WordPress OAuth Client plugin configuration and SSO

WordPress OAuth/OpenID Single Sign-On plugin gives the ability to enable OAuth/OpenID Single Sign-On for WordPress. If you want users to log in to your WordPress site using their Oauth Provider credentials, you can simply do it using our WP OAuth Client plugin. Once you configure the Oauth Provider with WordPress plugin, you can allow users to SSO to your WordPress site using Oauth Provider. To know more about other features we provide in WP OAuth Client plugin, you can click here.



You can download OAuth Client plugin using the following link.

Download And Installation

  • Log into your WordPress instance as an admin.
  • Go to the WordPress Dashboard -> Plugins and click on Add New.
  • Seach for a WordPress OAuth Single Sign On plugin and click on Install Now.
  • Once installed click on Activate.

Step 1: Setup WordPress as OAuth Client

  • After Plugin is activated, go to the plugin and search for your required Oauth Provider (e.g. Azure AD).
  • wordpress oauth client plugin sso : search oauth provider
  • If you do not find your Oauth Provider, select Custom Oauth/OpenID App.
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  • Go to Configure OAuth tab and configure App Name, Client ID, Client Secret from the Oauth Provider (e.g. Azure AD).
  • Enter the Scope, Authorize Endpoint, Access Token Endpoint provided by the Oauth Provider.
  • You will get the above Endpoints after you configure the Oauth Provider. To see the setup guides of Oauth Providers Click here.
  • Click on Save Settings to save the configuration.
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Step 2: 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.
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    • 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.
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Step 3: 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.
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    • Open your WordPress page and you can see the login button there. You can test the SSO now.
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