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Note: This fork's purpose is to accomodate Open ID Connect token returned by Microsoft Azure Active Directory in Obtain Token step.


Third-party authentication plugin for hapi.

Lead Maintainer: Lois Desplat

Build Status

bell ships with built-in support for authentication using Facebook, GitHub, Google, Instagram, LinkedIn, Slack, Twitter, Yahoo, Foursquare, VK, ArcGIS Online, Windows Live, Nest, Phabricator, BitBucket, Dropbox, Reddit, Tumblr, Twitch and Salesforce. It also supports any compliant OAuth 1.0a and OAuth 2.0 based login services with a simple configuration object.


API Documentation

Providers Documentation


Social Login with Twitter using hapi.js


var Hapi = require('hapi');
var server = new Hapi.Server();
server.connection({ port: 8000 });
// Register bell with the server 
server.register(require('bell'), function (err) {
    // Declare an authentication strategy using the bell scheme 
    // with the name of the provider, cookie encryption password, 
    // and the OAuth client credentials. 
    server.auth.strategy('twitter', 'bell', {
        provider: 'twitter',
        password: 'cookie_encryption_password_secure',
        clientId: 'my_twitter_client_id',
        clientSecret: 'my_twitter_client_secret',
        isSecure: false     // Terrible idea but required if not using HTTPS especially if developing locally 
    // Use the 'twitter' authentication strategy to protect the 
    // endpoint handling the incoming authentication credentials. 
    // This endpoints usually looks up the third party account in 
    // the database and sets some application state (cookie) with 
    // the local application account information. 
        method: ['GET', 'POST'], // Must handle both GET and POST 
        path: '/login',          // The callback endpoint registered with the provider 
        config: {
            auth: 'twitter',
            handler: function (request, reply) {
                if (!request.auth.isAuthenticated) {
                    return reply('Authentication failed due to: ' + request.auth.error.message);
                // Perform any account lookup or registration, setup local session, 
                // and redirect to the application. The third-party credentials are 
                // stored in request.auth.credentials. Any query parameters from 
                // the initial request are passed back via request.auth.credentials.query. 
                return reply.redirect('/home');