guide to configure box as an OAuth Server



If you want users to login to your WordPress site using their Box credentials, you can simply do it using our WP OAuth Client plugin. Once you configure the Box with WordPress plugin, you can allow users to SSO to your WordPress site using Box. Similarly, you can map your WordPress roles based on your Box attributes/groups. To know more about other features we provide in WP OAuth Client plugin, you can click here.

Follow the Step-by-Step Guide to configure Box with WordPress :

  • First of all, go to https://app.box.com/developers/console and log into your box account and click on the Create New App​ option.
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  • ​Select Custom App ​and click on Next​.
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  • Select Standard OAuth 2.0 (User Authentication) ​and click on Next​.
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  • ​Enter Application Name ​and click on Create App
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  • You will get a confirmation message. Click on View Your App
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  • Scroll down to OAuth 2.0 Redirect URI​ section and edit the URI as required and then scroll down to OAuth 2.0 Credentials​ section.
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  • Copy these credentials in MO OAuth Plugin configuration.
  • ​You can download OAuth Client plugin using the following link.
  • OAuth Single Sign On – SSO (OAuth client)

    Strava Endpoints and Scope:

    Client ID : from the step 6 above
    Client Secret : from the step 6 above
    Scope: root_readwrite
    Authorize Endpoint: https://account.box.com/api/oauth2/authorize
    Access Token Endpoint: https://api.box.com/oauth2/token
    Get User Info Endpoint: https://api.box.com/2.0/users/me

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