How to create Foursquare Application for Cakephp User Management Plugin

Cakephp 2.x and 3.x User Management Plugin provides you log in and registration with Foursquare. For enable this feature you must create Foursquare Application for Client Id and Client Secret.

Lets see How to create your first Foursquare Application.

In order to create a Foursquare Application the basic requirements are:

  1. A Domain Name (for example ektanjali.com)
  2. A Foursquare Account with Developer Application Enabled (mostly It comes with).

Things to do in your Foursquare Account-

  1. Go to https://foursquare.com/developers/apps and log in with foursquare email and password.
  2. Click on Create A New App
  3. Enter the Details as on below screen shot
  4. Make sure you have entered correct Website and Redirect URI
  5. Callback URL must be http://www.yourdomain.com/login/fs
    app details
  6. Click on Save Changes
  7. You will get twitter Client Id and Client Secret (see screen shot below)
    client id and secret
  8. Now note down Client Id and Client Secret and log in your site with Admin, go to All Settings, find Foursquare Client Id and Foursquare Client Secret edit them enter your foursquare Client Id and Client Secret here and Save them.
  9. For enable, Log in with Foursquare on your Site, edit setting Want to use Foursquare Connect on your site? and check it save it.

Further If you have any questions please let me know on info@ektanjali.com.

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