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What is Social Bridge and Why do I need it?

Social Bridge is a module that is used to manage social accounts, API keys and authorization states. It’s also responsible for connecting/disconnecting to providers (Facebook, Twitter, Yahoo, Gmail, etc.). The most important thing is that it does not store/keep any information of user accounts. API keys are just set ONCE in this module and used for […]

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Notes when creating a new app for Social Bridge

Figure 1. Error in Twitter Twitter: to get Twitter App Consumer Key and Twitter App Consumer Secret, MUST apply + Callback URL has been set same Website URL (Figure 2) + Application type has been set “Read and Write” mode (Figure 2) + Allow this application to be used to Sign in with Twitter: enable (Figure […]

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How to set up LinkedIn App to get LinkedIn API?

1. Go to https://www.linkedin.com/developer/apps and click on “Create Application” 2. Fill in the information as on-screen instructions with these notes: Application Use should be: Social Aggregation Website URL should be this URL: http://yoursitename.com/  Remember to replace “yoursitename.com” with your site URL 3. Click on “Submit” and you will be brought to Authentication page as following Note: 1. If your […]

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How to set up Facebook App to get Facebook API?

1. Go to http://developers.facebook.com/setup/ and Add a New App then select Website as the platform   2. Follow on-screen instruction and click on “Create New Facebook App ID” to start   3. Choosing Category for your app Note: if this app is also used for Contact Importer plugin, you must choose Games as your category. Otherwise, you can choose […]

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How to set up Twitter App to get Twitter API?

1. Go to https://apps.twitter.com and then “Create New App” 2. Fill in the information as following: 3. After creating the apps, you will be brought to Application Management page, where you can find Twitter App Consumer Key and Twitter App Consumer Secret strings under “Keys and Access Tokens” tab  

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