netlify oauth github client sending token in form as netlify service itself, implementation in python
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netlify-cms has its own github OAuth client. This is a python implementation based on the Node.js version.

Other implementations

1) Install

For mac and linux

git clone
cd netlify-cms-oauth-provider-python
python -m venv /path/to/new/virtual/environment
source /path/to/new/virtual/environment/bin/activate
pip install -r requirements.txt

For windows

git clone
cd netlify-cms-oauth-provider-python
python -m venv /path/to/new/virtual/environment
pip install -r requirements.txt

2) Config

Auth Provider Config

Configuration is done with environment variables, which can be supplied as command line arguments, added in your app hosting interface, or loaded from a .env file.

Example .env file:


Client ID & Client Secret: After registering your Oauth app, you will be able to get your client id and client secret on the next page.

Redirect URL (optional): Include this if you need your callback to be different from what is supplied in your Oauth app configuration.

Git Hostname (Optional): This is only necessary for use with Github Enterprise.

CMS Config

You also need to add base_url to the backend section of your netlify-cms's config file. base_url is the live URL of this repo with no trailing slashes.

  name: github
  repo: user/repo   # Path to your Github repository
  branch: master    # Branch to update
  base_url: # Path to ext auth provider

3) Run it

With your virtual environment activated run the server as follows