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How do I structure my DB to set up oAuth integrations with Facebook, Instagram, etc.

Drew Reynolds asked in Rails

I have a Shopify app where they (Shopify) handle authentication. If you can login to your Shop on their platform, you can login to the Rails app. Therefore I have no need for Devise. It seems like every tutorial or video focuses on adding oauth in tandem with Devise. Curious how I could best structure allowing Shops to connect their Facebook & Instagram to my rails app. It wouldn't be to log them in but rather to make API requests on their behalf for things like sending Messages

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Hey Drew,

You'd just create a model like ConnectedAccount to store the details and associate them with your Shop model.

Monday's screencast actually walks through this a bit using OmniAuth params. You can pass the Shop's SGID to OmniAuth and then look it up in the callback controller.

<%= link_to "Connect Facebook", authorize_facebook_path(shop: @shop.to_sgid(for: :connecting)) %>

Then your controller will look that up:

class OmniauthCallbacksController < ApplicationController
  def create
    sgid = request.env['omniauth.params'].fetch("shop")
    shop = GlobalID::Locator.locate_signed(sgid, for: 'sharing')
    shop.connected_accounts.create!(
      # omniauth.auth details go here
    )
    redirect_to @shop, notice: "Connected!"
  end
end
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Good job man

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