OAuth 2.0 basically allows a third party website to access a limited or selective set of user information on a particular website. There are different kinds of authorization flows, two common ones of which are as follows:
We'll have a look at them in the following sub-sections.
An authorization grant consists of an authorization link, which looks like the following:
Let's break down the different components here:
response_type: When set to
code, the OAuth authorization server expects the grant to be of authorization grant type
client_id: This is the client ID/app ID of ...