LinkedIn API Provider Setup

API Provider Setup

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To authenticate a LinkedIn element instance you must register an app with LinkedIn. When you authenticate, use the Client ID, Client Secret, and an Authorized Redirect URL as the API Key, API Secret, and Callback URL. Your app must include the correct permissions, including rw_company_admin

See the latest setup instructions in the LinkedIn documentation.

Locate Credentials for Authentication

If you already created an application, see below to locate the Client ID, Client Secret, and Authorized Redirect URL. If you have not created an app, see Create an Application.

To find your OAuth 2.0 credentials:

  1. Log in to your developer account at LinkedIn.
  2. Click the application that you want to connect.
  3. Record the Client ID and Client Secret.
  4. Record at least one of the Authorized Redirect URLs for your app. Key secret and URL
Note: The app must include the rw_company_admin permission to access the /companies resource.

Create an Application

If you have not created an application, you need one to authenticate with LinkedIn.

To create an application:

  1. Log in to your developer account at LinkedIn.
  2. Click Create Application.
  3. Complete the required information.
  4. Click Submit.
  5. Update the permissions. At a minimum, select rw_company_admin.
  6. Record the Client ID and Client Secret.
  7. Record at least one of the Authorized Redirect URLs for your app. Key secret and URL