OAuth GitHub Secrets
Steps to retrieve OAuth Github Secrets
This page explains how to retrieve OAuth Github Secrets that can be used later in Github Social Login.
OAuth, which stands for "Open Authorization," is an open standard and protocol for secure authorization and authentication on the internet.
It allows users to grant third-party applications limited access to their resources or data without sharing their login credentials. OAuth is widely used by web and mobile applications to provide secure access to services and data from other providers (known as "resource servers") on behalf of a user.
✅ Access your Github account
In the profile menu (right top corner) access the settings option.
Click on the new OAuth App in order to create the application
✅ Edit the
OAuth App Settings
- Application name
- Homepage URL
- App Description
- Authorization callback URL
Make sure only HTTPS connections are used, otherwise the settings are not usable.
OAuth Client Secret
Make sure the Secret Key is saved because the value is not revealed later on.
✅ Save Settings
Once the page is saved, we can use the Client ID and Secret KEY provided by