HybridAuth Client for Elgg

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User authentication with social media providers, incl. Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and others

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HybridAuth Client for Elgg

HybridAuth Client for Elgg is an authentication tool that allows users to create new Elgg accounts using their social media accounts.

Providers included by default:

  • AOL
  • Facebook
  • Foursquare
  • Google
  • LinkedIn
  • Live
  • MySpace
  • OpenID
  • Twitter
  • Yahoo

Visit http://hybridauth.sourceforge.net/ for more information about HybridAuth library and additional providers that can be added to this distribution.


  • Allows a single Elgg profile to be connected to multiple provider accounts
  • Follows Elgg's native registration workflow
  • Allows users to authorize / deauthorize providers in their account settings
  • Optionally, allows administrators to import user settings from elgg_social_login and social_connect
  • Provides an interface to configure permissions scopes for each provider

Provider Setup
Setting up Facebook

Setting up Twitter

Setting up Google

Setting up LinkedIn

  • Go to https://www.linkedin.com/secure/developer
  • Create new application > It's preferable that r_emailaddress is checked in In OAuth User Agreement > You do not need to fill out redirect URLs
  • Copy the API Key into the Public Key field in the plugin settings
  • Copy the Secret Key into the Private Key field in the plugin settings

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  • Category: Authentication
  • License: GNU General Public License (GPL) version 2
  • Updated: 2017-9-12
  • Downloads: 5737
  • Recommendations: 13

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