SocialAuth Posts

Brace yourselves. SocialAuth posts are coming…

First of all,

the problem I saw around here: Facebook, Twitter, etc. only allow you to define fully qualified website urls which means that you can’t provide a link such as


So, you will need a DNS configuration to show your localhost as a website.

How it is done in various operating systems is shown below:

1. Open a terminal window in your system (in Windows cmd must be run as administrator)

2. Open hosts file with your favorite text editor in terminal.

2.a. In Linux:

sudo vim /etc/hosts

2.b. In Mac:

sudo nano /private/etc/hosts

2.c. In Windows:

edit %WINDIR%\System32\Drivers\Etc\Hosts

3. if you have localhost

line in your file, change this to: localhost

if you don’t have you can add that line to your file

4. save and close, you are done!

Now, How to this info?

You will provide:

and use this when connecting your local project.

Good Luck


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