Quick Start Guide

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You can get set up with Kinde in a few short steps that will only take about 15 minutes.

Step 1: Register with Kinde

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Go to app.kinde.com/register and create an account.

Step 2: Connect your app

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Get a starter kit

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Download one of our Starter Kits from Github in your preferred language/framework.

Additional language-specific setup steps live in the README.md file of each starter kit.

Copy the .env file

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.env_sample file has been provided for you in each Starter Kit. Make a copy of this file and rename it to .env. Update this file with your app keys.

Get your app keys

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  1. Go to Settings > Applications.
  2. Select View Details on the application tile you want App keys for. If you haven’t added any applications, add one now or use the default regular web application.
  3. Copy the:
    • Client ID
    • Client secret
    • Token host (also known as Base issuer URL)
  4. On the same screen, enter your callback URLs. Note that your preferred starter kit includes Allowed callback URLs and Allowed logout redirect URLs.
  5. Load up the starter kit app on your local machine.

Step 3: Register your first user

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  1. Open the starter kit in the browser by visiting http://localhost:3000 and select Sign up. By default, Kinde uses passwordless sign in, but you can set up whatever authentication you prefer.
  2. Sign up using passwordless entry. Welcome to the starter kit!
  3. Back in your Kinde account, look for your first sign up on the Users page.

Other set up tasks

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That’s just the basics! You might also want to:

If you want more in-depth guidance, consider booking in to a Kinde demo.

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