Xing

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Before You Start

To configure Xing as an identity provider, you need a Xing account with developer credentials. Instructions for creating a Xing developer account are given in the following procedure.

Xing Identity Provider Setup

Xing requires separate credentials for testing and production environments. This section provides instructions for adding an identity provider to each environment.

Setup Instructions for a Testing Environment

  1. Sign in to the Janrain Dashboard (dashboard.janrain.com).
  2. Click the Manage Engage App button (Manage_SL_App_Icon) corresponding to the property to configure.
  3. On the Providers tile, click the Manage Providers icon.
  4. In the list on the right, click Xing.
  5. Click Configure. This starts the Xing Setup Wizard.

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    Figure 1: Xing Setup Wizard, Intro Page

  6. On the setup wizard, click the link and sign in to your Xing account (if you are not already signed in).
  7. Navigate to the My Apps section of Xing (or click the provided link).
  8. On the My Apps page, either Edit an existing client or create a new client.
  9. On the setup wizard, click Next four times.
  10. Copy the test Consumer key and Consumer secret from the Xing application, and paste them into the fields (of the same name) in the setup wizard.

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    Figure 2: Xing Setup Wizard, Consumer Key and Consumer Secret Page

  11. Click Save.

Xing is now configured as an Identity Provider for test environments. Before your Social Login functionality is deployed to production, follow the Setup Instructions for a Production Environment to update your credentials to the Xing Production Key.

Setup Instructions for a Production Environment

  1. Sign in to the Janrain Dashboard (dashboard.janrain.com).
  2. Click the Manage Engage App button (Manage_SL_App_Icon) corresponding to the property to configure.
  3. On the Providers tile, click the Manage Providers icon.
  4. In the list on the right, click Xing.
  5. Click Configure. This starts the Xing Setup Wizard (see Figure 1).
  6. On the setup wizard, click the link and sign in to your Xing account (if you are not already signed in).
  7. Navigate to the My Apps section of Xing (or click the provided link).
  8. On the setup wizard, click Next.
  9. The setup wizard displays an informational note. Click Next.
  10. The values you need to request a Production Key are displayed in the Janrain Dashboard. Return to the Xing My App page and click the Get a Production Key button associated with the app to be used.

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    Figure 3: Xing Setup Wizard, Get a Production Key Page

  11. Copy the values from the setup wizard and paste them into the corresponding fields in the Xing My App page.
  12. On the Xing My App page, click Get production key. Xing will send you a PIN electronically by email and physically through the postal service.
  13. Close the setup wizard. The entered values will still be valid once the PINs are entered and your Xing app is verified.
  14. Once the Xing app is verified, copy the Consumer Key and Consumer Secret associated with the Production Key.
  15. Repeat steps 1-4. On the setup wizard, click Next until you reach the Consumer Key and Consumer Secret page (about four times).
  16. Paste the production Consumer Key and Consumer Secret values into the appropriate fields in the setup wizard (see Figure 2).
  17. Click Save.

Xing is now configured as an identity provider and is selectable on the Janrain Dashboard.