LinkedIn SignIn

Componence Services B.V.
Collaboration & Knowledge Sharing
This Plugin provides an option for visitors to login with their Linkedin account. In the original Liferay login form, a user will be provided with a Linkedin sign in button.
User will be directed to Linkedin and asked for approval.
Redirected back to Liferay this plugin will use some of the Linkedin profile data to create a Liferay user using Linkedin's primary email address otherwise an autogenerated email address will be used.
User remains logged in according to Liferay's Password policy.
Subsequent visits, a user wil be able to login with Linkedin and existing Liferay user profile.

Key features:
- Allows users to login via Linkedin
- New user created in Liferay with information retrieved from Linkedin
- Optionally User is presented a form to modify gathered information before creating user
- Optionally Liferay Organizations can be created and associated to the user based on Linkedin Company
- Optionally allows autologin if user is logged on Linkedin.
- Login via Linkedin again without approval

Profile information gathered from Linkedin: Name (First, Maiden, Last), Date of birth, Industry, Company, Position, Profile image, Email address

Configuration: Administrator need to enable Linkedin login (Control Panel -> Portal Settings -> Authentication -> Linkedin)
- Specify Linkedin application Key and Secret obtainable at Linkedin.
- Show profile form for new user
- Enable auto login by Linkedin
- Choose an Organization and User association scheme

In case of logout from liferay, application does not logout from Linkedin, so if autologin is enabled by the Administrator, you will be autologged-in next time visiting the Liferay login form.
Due to PACL limitation, importing user image is not supported in current version.

This plugin uses linkedin javascript api. So it is needed to mention correct "JavaScript API domain" while creating/configuring application in linkedin.

Technical brief information: It is a Hook implememntation. Hooked existing navigation.jsp and authentication.jsp. There is also auto-login hook added.
Currently it supports the English and Dutch language. Please provide us your own translations. These will be added to the next release.
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Release Summary and Release Notes
Version Change Log Supported Framework Versions Date Added
1.0 Updated description
Liferay Portal 6.1 CE GA2+
Liferay Portal 6.1 EE GA2+
Valamis is a digital learning company specializing in workforce development. The company develops Valamis - Learning Experience Platform. Valamis' customers are large organizations spanning across all industries, but predominantly in finance & insurance, complex manufacturing, and professional services. Headquartered in Joensuu, Finland, Valamis operates internationally with offices in the US, UK, Germany, Netherlands and Russia. For more information, visit valamis.com Valamis - Learning Experience Platform (LXP) Valamis LXP is an award-winning platform developed in cooperation with our customers. Valamis enables formal, informal, social, and microlearning, content authoring and management tools. Valamis gives users an access to in-depth analytics in their learning process by supporting the xAPI standard and a built-in Learning Record Store (LRS). Always utilizing the latest technologies, Valamis brings you a digital learning assistant powered with AI. The platform offers organizations a cost-effective and modular way to upskill their workforce and manage learning and development globally. For more information on Valamis LXP, visit valamis.com
Componence Services B.V.
Published Date
April 18, 2013
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Installation Instructions

This is a Legacy App that is no longer available in the new App Marketplace. You are able to acquire it from your installed DXP or CE instance and install it by following the instructions below.

Acquiring this App through the legacy Liferay Portal Store

  1. Review app documentation for any specific installation instructions.
  2. Login to your Liferay Portal instance with administrative permissions.
  3. Navigate to the Control Panel, Marketplace (or Apps for 7.3 and prior), then Store.
  4. If needed, login to your Liferay.com account by choosing Sign In.
  5. Search for the app name in the Search dialog.
  6. Once the app is found, click on the app in the search results.
  7. On the app details page, choose to acquire the app by selecting the Free, Buy, or Trial button.
  8. Follow the instructions on the screen to complete the acquisition.

Installing this App through legacy Liferay Portal Purchased Apps

  1. After acquiring the app, login to your Liferay Portal instance with administrative permissions.
  2. Navigate to the Control Panel, Marketplace (or Apps for 7.3 and prior), then Purchased.
  3. If needed, login to your Liferay.com account by choosing Sign In.
  4. Click the Install button to install your app on your Liferay Portal instance.

See the legacy App Marketplace help documentation for more information.