WordPress OAuth & OpenID Connect Single Sign-On (SSO) plugin enables secure login into WordPress using Microsoft Azure B2C as OAuth and OpenID Connect provider. You can also configure plugin using different IDPs such as Azure AD, Office 365, and other custom providers. It supports advanced Single Sign-On (SSO) features such as user profile Attribute mapping, Role mapping, multi tenant login etc. Here we will go through a guide to configure SSO between WordPress and Azure B2C. By the end of this guide, users should be able to login to WordPress from Azure B2C. 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 Azure AD B2C Single Sign-On (SSO) Login into WordPress
Step 1: Setup Azure Active Directory B2C as OAuth Provider
- Sign in to Azure portal.
- Go to Home and in the Azure services, select Azure AD B2C.
- Please make sure you are in the Azure AD B2C directory with an active subscription and if not, you can switch to the correct directory.
- Now, click on App registrations and then click on the New registration option to create a new Azure b2c application.
- Configure the following options to create a new application.
- Enter a name for your application under the Name text field.
- In supported account types, select 3rd option ‘Accounts in any identity provider or organizational directory (for authenticating users with user flows)’
- In the Redirect URI section, select the Web application and enter the Callback URL from the miniOrange OAuth Client plugin (Configure OAuth tab) and save it under the Redirect URL textbox.
- Click on the Register button to create your application.
- After successful application creation, you will be redirected to the newly created application’s overview page. If not, you can go to the app registrations and search the name of your application and you will find your application in the list.
- Copy your Application ID and save it under your Client ID textbox in your miniOrange OAuth Client plugin.
- For the Azure B2C tenant, copy the domain name under Essentials in the home page and save it. We will require it later.
- Then click on Certificates and secrets and then click on New client secret to generate a client secret. Enter a description and click on the Add button.
- Copy the secret value from certificates & secrets page and store it as a Client secret in your miniOrange OAuth Client plugin.
Step 1.1: Add Users in your b2c application
- In home page, go to the Users tab in the left corner
- Click on New user in the users page
- Select Create Azure AD B2C user. Then, click on Email from sign in method and set your password and click create to save the user details to perform test configuration.
Step 1.2: How to create & add Policy
- Go to User Flows tab and then click on New user flow.
- Select a User flow type Sign up and Sign in then click on Create button.
- Fill all the information e.g. Name, Identity providers, etc. then click on Create button.
- Copy the Policy name this value whenever you need to enter Azure B2C Policy in miniOrange OAuth Client plugin.
Step 1.3: Add user claims to your application
You have successfully configured Azure AD B2C as OAuth Provider for achieving Azure AD B2C login into your WordPress Site.
Step 2: Setup WordPress as OAuth Client
- Go to Configure OAuth tab and configure App Name, Client ID, Client Secret, Tenant name and Policy from provided Endpoints
- openid is already filled.
- Click on Save Settings to save the configuration.
You have successfully configured WordPress as OAuth Client for achieving Azure AD B2C 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.
- 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.
- 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.
Step 4: Login Settings / Sign In Settings
- The settings in SSO Settings tab define the user experience for Single Sign-On (SSO). 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.
- 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 Azure AD B2C Single Sign-On (SSO) by configuring Azure AD B2C 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 Azure AD B2C login credentials within minutes.
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