Social Login: WordPress App Setup

Overview

This document provides instructions on properly setting up a WordPress application so that users can log in/register via WordPress on your site. You will need to purchase the social login extension if you want users to log in via WordPress.

Creating a new app

To allow users to log in to your site with their WordPress account, you need to create a WordPress app. To create a new WordPress app, please do the following:

  1. Go to the WordPress application management site: http://developer.wordpress.com/apps/.
  2. Click the "Create New Application" button.

    3. Enter the details for the application.

4. Do not forget to add Callback/Redirect URLs( See screenshot below ):

5. Read and agree to the Developer Guidelines and click the " Create" button.

6.  After the app was created. You will see a notification.

 Go to My Applications> My Social Login App. You will see the following section on the bottom page.

Client ID & Secret

On this page, you will find the Client Key (API key) and Client Secret (API secret). You need to copy both of these and add them to your site on the WordPress tab on UM settings page.

Go to Ultimate Member > Settings > Extensions > Social Login > WordPress Social Connect . Paste the Client ID & Client Secret in the text fields under WordPress Social Connect and click the "Save Changes" button.