How to Add Social Media Auth Login on WordPress Website? (Step by Step Guide)

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How to Add Social Media Auth Login Feature on WordPress Website? (Step by Step Guide)
How to Add Social Media Auth Login Feature on WordPress Website? (Step by Step Guide)
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Social Media Auth Login is good to have feature for any website that offers user/membership login feature. It allows your users to log in to your website from their favourite social media network instead of filling up the login registration form and waiting for the approval to finally signing in to your website. By doing so, you can improve your website’s user experience by providing your users with rapid sign up to your website.

How to add social media auth login on your WordPress website?

Social media auth login, being a useful feature to provide quick and easy login to your users comes inbuilt of different WordPress templates. However, if the WordPress template, you are using on your website does not have the default feature to add social media login button then, you can add it by using the WordPress social login plugins. These plugins contain advanced features and functionalities to let you add social auth login button of the major social media network. Moreover, with the available shortcodes, you can add the login button on any page, post, form, etc as per your preference.

Here, in this article, we will be using AccessPress Social Login Lite – a free WordPress plugin to show you how to add social media auth login feature on your WordPress website.

So, let’s get started with the step by step tutorial and add some visually appealing social media login buttons:

Step 1:

AccessPress Social Login Lite – Free Social Login WordPress Plugin

Download AccessPress Social Login Lite from WordPress.org for free. Then, install it on your WordPress website. If there is any difficulty while installing the plugin then, check out its documentation or go through the article: How to Install New Plugin to the WordPress Site?

Step 2:

After you have installed the plugin, activate it. Then you will see “AccessPress Social Login Lite” on the left side menu of your WordPress dashboard. Click on it to continue.

You will land to the “Network Settings” tab of the plugin. From here, you can add the social auth login feature of 3 different social media networks i.e. Facebook, Twitter and Google.

Step 3:

To add Facebook Auth login on your website, enter the App ID and App Secret of your Facebook account.

You can generate the App ID and App Secret from https://developers.facebook.com/apps.

Facebook Auth Login

Also, set the height and width of your profile picture.

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Step 4:

To add Twitter Auth login on your website, enter the consumer key and consumer secret of your Twitter account.

Twitter Auth Login

You can generate the consumer key and consumer secret from https://apps.twitter.com/

You can also checkout the video tutorial:

Step 5:

To add Google Auth login on your website, enter the client id and client secret.

Google Auth Login

You can add the client id and client secret from https://console.developers.google.com/project.

You can also checkout the video tutorial:

Configuration of AccessPress Social Login

AccessPress Social Login plugin provides you with different configuration options. They are:

Display Options

You can choose where you want social auth login to be displayed i.e. on Login Form, Register Form, or Comments.

Display Options

Available Icon Themes

You can choose any of the 5 available icons templates for social media login.

Available Theme Icons

Text Settings

You can add the custom login text.

Text Settings

Logout Redirect Link

You can choose the redirection page, after logging out of your website.

Logout Redirect Link

Login Redirect Link

You can choose the redirection page, after logging in to your website from auth login.

Login Redirect Link

User Avatar

You can either choose the default avatar provided by WordPress or use the available profile picture from your social media.

User Avatar

Email Notification

You can enable the email notification to both admin as well as the user for successful social media auth login to the website.

Email Notification Settings

You can upgrade this plugin into its premium version – AccessPress Social Login for additional features.

Wrapping Up

In this way, you can add social media auth login on your WordPress website. So, if you want to add this feature then, you can follow this tutorial.

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