In this chapter we're going to integrate the popular professional and career-based social networking application LinkedIn with our Drupal Web site. If you have a LinkedIn account, you can integrate with your Drupal site using a contributed module called LinkedIn Integration. This allows for authentication of user accounts across the two applications and sharing of LinkedIn statuses on your Drupal site. You can also publish content from Drupal over to your LinkedIn account activity stream as an announcement. We'll look at configuring this integration in detail.
To summarize, in this chapter we will: