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Configure Twitch Authentication

To enable Twitch based social authentication in Web3 applications, developers must perform these three steps before integrating with the Arcana Auth SDK.

Step 1: Use Arcana Dashboard

Go to the Arcana Dashboard: https://dashboard.arcana.network

Register your dApp by creating a new dApp entry and specifying a name using the 'Create New App' wizard.

Registering the Application

If you have already registered your dApp using Arcana Dashboard and obtained an App Address, you may skip this step.

Use defaults for other settings or change them as per your use case. Refer to the how to configure dApp guide for details.

Go to the Configure->Social Auth configuration section and copy the redirect URI value displayed there. This will be used in the next step to generate Twitch OAuth credentials.

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Do not close the dashboard browser tab. Open another tab and set up Twitch OAuth. Then come back to the Dashboard tab and complete the dApp configuration settings.

Step 2: Use Twitch Developer Console

Go to the Twitch Developer Console and register your dApp as a new Twitch application. twitch console

Enter the application name.

Specify the Redirect URI copied from Arcana Dashboard in the previous step into the OAuth Redirect URL field of the Twitch Developer Console.

Copy the ClientID that is automatically generated by Twitch for the newly registered application in the Twitch Developer Console. It will be required in the next step while completing the Arcana dashboard dApp configuration.

twitch config details

Step 3: Update Arcana Dashboard

Revisit the Arcana Developer Dashboard portal. Click on your app entry and visit the application dashboard. Click Configure->Social Auth in the LHS navigation bar. Refer to the "Twitch" field and paste the Client ID assigned by Twitch Developer Console, in the previous step, in the input text field.

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Save the settings. Arcana Network assigns an App Address to every registered and configured dApp. You need to save this App Address and use it while integrating the dApp with the Auth SDK.

App Address

You are all set with Twitch Setup. Integrate Web3 application with the Arcana Auth SDK and call social login function when the user chooses to log in.


Last update: January 7, 2023 by shaloo