Follow the Step-by-Step Guide to enable SAML Single Sign-On (SSO) in your
Step 1: Download and install NopCommerce SAML Plugin
A) Download from NopCommerce Dashboard
To download the plugin zip, login as admin into your NopCommerce store. In
the admin dashboard, go to
Configuration Tab > All Plugins and Themes or search for
All Plugins and Themes in the Admin search bar.
Search for the SAML Single Sign-On (SSO) - miniOrange plugin and
click the Download button to get the zip.
To install the plugin, login as admin into your NopCommerce website. In
the admin dashboard, go to
Configuration Tab >> Local plugins.
On the top right corner of the page select the
Upload plugin or theme button to upload the downloaded plugin zip.
Follow the instructions further to install the plugin.
Step 2: Configure nopCommerce SAML Single Sign-On Plugin
Note: After installation of the plugin, we need to setup the trust
between your nopCommerce application and your desired identity or partner
SAML metadata is shared with partner providers so they can update their
inbuilt configuration to support Single Sign-On.
Step 2.1: Share SP SAML metadata with partner provider
Click on Add New IDP to configure nopCommerce Single Sign-On (SSO)
with your preferred IDP.
Under Service Provider Metadata tab, you can either copy-paste the
metadata URL on your IDP side or download the SP metadata as
an XML file.
Additionally, you have the choice to manually copy and paste
Base URL, SP Entity ID, and ACS URL.
Share SAML metadata with your partner provider.
Step 2.2: Import partner's SAML metadata
Under Identity Provider Settings tab, choose your preferred IDP
from the list of identity providers listed below.
There are two methods for configuring nopCommerce as service provider:
To upload IDP's metadata, you can either provide the
metadata URL or upload XML file.
Alternatively, under the Identity Provider Settings tab, you can
manually fill in the mandatory fields like IDP Name,
IDP Entity ID and Single Sign-On URL and hit Save.
Step 3: Testing SAML SSO
Hover on Select Action and click on the
Test Configuration button to verify if you have configured the
On successful configuration, you will get the Attribute Name and
Attribute Values in the test configuration window shown below.
Step 4: Attribute Mapping
After successful test configuration, click on
Edit Configuration and navigate to Attribute Mapping section.
On the right side, you can see the IDP response table, map attribute names
provided by your IDP with your store attributes, under
Attribute/Role Mapping tab.
Click on Save button.
Step 5: Enabling SSO in your nopCommerce store
Enable SSO for your nopCommerce store by dragging the slider as shown
Under the Redirection & SSO link tab, use the URL labeled as
Your Store SSO Link in your store to initiate the SSO.
Not able to find your identity provider? Mail us on
and we'll help you set up SSO with your IDP and for quick guidance (via
email/meeting) on your requirement and our team will help you to select the
best suitable solution/plan as per your requirement.
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