NodeJS Information Gaining after Login (PassportJS)


I’ve used the the sample found on Github to authenticate using PassportJS. Now I’m not entirely sure how to gain information like the persons name, how many followers he has, etc. The Access Token successfuly gets displayed on the website using the handlebars template, so does the refresh token, but the display name does not… I would appreciate any kind of help.

// Define our dependencies
var express        = require('express');
var session        = require('express-session');
var passport       = require('passport');
var OAuth2Strategy = require('passport-oauth').OAuth2Strategy;
var request        = require('request');
var handlebars     = require('handlebars');

// Define our constants, you will change these with your own
const TWITCH_CLIENT_ID = 'empty';
const TWITCH_SECRET    = 'empty';
const SESSION_SECRET   = 'empty';
const CALLBACK_URL     = 'http://localhost:3000/auth/twitch/callback';  // You can run locally with - http://localhost:3000/auth/twitch/callback

// Initialize Express and middlewares
var app = express();
app.use(session({secret: SESSION_SECRET, resave: false, saveUninitialized: false}));

// Override passport profile function to get user profile from Twitch API
OAuth2Strategy.prototype.userProfile = function(accessToken, done) {
  var options = {
    url: '',
    method: 'GET',
    headers: {
      'Client-ID': TWITCH_CLIENT_ID,
      'Accept': 'application/vnd.twitchtv.v5+json',
      'Authorization': 'Bearer ' + accessToken

  request(options, function (error, response, body) {
    if (response && response.statusCode == 200) {
      done(null, JSON.parse(body));
    } else {

passport.serializeUser(function(user, done) {
    done(null, user);

passport.deserializeUser(function(user, done) {
    done(null, user);

passport.use('twitch', new OAuth2Strategy({
    authorizationURL: '',
    tokenURL: '',
    clientSecret: TWITCH_SECRET,
    callbackURL: CALLBACK_URL,
    state: true
  function(accessToken, refreshToken, profile, done) {
    profile.accessToken = accessToken;
    profile.refreshToken = refreshToken;

    // Securely store user profile in your DB
    //User.findOrCreate(..., function(err, user) {
    //  done(err, user);

    done(null, profile);

// Set route to start OAuth link, this is where you define scopes to request
app.get('/auth/twitch', passport.authenticate('twitch', { scope: 'user:read:email user:edit' }));

// Set route for OAuth redirect
app.get('/auth/twitch/callback', passport.authenticate('twitch', { successRedirect: '/', failureRedirect: '/' }));

// Define a simple template to safely generate HTML with values from user's profile
var template = handlebars.compile(`
<html><head><title>Twitch Auth Sample</title></head>
    <tr><th>Access Token</th><td>{{accessToken}}</td></tr>
    <tr><th>Refresh Token</th><td>{{refreshToken}}</td></tr>
    <tr><th>Display Name</th><td>{{display_name}}</td></tr>

// If user has an authenticated session, display it, otherwise display link to authenticate
app.get('/', function (req, res) {
  if(req.session && req.session.passport && req.session.passport.user) {
  } else {
    res.send('<html><head><title>Twitch Auth Sample</title></head><a href="/auth/twitch"><img src=""></a></html>');

app.listen(3000, function () {
  console.log('Twitch auth sample listening on port 3000!')

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