WordPress OAuth & OpenID Connect Single Sign-On (SSO) plugin enables secure login into WordPress using Ping federate 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 Ping Identity. By the end of this guide, users should be able to login to WordPress from Ping Identity. To know more about other features we provide in WP OAuth Single Sign-On ( OAuth & OpenID Connect Client ) plugin, you can click here.
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 Ping Federate Single Sign-On (SSO) Login into WordPress
Step 1: Setup Ping Federate as OAuth Provider
You have successfully configured Ping Federate as OAuth Provider for achieving Ping Federate login into your WordPress Site.
Step 2: Setup WordPress as OAuth Client
- After Plugin is activated, go to the plugin and search for PingFederate. Select PingFederate from the OAuth Providers list.
- Go to Configure OAuth tab and configure Client ID, Client Secret from provided Endpoints.
- Enter Scope value as openid.
- Click on Save Settings to save the configuration.
You have successfully configured WordPress as OAuth Client for achieving Ping Federate login into your WordPress Site.
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 Ping Federate Single Sign-On (SSO) by configuring Ping Federate 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 Ping Federate login credentials within minutes.
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