ID.me OAuth Single Sign-On (SSO) In WordPress | ID.me SSO Login

ID.me OAuth Single Sign-On (SSO) In WordPress | ID.me SSO Login


ID.me Single Sign-On (SSO) with WordPress OAuth & OpenID Connect Single Sign-On (SSO) plugin. Enable secure login into WordPress using ID.me as OAuth and OpenID Connect provider. ID.me Single Sign-On (SSO) with WordPress allows your users to login to your WordPress and access the site by authenticating with their ID.me identity provider. You can also configure plugin using different IDPs such as Azure AD, Office 365, and other custom providers. It supports advanced Single Sign-On (SSO) features such as user profile Attribute mapping, Role mapping, multi-tenant login etc. Here we will go through a guide to configure ID.me Single Sign-On (SSO) with WordPress for user authentication. By the end of this guide, users should be able to perform secure login to WordPress and access the site with ID.me SSO. To know more about other features we provide in WP OAuth Single Sign-On ( OAuth & OpenID Connect Client ) plugin, you can click here.

Pre-requisites : Download And Installation


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

Steps to configure ID.me Single Sign-On (SSO) Login into WordPress

1. Setup ID.me as OAuth Provider

  • Go to developer portal of ID.me and sign up/ Sign in.
  • To add new Integration for your site, click on Continue.
  • ID.me Single Sign-On (SSO) - add new integration
  • Enter all the required details and then click on Continue.
  • ID.me Single Sign-On (SSO) - enter required details
  • Select the platform over which you want to perform your Integration, for OAuth Client select None of above, then click on Continue.
  • ID.me Single Sign-On (SSO) - select the platform
  • Select the OAuth Protocol for integration, for that click on Select button of OAuth.
  • ID.me Single Sign-On (SSO) - select the oauth protocol
  • Under OAuth Credentials, you will be getting clinet ID and Client Secret . Copy this credentials and save it under the Client ID and Client Secret in your WordPress OAuth Single Sign-On (SSO) Plugin Configuration.
  • ID.me Single Sign-On (SSO) - copy client credentials
  • Click on Update button and enter the callback URIs from your Configure Oauth tab of the OAuth Single Sign-On (SSO) plugin. Then click on Continue button at the bottom.
  • ID.me Single Sign-On (SSO) - add redirect url

You have successfully configured ID.me as OAuth Provider for achieving ID.me Single Sign-On (SSO) with WordPress for user authentication.

2. Setup WordPress as OAuth Client

  • Go to Configure OAuth tab and click Add New Application to add a new client application into your website.
  • ID.me Single Sign-On (SSO) - add application
  • Choose your Application from the list of OAuth / OpenID Connect Providers, Here ID.me.
  • ID.me Single Sign-On (SSO) - choose custom oauth 2.0 app
  • Copy the Callback URL to be used in ID.me Configuration. Click Next.
  • ID.me Single Sign-On (SSO) - cope the callback url
  • Please refer the below table for configuring the endpoints for ID.me in the plugin.

    Client ID : from the ID.me SSO application configured
    Client Secret : from the ID.me SSO application configured
    Scopes Scope vary on user requirement
    Authorize Endpoint: https://api.id.me/oauth/authorize
    Access Token Endpoint: https://api.id.me/oauth/token
    Userinfo Endpoint: https://api.id.me/api/public/v3/attributes.json?access_token=
  • ID.me Single Sign-On (SSO) - SSO endpoints save settings
  • Enter the Client Credentials like Client ID & Client Secret in the setup dialogue box. Enter the scope value as per your requirement. Click Next.
  • ID.me Single Sign-On (SSO) - SSO client credentials
  • Click on Finish to save the configuration.
  • ID.me Single Sign-On (SSO) - save configuration

You have successfully configured WordPress as OAuth Client for achieving ID.me Single Sign-On (SSO) with WordPress for user authentication.

3. User Attribute Mapping

  • User Attribute Mapping is mandatory for enabling users to successfully Single Sign-On into WordPress using ID.me SSO. We will be setting up user profile attributes for WordPress using the below settings.
  • Finding user attributes

    • Go to Configure OAuth tab. Scroll down and click on Test Configuration.
    • ID.me Single Sign-On (SSO) - test configuration
    • 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.
    • Once you see all the values in Test Configuration, go to Attribute / Role Mapping tab, select attributes from Username dropdown and click on Save.
    • ID.me Single Sign-On (SSO) - attribute/role mapping

    4. Sign In Settings

    • The settings in Single Sign-On (SSO) Settings tab define the user experience for Single Sign-On (SSO). To add a ID.me login widget on your WordPress page, you need to follow the below steps.
      • Go to WordPress Left Panel > Appearances > Widgets.
      • Select miniOrange OAuth. Drag and drop to your favourite location and save.
      • ID.me Single Sign-on (SSO) - WordPress create-newclient login button setting
      • Go to WordPress Left Panel > Appearances > Widgets.
      • Select miniOrange OAuth. Drag and drop to your favourite location and save.
      • ID.me Single Sign-on (SSO) - WordPress create-newclient login button setting
      • Open your WordPress page and you can see the ID.me SSO login button there. You can test the ID.me Single Sign-On (SSO) now.
      • Make sure the "Show on login page" option is enabled for your application. (Refer to the below image)
      • ID.me Single Sign-on (SSO) - WordPress create-newclient login button setting
      • Now, go to your WordPress Login page. (Eg. https://< your-wordpress-domain >/wp-login.php)
      • You will see an ID.me SSO login button there. Once you click the login button, you will be able to test the ID.me Single Sign-On (SSO).
      • ID.me Single Sign-on (SSO) - WordPress create-newclient login button setting

    In this Guide, you have successfully configured ID.me Single Sign-On (SSO) by configuring ID.me as OAuth Provider and WordPress as OAuth Client using our WP OAuth Single Sign-On ( OAuth / OpenID Connect Client ) plugin.This solution ensures that you are ready to roll out secure access to your WordPress site using ID.me login credentials within minutes.

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