Add Facebook, Twitter, and GitHub Login To Laravel with Socialite
Using social media accounts to sign up for websites is common nowadays and preferred by users because they don’t have to remember a password every time they login to a website. Even though social signup is easy, you can also inadvertently end up with a bunch of very confused users in an app.
When a user signs up with one social provider such as Facebook and then signs up with a different provider such as GitHub the next time, we shouldn’t end up with two different users on the site. I should be recognized as the same user provided I am using the same email across different social platforms.
In this tutorial, we are going to add Social Authentication to a Laravel app through Socialite, an official Laravel package which makes adding social authentication to a Laravel app a breeze.
Overview: Social Authentication in Laravel
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