|angular5-social-login||6.11 kB||MIT||5 Years||5 Dec 2017|
|@abacritt/angularx-social-login||69.69 kB||MIT||1 Years||8 May 2023|
|parse-oauth2-sns||27.4 kB||Apache-2.0||6 Years||31 Oct 2018|
|social-media-login||2.88 kB||MIT||7 Years||10 Dec 2017|
|@byteowls/capacitor-oauth2||38.7 kB||MIT||5 Years||3 Sep 2023|
|@past3lle/web3-modal||294.46 kB||MIT||Less than one year||8 Sep 2023|
|angular-6-social-login||6.3 kB||MIT||5 Years||28 May 2018|
|ng-social-login-module||86.23 kB||MIT||5 Years||25 Sep 2018|
|@pforte/constants||13.34 kB||AGPL-3.0-or-later||1 Years||13 Jul 2022|
|angular-6-social-login-temp||837.42 kB||MIT||5 Years||1 Jun 2018|
|angular-6-social-login-v2||7.2 kB||MIT||5 Years||20 Jun 2018|
|nest-social-auth||3.25 kB||MIT||2 Years||5 Mar 2023|
|ngx-social-login||59.89 kB||UNKNOWN||5 Years||25 Jul 2018|
|node-socialite||21.23 kB||MIT||2 Years||5 Sep 2023|
|angular-6-social-login-with-first-name-last-name||7.63 kB||MIT||5 Years||9 Sep 2018|
In web development, social login libraries play a critical role when simplifying the user authentication process. If a service requires user identification, implementing multiple separate authentication systems can be painstaking and time-consuming. On the other hand, social login features allow this process to be streamlined where you can lean on the established systems like Google, Facebook, or Twitter to authenticate your users.
The importance of social login libraries is further magnified when considering the perspective of the user. Many users appreciate the integration of social login because it eliminates the need to create a separate username and password for each platform they use. Instead, they can use their existing social network credentials, thereby reducing login fatigue.
The npm ecosystem offers a vast array of social login libraries providing quick and secure access to the authentication systems of the most popular social networks.
The functionalities provided by social login libraries typically align with the features of the social network they interface with. These functionalities are crucial in generating seamless and secure user experiences when authenticating with social networks. Below is a list of the common features that most of these libraries possess in the npm package ecosystem:
As effective as social login systems can be, there are a few pitfalls and 'gotchas' to look out for while using social login libraries from the npm ecosystem: