Auth0 as idp for WordPress

WordPress SAML Authentication SP Single Sign-On plugin gives the ability to enable SAML for SSO for your WordPress sites. Our plugin is compatible with all the SAML SP compliant Identity providers and all SAML 2.0 capable Identity Providers.Here we will go through a step-by-step guide to configure SSO between Wordpress site and Auth0 by considering Auth0 as Idp.

miniorange img Pre-requisites : Download And Installation

To configure Auth0 as SAML IdP with WordPress, you will need to install the miniOrange WP SAML SP SSO plugin:

Step 1: Setup Auth0 as Identity Provider

Follow the steps below to configure Auth0 as IdP

miniorange img Configure Auth0 as IdP

  • In the miniOrange SAML SP SSO plugin, navigate to Service Provider Metadata tab. Here, you can find the SP metadata such as SP Entity ID and ACS (AssertionConsumerService) URL which are required to configure the Identity Provider.
  • WordPress SAML Single Sign-On (SSO) upload metadata

    miniorange img Prerequisites:

    Copy these values from the Service Provider Info tab of the SAML plugin.

    • SP Entity ID
    • ACS URL
    • Single Logout URL

    miniorange img Instructions:

  • Click onCreate Application.
  • SAML Single Sign-On (SSO) using Auth0 Identity Provider (IdP), Add or create application
  • A new window will pop-up. Enter a name for the application and select Regular Web App. Click on CREATE button.
  • SAML Single Sign-On (SSO) using Auth0 Identity Provider (IdP), chose regular Web app
  • Select the Addons tab.
  • SAML Single Sign-On (SSO) using Auth0 Identity Provider (IdP),  Select SAML SSO Add-ons
  • Enable SAML2 option in the addons. It will open up a Configuration window.
  • SAML Single Sign-On (SSO) using Auth0 Identity Provider (IdP), Enable SAML 2.0 Add-on webapp
  • Enter Application Callback URL, Audience, Recipient and other settings using SP entity ID and ACS URL copied from the plugin as shown below:
  • SAML Single Sign-On (SSO) using Auth0 Identity Provider (IdP), Add SP entity ID and URL from Plugin
  • Scroll down and click on Save.
  • SAML Single Sign-On (SSO) using Auth0 Identity Provider (IdP), Save entity ID
  • Go to the Usage tab and click on the Identity Provider Metadata download link. It will download the metadata XML file which you'll need for setting up the SAML plugin.
  • SAML Single Sign-On (SSO) using Auth0 Identity Provider (IdP),  IDP metadata download