Line as an OAuth/OpenId Connect Server for Joomla OAuth Client



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

Step 1: Configure Line as an OAuth/OpenId Connect Server.

  • Download the Line Application(app) and sign up/login into the app in the mobile.
  • Use the same credentials used to log into the Line mobile App for logging in to https://developers.line.biz/.
  • From top menu click on Products.
  • Line create app
  • From the options click on LINE Login.
  • Line create app
  • Click on Start now as shown in below image.
  • Line create app
  • Please click on Create new provider and give suitable name and click on Next page as shown in the image below.
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  • Fill all the required details.
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  • In Channel Settings, you will find your Channel ID(Client ID) and Channel Secret(Client Secret). Please copy it and keep it handy.
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  • Applying for email permission click on Submit next to "Email" in the OpenID Connect session and Agree to the application terms and upload a screen
    shot of the screen that explains to the user why you need to obtain their email address and what you will use it for.
  • Line create app
  • In App settings click on edit and ADD call back URL/Redirect URL.
  • Line create app
  • Please use following end points to configure your miniOrange OAuth Client Plugin.
  • Authorization Endpoint: https://access.line.me/oauth2/v2.1/authorize
    Access Token Endpoint: https://api.line.me/oauth2/v2.1/token
    Get User Info Endpoint: https://api.line.me/v2/profile
    Scope: Profile openid email
  • Click on Test Configuration to test your configuration.

Step 2: Configure miniOrange Joomla OAuth Client plugin.

  • Download the zip file for the miniOrange OAuth Client plugin for Joomla from the link here.
  • oauth provider the zip for Joomla
  • Login into your Joomla site’s administrator console.
  • Go to Extension Manage Install in the top navigation bar to install the plugin.
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  • Upload the downloaded zip file to install the OAuth Client plugin.
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  • Navigate to Extensions Manage Manage and search for miniorange in the Search bar provided to see the list of the components.
  • Go to Components MiniOrange OAuth Client in the top navigation bar to go to the configuration page of the plugin.
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  • Register/ Login with miniOrange.
  • Go to the Configure OAuth tab in the plugin. FIll in the details you received from your OAuth Provider and click on the Save Settings button.
  • joomla oauth provider OAuth tab

    Select your OAuth Provider from the Select Application dropdown. In case your OAuth Provider is not listed in the drop down, please select Custom OAuth Provider to continue.

  • Copy the Redirect/Callback URL given in the plugin and save it in your OAuth Provider.
  • Click on the Test Configuration button and copy the email and name attributes and save these attributes in Email Attribute and Name Attribute text field respectively. Now click on the Save Attribute Mapping button to save your configurations.
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  • Add a button on your site login page with the following URL:your_home_page/base_url/?morequest=oauthredirect&app_name=xxxxxxxxx
  • You would find appropriate URL in Instructions to configure in the bellow section of Attribute Mapping (After completing test configuration please choose URL and Add a button on your site login page).

  • Now logout and go to your site. You will see a login link where you placed that button.
  • Click on the Licensing Plans Tab to check out our complete list of features and various licensing plans.
  • 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 dialog box in the Account Setup and Configure OAuth tabs.
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    Congratulations, you have successfully configured the miniOrange OAuth Client plugin with your desired OAuth Provider. In case you have any questions in mind, you can always mail us at joomlasupport@xecurify.com .

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