Integrating with LinkedIn

Pathfix allows you to easily add end-user OAuth based integration, handling authorization and enable communication between your app and LinkedIn in just a few minutes.

Before proceeding, you will first need to register your application with LinkedIn. Please refer the developer documentation provided by LinkedIn here: https://www.linkedin.com/developers/apps/

Please note: You will need to create an account with LinkedIn to access this.

Enable OAuth in LinkedIn

Access your Application on LinkedIn https://www.linkedin.com/developers/apps/

Once you have added your application in LinkedIn, you will need to navigate to Auth

  • Navigate to OAuth 2.0 settings
  • Add the Pathfix Redirect URI https://labs.pathfix.com/integrate/command under the Redirect URI section

Image: OAuth setting in LinkedIn
Image: OAuth setting in LinkedIn

Add Scope/Product in LinkedIn

Once you have added your application and added the Pathfix Redirect URL, you will need to add scopes that you wish to use.

  • Click on Products to get started
  • There are 3 products (scopes) you can choose from depending on your user case. Pick the Product you wish to use

Image: Linkedin OAuth Scopes
Image: Linkedin OAuth Scopes

Products/Scopes Details

There is an approval/review process for each Product chosen. 'Marketing Developer Platform' goes through approval cycle with the LinkedIn team. The most common Product (scope) on LinkedIn are 'Share on LinkedIn' and 'Sign In with LinkedIn'. There is an approval/review process that the app will also go through, however, this approval is required by the owner of the page.

Verify App/Company

For Share on LinkedIn and Sign In with Linked, the approval process needs to be done by the admin/owner of the page.

  • Go to Settings and click on Verify

Image: LinkedIn Verify
Image: LinkedIn Verify

  • Click on Generate URL
Image: LinkedIn Verify
Image: LinkedIn Verify

  • Copy the Verification URL and share it with the admin/owner of the Page

Image: LinkedIn Verification
Image: LinkedIn Verification

  • The app would need to be verified

Image: LinkedIn Verified
Image: LinkedIn Verified

  • The Scope will get added to your application
  • You can view this by going to OAuth -> OAuth 2.0 scopes

Image: LinkedIn OAuth Scopes
Image: LinkedIn OAuth Scopes

Setup in Pathfix

  • Login to your Pathfix account and click on Add Application
  • Add the name of your SaaS and hit Save
  • Select LinkedIn from the list of providers to integrate with. You can change the Display Name and Description.
  • Enter the Client ID and Client Secret generated from LinkedIn
  • Add the Scopes you wish to access under Scope and hit Save
Image: LinkedIn OAuth2.0 setup in Pathfix
Image: LinkedIn OAuth2.0 setup in Pathfix

Adding Integration To Your SaaS

There are 2 steps to adding the integration to your SaaS

To add the integration to your Bubble app, please follow this documentation Bubble.io Setup

Need help? Reach out to us at support@pathfix.com and we would be happy to assist!

Updated 08 Aug 2021
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