Configure Clever as an OAuth/OpenId Connect Server in Joomla

If you want users to log in to your Joomla site using their Clever credentials, you can simply do it using our Joomla Clever OAuth ugin. Once you configure the Clever with Joomla Clever OAuth ugin, you can allow users to SSO to your Joomla site using Clever. Similarly, you can map your Joomla roles based on your Clever attributes/groups. To know more about other features we provide in Joomla Clever OAuth ugin, you can click here.

Step 1: Configure Clever as an OAuth/OpenId Connect Server.

  • Go to and sign up/login to register a new app.
  • Under Start your Clever Sandbox, click on the Click here to get started option.
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  • Go to and signup/login to your account
  • Follow the steps to create an application. (Refer to the images below)
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  • Click on Clever Instant Login option to continue.
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  • Click on Next button to continue.
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  • Copy the Client ID and the Client Secret and store it in your miniOrange OAuth Client plugin under the Client ID and Client Secret text fields respectively. Copy the Redirect/Callback URL from your miniOrange oauth client plugin and store it in the Redirect URIs text field.
  • Finally, click on the Save button to save your configurations.
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  • 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.
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  • Enter all the other fields according to your use case and click on the Submit button in the end to save your configurations.

Step 2: Configure miniOrange Joomla OAuth Client plugin.

  • Download the zip file for the miniOrange OAuth Client plugin for Joomla from the link here.
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  • Login into your Joomla site’s administrator console.
  • Go to Extension Manage Install in the top navigation bar to install the plugin.
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  • Upload the downloaded zip file to install the OAuth Client plugin.
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  • 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 in the top navigation bar to go to the configuration page of the plugin.
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  • Register/ Login with miniOrange.
  • Go to the Configure OAuth tab in the plugin. FIll in the details you received from your OAuth Provider and click on the Save Settings button.
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    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.

  • Copy the Redirect/Callback URL given in the plugin and save it 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.
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  • Add a button on your site login page with the following URL:your_home_page/base_url/?morequest=oauthredirect&app_name=xxxxxxxxx
  • You would find appropriate URL in Instructions to configure in the bellow section of Attribute Mapping (After completing test configuration please choose URL and Add a button on your site login page).

  • Now logout and go to your site. You will see a login link where you placed that button.
  • Click on the Licensing Plans Tab to check out our complete list of features and various licensing plans.
  • 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 dialog box in the Account Setup and Configure OAuth tabs.
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    Congratulations, you have successfully configured the miniOrange OAuth Client plugin with your desired OAuth Provider. In case you have any questions in mind, you can always mail us at

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