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Kano World JS SDK

Lightweight JavaScript SDK with basic tools to integrate Kano World login and basic features.


You can import the sdk as a JS build:

<script type='text/javascript' src='dist/kano-world-sdk.js'></script>

or with npm:

npm install --save kano-world-sdk
var config = {
	API_URL     : 'https://api.kano.me',
	WORLD_URL   : 'http://world.kano.me'

var KW_SDK = require('kano-world-sdk')(config);


To initialise the SDK, run:


Kano World login

There are a few ways to enable login with Kano World - the first one with the use of a button, or any element with the attribute data-kano-world-login set:

<!-- Pressing the following button will prompt you to authorise this domain to login with Kano World. If the user logs in successfully, the SDK will pick it up and enable logged in features. -->
<button data-kano-world-login>Login with Kano World</button>

Once logged in, you can display a button or HTML element to logout with the attribute data-kano-world-logout set.

<!-- Pressing the following button will log the user out. -->
<button data-kano-world-logout>Logout</button>

The init method on the SDK takes a callback that will be triggered once the user completed authentication. The callback will be fired in case of success or failure, in which case it will contain an error.

Otherwise, you can now used logged in features and methods, and the API calls made throught KW_SDK.api.* will use the user's credentials.

KW_SDK.init(function (err, user) {
	// This callback will be triggered once the user logs in successfully.

	if (err) {
		alert('Login failed: ' + err.toString());

	alert('User logged in as: ' + user.username);

If you need to access the user object in any other moment, you can use the auth module:


If you want to trigger the login on Kano World via code instead of using the button attribute, you can call:

// This method will redirect to Kano World and come back after authentication complete.

Also, you can logout by calling:

// This method will forget your token and refresh.

App storage

Once logged in, the app storage module allows you to access and change profile stats into a specific app namespace of your profile, without seeing any of the rest.

Use it like this:

KW_SDK.init(function (err) {
	if (err) { throw err; }

	// User logged in

	KW_SDK.appStorage.set('my-app-name', { level: 1 }, function (err) {
		if (err) { throw err; }

		// Data stored on your profile stats

		KW_SDK.appStorage.get('my-app-name', function (err, data) {
			if (err) { throw err; }

			// { level: 1 }

Custom Elements

You can register custom elements for login/register forms. These forms will take care of the field validation and authentication and trigger events to notify when login/register/errors occurs.

You can register these elements like so:


You will then be able to use them in your HTML pages.

Available elements:


Display a complete login form. Usage:



  • success: The authentication process succeeded. (Will contain the session in the details attribute)
  • error: The authentication process failed.


Display a complete register form. Usage:



  • success: The authentication process succeeded. (Will contain the session in the details attribute)
  • error: The authentication process failed.