Google Classroom Single Sign-On (SSO) | WordPress Login using Google Classroom

WordPress OAuth & OpenID connect Single Sign-On (SSO) plugin enables login into your WordPress site using OAuth and OpenID Connect providers like Google Classroom and other custom and standard providers. It supports advanced Single Sign-On (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 (SSO) plugin and click on Install Now.
  • Once installed click on Activate.

Steps to configure Google Classroom Single Sign-On (SSO) Login into WordPress

Step 1: Setup Google Classroom as OAuth Provider

  • Go to https://console.developers.google.com/ and sign up/login.
  • Click on Select Project to create a new Google Apps Project,you will see a popup with the list of all your projects.
  • OAuth/OpenID/OIDC Single Sign-On (SSO), Google classroom SSO Login select new project
  • You can click on the New project button to create new project.
  • OAuth/OpenID/OIDC Single Sign-On (SSO), Google classroom SSO Login create new project
  • Enter your Project name under the Project Name field and click on Create.
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  • Go to Navigation MenuAPIsServicesCredentials.
  • WordPress OAuth/OpenID/OIDC Single Sign-On (SSO),Google classroom SSO go to credentials credentials
  • Click on Create Credentials button and then select OAuth Client ID from the options provided.
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  • 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.
  • WordPress OAuth/OpenID/OIDC Single Sign-On (SSO),Google classroom sso configure consent screen
  • Enter the required details such as App Name, User Support Email. and click on Save and Continue button.
  • OAuth/OpenID/OIDC Single Sign-On (SSO), Google classroom SSO enter app information OAuth/OpenID/OIDC Single Sign-On (SSO), Google classroom SSO save settings
  • Now for configuring scopes, click on Add or Remove the Scopes button.
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  • Now, Select the Scopes to allow your project to access specific types of private user data from their Google Account and click on Save and Continue button.
  • OAuth/OpenID/OIDC Single Sign-On (SSO), Google classroom SSO update scope
  • Go to the Credentials tab and click on Create Credentials button. Select Web Application from dropdown list to create new application.
  • WordPress OAuth/OpenID/OIDC Single Sign-On (SSO),Google classroom SSO select web app
  • Enter the name you want for your Client ID under the name field and enter the Redirect/Callback URI from miniOrange OAuth Client plugin/module under the Authorized redirect URIs field and click on Create button.
  • WordPress OAuth/OpenID/OIDC Single Sign-On (SSO),Google classroom SSO create oauth client id
  • 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.
  • WordPress OAuth/OpenID/OIDC Single Sign-On (SSO),Google classroom SSO client id client secret
  • You have successfully completed your Google App OAuth Server side configurations.

  • Google Endpoints and Scope:


    Client ID : Click Here
    Client Secret : Click Here
    Scope: Openid email Profile
    Authorize Endpoint: https://accounts.google.com/o/oauth2/auth
    Access Token Endpoint: https://www.googleapis.com/oauth2/v4/token
    Get User Info Endpoint: https://www.googleapis.com/oauth2/v1/userinfo

You have successfully configured Google as OAuth Provider for achieving Google login into your WordPress Site.

Step 2: Setup WordPress as OAuth Client

  • Go to Configure OAuth tab and Select Google from the OAuth Providers list. Then, configure App Name, Client ID, Client Secret, Scope from provided Endpoints.
  • Click on Save Settings to save the configuration.
  • WordPress OAuth/OpenID/OIDC Single Sign-On (SSO),Google classroom SSO save settings

You have successfully configured WordPress as OAuth Client for achieving Google login into your WordPress Site.

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/OpenID/OIDC Single Sign-On (SSO),Google classroom SSO 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.
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    • 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.
    • WordPress OAuth/OpenID/OIDC Single Sign-On (SSO),Google classroom 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), Google classroom SSOlogin button setting
    • Open your WordPress page and you can see the login button there. You can test the SSO now.

    In this Guide, you have successfully configure Google Single Sign-On (SSO) by configuring Google as OAuth Provider and WordPress as OAuth Client using our WP OAuth Single Sign-On ( OAuth & OpenID Connect Client ) plugin. This solution ensures that you are ready to roll out secure access to your WordPress site using Google login credentials within minutes.

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