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Creating the Yahoo Application#

  1. Browse to and log in with your Yahoo Account.
  2. Click the Create an App Button
  3. Fill out the form as necessary:
    1. The Application Name will be displayed to users when they attempt to register via Yahoo.
    2. The Application Type is a Web Application
    3. The Description is optional.
    4. The Homepage URL should be set to the Board URL value set in XenForo.
    5. The Redirect URI should be set to <XF board URL>/connected_account.php. For example, The beginning of this URL must match your Board URL setting in XenForo exactly.
    6. In API permissions tick OpenID Connect Permissions, Email and Profile
    7. Once you click Create App note down the Client ID and Client Secret.

Configuring Yahoo connected account#

  1. Log in to the Admin Control Panel.
  2. Go to Setup > Connected accounts.
  3. Click on Yahoo in the list. Enter the Client ID and Client Secret obtained earlier into the respective fields and save.
  4. Test the connected account