page last edited on 10 January 2017
The Social Login module for X-Cart 5 is a solution that allows your customers to sign in using their existing Facebook or Google account. With so many new sites emerging each week, some people are getting tired of creating new accounts for them all. By implementing an easy login flow for users of such popular social networks as Facebook or Google+ (and today almost everyone has an account with either one of them or both), you lower the barrier for people to sign up on your store site and, as a result, get more customers.
The screenshots below show the social login widgets that are added to your store site once you configure Facebook and Google Login. First, you get the identity provider icons on each page of your store:
Second, you get the Sign in with Facebook and Sign in with Google buttons in the Sign in popup:
and on the customer registration page:
When a user clicks on any of the above for the first time, they will need to grant your application the permission to access their basic Facebook or Google account info and email address. Once this has been done, they will be able to sign in with a single click.
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