Canvas Single Sign-On (SSO) With WordPress As OAuth Server

Canvas Single Sign-On (SSO) With WordPress As OAuth Server


WordPress OAuth Server plugin enables Single Sign-On (SSO) into the Canvas app using your WordPress username and password. Once you configure the Canvas with WP OAuth Server plugin, you can login to your Canvas application using WP credentials. OAuth Server plugin also allows you to send custom WordPress user attributes to your Canvas app as per your requirements. To know more about other features we provide in WP OAuth Server 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 Server Single Sign-On (SSO) plugin and click on Install Now.
  • Once installed click on Activate.

Steps to configure WordPress Login into Canvas

1. Setup Canvas as OAuth Client

  • Sign in to your Canvas account as Administrator.
  • Copy the Redirect/Callback URL, we will need it while configuring WordPress OAuth server plugin. You will get Client ID, Client secret and other required details once you successfully configure the WordPress OAuth Server plugin.
  • Client ID : Click Here
    Client Secret : Click Here
    Authorization Endpoint : <your domain>/wp-json/moserver/authorize
    Token Endpoint : <your domain>/wp-json/moserver/token
    Scope : openid email profile

2. Setup WordPress as OAuth Server

  • Go to miniOrange OAuth Server plugin on the left side menu and choose your OAuth client from the list, Here Custom OpenID Connect.
  • OAuth server Single Sign-On(SSO)WordPress- Canvas add client
  • Enter Client name as you want. Get the Redirect / Callback URL from Canvas and enter under Redirect URI field. Click on Save client button.
  • OAuth server Single Sign-On(SSO)WordPress- Canvas Redirect URI
  • Note down Client ID, Client Secret, Endpoints to configure in your OAuth Client.
  • OAuth server Single Sign-On(SSO)WordPress- Canvas configuration
In this Guide, you have successfully configured Single Sign-On (SSO) into Canvas app with WordPress as OAuth Provider and Canvas as OAuth Client using our WP OAuth Server plugin.This solution ensures that you are ready to roll out secure access to your Canvas app using WordPress site credentials within minutes.

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