Social Login for Liferay 7/DXP

Surekha Technologies
Identity Management & Governance
Social Login for Liferay 7/DXP plugin is developed by Surekha Technologies using OAuth 2.0 based social networks login.

Social Login for Liferay 7/DXP plugin for Liferay enables you to login using social networking site accounts. This Liferay plugin allows Guest users to login to Liferay portal with LinkedIn, Github, Twitter and Microsoft account. These login options are shown at the bottom of the Liferay login screen.

Social Login for Liferay 7/DXP plugin allows you to login very easily and quickly. User don’t need to create account in Liferay portal rather directly login with Linkedin, Github, Twitter or Microsoft account credentials.

Key Benefits:
- Allows user to login via OAuth2 based login
- Linkedin login
- Twitter login
- Github login
- Microsoft login
- Integrated with Liferay login
- Enables auto login
- Easily track users whether from LinkedIn, Github, Twitter or Microsoft(with their LinkedInId, githubId, twitterId or microsoftId)

To configure Liferay portal for linkedIn, github, twitter and microsoft login
- Go to Control Panel → Configuration → System settings → Social Login
- Add all the required properties for linkedIn, github, twitter and microsoft.

Make sure you check Enabled option in configuration to allow user login with linkedIn, github, twitter and microsoft. For more information look on screenshots.

Add below properties to portal-ext.properties.
auto.login.hooks=com.liferay.login.authentication.twitter.connect.web.internal.portlet.action.AutoLoginWithTwitter, \
com.liferay.login.authentication.linkedin.connect.web.internal.portlet.action.AutoLoginWithLinkedIn, \
com.liferay.login.authentication.github.connect.web.internal.portlet.action.AutoLoginWithGithub, \
auth.public.paths=/portal/twitter_connect_oauth, \
/portal/linkedin_connect_oauth, \
/portal/github_connect_oauth, \

* You need to restart Liferay server after setting up above properties in portal ext properties.
* Below are regarding redirect urls for various social login options:
Linkedin: http://localhost:8080 /c/portal/linkedin_connect_oauth"> http://localhost:8080 /c/portal/linkedin_connect_oauth
Github: http://localhost:8080 /c/portal/github_connect_oauth"> http://localhost:8080 /c/portal/github_connect_oauth
Twitter: http://localhost:8080 /c/portal/twitter_connect_oauth"> http://localhost:8080 /c/portal/twitter_connect_oauth
Microsoft: http://localhost:8080 /c/portal/microsoft_connect_oauth"> http://localhost:8080 /c/portal/microsoft_connect_oauth
Here, you need to replace http://localhost:8080 with your domain name.

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Release Summary and Release Notes
Version Change Log Supported Framework Versions Date Added
Liferay CE Portal 7.0 GA3+
Liferay CE Portal 7.0 GA4+
Liferay CE Portal 7.0 GA5+
Liferay DXP 7.0 GA1+
Surekha Technologies is a leading IT consulting company serving globally. We offer a one-stop solution to step up your Digital Transformation efforts to achieve growth, efficiency and cost reduction. We have been providing Liferay consulting and development services to a worldwide customer base since 2010. Our team consists of Liferay professionals who have been working on Liferay portal implementations since 2007-08. Our core Liferay services include Liferay high-availability cloud infrastructure setup, Portlet/App development, Theme development, Liferay Upgradations, Performance Tuning for Liferay. We have worked on providing Liferay portal solutions for industries like Insurance, Manufacturing, Healthcare and Retail. We have built intranets, websites, customer and partner portals, clinical trial application/portal and electronic medical record EMR portals for the healthcare industry and video conferencing solution on the Liferay portal.
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February 06, 2018
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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.