Google Apps Single Sign-On (SSO) login for WordPress can be achieved by using our WordPress SAML Single Sign-On (SSO) plugin. Our plugin is compatible with all the SAML compliant Identity providers. Here we will go through a step-by-step guide to configure SSO login between Wordpress site and Google Apps by considering Google Apps as IdP (Identity provider) and WordPress as SP (Service provider).
Pre-requisites : Download And Installation
To configure Google Apps as SAML IdP with WordPress, you will need to install the miniOrange WP SAML SP SSO plugin:
Step-by-step Video to Setup SSO between WordPress and Google Apps
Steps to configure Google Apps Single Sign-On (SSO) Login into WordPress(WP):
Step 1: Setup G Suite / Google Apps as IdP (Identity Provider)
Follow the following steps to Configure G Suite / Google Apps as IdP
Configure G Suite / Google Apps as IdP
In the miniOrange WordPress SAML SP SSO plugin, navigate to SP (Service Provider) Metadata tab. Here, you can find the SP metadata such as SP Entity ID and ACS (AssertionConsumerService) URL which are required to configure the G Suite / Google Apps as IdP (Identity Provider).
Go to Apps tab from the left menu and click SAML Apps.
Add a SAML app
Click on the Add App button and then, click on Add Custom SAML app tab to create new saml app.
Enter details for your custom SAML app and click on Continue button.
Click on Download metadata button. This is necessary for later configuration of the add-on.
You can also copy G Suite details like SSO URL, entity ID and Certificate to configure the add-on manually and click on Continue button.
Service Provider Details
Enter details from the SP Info tab in the add-on as given below.
Information to be entered in G Suite
Information to copy from the add-on in SP Info tab
SP Entity ID/ Issuer
Name ID Format
Click on Continue button.
Click on Add Mapping button.
Add and select User field in Google Directory ,then map them to Service Provider attributes and Click on Finish button.
Go to SAML Apps again and click on OFF for everyone .
Then, select ON for everyone to activate SSO
You have successfully configured G Suite / Google Apps as SAML IdP ( Identity Provider) for achieving G Suite / Google Apps SSO login into your WordPress(WP) Site.
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