How to Integrate LinkedIn Social Login on WordPress 

Among the various social login choices, LinkedIn is a powerful professional networking platform, often preferred by business-oriented users. It provides a seamless and efficient login process for your WordPress site. 

Let's see how you can integrate LinkedIn Social Login on WordPress with LoginPress.

Add LinkedIn Social Login on WordPress with LoginPress

Note: See our Complete guide on Social Login to learn how to activate LoginPress Social Login Add-on. 

Follow these steps to integrate Linkedin Login into your WordPress site. 

Let’s get started!

Step 1: Enable LinkedIn Login

First, you’ll need to enable LinkedIn Login in the Social Login’s Settings tab.

Once you toggle on the Enable LinkedIn Login, other fields will open up. Including:

  • Client ID
  • Client Secret 
  • Redirect URI

Enable LikedIn Login

You must fill in these fields to integrate the LoginPress LinkedIn Login on the login or registration form.

Don’t worry! Simply follow the rest of the steps to get these keys. Buckle up!

Step 2: Register at LinkedIn Developer

Next, you’ll need to register your website with LinkedIn at the LinkedIn developer account. 

When you are done, you can proceed.

Step 3: Create LinkedIn App

Now, click on My Apps to create a LinkedIn Application.

Create App

Here, you'll need to fill out the required information fields on the form, including:

  • App Name: Fill in the desired App name.

  • Privacy Policy URL: A privacy policy URL is a link to the webpage where the privacy policy of your WordPress site is posted. Simply Copy and paste your website’s privacy policy URL here.

  • App Logo: Add the app logo (a square logo with a minimum of 100px*100px in size).

  • Legal Agreement: Tick the Legal Agreement checkbox to continue creating the app.

Create an App

Step 4: Select Product "Sign In with LinkedIn using OpenID Connect"

You will be redirected to the “Products” tab. Find “Sign In with LinkedIn using OpenID Connect” and click “Request access”.

A modal will appear where you need to tick the “I have read and agree to these terms” checkbox and finally press the “Request access” button.

agree terms

Step 5: Open the Auth Tab

After submitting the form, Check out the Auth tab in your newly created App. Auth tab will have Redirect URLs and Credentials (i.e., Client ID and Client Secret).

Here, you’ll require to click the edit icon for Authorized redirect URLs and click the + Add redirect URL.

Note: You’ll find the Authorized redirect URLs from LoginPress > Settings > Social Login > LindIn > Redirect URI field. 

Add redirect URL

When done, click the Update button.

Step 6: Set up WordPress LinkedIn Social Login on LoginPress

You are almost done; this is the time to setup up a WordPress Linked Social login on LoginPress.

Copy the Client ID from the Auth tab on the LinkedIn Developer page and paste it to LoginPress > Settings > Social Login > LinkedIn > Client ID field.

Copy the Client Secret from the Auth tab on the LinkedIn Developer page and paste it into LoginPress > Settings > Social Login > LinkedIn > Client Secret field.

Note: Redirect URI is given right under the Redirect URI field. Simply copy and paste it into the field.

Client ID and Client Secret

All done; you can now click the Save button.

Note: You can choose between enabling LinkedIn on the Login or Register form.

Log out from WordPress and recheck the login page to see the LinkedIn Login effect.

LinkedIn social login on WordPress

That’s it! You can easily add LinkedIn Social Login to your WordPress site.

In conclusion, LinkedIn Social Login makes it easy for users to connect with your WordPress.Try the LoginPress Social Login Add-on, and you'll witness increased registrations. What are you waiting for?

We have also covered separate documentation for integrating social logins on your WordPress site. See our detailed guides on How to Add Google Social Login to your WordPress Site with LoginPress and How to Add Twitter Social Login to Your WordPress Site with LoginPress.

Feel free to contact our support team anytime; we'll be delighted to provide you with the necessary help and guidance.

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Updated on April 5, 2024

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