How do I create a Mastodon application?

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

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

  1. In SocialOomph, use Social Networks, Network Apps, Add New Network App, Add Mastodon App in the menu.
  2. Open a new browser tab and login in to your account at your Mastodon instance.
  3. Click the gear icon (Preferences) icon to access your Mastodon preferences.
  4. Click Development in the left menu.
  5. Click the New Application button.
  6. Enter an Application Name of your choice.
  7. Enter https://www.socialoomph.com/mastodon/callback/ in the Redirect URI field (overwrite anything that is already in the field).
  8. Uncheck all the Scopes check boxes, and then check only the following check boxes: read:accounts, read:statuses, write: statuses, write: media.
  9. Click the Submit button.
  10. Click the hyperlinked name of your application.
  11. Copy the Client key and paste it into the SocialOomph Add Mastodon App form.
  12. Copy the Client secret and paste it into the SocialOomph Add Mastodon App form.
  13. Fill out the rest of the Add LinkedIn App form and click the Save button.

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