Connect your app to LinkedIn
To connect your Auth0 app to LinkedIn, you will need to generate a Client ID and Client Secret in a LinkedIn app, copy these keys into your Auth0 settings, and enable the connection.
This doc refers to the client steps to connect your client. If you are looking to manage authentication in your application, see Next Steps below.
1. Log into the developer portal
Login to the LinkedIn Developer portal and click My Apps:
2. Create your app
Click the Create Application button:
3. Complete information about your app
For the Website URL field enter the following URL:
Then complete all the required feilds on the form.
4. Enter Redirect URL
Enter the following URL in the Authorized Redirect URLs field and click Add:
Next click Update.
5. Get your Client ID and Client Secret
On the same page you will be able to see your Client ID and Client Secret under the Authentication Keys section:
6. Copy your Client Id and Client Secret into Auth0
Login to the Connections > Social section of the Auth0 Dashboard.
Select the LinkedIn connection to access its Settings page.
Copy the Client Id into the API Key section and Client Secret into the Secret Key section. Enable any desired permissions and attributes then click SAVE.
7. Enable the Connection
Go to the Apps tab of the LinkedIn connection on Auth0 and select each of your existing Auth0 apps for which you want to enable this connection:
8. Test your app
Go back to the Connections > Social section of the Auth0 dashboard.
A TRY icon will now be displayed next to the LinkedIn logo:
You will see the LinkedIn Authorize screen, click Allow to finish creating the connection.
If you have configured everything correctly, you will see the It works!!! page:
For detailed instructions and samples for a variety of technologies, refer to our quickstarts:
For more background information on client authentication refer to Client Authentication.