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

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


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Discord Social Login (Discord SSO) integration with WordPress using OAuth2:

Setting up Discord Social Media Login on WordPress (Discord SSO) using OAuth2 is easy with WordPress OAuth / OpenID Connect Single Sign-On (SSO) plugin. You can configure plugin using different other Social Media providers / custom OAuth and OIDC providers. 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 Discord. By the end of this guide, users should be able to login to WordPress from Discord. To know more about other features we provide in WP OAuth Single Sign-On ( OAuth & OpenID Connect Client ) plugin, you can click here.


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server roles, manage user access to
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Pre-requisites : 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 Discord Single Sign-On (SSO) / Social Login into WordPress

1. Setup Discord as OAuth Provider

  • Log in to Discord Console & click on New Application
  • Discord SSO Login New Application
  • After clicking on the New Application button it will show you the popup for providing a name to the application. Click on the Create button after providing the application name.
  • Navigate to the OAuth2 section. Copy Client ID & Client Secret.
  • Discord Client ID Client Secret
  • Click on the Add Redirect button, Copy the Callback URL from the setup wizard from the WordPress OAuth Client plugin and paste it in the Redirects field. Click on the Save button.
  • Discord SSO Login Redirect URL

You have successfully configured Discord as Social Login (OAuth Provider) into your WordPress Site.


2. Setup WordPress as OAuth Client


  • Go to Configure OAuth tab and click Add New Application to add a new client application into your website.
  • Discord Single Sign-On (SSO) OAuth - Add new application
  • Choose your Application from the list of OAuth / OpenID Connect Providers, Here Discord
  • Discord Single Sign-On (SSO) OAuth - Select Application
  • Copy the Callback URL to be used in OAuth Provider Configuration. Click Next.
  • Discord Single Sign-On (SSO) OAuth - Callback URL
  • Please refer the below table for configuring the endpoints for Discord in the plugin.

    App Name: discord
    Authorize Endpoint: https://discordapp.com/api/oauth2/authorize
    Access Token Endpoint: https://discordapp.com/api/oauth2/token
    Get User Info Endpoint: https://discordapp.com/api/users/@me
    Scope: identify email
  • Discord Single Sign-On (SSO) OAuth - Add App name, TenantID
  • Enter the Client Credentials like Client ID & Client Secret as shown in the setup dialogue box, identify email is already filled. Click Next.
  • Discord Single Sign-On (SSO) OAuth - Client ID & Client Secret
  • Click on Finish to save the configuration.
  • Discord Single Sign-On (SSO) OAuth - Finish configuration

You have successfully configured WordPress as OAuth Client for achieving user authentication with Discord Single Sign-On (SSO) login into your WordPress Site.


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.
    • Discord SSO test configuration
    • You will see all the values returned by your OAuth Provider to WordPress in a table. If you don't see value for Email or Username, etc. make the required settings in your OAuth Provider to return this information.
    • 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.
    • Discord SSO attribute mapping

4. Role Mapping [Premium]

  • Click on “Test Configuration” and you will get the list of Attribute Names and Attribute Values that are sent by your OAuth provider.
  • From the Test Configuration window, map the Attribute Names in the Attribute Mapping section of the plugin. Refer to the screenshot for more details.
  • wordpress oauth client plugin sso : attribute mapping
  • Enable Role Mapping: To enable Role Mapping, you need to map Group Name Attribute. Select the attribute name from the list of attributes which returns the roles from your provider application.
    Eg: Role

  • wordpress oauth client plugin sso : test configuration - role mapping
  • Assign WordPress role to the Provider role: Based on your provider application, you can allocate the WordPress role to your provider roles. It can be a student, teacher, administrator or any other depending on your application. Add the provider roles under Group Attribute Value and assign the required WordPress role in front of it under WordPress Role.

    For example, in the below image. Teacher has been assigned the role of Administrator & Student is assigned the role of Subscriber.
  • wordpress oauth client plugin sso : test configuration - role mapping
  • Once you save the mapping, the provider role will be assigned the WordPress administrator role after SSO.
    Example: As per the given example, Users with role ‘teacher’ will be added as Administrator in WordPress and ‘student’ will be added as Subscriber.

5. Sign In Settings

  • The settings in Single Sign-On (SSO) Settings tab define the user experience for Single Sign-On (SSO). To add a Discord login widget on your WordPress page, you need to follow the below steps.
    • Go to WordPress Left Panel > Appearances > Widgets.
    • Select miniOrange OAuth. Drag and drop to your favourite location and save.
    •  Discord Single Sign-on (SSO) - WordPress create-newclient login button setting
    • Go to WordPress Left Panel > Appearances > Widgets.
    • Select miniOrange OAuth. Drag and drop to your favourite location and save.
    • Discord  Single Sign-on (SSO) - WordPress create-newclient login button setting
    • Open your WordPress page and you can see the Discord SSO login button there. You can test the Discord Single Sign-On (SSO) now.
    • Make sure the "Show on login page" option is enabled for your application. (Refer to the below image)
    • Discord Single Sign-on (SSO) - WordPress create-newclient login button setting
    • Now, go to your WordPress Login page. (Eg. https://< your-wordpress-domain >/wp-login.php)
    • You will see an Discord SSO login button there. Once you click the login button, you will be able to test the Discord Single Sign-On (SSO).
    • Discord Single Sign-on (SSO) - WordPress create-newclient login button setting

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

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