sign In With LinkedIn using OpenID Connect. This will configure your product with the correct permissions to log users in.

sign in with linkedin

  1. Next, click Auth and you will see your Client ID and Client Secret.

locate client_id and client_secret

  1. Back in your PropelAuth project, under Social Logins, you enter your Client ID and Client Secret for LinkedIn.

add client_id and secret here

  1. After entering those values, note the callback URLs that PropelAuth provides. PropelAuth handles the OAuth flow on your behalf, so all we have to do is tell LinkedIn to allow these callback URLs.

  2. Under Redirect URLs, enter PropelAuth's provided URL(s).


And that's it! When you go to your hosted authentication pages, you should see the Sign in with LinkedIn button.