We have added the ability to have users Sign Up or Log In via Facebook. Using this signup/login method gives the lead access to everything that a regular email/password signup does. If a returning users chooses to login via one of those methods we will automatically find their existing account via their email address and associate the accounts correctly.
(If you do not have a Facebook Developers Account, please follow these instructions first: Facebook Developers Account Instructions)
Using Facebook to login to Boston Logic
In order to set up the ability for user to login using Facebook you must follow these steps:
1.) In the back end of Boston Logic Platform go to Settings>Configuration>Social Authentication and follow the link labeled Go to Facebook Developer.
2.) Enter your Facebook login credentials
3.) Once logged in click on the Apps menu and select create new app
4.) Select what platform you are creating this login application for. (Most likely website)
5.) Click on "Skip and Create App ID"
6.) Create Display name and choose Category
7.) Follow through security check
8.) When you are on the dashboard of the app on the menu, click “Settings” from the menu on the left.
8.) Add your email address to the "Contact Email" field
9.) Click the Add platform button and select "Website" from this menu.
10.) In the box that says "Website" enter the URL of your site. Be sure to include http://
11.) Once that has been added, in the field that says app domains enter your site’s domain. You do not need the http://
12.) Click Save Changes
13.) Go to the "Advanced" Tab at the top of the page
14.) Under security at the bottom there is a text field labeled Valid OAuth redirect URLs. Here you need to input the following URL: http://www.yourwebaddress.com/auth/facebook/callback
(Replace www.yourwebaddress.com with your actual URL)
15.) Click “Save Changes”
16.) Click the "Status and Review" tab on the left hand side and click the toggle switch in the top righthand corner so it displays as “Yes”.
17.) Go back to the Basic Tab and copy the App ID and paste it into the corresponding field on the back end of your Boston Logic Site.
18.) Click the show button in the app secret field and copy and paste this information into the corresponding field in the back end of Boston Logic site19.) Click “Save Settings” in your Boston Logic site.