Linkedin - Authentication




  • response type must be always code. The code will permit to get the Access Token
  • client_id is the Api Key
  • scope determines the user information that the application can read. See scope. Which information the application would like to access ?
  • state is a long generated character to avoid an attack (Called also a verifier)
  • redirect_uri is an URI where the respone (ie the code) will be returned.


The scope gives the permissions level. In order to retrieve the connections, you'll need to have the r_network scope granted to the application.

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