Setup Guide for Joomla Oauth Sign-On (SSO) Using Strava

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

  • First of all, Click on https://developers.strava.com/ to login/register in your Strava account.
  • Select Create & Manage Your App to create a new App.
  • Joomla Strava OAuth/OpenID, sso createmanage-app
  • Enter your application details.
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  • Click on the Create button to save your configurations.
  • Upload an app icon by clicking on the + shown in the image(below).
  • Joomla Strava OAuth/OpenID, sso App-icon
  • Click on the SAVE button to save your settings.
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  • You will now be redirected to a page where you will find your app's Client ID, Client Secret as well as your APP Token.
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  • Click on the show option next to your client secret and copy your Client Secret as well as Client ID and then save in your OAuth Client's Configurations.

  • Strava Endpoints and Scope:


    Client ID : from the above step.
    Client Secret : from the above step.
    Scope: read read_all profile:read_all
    Authorize Endpoint: https://www.strava.com/oauth/authorize
    Access Token Endpoint: https://www.strava.com/oauth/token
    Get User Info Endpoint: https://www.strava.com/api/v3/athlete

Step 2: Setting up the 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.
  • Joomla Strava OAuth/OpenID, client components
  • 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.
  • Joomla Strava OAuth/OpenID, joomla oauth provider Application Joomla Strava OAuth/OpenID, Attribute Mapping
  • 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.
  • Joomla Strava OAuth/OpenID, sso submit query

    In addition to the above, miniOrange also provide support for ADFS, AWS cognito, Bitrix24, Reddit, WHMCS, Square Connect, WSO2, Windows, Gigya, Dash 10, Foursquare, Harvest, MailChimp, Huddle, Ustream, Yammer, RunKeeper, SoundCloud, Pocket, Nest, Heroku, DropBox, Buffer, Hubic, Deezer, Delicious, Bitly, Mondo, Netatmo, Wechat, Weibo, Shibboleth, Invision Community, HR Answerlink/Support center, Blizzar and many more OAuth provider.

    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.