Gluu Single Sign-On SSO | WordPress Login using Gluu

WordPress OAuth / OpenID connect Single Sign-On plugin enables login into your WordPress site using OAuth and OpenID Connect providers like Gluu 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.

You can download OAuth Client plugin using the following link.

Download And Installation

  • Log into your WordPress instance as an admin.
  • Go to the WordPress Dashboard -> Plugins and click on Add New.
  • Seach for a WordPress OAuth Single Sign On plugin and click on Install Now.
  • Once installed click on Activate

Step 1: Setup Gluu as OAuth Provider

  • First of all, log into your Gluu account.
  • Navigate to OpenID Connect > Client and click the Add Client button.
  • You will be shown a form, fill the form with appropriate information
  • Gluu-Login-sso-Add-client
  • Here you will find Client ID and Client Secret for your Gluu application. Generate Client Secret from the server. Copy and paste Client ID & Client Secret in miniOrange’s WP OAuth Single Sign On(OAuth Client) plugin.
  • You would have to add Redirect/Callback URL provided by miniOrange’s WordPress OAuth client plugin.
  • Go to Advanced Settings and fill out the details accordingly. You can skip Encryption/Signing Settings.
  • Gluu-Login-sso-Advancedsetting
  • To add OpenID Connect Scopes: Navigate to Configuration > OpenID Connect > Scopes.
  • Gluu-Login-sso-openid-connect-scope
  • Click the Add scope button and add openid scope. You can add multiple scopes as per your requirement.
  • Gluu-Login-sso-Addclient
  • You have successfully configured your Gluu Server.

  • Gluu Endpoints and Scope:

    Scope: openid
    Authorize Endpoint: https://<gluu-server-domain>/oxauth/restv1/authorize
    Access Token Endpoint: https://<gluu-server-domain>/oxauth/restv1/token
    Get User Info Endpoint: https:///<gluu-server-domain>/oxauth/restv1/userinfo
    Custom redirect URL after logout:[optional] https://[hostname]/idp/Authn/oxAuth/logout

Step 2: Setup WordPress as OAuth Client

  • After Plugin is activated, go to the plugin and search for Gluu. Select Gluu from the OAuth Providers list.
  • OAuth/OpenID miniorange Single Sign On SSO select miniOrage as OAuth Provider
  • Go to Configure OAuth tab and configure App Name, Client ID, Client Secret from provided Endpoints.
  • You can enter scope as openid email profile to fetch the user attributes.
  • Click on Save Settings to save the configuration.
  • OAuth/OpenID miniorange Single Sign On SSO configuration of plugin

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.
    • OAuth/OpenID miniorange Single Sign On SSO test configuration
    • You will see all the values returned by Gluu OAuth Provider to WordPress in a test configuration table. If you don't see a value for First Name, Last Name, Email, or Username, make the required settings in your OAuth Provider to return this information.
    • OAuth/OpenID miniorange Single Sign On SSO test 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.
    • OAuth/OpenID miniorange Single Sign On 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 miniorange Single Sign On SSO miniOrange sso button
    • Go to your site-URL on a private window and you will be able to see the Login with Gluu button the display name you have given.
    • OAuth/OpenID miniorange Single Sign On SSO login with miniOrange
    • After clicking on Login with Gluu, you will see a homepage. Refer to the below image.
    • OAuth/OpenID miniorange Single Sign On SSO homepage after login

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