Auth0 Single Sign-On (SSO) | WordPress Login using Auth0



WordPress OAuth & OpenID Connect Single Sign-On (SSO) plugin enables secure login into WordPress using Auth0 as OAuth and OpenID Connect provider. You can also configure plugin using different custom providers and standard IDPs. It supports advanced Single Sign-On (SSO) features such as user profile Attribute mapping, Role mapping, etc. Here we will go through a guide to configure SSO between WordPress and Auth0. By the end of this guide, users should be able to login to WordPress from Auth0. To know more about other features we provide in WP OAuth Single Sign-On ( OAuth & OpenID Connect Client ) plugin, you can click here.

Download And Installation

  • Log into your WordPress instance as an admin.
  • Go to the WordPress Dashboard -> Plugins and click on Add New.
  • Search for a WordPress OAuth Single Sign-On(SSO) plugin and click on Install Now.
  • Once installed click on Activate.

Steps to configure Auth0 Single Sign-On (SSO) Login into WordPress

Step 1: Setup Auth0 as OAuth Provider

  • Go to https://auth0.com/auth/login and sign up or login.
  • Go to Applications tab in the left panel and then click on Applications.
  • OAuth/OpenID/OIDC Single Sign-On (SSO),Auth0 SSO Login go to applications
  • click on Create application to create a new application.
  • OAuth/OpenID/OIDC Single Sign-On (SSO),Auth0 SSO Login create application
  • Select Regular web Applications and click on Create button .
  • OAuth/OpenID/OIDC Single Sign-On (SSO),Auth0 SSO Login select regular web app
  • Now go to settings tab.
  • OAuth/OpenID/OIDC Single Sign-On (SSO), Auth0 SSO Login go to setting
  • Scroll down to Applications URI's section and enter the callback url which you will get from plugin. Then, Scroll down and Click on save changes.
  • OAuth/OpenID/OIDC Single Sign-On (SSO), Auth0 SSO Login callback url
  • Copy the Client ID and Client Secret from basic information in setttings tab and save it on your miniOrange OAuth Client plugin Configuration..
  • OAuth/OpenID/OIDC Single Sign-On (SSO),Auth0 SSO Login client credentials
  • Now go to Users tab in the user management from the left panel.
  • OAuth/OpenID/OIDC Single Sign-On (SSO),Auth0 SSO Login go to user
  • Click on Create User to create a new user.
  • OAuth/OpenID/OIDC Single Sign-On (SSO),Auth0 SSO Login create user
  • Enter all the required details and click on Create.
  • OAuth/OpenID/OIDC Single Sign-On (SSO),Auth0 SSO Login fill user requirement

    Auth0 Endpoints and Scope:


    Client ID : Click Here
    Client Secret : Click Here
    Scope:  openid
    Authorize Endpoint: https://<Auth0-app-domain>/authorize
    Access Token Endpoint: https://<Auth0-app-domain>/oauth/token
    Get User Info Endpoint: https://<Auth0-app-domain>/userinfo
You have successfully configured Auth0 as OAuth Provider for achieving Auth0 login into your WordPress Site.

Step 2: Setup WordPress as OAuth Client

  • Go to the Configure OAuth tab in the Plugin and search for Auth0 in the applications list, and select Auth0.
  • OAuth/OpenID/OIDC Single Sign-On (SSO), Auth0 SSO Login app select
  • Then, configure App Name, Client ID, Client Secret and Endpoints.
  • Click on Save Settings to save the configuration.
  • OAuth/OpenID/OIDC Single Sign-On (SSO),Auth0 SSO Login Save settings

You have successfully configured WordPress as OAuth Client for achieving Auth0 login into your WordPress Site.

Step 3: User Attribute Mapping.

  • User Attribute Mapping is mandatory for enabling users to successfully login into WordPress. We will be setting up user profile attributes for WordPress using below settings.
  • Finding user attributes

    • Go to Configure OAuth tab. Scroll down and click on Test Configuration.
    • OAuth/OpenID/OIDC Single Sign-On (SSO),Auth0 SSO Login test congifuration
    • You will see all the values returned by your OAuth Provider to WordPress in a table. If you don't see value for First Name, Last Name, Email or Username, make the required settings in your OAuth Provider to return this information.
    • OAuth/OpenID/OIDC Single Sign-On (SSO),Auth0 SSO Login configuration-test-result
    • Once you see all the values in Test Configuration, go to Attribute / Role Mapping tab, you will get the list of attributes in a Username dropdown.
    • OAuth/OpenID Auth0 Single Sign On SSO WordPress create-newclient attribute/role mapping

Step 4: Login Settings / Sign In Settings.

  • The settings in SSO Settings tab define the user experience for Single Sign-On. To add a login widget on your WordPress page, you need to follow below steps.
  • Sign In Settings

    • Go to WordPress Left Panel > Appearances > Widgets.
    • Select miniOrange OAuth. Drag and drop to your favourite location and save.
    • OAuth/OpenID Auth0 Single Sign On SSO WordPress create-newclient login button setting
    • Open your WordPress page and you can see the login button there. You can test the SSO now.

In this Guide, you have successfully configured Auth0 Single Sign-On (SSO) by configuring Auth0 as OAuth Provider and WordPress as OAuth Client using our WP OAuth Single Sign-On ( OAuth & OpenID Connect Client ) plugin. This solution ensures that you are ready to roll out secure access to your WordPress site using Auth0 credentials within minutes.

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