LinkedIn App Setup Guide

Step 1

Log in to LinkedIn and go to and click on ‘Create Application’

Fill out the form with the company details. Then read LinkedIn API Terms of Use and check that you have read the terms and click on ‘Submit’.


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Step 2

Under the “Authentication” section on the left – check all the Default Application Permissions as below. There is no need to fill out the rest of the fields below.




Step 3

Under the “Javascript” section on the left – enter the domain where you will be running the ShareDisc plugin.


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Step 4

Under the “Settings” section on the left – set your application status to “Live”.

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Step 5

The “Client ID” under “Authentication” section is what you will need to enter under your ShareDisc settings in WordPress.

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