Guide: Joomla OAuth Client Integration with Paypal Single Sign-On (SSO) | Paypal SSO

Guide: Joomla OAuth Client Integration with Paypal Single Sign-On (SSO) | Paypal SSO


Integration of Paypal Single Sign-on (Paypal SSO) with Joomla using OAuth 2.0 Protocol. The miniOrange Joomla OAuth / OpenID Connect Single Sign-on (SSO) plugin makes it simple to set up Paypal SSO into Joomla and enable secure login into joomla. As a result, users can log in to Joomla and access the site by authenticating with their Paypal OAuth provider credentials.
Visit our Joomla OAuth Client Plugin webpage to learn more about the features and plans we offer for the Joomla OAuth Single Sign-on (OAuth & OpenID connect) plugin.

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1. Setup Paypal as OAuth Provider

  • First of all, go to https://developer.paypal.com/developer/applications/ and log into your Paypal account.
  • You will be presented with the Application Management Page. Scroll down to REST API apps and click on Create App.
  • Paypal Single Sign on (SSO), OAuth OpenID Connect OIDC Add app
  • You will be shown a form where you have to enter Application Name and Sandbox Developer Account. Fill the form with appropriate information. Then Click on Create App.
  • Paypal Single Sign on (SSO), OAuth OpenID Connect OIDC create app
  • You will be brought back to Application Management page. Here you can find Client ID and Secret.
  • Paypal Single Sign on (SSO), OAuth OpenID Connect OIDC credentials
  • Copy these credentials and keep it handy because you will need it in the next step.
  • Scroll Down to Sandbox App Settings. Fill Callback/Redirect URL from miniOrange Oauth Client plugin which you copied in the last step. Then Click on + or press Enter.
  • Paypal Single Sign on (SSO), OAuth OpenID Connect OIDC credentials
  • You have successfully completed your Paypal App OAuth Server side configurations.



  • Scope: openid profile email
    Authorize EndPoint: https://www.paypal.com/signin/authorize
    Access Token Endpoint: https://api.paypal.com/v1/oauth2/token
    Get User Info Endpoint: https://api.paypal.com/v1/identity/oauth2/userinfo

You have successfully configured Paypal as OAuth Provider for for achieving Paypal Single Sign-On (SSO) with Joomla for user integration.



2. Configure Joomla as OAuth Client


  • Download the zip file for the miniOrange OAuth Client plugin for Joomla from the link here.
  •  Joomla Oauth / OpenID Connect Single Sign-on SSO for Joomla - App Client Configuration
  • Login into your Joomla site’s administrator console.
  • From left toggle menu, click on System, then under Install section click on Extension.
  •  Joomla Oauth / OpenID Connect Single Sign-on SSO for Joomla - App Client Configuration
  • Upload the downloaded zip file to install the Joomla OAuth Client plugin.
  •  Joomla Oauth / OpenID Connect Single Sign-on SSO for Joomla - App Client Configuration
  • From left toggle menu click on Components, then click on miniOrange OAuth Client , then click on Configure OAuth tab.
  • Under Configure OAuth tab . Select your OAuth Provider. (If your OAuth Provider not listed then click on Custom OAuth/ Custom OpenID connect App .)
  •  Joomla Oauth / OpenID Connect Single Sign-on SSO for Joomla - App Client Configuration
  • Fill in the details you received from your OAuth Provider.
  • Copy the Redirect/Callback URL given in the plugin and click on the Save Settings button to save details in your OAuth Provider. Then click on Test Configuration button.
  • joomla oauth provider OAuth tab
  • After 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 Oauth / OpenID Connect Single Sign-on SSO for Joomla - App Client Configuration
  • Use the Login URL to perform the SSO of your pre-configured OAuth/OpenID Connect Provider, (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. Click on this button to perform SSO.
  • Congratulations, you have successfully configured the miniOrange OAuth Client plugin with your desired OAuth Provider.
  • Click on the Upgrade Plans tab to check out our complete list of features and various licensing plans. OR you can click here to check features and licensing plans
  • If you want to purchase any of the paid version of the plugin, you have to register/login with us in Account Setup tab. OR you can register/login Here
  • 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 button in the plugin or by sending us a mail at joomlasupport@xecurify.com.

  • Download the zip file for the miniOrange OAuth Client plugin for Joomla from the link here.
  •  Joomla Oauth / OpenID Connect Single Sign-on SSO for Joomla - App Client Configuration
  • Login into your Joomla site’s administrator console.
  • Go to Extension Manage Install in the top navigation bar to install the plugin.
  •  Joomla Oauth / OpenID Connect Single Sign-on SSO for Joomla - App Client Configuration
  • Upload the downloaded zip file to install the OAuth Client plugin.
  •  Joomla Oauth / OpenID Connect Single Sign-on SSO for Joomla - App Client Configuration
  • 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 Configure OAuth tab from the top navigation bar to go to the configuration page of the plugin.
  •  Joomla Oauth / OpenID Connect Single Sign-on SSO for Joomla - App Client Configuration
  • 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.
  •  Joomla Oauth / OpenID Connect Single Sign-on SSO for Joomla - App Client Configuration  Joomla Oauth / OpenID Connect Single Sign-on SSO for Joomla - App Client Configuration
  • Fill in the details you received from your OAuth Provider.
  • Copy the Redirect/Callback URL given in the plugin and click on the Save Settings button to save details 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 Oauth / OpenID Connect Single Sign-on SSO for Joomla - App Client Configuration  Joomla Oauth / OpenID Connect Single Sign-on SSO for Joomla - App Client Configuration
  • Use the Login URL to perform the SSO of your pre-configured OAuth/OpenID Connect Provider, (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. Click on this button to perform SSO.
  • Congratulations, you have successfully configured the miniOrange OAuth Client plugin with your desired OAuth Provider.
  • Click on the Upgrade Plans tab to check out our complete list of features and various licensing plans. OR you can click here to check features and licensing plans
  • If you want to purchase any of the paid version of the plugin, you have to register/login with us in Account Setup tab. OR you can register/login Here
  • 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 button in the plugin or by sending us a mail at joomlasupport@xecurify.com.

Using our Joomla OAuth Client plugin, you have successfully configured Joomla Paypal Single Sign-On (SSO) by Paypal as OAuth Provider and Joomla as OAuth Client. This solution ensures that you are ready to provide safe access to your Joomla site using Paypal login credentials in minutes.

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