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

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


Integration of Coil Single Sign-on with Joomla using OAuth 2.0 Protocol. The miniOrange Joomla OAuth / OpenID Connect Single SIgn-on (SSO) plugin makes it simple to set up Coil 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 Coil OAuth 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.

Pre-requisites : Download And Installation




1. Setup Coil as OAuth Provider

  • Sign up for a free Coil account if you don't already have one.
  • Coil OAuth SSO with Joomla | Coil Single Sign-On, sign-up Form
  • Register your coil OIDC application to obtain client id and secret.

You have successfully configured Coil as OAuth Provider for achieving user authentication with Coil Single Sign-On (SSO) login into your Joomla Site.


Scopes and Endpoints:

Client ID : you will get from Coil app
Client Secret : you will get from Coil app
Scope: simple_wm openid email
Authorize Endpoint: https://coil.com/oauth/auth
Access Token Endpoint: https://coil.com/oauth/token
Get User Info Endpoint: https://api.coil.com/user/info

1.1 User Attribute Mapping

  • User Attribute Mapping is mandatory for enabling users to successfully login into Joomla. We will be setting up user profile attributes for Joomla using below settings.
  • Finding user attributes

    • Go to Configure OAuth tab. Scroll down and click on Test Configuration after filling in the details.
    • Coil Single Sign-on (SSO) - OAuth Test Configuration Coil Single Sign-on (SSO) - OAuth Test Configuration
    • You will see all the values returned by your OAuth Provider to Joomla 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.
    • Coil Single Sign-on (SSO) - Attribute Name
    • 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. Now select Save Attribute Mapping.
    • Coil Single Sign-on (SSO) - Joomla Attribute Mapping

2. Configure Joomla as OAuth Client


  • Download the zip file for the miniOrange OAuth Client plugin for Joomla from the link here.
  •  Joomla Oauth / OpenID Connect Single Sign-on SSO for Joomla - App Client Configuration
  • Login into your Joomla site’s administrator console.
  • From left toggle menu, click on System, then under Install section click on Extension.
  •  Joomla Oauth / OpenID Connect Single Sign-on SSO for Joomla - App Client Configuration
  • Upload the downloaded zip file to install the Joomla OAuth Client plugin.
  •  Joomla Oauth / OpenID Connect Single Sign-on SSO for Joomla - App Client Configuration
  • From left toggle menu click on Components, then click on miniOrange OAuth Client , then click on Configure OAuth tab.
  • Under Configure OAuth tab . Select your OAuth Provider. (If your OAuth Provider not listed then click on Custom OAuth/ Custom OpenID connect App .)
  •  Joomla Oauth / OpenID Connect Single Sign-on SSO for Joomla - App Client Configuration
  • Fill in the details you received from your OAuth Provider.
  • Copy the Redirect/Callback URL given in the plugin and click on the Save Settings button to save details in your OAuth Provider. Then click on Test Configuration button.
  • joomla oauth provider OAuth tab
  • After click on the Test Configuration button and copy the email and name attributes and save these attributes in Email Attribute and Name Attribute text field respectively. Now click on the Save Attribute Mapping button to save your configurations.
  •  Joomla Oauth / OpenID Connect Single Sign-on SSO for Joomla - App Client Configuration
  • Use the Login URL to perform the SSO of your pre-configured OAuth/OpenID Connect Provider, (After completing test configuration please copy the Login URL and Add a button on your site login page).
  • Joomla OAuth Client - Login URL
  • Now logout and go to your Joomla site's pages where you have added this link. You will see a login link where you placed that button. Click on this button to perform SSO.
  • Congratulations, you have successfully configured the miniOrange OAuth Client plugin with your desired OAuth Provider.
  • Click on the Upgrade Plans tab to check out our complete list of features and various licensing plans. OR you can click here to check features and licensing plans
  • If you want to purchase any of the paid version of the plugin, you have to register/login with us in Account Setup tab. OR you can register/login Here
  • In case, you are facing some issue or have any question in mind, you can reach out to us by sending us your query through the Support button in the plugin or by sending us a mail at joomlasupport@xecurify.com.

  • Download the zip file for the miniOrange OAuth Client plugin for Joomla from the link here.
  •  Joomla Oauth / OpenID Connect Single Sign-on SSO for Joomla - App Client Configuration
  • Login into your Joomla site’s administrator console.
  • Go to Extension Manage Install in the top navigation bar to install the plugin.
  •  Joomla Oauth / OpenID Connect Single Sign-on SSO for Joomla - App Client Configuration
  • Upload the downloaded zip file to install the OAuth Client plugin.
  •  Joomla Oauth / OpenID Connect Single Sign-on SSO for Joomla - App Client Configuration
  • Navigate to Extensions Manage Manage and search for miniorange in the Search bar provided to see the list of the components.
  • Go to Components MiniOrange OAuth Client Configure OAuth tab from the top navigation bar to go to the configuration page of the plugin.
  •  Joomla Oauth / OpenID Connect Single Sign-on SSO for Joomla - App Client Configuration
  • Select your OAuth Provider from the Select Application dropdown. In case your OAuth Provider is not listed in the drop down, please select Custom OAuth Provider to continue.
  •  Joomla Oauth / OpenID Connect Single Sign-on SSO for Joomla - App Client Configuration  Joomla Oauth / OpenID Connect Single Sign-on SSO for Joomla - App Client Configuration
  • Fill in the details you received from your OAuth Provider.
  • Copy the Redirect/Callback URL given in the plugin and click on the Save Settings button to save details in your OAuth Provider.
  • Click on the Test Configuration button and copy the email and name attributes and save these attributes in Email Attribute and Name Attribute text field respectively. Now click on the Save Attribute Mapping button to save your configurations.
  •  Joomla Oauth / OpenID Connect Single Sign-on SSO for Joomla - App Client Configuration  Joomla Oauth / OpenID Connect Single Sign-on SSO for Joomla - App Client Configuration
  • Use the Login URL to perform the SSO of your pre-configured OAuth/OpenID Connect Provider, (After completing test configuration please copy the Login URL and Add a button on your site login page).
  • Joomla OAuth Client - Login URL
  • Now logout and go to your Joomla site's pages where you have added this link. You will see a login link where you placed that button. Click on this button to perform SSO.
  • Congratulations, you have successfully configured the miniOrange OAuth Client plugin with your desired OAuth Provider.
  • Click on the Upgrade Plans tab to check out our complete list of features and various licensing plans. OR you can click here to check features and licensing plans
  • If you want to purchase any of the paid version of the plugin, you have to register/login with us in Account Setup tab. OR you can register/login Here
  • In case, you are facing some issue or have any question in mind, you can reach out to us by sending us your query through the Support button in the plugin or by sending us a mail at joomlasupport@xecurify.com.

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