Login with Github
An app that implements “Login with GitHub” functionality in React
Usage and Setup
- Clone this repo. Go into the root folder and run yarn to install the dependencies.
- Login to your Github account and create an OAuth app by following the steps provided here (https://docs.github.com/en/free-pro-team@latest/developers/apps/creating-an-oauth-app). Note: For this example, while creating the OAuth app, you can set your Homepage URL to http://localhost:3000/ and Authorization callback URL to http://localhost:3000/login if you are running your app locally.
- Create a .env file in the root folder and set these variables:
REACT_APP_CLIENT_ID=Your Client ID from Github REACT_APP_CLIENT_SECRET=Your Client Secret from Github REACT_APP_REDIRECT_URI=http://localhost:3000/login REACT_APP_PROXY_URL=http://localhost:5000/authenticate SERVER_PORT=5000
- Run yarn start to start the app