Facebook Single Sign-On SSO | WordPress Login using Facebook App

Facebook Single Sign-On SSO | WordPress Login using Facebook App



WordPress OAuth / OpenID connect Single Sign-On plugin enables login into your WordPress site using OAuth and OpenID Connect providers like Facebook and other custom and standard providers. It supports advanced SSO features like user profile attribute mapping, role mapping etc. To know more about other features we provide in WP OAuth Single Sign-On ( OAuth / OpenID Connect Client ) plugin, you can click here.

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 plugin and click on Install Now.
  • Once installed click on Activate.

Step 1: Setup Facebook as OAuth Provider

  • First of all, Login/ Signup in Facebook developer console at https://developers.facebook.com/
  • OAuth/OpenID/OIDC Single Sign On (SSO) Facebook SSO developer console
  • Go to My apps .
  • OAuth/OpenID/OIDC Single Sign On (SSO) Facebook SSO add new app
  • Click on Create app to create a new app.
  • OAuth/OpenID/OIDC Single Sign On (SSO) Facebook SSO add new app
  • Select what your app is going to work for.
  • OAuth/OpenID/OIDC Single Sign On (SSO) Facebook SSO add new app
  • Enter the required details and click on create app.
  • OAuth/OpenID/OIDC Single Sign On (SSO) Facebook SSO add new app
  • Complete the security check and click on Submit button.
  • OAuth/OpenID/OIDC Single Sign On (SSO) Facebook SSO add new app
  • Select Facebook Login by clicking on the set up button .
  • OAuth/OpenID/OIDC Single Sign On (SSO) Facebook SSO login setup
  • Select Facebook Login -> Settings under Products option in the navigation bar .
  • OAuth/OpenID/OIDC Single Sign On (SSO) Facebook SSO login setting
  • Under Client OAuth Settings, enter the Callback/Redirect URL (from your miniOrange Oauth Client plugin) in the Valid OAuth Redirect URIs field. Click on the Save button to save your configurations.
    Most importantly, your Callback/Redirect URI should be https and not http. It is mandatory while configuring Facebook as an OAuth Server.
  • OAuth/OpenID/OIDC Single Sign On (SSO) Facebook SSO client oauth setting
  • Go to Settings -> Basic to view your App Id and App Secret Refer to the image below).
  • OAuth/OpenID/OIDC Single Sign On (SSO) Facebook SSO client oauth basic setting
  • Enter your Privacy Policy URL in the Privacy Policy URL field and choose a category from the dropdown in the Category field. Then, click on Save Changes button to save your configurations.
  • Copy your App ID and your App Secret and save it in your miniOrange OAuth Client Plugin/Module. (under client id and client secret field respectively).
  • OAuth/OpenID/OIDC Single Sign On (SSO) Facebook SSO app id app secret
  • Change you app status from In Development to Live by clicking on OFF as shown in the image below. Then, click on confirm to confirm your change of status.
  • OAuth/OpenID/OIDC Single Sign On (SSO) Facebook SSO change status

    Facebook Endpoints and Scope:


    Client ID : Click Here
    Client Secret : Click Here
    Scope: public_profile email
    Authorize Endpoint: https://www.facebook.com/dialog/oauth
    Access Token Endpoint: https://graph.facebook.com/v2.8/oauth/access_token
    Get User Info Endpoint: https://graph.facebook.com/me/?fields=id,name,email,age_range,first_name,gender,last_name,link

Step 2: Setup WordPress as OAuth Client

  • Go to the Configure OAuth tab in the Plugin and search for Facebook app in the applications list, and select the Facebook app.
  • OAuth/OpenID Swiss Single Sign On SSO WordPress select-swissapp
  • Then, configure App Name, Client ID, Client Secret and Endpoints.
  • Enter Scope value as public_profile email.
  • Click on Save Settings to save the configuration.
  • OAuth/OpenID Ping Identity Single Sign On SSO WordPress create-newclient configure-endpoints

Step 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.
    • wordpress oauth client plugin : test congifuration
    • 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.
    • OAuth/OpenID/OIDC Single Sign On (SSO) Facebook SSO test congifuration result
    • 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.
    • OAuth/OpenID/OIDC Single Sign On (SSO) Facebook SSO attribute/role mapping

Step 4: Login Settings / Sign In Settings.

  • The settings in SSO Settings tab define the user experience for Single Sign On. To add a login widget on your WordPress page, you need to follow below steps.
  • Sign In Settings

    • Go to WordPress Left Panel > Appearances > Widgets.
    • Select miniOrange OAuth. Drag and drop to your favourite location and save.
    • OAuth/OpenID/OIDC Single Sign On (SSO) Facebook SSO login button setting
    • Open your WordPress page and you can see the login button there. You can test the SSO now.

Additional Add-Ons And Plugin Integrations


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BuddyPress Integration

Allows to integrate user attribute information fetched from OAuth / OpenID Identity Providers (IDP) with the user's BuddyPress profile.

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Page and Post Restriction

Protects the pages/posts of your site with OAuth/OpenID Connect compliant IDP login page & restrict the access to the site based on the user roles.

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Login Form Add-On

Provides a Login form for OAuth/OpenID login instead of button. It relies on OAuth/OpenID sso plugin to have Password Grant configured.

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Media Restriction

miniOrange Media Restriction add-on restricts unauthorized users from accessing the media files on your WordPress site.

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Discord Role Mapping

Discord Role Mapping add-on helps you to get roles from your discord server and maps it to WordPress users while SSO.

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LearnDash Integrator

LearnDash Integration will map the SSO users to LearnDash groups as per the group attributes sent by your Identity Provider.

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Attribute Based Redirection

Attribute Based Redirection plugin can be used to restrict and redirect users to different URLs based on OAuth/OpenID attributes.

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SCIM User Provisioning

SCIM User Provisioning allows you to sync user's creation, updation and deletion from your IDP to WordPress site.

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SSO Session Management

SSO session management add-on manages the login session time of your users based on their WordPress roles.

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Membership Level based Login Redirection

This add-on allows to redirect users to custom pages based on their membership levels after Single Sign-On. Plugin Checks user’s membership level during every login, so any update on the membership level doesn’t affect redirection.

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SSO Login Audit

SSO Login Audit captures and tracks all the SSO users and generates reports.

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