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Announcement: Updates to Web Documentation

Announcement: Updates to Web Documentation
Posted By: Austin W (LWA)
Created in: Category: Login With Amazon
Posted on: 04 Jun, 2013 11:54 AM
We’ve made some important updates to the documentation and sample code for web developers using Login with Amazon. You can now download the updated Developer Guide and Getting Started Guide for Websites.

The Developer Guide for Websites includes a change to the Implicit Grant, adding a secure HTTP call to in order to verify the access token. Clients that use the Implicit Grant should use that API to verify that the client identifier in the token matches their own client identifier.

The redirect_uri parameter for the Access Token Request in the Authorization Code Grant is now required.

The App Console has been updated to require an HTTPS address for Allowed JavaScript Origins.

For web developers adding a Login with Amazon button to HTTPS sites, the Getting Started Guide for Websites example has been updated at

We’ve also updated the Java, Ruby, Python, and PHP examples in the Getting Started Guide for Websites to use the new tokeninfo API.

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