Blogger Social Login Configuration Guide


Blogger is a blog-publishing website owned by Google. Over 700,000 web sites use Blogger.

Before You Begin

To use Blogger for social login you must:

  • Use the Janrain Dashboard to configure Blogger as a social login provider. No additional configuration is required.

In This Configuration Guide

  • Configuring Blogger as a Social Login Provider
  • Testing Blogger Social Login
  • Removing Blogger as a Social Login Provider

Configuring Blogger as a Social Login Provider

To configure Blogger as a social login provider, complete the following procedure:

  1. Log on to your Janrain Dashboard (https://dashboard.janrain.com).
  2. From the Dashboard home page, click the Manage Engage Dashboard icon.
  3. From the Engage Dashboard home page, in the Widgets and SDKs section, click Sign-Ins.
  4. From the Sign-in page, verify that Widget is selected and then expand Providers.
  5. From the list of Providers, click Blogger. Blogger appears in your social login widget.
  6. When you are finished, select Save and Publish and then click Publish. It might take as long as one hour before Blogger appears as a social login option on your web site.

Testing Blogger Social Login

To test Blogger social login, complete the following procedure:

  1. Do one of the following:
    • If you have just published your widget settings, click the Test your widget link that appears after the widget has been saved.
    • If you previously published your widget settings then, from the Engage Dashboard Sign-in page, click Launch a test widget.
       
  2. From the Test page, click the Blogger icon:

  1. In the Blogger Sign-In window, logon using a valid Blogger account:

  1. If login succeeds, information returned from the Blogger profile is displayed in the API response preview field:

The returned profile information will vary depending on the Blogger account used in the test.

You can verify Blogger profile fields by completing the following procedure:

  1. From the Engage Dashboard home page, click the Manage Providers icon:

  1. From the Configure Providers page, click Blogger.
  2. Profile information returned from Blogger is displayed onscreen. For example:

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Removing Blogger as a Social Login Provider

If you no longer want to use Blogger for social login, you can remove Blogger as a social login provider by completing the following procedure:

  1. Log on to your Janrain Dashboard (https://dashboard.janrain.com).
  2. From the Dashboard home page, click the Manage Engage Dashboard icon.
  3. From the Engage Dashboard home page, in the Widgets and SDKs section, click Sign-Ins.
  4. From the Sign-in page, verify that Widget is selected and then expand Providers.
  5. In the widget, click the X in the upper right corner of the Blogger icon.
  6. Scroll to the bottom of the page, select Save and Publish, and then click Publish. Blogger no longer appears in the sign-on widget.
Note. You must always have at least one social login provider in the widget. If you delete all the providers and then click Publish, you’ll see the error message Couldn’t save configuration: No providers.