Guide: Joomla OAuth Client Integration with Clever Single Sign-On (SSO)


Integration of Clever Single Sign-on (Clever SSO) with Joomla using OAuth 2.0 Protocol. The miniOrange Joomla OAuth / OpenID Connect Single Sign-on (SSO) plugin makes it simple to set up Clever SSO into Joomla and enable secure login into Joomla. As a result, users can log in to Joomla and access the site by authenticating with their Clever identity provider credentials.
Visit our Joomla OAuth Client Plugin webpage to learn more about the features and plans we offer for the Joomla OAuth Single Sign-on (OAuth & OpenID connect) plugin.

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Joomla OAuth Client Handbook

This detailed Handbook for the Joomla OAuth/OpenID Single Sign On plugin, gives an in depth explanation of the features of the plugin. You can refer to the handbook at anytime - it is always available to you, either via this link , or directly from the plugin for quicker access.

Setup Clever as OAuth Provider with Joomla OAuth Client

  • Download the zip file for the miniOrange OAuth Client plugin for Joomla from the link here .
  • Login into your Joomla site’s administrator console.
  • From Menu, click on System, then under Install section click on Extension.
  • Clever Single Sign-On (SSO) OAuth/OpenID
  • Upload the downloaded zip file to install the Joomla OAuth Client plugin.
  • Clever Single Sign-On (SSO) OAuth/OpenID
  • After successful installation of plugin, click on Start Using miniOrange OAuth Client plugin button.
  • Clever Single Sign-On (SSO) OAuth/OpenID
  • Copy the Callback/Redirect URL from Configure OAuth tab of Joomla OAuth Client plugin.
  • Clever Single Sign-On (SSO) OAuth/OpenID
  • Go to https://dev.clever.com/ and sign up/login to register a new app.
  • Under Start your Clever Sandbox, click on the Click here to get started option.
  • Clever Single Sign-On into Joomla | Clever OAuth / OIDC SSO,go to link
  • Go to https://apps.clever.com/signup and signup/login to your account
  • Follow the steps to create an application. (Refer to the images below)
  • Clever Single Sign-On into Joomla | Clever OAuth / OIDC SSO,go to your account Clever Single Sign-On into Joomla | Clever OAuth / OIDC SSO,link page Clever Single Sign-On into Joomla | Clever OAuth / OIDC SSO,link page
  • Click on Clever Instant Login option to continue.
  • Clever Single Sign-On into Joomla | Clever OAuth / OIDC SSO,clever instant plugin
  • Click on Next button to continue.
  • Clever Single Sign-On into Joomla | Clever OAuth / OIDC SSO,continue button
  • Copy the Client ID and the Client Secret and keep handy for configuration of miniOrange OAuth Client. Copy the Redirect/Callback URL from your miniOrange OAuth Client plugin which is copied from here. then paste it in the Redirect URIs text field.
  • Finally, click on the Save button to save your configurations.
  • Clever Single Sign-On into Joomla | Clever OAuth / OIDC SSO,save configuration
  • Click on the Next button to continue to next step.
  • Select the browsers you want to be supported for certificate survey and select Secure Authorization Grant Flow for the which authorization flow do you use question.
  • Clever Single Sign-On into Joomla | Clever OAuth / OIDC SSO,support
  • Enter all the other fields according to your use case and click on the Submit button in the end to save your configurations.
  • Now go to the Joomla OAuth Client plugin, under Configure OAuth tab, enter the all the details. Then click on Save Settings and then click on Test Configuration.
  • Clever  Single Sign-On (SSO) OAuth/OpenID

    Clever Endpoints and Scope:


    Client ID : See above
    Client Secret : See above
    Scope: read:students read:teachers read:user_id
    Authorize Endpoint: https://clever.com/oauth/authorize
    Access Token Endpoint: https://clever.com/oauth/tokens
    Get User Info Endpoint: https://api.clever.com/v1.1/me

Attributes Mapping and SSO with Clever

  • Once you click on Test Configuration button, You will be able to see the attributes in the Test Configuration output as follows.
  • Clever Single Sign-On (SSO) OAuth/OpenID
  • Now you have to do Attribute Mapping to perform SSO. Select the attribute name for Email and Username from dropdown. Then click on Save Attribute Mapping button.
  • Clever Single Sign-On (SSO) OAuth/OpenID
  • Now you can use Login / SSO URL to perform SSO.
  • Clever Single Sign-On (SSO) OAuth/OpenID

Using our Joomla OAuth Client plugin, you have successfully configured Joomla Discord Single Sign-On (SSO) by Discord as OAuth Provider and Joomla as OAuth Client. This solution ensures that you are ready to provide safe access to your Joomla site using Discord login credentials in minutes.

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