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Embedded SSO with jsConnect

juworldjuworld New
edited April 2014 in Vanilla 2.0 - 2.8

Hi Guys,

New to Vanilla and is loving it!

I'm trying to figure out how to embed vanilla forum using embedded SSO with jsConnected. I have been following http://blog.vanillaforums.com/jsconnect-technical-documentation-for-embedded-sso/

My javascript is throwing some weird errors.
Uncaught TypeError: Cannot read property 'appendChild' of null from embed.js

try { if (window.location.hash.substr(0, 6) != "#poll:") window.vanilla.embed(); } catch(e) { var error = document.createElement('div'); error.style.padding = "10px"; error.style.fontSize = "12px"; error.style.fontFamily = "lucida grande"; error.style.background = "#ffffff"; error.style.color = "#000000"; error.appendChild(document.createTextNode("Failed to embed Vanilla: " + e)); (document.getElementById('vanilla-comments')).appendChild(error); // this is where the error happens }
I think it is because I'm not configuring it correctly. I'd just like to confirm my javascript variables are set correctly. They are:
var vanilla_forum_url = "http://dukeim.tln.lh/resources/vanilla/" // The full http that poins to index.php? var vanilla_identifier = "1"; // I'm not sure what this is... I can't seem to find this anywhere in the dashboard... var vanilla_sso = "<?php echo JsSSOString($User, $client_id, $Secret,); ?>" ; // I am using the JsSSOString php function. But, I'm not sure if I'm building this correctly... how do i test?

Please advice!

Thanks!

Justin

vanilla version: vanilla-core-2-0-18-10

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    juworldjuworld New
    edited April 2014

    K, This is dumb. All I need is to define a div tag with an id set to vanilla-comments

    <div id="vanilla-comments"></div>

    Now for the variables:
    var vanilla_forum_url = "http://domain.com/path/to/vanilla"; // The full http url & path to your vanilla forum var vanilla_identifier = 'MyCustomCodeName'; // Your unique identifier (can be anything) for the content being commented on

    But, it'll be great if someone could help me with the SSO. I'm still having trouble building it...

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    K, sso issues solved by referring to http://vanillaforums.org/discussion/22924/php-jsconnect-embedded-sso

    The key is to make sure the user object is in the right order
    1. email
    2. name
    3. photourl
    4. uniqueid
    5. client_id

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    hgtonighthgtonight ∞ · New MVP

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