Salesforce as Idp for wordpress

Salesforce Single Sign-On (SSO) login for WordPress [SAML] can be achieved by using our WordPress SAML Single Sign-On (SSO) plugin. Our plugin is compatible with all the SAML compliant Identity Providers. Here we will go through a step-by-step guide to configure SSO login between WordPress site and Salesforce by considering Salesforce as IdP (Identity Provider) and WordPress as SP (Service Provider).

miniorange img  Pre-requisites : Download And Installation

To configure Salesforce as SAML IdP with Wordpress, you will need to install the miniOrange WP SAML SP SSO plugin:


Step-by-step Video to Setup SSO between WordPress and Salesforce

Steps to configure Login with Salesforce Into WordPress:


Step 1: Setup Salesforce as Identity Provider

miniorange img   Configure Salesforce Single Sign-On (SSO) Login into WordPress
  • In the miniOrange SAML SP SSO plugin, navigate to Service Provider Metadata tab. Here, you can find the SP metadata such as SP Entity ID and ACS (AssertionConsumerService) URL which are required to configure the Identity Provider.
  • Upload metadata-Salesforce SAML Single Sign-On(SSO) in WordPress-Salesforce SSO Login
  • Log into your Salesforce account as admin.
  • Switch to Salesforce Lightning mode from profile menu and then go to the Setup page by clicking on setup button.
  • Create SP via connected apps - Salesforce SAML Single Sign-On(SSO) in WordPress-Salesforce SSO Login
  • From the left pane, select Settings Tab and click on Identity Provider.
  • Create SP via connected apps - Salesforce SAML Single Sign-On(SSO) in WordPress-Salesforce SSO Login
  • Click on Enable Identity Provider.
  • SAML Single Sign on (SSO) using Salesforce Identity Provider, Create SP via connected apps
  • In the Service Provider section, click on the link to create the Service Provider using Connected Apps.
  • Create SP via connected apps - Salesforce SAML Single Sign-On(SSO) in WordPress-Salesforce SSO Login
  • Enter Connected App Name, API Name and Contact Email.
  • Connected App Name Provide a name for Connected App
    API Name Provide a API name
    Contact Email Provide a Contact Email

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  • Under the Web App Settings, check the Enable SAML checkbox and enter the following values:
  • Enable SAML Checked
    Entity ID SP-EntityID / Issuer from Service Provider Metadata tab of the Plugin
    ACS URL ACS (AssertionConsumerService) URL from Service Provider Metadata tab of the Plugin
    Subject Type Username
    Name ID Format urn:oasis:names:tc:SAML:2.0:nameid-format:unspecified

    Fill connected apps details - Salesforce SAML Single Sign-On(SSO) in WordPress-Salesforce SSO Login
  • Click on Save to save the configuration.
  • Now from the left pane, under Platform Tools section select Connected Apps.
  • Then select Manage Connected Apps and click on the app you just created.
  • Fill connected apps details - Salesforce SAML Single Sign-On(SSO) in WordPress-Salesforce SSO Login
  • In the Profiles section click Manage Profiles button.
  • Fill connected apps details - Salesforce SAML Single Sign-On(SSO) in WordPress-Salesforce SSO Login
  • Assign the Profiles you want to give access to log in through this app.
  • Fill connected apps details - Salesforce SAML Single Sign-On(SSO) in WordPress-Salesforce SSO Login
  • Under SAML Login Information, click on Download Metadata.
  • Download Identity Providers metadata - Salesforce SAML Single Sign-On(SSO) in WordPress-Salesforce SSO Login
  • Keep this metadata handy for configuring the Service Provider.

You have successfully configured Salesforce as SAML IdP ( Identity Provider) for achieving SSO login into your Service Provider Site.

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