Social networks will let you enable sign up/login with social network IDs as well as add sharing tools to different site pages.

You can manage Social networks from the admin panel of your website.

Go to System > Social networks > Social networks (/admin/social_networking/services/) to enable login or widgets from popular social networks.

Social login is a form of single sign-on using existing information from a social networking service such as Facebook, Twitter and Google.

It is important that you activate the networks by inserting application keys and secrets before switching them on.

Click Application button to edit the activation details:

Create an application with social network and insert the Application key and Application secret to the admin panel.

To make social networks work:

  • you need to register as a developer of the corresponding social network

  • create an application which in return will contain the necessary data

  • insert the Application key and Application secret to the admin panel

This is the list of links to developer consoles:

Then, switch on the login and widgets options:

Enable social login and sharing widgets options to let site users use their social networks account on your website.

Please note that when you enable ‘login with service’ for the first time, you will be prompted to test it with your own social network details (e.g. your Facebook account). Your test login will have no effect on the user mode.

Enabled option will then look like this in the sign in/sign up form:

Using existing login information from a social network provider like Facebook makes your website more user friendly.

This is an example of sharing widgets on a site page:


Go to System > Social networks > Pages (/admin/social_networking/pages/) to select the widgets types and the pages they will be used on:

List of pages where you can set up social widgets.

Click Edit and you will get to activate different available types of widgets on selected pages:

Set up sharing widgets options.
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