Configure Discord As An OAuth Provider (Server) For Joomla






miniOrange Joomla OAuth/OpenID module gives the ability to enable OAuth/OpenID Single Sign On for Joomla site. Joomla OAuth Client module is compatible with all OAuth/OpenID Providers. Here we will go through a guide to configure SSO between Joomla and Discord. By the end of this guide, Discord users should be able to login and register to Joomla site


Step 1: Install OAuth Client plugin. (If you have already installed the plugin, you can skip to step 2)

  • Download the zip file of the miniOrange OAuth Client plugin for Joomla from the link here.
  • Joomla OAuth Client Plugin - Download
  • Login into your Joomla site’s administrator console.
  • Go to Extension Manage Install in the top navigation bar to install the plugin.
  • Joomla OAuth Client Plugin - Install
  • Upload the downloaded zip file to install the OAuth Client plugin.
  • Joomla OAuth Client Plugin - Upload

Step 2: miniOrange Joomla OAuth Client plugin - Callback URL

  • Go to Components miniOrange OAuth Client in the top navigation bar to go to the configuration page of the plugin.
  • Joomla OAuth Client Plugin - Component
  • In the Configure OAuth tab, select your OAuth/OpenID Connect provider. If your OAuth/OpenID Connect provider is not listed, you can select Custom OAuth/OpenID Connect provider to continue.
  • Joomla OAuth Client Plugin - Configure OAuth
  • Copy the Redirect/Callback URL given in the plugin and keep it handy because you will need it in the next step.
  • Joomla OAuth Client - Test Configuration

Step 3: Steps to Configure Discord as an OAuth Server

  • Log in to Discord Console and sign up/login.
  • OAuth/OpenID/OIDC Single Sign On (SSO), Discord SSO Login New Application
  • Click on New Application button it will show you the popup for providing a name to the application.
  • Click on the Create button after providing the application name.
  • Navigate to the General Information section. Copy Client ID & Client Secret.
  • OAuth/OpenID/OIDC Single Sign On (SSO), Discord Client ID Client Secret
  • Navigate to the OAuth2 section & click on Add Redirect button for adding the callback URL from the plugin. Once done click on the Save Changes button.
  • OAuth/OpenID/OIDC Single Sign On (SSO), Discord SSO Login Redirect URL
  • Discord Endpoints and scope:
  • Client ID : from the step 3 above
    Client Secret : from the step 3 above
    Scope: identify+email
    Authorize Endpoint: https://discordapp.com/api/oauth2/authorize
    Access Token Endpoint: https://discordapp.com/api/oauth2/token
    Get User Info Endpoint: https://discordapp.com/api/users/@me

Step 4: Configure miniOrange Joomla OAuth Client plugin.

  • Paste the Client ID and Client Secret which you copied in the last step and save it in the respective fields and then click on the Test Configuration button.
  • Joomla OAuth Client - Test Configuration
  • Now copy the email and name attributes you got in the test configuration and save these attributes in Email Attribute and Username Attribute text field respectively. Now click on the Save Attribute Mapping button to save your configurations.
  • Joomla OAuth Client - Attribute Mapping
  • You would find appropriate URL for performing the SSO after selecting the OAuth/OpenID Connect provider in the Login URL field (After completing test configuration please copy the Login URL and Add a button on your site login page).
  • Joomla OAuth Client - Login URL
  • Now logout and go to your Joomla site's pages where you have added this link. You will see a login link where you placed that button.
  • Congratulations, you have successfully configured the miniOrange OAuth Client plugin with your desired OAuth Provider.
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