Discourse LinkedIn Authentication

:discourse2: Summary Discourse LinkedIn Authentication provides the ability to use LinkedIn as a login option
:hammer_and_wrench: Repository Link https://github.com/discourse/discourse-linkedin-auth
:open_book: Install Guide How to install plugins in Discourse


Allows users to log in via LinkedIn:


After installing the plugin, you will need to perform the following steps:

  1. Visit Developers | LinkedIn and click on the nice Create app button in the middle of the screen and follow the process it walks you through
    • there is a handy link to their help pages there
    • :information_source: you’ll need an appropriate LinkedIn Page to enter; this cannot be changed later so make sure you have one ready.
  2. Update the plugin settings in the Admin > Settings area.
  3. Add the your website as an authorized redirect url using
    (replacing the https with http and example.com with your full qualified domain/subdomain)

In order to get this plugin to work with LinkedIn you will also need to enable the “Sign In with LinkedIn using OpenID Connect” product.


I am having trouble getting this plugin to work anymore. From what I am seeing now, the plain jane “Sign In with LinkedIn” option has been superseded with “Sign In with LinkedIn using OpenID Connect.” See here: