Coil OAuth & OpenID connect Single Sign-On (SSO) | Coil SSO Login

WordPress OAuth & OpenID Connect Single Sign-On (SSO) plugin enables secure login into WordPress using Coil as OAuth and OpenID Connect provider. You can also configure plugin using different custom providers and standard IDPs. It supports advanced Single Sign-On (SSO) features such as user profile Attribute mapping, Role mapping, etc. Here we will go through a guide to configure SSO between WordPress and Coil. By the end of this guide, users should be able to login to WordPress from Coil. 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 Coil Single Sign-On (SSO) Login into WordPress

Step 1: Setup Coil as an OAuth Provider

  • Sign up for a free Coil account if you don't already have one.
  • coil single sign on sso -sign-up-form
  • Register your coil OIDC application to obtain client id and secret.

  • Coil Application Endpoints and Scope:

    Client ID : you will get from Coil app
    Client Secret : you will get from Coil app
    Scope: simple_wm openid email
    Authorize Endpoint:
    Access Token Endpoint:
    Get User Info Endpoint:

You have successfully configured Coil as OAuth Provider for achieving Coil login into your WordPress Site.

Step 2: Setup WordPress as OAuth Client

  • Go to the Configure OAuth tab in the Plugin and search for Coil in the applications list, and select Coil.
  • coil single sign on sso : save settings
  • Now, configure App Name, Client ID, Client Secret received from Coil Application.
  • Enter scope value as openid .
  • Click on Save Settings to save the configuration.
  • coil single sign on sso  : save settings

You have successfully configured WordPress as OAuth Client for achieving Coil 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.
    • coil single sign on sso : test congifuration
    • After successful Test Configuration, go to Attribute / Role Mapping tab, you will get the list of attributes in a Username dropdown.
    • coil single sign on sso  : attribute/role mapping

Step 4: Login Settings / Sign In Settings.

  • The settings in SSO Settings tab define the user experience for Single Sign On. 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.
    • coil single sign on sso : login button setting
    • Go to your site-URL on private window and you will be able to see Login button with display name you have given.
    • coil single sign on sso : login button setting
    • You have successfully logged in. Now you will be able to access your WordPress profile.
    • coil single sign on sso : login button setting

In this Guide, you have successfully configured Coil Single Sign-On (SSO) by configuring Coil 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 Coil login credentials within minutes.

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