URL does not contain token in oAuth callback

August 1, 2018 2.5k views
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Attempting to login using Oauth Implicit Grant, using docs: https://developers.digitalocean.com/documentation/oauth/

Sample auth request:


After entering credentials, the URL received at the callback contains no parameters.

Expected behaviour: should have a token parameter.

1 Answer

token data is returned in fragment/hash part of the url. You have to parse the url’s hash in order to read the token.
Sample code using with Javascript:

let result = window.location.hash.substr(1).split('&').reduce(function (result, item) {
            var parts = item.split('=');
            result[parts[0]] = parts[1];
            return result;
        }, {});
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