How to Add LinkedIn Social Login on Your WordPress Site with LoginPress

LoginPress offers Social Login Add-on that helps to integrate Facebook, Google, LinkedIn, and Twitter into your WordPress site. It boosts signups to your site by saving users time filling out the default login or registration form for authentication. This quick and simple method also reduces spam and bot registrations.

With this knowledgebase, we’ll show you how to add LoginPress LinkedIn Social Login on your WordPress site with LoginPress Social Login Add-on.

Add LinkedIn Social Login with LoginPress Social Login Add-on

Note: See our Complete guide 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, including Client ID, Client Secret, and Redirect URI, will open up.

enable LinkedIn Login

You must fill in these fields to integrate the LoginPress LinkedIn Login on the login or registration form (where you prefer).

Don’t worry! 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 on the LinkedIn developer account. 

When you are done, you can proceed.

Step 3: Create App

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

LinkedIn Developer Account

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 logo of your app.

  • Legal Agreement

Tick the Legal agreement checkbox to continue creating the app.

Create app

Step 4: 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).

Click Auth

Now, copy this http://loginpress.local/wp-login.php?lpsl_login_id=linkedin_login link and paste it to Authorized Redirect URLs.

Click Update when you are done.

Auth tab

Step 5: Copy Keys

Next, you can copy the Client ID and Client Secret keys from Auth Tab.

Copy Client ID and Client Secret

Step 6: Past in the LinkedIn Login Field and Save

Paste the Client Id and Client Secret Keys right next to the LinkedIn Login in the Social Login Settings tab.

All done; you can now click the Save button to see LinkedIn social login on the login and registration form.

Paste Client ID and Client Secret

Step 7: Copy and Paste URI and Save

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

Copy and Paste Redirect URI

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

Enable Social Login on Login/Register Form

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

Add LinkedIn Social Login

That’s it! This is how you can easily add LinkedIn Social Login with LoginPress to your WordPress site.

Try the LoginPress Social Login Add-on, and let us know how much it helped you!If you have any doubts or questions related to this matter, please don’t hesitate to contact our support team.

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Updated on December 9, 2022

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Is LoginPress WPML Compatible?

LoginPress is fully supported with multilingual. LoginPress is also compatible with WPML Plugin, which means you can easily translate your login page with WPML plugin according to the given translation options in the WPML plugin.

Is LoginPress translation ready?

Yes, LoginPress has full translation and localization support via the LoginPress textdomain. All .mo and .po translation files should go into the languages folder in the base of the plugin.

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2. Upload the Pro version.
3. Pro features will be enabled automatically.
4. You don’t need to set up Free version options again.
5. Setup Pro features like Google fonts, Google reCaptcha, Choose themes, etc.

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You can find it in the email Sales Receipt.

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