Obtaining a Client Key and Client Secret for Yahoo!
These steps will guide you through how to create an application with Yahoo! and how to add it as a social connection in the Auth0 Dashboard.
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. Add a New Application
Then, go to Yahoo Developer Apps and click on the Create an App button.
Create an Application Name and select Web Application as the Application Type.
In the Callback Domain field enter:
For the API Permissions make sure to select at least one user data API:
2. Get your Client Key and Client Secret
Once the application is created you will see a Client ID (Consumer Key) and Client Secret (Consumer Secret). Copy these values as you will use them to set up the connection in Auth0.
3. Set up the Connection in Auth0
In a seperate tab or page, go to the Connections > Social section of the Auth0 dashboard.
Click on the Yahoo! connection.
Enter your Client Key and Client Secret from Yahoo! then click SAVE.
Next click on the Clients tab next to Settings and enable which of your clients will be able to use this connection.
When finished, click SAVE.
4. Test the Connection
On the Connections > Social page of the Auth0 dashboard you should now see a TRY button with the Yahoo! connection.
Click on this to test the new connection. This should bring up a confirmation page for the connection:
If accepted, you should be able to see the It Works! confirmation page that your connection has been configured correctly.
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.