Elvanto Single Sign-On (SSO) OAuth and OpenID connect | Elvanto SSO Login

Elvanto Single Sign-On (SSO) OAuth and OpenID connect | Elvanto SSO Login


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Configure Elvanto Single Sign-On (SSO) with WordPress OAuth & OpenID Connect Single Sign-On (SSO) plugin. Enable secure login into WordPress using Elvanto as OAuth and OpenID Connect provider. Elvanto Single Sign-On (SSO) with WordPress allows your users to login to your WordPress and access the site by authenticating with their Elvanto identity provider. You can also configure plugin using different IDPs such as Azure AD, Office 365, and other custom providers. It supports advanced Single Sign-On (SSO) features such as user profile Attribute mapping, Role mapping, multi-tenant login etc. Here we will go through a guide to configure Elvanto Single Sign-On (SSO) with WordPress for user authentication. By the end of this guide, users should be able to perform secure login to WordPress and access the site with Elvanto SSO. To know more about other features we provide in WP OAuth Single Sign-On ( OAuth & OpenID Connect Client ) plugin, you can click here.

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 Elvanto Single Sign-On (SSO) Login into WordPress

1. Setup Elvanto as OAuth Provider

  • First of all, go to https://login.elvanto.com/ and signup / login to your Elvanto developer account.
  • Click on Add Application to create a new application.
  • Enter the app name and click on Save Button.
  • Go to the OAuth tab in the left section and enter the Redirect URL which you will get from the OAuth Single Sign-On (SSO) plugin. click on Save Button.
  • Copy the Client ID and Client Secret and save it under the Client ID and Client Secret in your WordPress OAuth Single Sign-On (SSO) Plugin Configuration.

You have successfully configured Elvanto as OAuth Provider for achieving Elvanto Single Sign-On (SSO) with WordPress for user authentication.

2. Setup WordPress as OAuth Client

  • Go to the Configure OAuth tab in the Plugin and search for Custom OpenID in the applications list and select Custom OpenID Connect App .
  • HP Single Sign-On (SSO) - Elvanto as OAuth Provider
  • Now, configure App Name, Client ID, Client Secret received from Elvanto App.
  • Enter Scope value as READ.
  • Please refer the below table for configuring the scope & endpoints for Elvanto in the plugin.

    Client ID : from the Elvanto SSO application configured
    Client Secret : from the Elvanto SSO application configured
    Scope: ManagePeople
    Authorize Endpoint: https://api.elvanto.com/oauth?
    Access Token Endpoint: https://api.elvanto.com/oauth/token
  • Click on Save Settings to save the configuration.
  • Elvanto Single Sign-On (SSO) - SSO endpoints save settings

You have successfully configured WordPress as OAuth Client for achieving Elvanto Single Sign-On (SSO) with WordPress for user authentication.

3. User Attribute Mapping

  • User Attribute Mapping is mandatory for enabling users to successfully Single Sign-On into WordPress using Elvanto SSO. We will be setting up user profile attributes for WordPress using the below settings.
  • Finding user attributes

    • Go to Configure OAuth tab. Scroll down and click on Test Configuration.
    • Elvanto Single Sign-On (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 First Name, Last Name, Email or Username, make the required settings in your OAuth Provider to return this information.
    • Elvanto Single Sign-On (SSO) - test configuration result
    • Once you see all the values in Test Configuration, go to Attribute / Role Mapping tab, select attributes from Username dropdown and click on Save.
    • Elvanto Single Sign-On (SSO) - attribute/role mapping

4. Sign In Settings

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

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

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