Guide to Configure Yahoo Social Login in WordPress Website | Yahoo SSO

Guide to Configure Yahoo Social Login in WordPress Website | Yahoo SSO


Integration of Yahoo Social Login ( Yahoo SSO ) For WordPress using OAuth 2.0 Protocol.
miniOrange Social Login and Register enables your users to use their Yahoo account to login/register to your WordPress Website. Give your users a Best choice, without remembering passwords, to login/register on your WordPress website. Setup miniOrange  Social Login and Register plugin in few easy steps and allow your users to login using Yahoo.

Why should I implement Yahoo Social Login / Yahoo Sign In (Yahoo SSO) on my WordPress Site?

With one-click configure Yahoo Social login on your WordPress login page, your users can quickly log in to your website using their Yahoo account. It saves them time, and they wouldn’t have to enter their login details at any time. The can simply login with Yahoo and get logged in to your WordPress website with a click.
Social Login is the most popular thing you implement on your website nowadays. Almost all websites allows the user to sign in using their social accounts. Through this, a user doesn’t need to go through account creation process on your website. It also saves you build a system of sign up flow. Social sites already did this and websites can rely on the social sites for user verification.

What is OAuth 2.0?

OAuth 2.0, which stands for “Open Authorization”, is a standard designed to allow a website or application to access resources hosted by other web apps on behalf of a user. OAuth 2.0 provides consented access and restricts actions of what the client app can perform on resources on behalf of the user, without ever sharing the user’s credentials.
Although the web is the main platform for OAuth 2, the specification also describes how to handle this kind of delegated access to other client types (browser-based applications, server-side web applications, native/mobile apps, connected devices, etc.)

WordPress Social Login plugin allows for secure login into WordPress while utilizing Yahoo as an OAuth and OpenID Connect provider. You may also configure the plugin to use several OAuth providers, such as Facebook, Google, Discord, Twitter, LinkedIn, Amazon, Stackoverflow, Twitch any many more. It enables sophisticated Single Sign-On functionalities like user Customize Icons, Redirection and so on. In this article, we will go through how to set up SSO between WordPress and Yahoo.

WordPress Yahoo Single Sign-On (SSO) for WordPress can be achieved by using our WordPress Social Login plugin.

Click here to know more about other features we provide in WordPress Social Login plugin.


Steps to Configure Yahoo Social Login into WordPress (WP)

Step 1. Configure Yahoo Social Login into Your WordPress

Follow the steps below to configure Yahoo login in WordPress

miniorange img Configure Yahoo Social Login
  • Go to Here Sign in with your yahoo account and select Apps from the menubar.
  • social login yahoo account
  • On the page, Click on the Create an App button.
  • social login yahoo create new app
  • Enter Application Name and select Application Type as Web Application.
  • Enter the Callback/Redirect URL (from your social login Instructions)in the Home Page URL and Callback Domain,Select all API Permissions.Click on Create App to save your configurations.
  • social login yahoo Redirect url WordPress social login yahoo created app
  • You will recieve your Client Id and Client Secret in my Yahoo apps section. (Refer to the image below).
  • social login yahoo client ID and client secret

2. Set credentials in miniOrange Social Login Plugin

  • Go to miniOrange Social Login → Click on Configure Apps → click on Yahoo:
  • Copy the Client Id and Client Secret form above setup and Paste them into the fields in Yahoo Instructions page.
  • WordPress social login Yahoo Client Id
  • Then click on Save & Test Configuration button for Yahoo.
  • wordpress social login Yahoo Test Configuration wp
  • A notification from the plugin that The test was successful will be shown. That means your Custom app will set properly. Here you will get your ID, username and other Yahoo App details.
  • Now, You can see the Yahoo Social Login button is activated on your WordPress Website. This will allow users to connect to your website using Yahoo.
  • Yahoo wordpress social login icon on wordpress Yahoo login
  • If you not able to Add Social login icons on your custom login/registration page of your website, you can use our shortcode Guide.

You have successfully configured Yahoo Social Login for WordPress Website.

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