Guide To Configure WSO2 As An OAuth/OpenId Connect Server



If you want users to login to your WordPress site using their WSO2 credentials, you can simply do it using our WP OAuth Single Sign On (OAuth Client) plugin. Once you configure the WSO2 with WordPress plugin, you can allow users to SSO to your WordPress site using WSO2. Similarly, you can map your WordPress roles based on your WSO2 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 WSO2 as an OAuth Server:

  • First, let’s register this Consumer App in WSO2 IS. Download and start WSO2 IS. Once logged in, go to Main > Manage > OAuth and click on Register New Application.
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  • For this example, we are using OAuth 2.0. Give any name to the application. Add the callback URL(provided by WordPress OAuth SSO plugin). There are multiple grant types supported by WSO2 IS. We will be configuring the app with code grant.
  • Once the app is added, it will be listed as follows.
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  • Now Click on the application name(Ex. Playground) and the following page will come up.
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  • When the app has been added, Client ID and Client Secret are generated for the application. Configure the WordPress OAuth SSO plugin with Client ID, Client Secret, Authentication and Access Token, Get User Info Endpoint of WSO2. Get User Info Endpoint is provided at the bottom of this guide.
  • You have successfully completed your WSO2 Server side configurations.
  • You can download OAuth Client plugin using the following link.
    • OAuth Single Sign On – SSO (OAuth client)

      AWS Cognito Endpoints and Scope:

      Client ID : from the step 4 above
      Client Secret : from the step 4 above
      Scope: Keep this empty
      Authorize Endpoint: https://<wso2-app-domain>/wso2/oauth2/authorize
      Access Token Endpoint: https://<wso2-app-domain>/wso2/oauth2/token
      Get User Info Endpoint: https://<wso2-app-domain>/wso2/oauth2/userinfo

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