Joomla OAuth Client Integration with Google Apps Single Sign-On (SSO)
Streamline your Joomla user experience with seamless Google Apps Single Sign-on (G Suite
SSO) integration using the
powerful OAuth 2.0 Protocol. With the miniOrange Joomla OAuth / OpenID Connect Single
Sign-on (SSO) plugin, setting
up Google Apps SSO into Joomla becomes effortless, ensuring a secure login process. This allows users to access the
Joomla site easily and securely by authenticating with their Google Apps OAuth Provider credentials.
Click on Select Project to create a new Google Apps Project for Joomla
OAuth Client, you will see a popup with the list of all your projects.
You can click on the New project button to create new project for Google apps as OAuth
Enter your Project name under the Project Name field and click on Create.
Go to Navigation MenuAPIsServicesCredentials.
Click on Create Credentials button and then select OAuth Client ID from the
In case you are facing some warning saying that in order to create an OAuth Client ID, you must set a product
name on consent screen (as shown in below image). Click on the Configure consent screen button.
Enter the required details such as App Name, User Support Email and click on Save and
Now for configuring scopes, click on Add or Remove the Scopes button.
Now, select the Scopes to allow your project to access specific types of private user data
from their Google Account and click on Update button.
Go to the Credentials tab and click on Create Credentials button. Select
Web Application from dropdown list to create new application.
Enter the name you want for your Client ID under the name field and enter the Redirect/Callback
URI from miniOrange OAuth Client plugin under the Authorized redirect URIs
and click on Create button.
You will see a popup with the Client ID and Client Secret Copy your Client ID and
Client Secret and save it on your miniOrange OAuth Client plugin Configuration.
with Google Apps
Now go to Configure OAuth tab of Joomla OAuth Client Plugin. Then paste the Client ID and
Client Secret and Endpoints. then click on Save Settings.
You have successfully configured your Google Apps as an OAuth Server.
Go to the Grant Settings and JWT tab. Here you can select the preffered grant type supported by
your OAuth provider.
The following grant types are supported: Authorization Token, Implicit Token, Client Credential and
Mapping [Premium Feature]
User Attribute Mapping is mandatory for enabling users to successfully login into Joomla. We will be setting
up user profile attributes for Joomla using below settings.
Click on Test Configuration button, you will see all the values returned by your OAuth Provider to
Joomla in a table.
Now go to do Attribute Mapping tab. Here you can map all the Attribute Mapping details in the given
Mapping [Premium Feature]
Go to the Role Mapping tab. Here you can Enable Role Mapping and select
default groups for new users.
Based on your provider application, you can allocate the Joomla role to your provider roles.
Now you can use Login / SSO URL to perform SSO.
Now logout and go to your Joomla site's pages where you have added this link. You will see a login link
you placed that button. Click on this button to perform SSO.
Go to the Login/Logout Settings tab. Here, you can configure user login/logout behavior for
your Joomla application.
Congratulations, you have successfully configured the miniOrange OAuth Client plugin with your Google
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In case, you are facing some issue or have any question in mind, you can reach out to us by sending us your
query through the Support button in the plugin or by sending us a mail at email@example.com.
You have successfully configured Joomla as OAuth Client for achieving Joomla Google Apps
Sign-On (SSO) with Joomla for user authentication.
In this guide, you have successfully configured Joomla Google Apps Single Sign-On (SSO) by configuring
Apps as OAuth Provider and Joomla as OAuth Client using our Joomla OAuth Client
plugin.This solution ensures that you are ready to roll out secure access to your Joomla site using Google Apps
login credentials within minutes.
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guidance(via email/meeting) on your requirement and our team will help you to select the best suitable
as per your requirement.
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