ClassLink Single Sign-On (SSO) in WordPress OAuth | ClassLink (SSO) Login

ClassLink Single Sign-On (SSO) in WordPress OAuth | ClassLink (SSO) Login


ClassLink Single Sign-On (SSO) provides Single Sign-On (SSO) into web and windows applications. ClassLink Single Sign-On (SSO) enables students and staff to securely access their digital resources using single login credentials allowing rostering & account provisioning. Classlink SSO Integration with WordPress can be configured using WP OAuth Single Sign On plugin. This Plugin can be configured with different custom providers and standard Identity Providers like Okta , Discord , Azure AD and many more. We'll guide you through setting up ClassLink SSO for your WordPress site, using ClassLink as the OAuth provider and WordPress as the OAuth client. click here to learn more about the other capabilities included in the WP OAuth Single Sign-On (OAuth & OpenID Connect Client) plugin.

Pre-requisites : 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 ClassLink Single Sign-On (SSO) Login into WordPress

1. Setup ClassLink as OAuth Provider

  • Go to https://dev.classlink.com/login and sign up/login.
  • ClassLink Single Sign-On (SSO) Integration - Login Page
  • From Configure OAuth tab in Oauth Client plugin, collect Redirect/Callback URL and enter it into your ClassLink Application
  • Copy your Client ID and Client Secret and save it on your miniOrange OAuth Client plugin Configuration.
  • You've successfully installed ClassLink Single Sign-On (SSO) as OAuth Provideron your WordPress site, allowing students and staff to securely access their digital resources using a single set of login credentials and achieving user authentication using ClassLink Single Sign-On (SSO) login.


2. Setup WordPress as OAuth Client


  • Go to Configure OAuth tab and click Add New Application to add a new client application into your website.
  • ClassLink Single Sign-On (SSO) OAuth - Add new application
  • Choose your Application from the list of OAuth / OpenID Connect Providers, Here ClassLink.
  •  ClassLink Single Sign-On (SSO) Integration- Add New Application
  • Copy the Callback URL to be used in OAuth Provider Configuration and click Next.
  • ClassLink Single Sign-On (SSO) Integration - Callback URL
  • Please refer the below table for configuring the endpoints for ClassLink in the plugin. Click Next.

  • App Name Classlink
    Authorize Endpoint: https://launchpad.classlink.com/oauth2/v2/auth
    Access Token Endpoint: https://launchpad.classlink.com/oauth2/v2/token
    Get User Info Endpoint: https://nodeapi.classlink.com/v2/my/info
    ClassLink Single Sign-On (SSO) Integration - Add App name, TenantID
  • Configure the client credentials like Client ID & Client Secret is shown in the setup dialogue box and enter the scope value as profile email. Click Next.
  • ClassLink Single Sign-On (SSO) Integration - Client ID & Client Secret
  • Verify the configuration details and click on Finish to save the configuration.
  • ClassLink Single Sign-On (SSO) Integration - Finish configuration

You've successfully established WordPress as OAuth Clientallowing students and staff to securely access their digital resources using a single set of login credentials and attaining user authentication with ClassLink Single Sign-On (SSO) login into your WordPress site.


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.
    • ClassLink Single Sign-On (SSO) Integration : 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.
    • ClassLink Single Sign-On (SSO) Integration : WordPress test congifuration 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.
    • ClassLink Single Sign-On (SSO) Integration : WordPress attribute/role mapping

4. Sign In Settings

  • The settings in Single Sign-On (SSO) Settings tab define the user experience for Single Sign-On (SSO). To add a ClassLink login widget on your WordPress page, you need to follow the below steps.
    • Go to WordPress Left Panel > Appearances > Widgets.
    • Select miniOrange OAuth. Drag and drop to your favourite location and save.
    •  ClassLink  Single Sign-On (SSO) Integration - WordPress create-newclient login button setting
    • Go to WordPress Left Panel > Appearances > Widgets.
    • Select miniOrange OAuth. Drag and drop to your favourite location and save.
    • ClassLink   Single Sign-On (SSO) Integration - WordPress create-newclient login button setting
    • Open your WordPress page and you can see the ClassLink SSO login button there. You can test the ClassLink Single Sign-On (SSO) now.
    • Make sure the "Show on login page" option is enabled for your application. (Refer to the below image)
    • ClassLink Single Sign-On (SSO) Integration  - WordPress create-newclient login button setting
    • Now, go to your WordPress Login page. (Eg. https://< your-wordpress-domain >/wp-login.php)
    • You will see an ClassLink SSO login button there. Once you click the login button, you will be able to test the ClassLink Single Sign-On (SSO).
    • ClassLink  Single Sign-on (SSO) Integration - WordPress create-newclient login button setting

You have successfully configured ClassLink Single Sign-On Integration with WordPress OAuth Plugin. By integrating Single Sign-On (SSO) with ClassLink SSO Login, this solution enables staff and students to access many of the applications through one website with a single login.


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