Setup Guide For Joomla Oauth Sign-On (SSO) Using Invision Community

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

Download And Installation

  • Log into your Joomla instance as an admin.
  • Go to the Joomla Dashboard -> Extensions -> Manage and click on Install.
  • Seach for a Joomla OAuth Client plugin and click on Install Now.

Step 1: Setup Invision Community as OAuth Provider

  • First of all, go to https://invisioncommunity.com/login and log into your invision community account.
  • On your Invision Community, go to AdminCP -> System -> REST & OAuth and click on Create New.

  • Joomla Invision Community OAuth/OpenID, client 1
  • Fill out the form selecting Joomla for Client Type.

  • Joomla Invision Community OAuth/OpenID, client 2
  • You will then see a screen with Client ID, Client Secret, Scopes and Endpoints, you will need to enter into Joomla.

  • Joomla Invision Community OAuth/OpenID, client 3
  • For setting up the SSO with invision community request must be initiated with https. i.e. Invision Community admin must be running on https.
  • You have successfully completed your Invision Community Joomla App configurations.

  • Invision Community Endpoints and Scope:


    Scope: email
    Authorize Endpoint: https://{invision-community-domain}/oauth/authorize/
    Access Token Endpoint: https://{invision-community-domain}/oauth/token/
    Get User Info Endpoint: https://{invision-community-domain}/api/core/me

Step 2: Configure miniOrange Joomla OAuth Client plugin.

  • Download the zip file for the miniOrange OAuth Client plugin for Joomla from the link here.
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  • 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.
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    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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