How do I create a LinkedIn application?

Please review the separate help page on why you need a LinkedIn application.

To create a LinkedIn application, please follow the steps below:

  1. In SocialOomph, use Social Networks, Network Apps, Add New Network App, Add LinkedIn App in the menu.
  2. Open a new browser tab and log in to your LinkedIn profile at linkedin.com/developers.
  3. In the top right corner, click the Create app button.
  4. Fill out the form with values of your choice. It makes no difference what values you enter in the fields.
  5. Click the Create App button.
  6. Click the Auth tab at the top of the page.
  7. Enter https://www.socialoomph.com/linkedin/callback/ in the Redirect URLs field.
  8. Click the Update button.
  9. Copy the Client ID and paste it into the SocialOomph Add LinkedIn App form.
  10. Click the eye icon to reveal the Client secret, and copy the Client Secret and paste it into the SocialOomph Add LinkedIn App form (Social Networks, Network Apps, Add New Network App, Add LinkedIn App).
  11. Fill out the rest of the Add LinkedIn App form and click the Save button.

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