Guide: Joomla OAuth Client Integration with Connect2id Single Sign-On (SSO)

Integration of Connect2id Single Sign-on (Connect2id 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 Connect2id 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 Connect2id 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.

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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.

Configure Connect2id Single Sign-On (SSO) into Joomla

  • 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.
  • Connect2id Single Sign-On (SSO) OAuth/OpenID
  • Upload the downloaded zip file to install the Joomla OAuth Client plugin.
  • Connect2id Single Sign-On (SSO) OAuth/OpenID
  • After successful installation of plugin, click on Start Using miniOrange OAuth Client plugin button.
  • Connect2id Single Sign-On (SSO) OAuth/OpenID
  • Copy the Callback/Redirect URL from Configure OAuth tab of Joomla OAuth Client plugin.
  • Connect2id Single Sign-On (SSO) OAuth/OpenID
  • Go to and sign up or login.
  • Connect2id Single Sign-On SSO into Joomla, Signup
  • Go to Servers tab and then click on New Deployment. Enter Name and Region and click on Deploy. (refer to image below).
  • Connect2id Single Sign-On SSO into Joomla,-New Deployment
  • Go to Clients tab and click on New Registration to create new Client. Enter Redirect/Callback URI which is copied from here. Select grant type and enter additional properties then click on Register.
  • Connect2id Single Sign-On SSO into Joomla,-Create new Client
  • Copy generated Client ID and Client Secret and save it on your Joomla OAuth Client plugin Configuration.
  • Connect2id Single Sign-On SSO into Joomla,-Client Credentials
  • 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.
  • Connect2id Single Sign-On (SSO) OAuth/OpenID
  • You have successfully completed your Connect2id App OAuth Server side configurations.
  • Client ID : from the above step
    Client Secret : from the above step
    Scope:  openid
    Authorize Endpoint:
    Access Token Endpoint: https://[base-server-url]/token
    Get User Info Endpoint: https://[base-server-url]/userinfo
    Custom redirect URL after logout:[optional]

Attributes Mapping and SSO

  • Once you click on Test Configuration button, You will be able to see the attributes in the Test Configuration output as follows.
  • Connect2id 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.
  • Connect2id Single Sign-On (SSO) OAuth/OpenID
  • Now you can use Login / SSO URL to perform SSO.
  • Connect2id Single Sign-On (SSO) OAuth/OpenID

Using our Joomla OAuth Client plugin, you have successfully configured Joomla Connect2id Single Sign-On (SSO) by Connect2id as OAuth Provider and Joomla as OAuth Client. This solution ensures that you are ready to provide safe access to your Joomla site using Connect2id login credentials in minutes.

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