Issues with Facebook SSO

General Discussion
  • #1

    Hi All,

    I'm missing something in order to get FB SSO working. Whenever I attempt to register via FB from our NodeBB site I can see the redirect uri being passed in the URL says "localhost". Anyhow, don't know if that's the source of the trouble but when I attempt to login I get:

    "Given URL is not allowed by the Application configuration: One or more of the given URLs is not allowed by the App's settings. It must match the Website URL or Canvas URL, or the domain must be a subdomain of one of the App's domains."

    However I have in fact specified the url in both the website, canvas and app domains. Obviously I'm missing something given that I just logged in with facebook on this site. 🙂

    Any pointers appreciated.

  • NodeBB

    Can you post your nodebb config.json?

  • #3


    I just try to strrt a new forum with nodebb and i get the same issue.
    In fact, i get these url error on sign in with facebook:

    My config.json is:

        "url": "",
        "secret": "zzz",
        "database": "mongo",
        "port": 4567,
        "mongo": {
            "host": "",
            "port": "27017",
            "username": "xxx",
            "database": "yyy"

    I am still investigning.

  • #4

    @j.b.-o. A fellow user submitted a problem with this plug in via github about a week ago. It is not working for him any longer. I considered loading this plug in as well but am holding off until his issue entry is closed.

  • GNU/Linux

    @rod, couldn't reproduce that issue 😦

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