GitLab social sign in

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You can enable users to sign up and sign in using their GitLab credentials. To enable this, you’ll need some technical know-how and a GitLab app and credentials.

Get the Kinde callback URL

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  1. In Kinde, go to Settings > Authentication.
  2. In the Social Connections section, select Add connection.
  3. In the window that appears, select GitLab, then select Save.
  4. On the GitLab tile, select Configure.
  5. In the Callback URL section:
    1. If you use Kinde’s domain as your default, copy the Kinde domain URL.
    2. If you use a custom domain (and want to use it as the callback) select the Use custom domain instead switch and copy the Custom domain URL.
  6. Use the copied Callback URL to set up the app, see below.

Create GitLab app

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  1. Sign in to your GitLab account and follow these instructions for adding a group-owned or user-owned application.
  2. Ensure these scopes are enabled in your application: read_useropenidprofileemail.
  3. Paste the Kinde callback URL in the Redirect URI field.
  4. Select Save.
  5. Copy the Application ID and Secret, and paste them where you can access them later.

Add GitLab credentials to Kinde

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  1. In Kinde, go to Settings > Authentication.
  2. On the GitLab tile, select Configure.
  3. Paste the Client ID (Application ID) and Client secret (Secret) into the relevant fields.
  4. Select Save. Users will now see GitLab as an option to sign up and sign in to your product.

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