Memberclicks OAuth and OpenID connect Single Sign-On (SSO) | Memberclicks SSO Login

Memberclicks OAuth and OpenID connect Single Sign-On (SSO) | Memberclicks SSO Login


Configure MemberClicks Single Sign-On (SSO) with WordPress OAuth & OpenID Connect Single Sign-On (SSO) plugin. Enable secure login into WordPress using MemberClicks as OAuth and OpenID Connect provider. MemberClicks Single Sign-On (SSO) with WordPress allows your users to login to your WordPress and access the site by authenticating with their MemberClicks 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 MemberClicks 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 MemberClicks 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 MemberClicks Single Sign-On (SSO) Login into WordPress

1. Setup MemberClicks as OAuth Provider

  • First of all, go to your MemberClicks developer account and signup / login.
  • Click on Add Application to create a new application.
  • Enter the app name and click on Save Button.
  • Enter the Redirect URL which you will get from the OAuth Single Sign-On (SSO) plugin. click on Save Button.
  • Copy the Client ID and Client Secret and save it under the Client ID and Client Secret in your WordPress OAuth Single Sign-On (SSO) Plugin Configuration.

You have successfully configured MemberClicks as OAuth Provider for achieving MemberClicks 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.
  • MemberClicks Single Sign-On (SSO) OAuth - Add new application
  • Choose your application from the list of OAuth / OpenID Connect Providers, Here Custom OAuth2.0 App.
  • MemberClicks Single Sign-On (SSO) OAuth - Select Application
  • Copy the Callback URL to be used in OAuth Provider Configuration and click Next.
  • MemberClicks Single Sign-On (SSO) OAuth - Callback URL
  • Please refer the below table for configuring the scope & endpoints for MemberClicks in the plugin.
  • Client ID : from the MemberClicks SSO application configured
    Client Secret : from the MemberClicks SSO application configured
    Authorize Endpoint: https://<orgId>.memberclicks.net/oauth/v1/authorize
    Access Token Endpoint: https://<orgId>.memberclicks.net/oauth/v1/token
    Get User Info Endpoint: https://<orgId>.memberclicks.net/api/v1/profile/me
    Scope: read write
    MemberClicks Single Sign-On (SSO) OAuth - Add App name, TenantID
  • Configure the client credentials like Client ID & Client Secret is shown in the setup dialogue box. Click Next.
  • MemberClicks Single Sign-On (SSO) OAuth - Client ID & Client Secret
  • Verify the configuration details and click on Finish to save the configuration.
  • MemberClicks Single Sign-On (SSO) OAuth - Finish configuration

You have successfully configured WordPress as OAuth Client for achieving MemberClicks 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 MemberClicks 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.
    • MemberClicks Single Sign-On (SSO) - test configuration
    • You will see all the values returned by your MemberClicks 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 MemberClicks 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.
    • MemberClicks Single Sign-On (SSO) - attribute/role mapping

    4: Role Mapping [Premium]

    • Click on “Test Configuration” and you will get the list of Attribute Names and Attribute Values that are sent by your MemberClicks.
    • From the Test Configuration window, map the Attribute Names in the Attribute Mapping section of the plugin. Refer to the screenshot for more details.
    • MemberClicks Single Sign-On (SSO) OAuth/OpenID WordPress attribute mapping
    • Enable Role Mapping: To enable Role Mapping, you need to map Group Name Attribute. Select the attribute name from the list of attributes which returns the roles from your provider application.
      Eg: Role

    • MemberClicks Single Sign-On (SSO) - test configuration - role mapping
    • Assign WordPress role to the Provider role: Based on your provider application, you can allocate the WordPress role to your provider roles. It can be a student, teacher, administrator or any other depending on your application. Add the provider roles under Group Attribute Value and assign the required WordPress role in front of it under WordPress Role.

      For example, in the below image. Teacher has been assigned the role of Administrator & Student is assigned the role of Subscriber.
    • MemberClicks Single Sign-On (SSO) - test configuration - role mapping
    • Once you save the mapping, the provider role will be assigned the WordPress administrator role after SSO.
      Example: As per the given example, Users with role ‘teacher’ will be added as Administrator in WordPress and ‘student’ will be added as Subscriber.

    5: Login Settings / Sign In Settings

    • The settings in Single Sign-On (SSO) Settings tab define the user experience for Single Sign-On (SSO). To add a MemberClicks SSO login widget on your WordPress page, you need to follow the below steps.
    • 1. sign in settings for wordpress 5.7 and before :

      • Go to WordPress Left Panel > Appearances > Widgets.
      • Select miniOrange OAuth. Drag and drop to your favourite location and save.
      • MemberClicks Single Sign-On (SSO) OAuth/OpenID WordPress create-newclient login button setting

      2. sign in settings for wordpress 5.8 :

      • Go to WordPress Left Panel > Appearances > Widgets.
      • Select miniOrange OAuth. Drag and drop to your favourite location and save.
      • MemberClicks Single Sign-On (SSO) OAuth/OpenID WordPress - create-newclient login button setting
      • Open your WordPress page and you can see the MemberClicks SSO login button there. You can test the MemberClicks Single Sign-On (SSO) now.

      In this Guide, you have successfully configured MemberClicks Single Sign-On (SSO) by configuring MemberClicks 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 MemberClicks login credentials within minutes.

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