Joomla OAuth Client Integration with Google Classroom Single Sign-On (SSO)
Integration of Google ClassRoom Single Sign-on (Google ClassRoom SSO) with Joomla using OAuth 2.0 Protocol. The miniOrange Joomla OAuth / OpenID Connect Single
Sign-on (SSO) plugin makes it simple to set up Google ClassRoom SSO into Joomla and enable
secure login into Joomla. As a result, users can log in to Joomla and access the site by authenticating with
their Google ClassRoom OAuth Provider credentials.
Download the zip file for the miniOrange OAuth Client plugin for
Login into your Joomla site’s administrator console.
From left toggle menu, click on System, then under Install section click on
Upload the downloaded zip file to install the Joomla OAuth Client plugin.
Installation of the plugin is successful. Now click on Start Using miniOrange OAuth Client
Under Configure OAuth -> Pre-Configured Apps tab, select your OAuth Provider.
You can also search for custom OAuth or custom OpenID application in the
search bar, and configure your own custom provider.
Setup Google Classroom
as OAuth Provider with Joomla OAuth Client
After selecting your OAuth provider, you will be redirected to the Step 1 [Redirect URL] tab.
Now copy the
Callback/Redirect URL which we will use to configure Google Classroom as OAuth Server, then
click on the Save & Next button.
Click on Select Project to create a new Google Apps Project,you will see a popup with the
list of all your projects.
You can click on the NEW PROJECT button to create new project.
Enter your Project Name under the Project Name field and click on
From left menu click on API & Services.
From the dashborad of API and Services click on + ENABLE API AND SERVICE.
From API Library search Google Classroom API from the search field.
Select Google Classroom API.
Click on ENABLE button.
Under Credential Type select Google Classroom API from dropdown and select the data you be
accessing as per your requirement and then click on NEXT button.
Enter your Application Information then click on SAVE AND CONTINUE button.
Under scopes click on ADD OR REMOVE SCOPES button.
Select scopes then click on Update button.
Under OAuth client ID section, Select Application type as Web Application,
then fill the details of application from Configure OAuth tab from Joomla OAuth Client
plugin, also paste the Callback/Redirect URL then click on Create button.
2. Configure Client ID and
Under Your Credentilas section you will get Client ID , and click on
Download button so that you will get Client Secret. Then click on
Go to the Step 2 [Client ID & Secret] tab of the Joomla OAuth Client plugin, here paste the
Client ID & Client Secret. Click on the Save Configuration button.
Google Classroom Scope & Endpoints
Access Token Endpoint:
Set Client Credentials:
In Both (In Header and In Body)
User Attribute Mapping is mandatory for enabling users to successfully login into Joomla. We will be setting
user profile attributes for Joomla using below settings.
Go to Step 3 [Attribute Mapping] tab and click on Test Configuration
You will be able to see the attributes in the Test
Now go to the Step 3 [Attribute Mapping] tab and Select the attribute name for
Username from dropdown. Then
click on Finish Configuration button.
4. Setup Login/SSO URL
Now go to Step 4 [SSO URL] tab, here copy the Login/SSO URL and add it to
Site by following the given steps.
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.
You have successfully configured Joomla as OAuth Client for achieving Joomla Google Classroom
Single Sign-On (SSO) with Joomla for user authentication.
In this guide, you have successfully configured Joomla Google Classroom Single Sign-On (SSO) by configuring
Google Classroom 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 Classroom login credentials within minutes.
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