WordPress OAuth & OpenID Connect Single Sign-On (SSO) plugin enables secure login into WordPress using NextCloud as OAuth and OpenID Connect provider.
You can also configure plugin using different custom providers and standard IDPs.
It supports advanced Single Sign-On (SSO) features such as user profile Attribute mapping, Role mapping, etc.
Here we will go through a guide to configure SSO between WordPress and NextCloud.
By the end of this guide, users should be able to login to WordPress from NextCloud.
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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 NextCloud Single Sign-On (SSO) Login into WordPress
Step 1: Setup NextCloud as OAuth Provider
- Sign-in with an administrator account to your Nextcloud server.
- Open the menu in the top-right corner and select Settings. On the next page, select the Security item in the "Administration" section on the left.
- At the top of the next page you see the list of registered clients, (which is empty initially). Below "Add client", enter the name of your OAuth Client (e.g., "miniOrange App") in the first field (Name). Note that the name that you enter here will be displayed to your Client users.
- In the second field (Redirection URI), enter the URL of your OAuth Client followed.
- Click Add to save. Afterwards, the page looks similar to the screenshot below.
- Now you can connect OAuth client with NextCloud (OAuth Provider) and the following endpoints are:
|| https://< your-nextcloud-domain >/apps/oauth2/authorize
| Token endpoint:
|| https://< your-nextcloud-domain >/apps/oauth2/api/v1/token
| User info endpoint:
|| https://< your-nextcloud-domain >/ocs/v2.php/cloud/user?format=json
You have successfully configured NextCloud
as OAuth Provider for achieving NextCloud login into your WordPress Site.
Step 2: Setup WordPress as OAuth Client
- Go to the Configure OAuth tab in the Plugin and search for NextCloud in the applications list, and select NextCloud.
- Then, configure App Name, Client ID, Client Secret and Endpoints.
- Enter Scope value as openid.
- Click on Save Settings to save the configuration.
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Step 3: User Attribute Mapping.
- User Attribute Mapping is mandatory for enabling users to successfully login into WordPress. We will be setting up user profile attributes for WordPress using below settings.
Finding user attributes
- Go to Configure OAuth tab. Scroll down and click on 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, you will get the list of attributes in a Username dropdown.
Step 4: Login Settings / Sign In Settings.
- The settings in SSO Settings tab define the user experience for Single Sign On. To add a login widget on your WordPress page, you need to follow below steps.
Sign In Settings
- Go to WordPress Left Panel > Appearances > Widgets.
- Select miniOrange OAuth. Drag and drop to your favourite location and save.
- Open your WordPress page and you can see the login button there. You can test the SSO now.
In this Guide, you have successfully configured NextCloud Single Sign-On (SSO) by configuring NextCloud 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 NextCloud login credentials within minutes.
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