Blackboard is one of the world's fastest growing learning management systems. You can now Single Sign-On (SSO) / Login into Blackboard using WordPress as Identity provider (IdP) with Login using WordPress Users ( WP as SAML IDP ) plugin. Our plugin gives you the ability to use your WordPress (WP) credentials to Single Sign-On (SSO) / Login into Blackboard. Here we will go through a step-by-step guide to configure SSO between Blackboard as SP (Service Provider) and WordPress as IdP (Identity Provider).
To integrate the WordPress site as an Identity Provider, you will need to install the miniOrange Login using WordPress Users ( WP as SAML IDP ) plugin:
|Authentication Provider||Set as Active|
|User Lookup Method||Username|
|Restrict by Hostname||Select Use this provider for any host names|
|Link Text||Type the title for the link as you want it to appear on the Blackboard Learn login page|
|Entity ID||Enter a value that describes this Blackboard Environment (i.e. 'BlackBoardProd')|
|Enable Automatic SSO||Checked|
|Single Logout Service Type||Select Post and Redirect|
|Metadata URL||You can get the Metadata URL from the IDP Metadata of the plugin|
|Metadata File||Upload the metadata file downloaded from WordPress|
|Remote User ID||Select NameID as the Remote User ID|
|Service Provider Name||Blackboard|
|SP Entity ID or Issuer||Copy and paste the SP-EntityID from Blackboard|
|ACS URL||Copy and paste the ACS URL from Blackboard|
You have successfully configured SAML Single Sign-On (SSO) in Blackboard using WordPress (WP) as SAML IdP. Now you can seamlessly login into Blackboard using your WordPress (WP) Login credentials.
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