Salesforce as Idp for wordpress

Salesforce Single Sign-On(SSO) login for WordPress 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).

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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

Follow the steps below to configure Salesforce as IdP

  • 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 Salesforce and navigate to Setup.
  • From the left menu, navigate to Security Controls » Identity Provider, present uder Administer menu option.
  • Administer menu-Salesforce SAML Single Sign-On(SSO) in WordPress-Salesforce SSO Login
  • Click on Enable Identity Provider button. After enabling the Identity Provider, you should be able to see Salesforce metadata endpoints and certificate details.
  • Enable Identity Provider-Salesforce SAML Single Sign-On(SSO) in WordPress-Salesforce SSO Login
  • Under Service Providers Section, click on Service Providers are now created via Connected Apps. Click here link
  • Salesforce Identity provider Setup-Salesforce SAML Single Sign-On(SSO) in WordPress-Salesforce SSO Login
  • Enter Connected App Name, API Name and Contact Email.
  • Connected app name,API name and contact email-Salesforce SAML Single Sign-On(SSO) in WordPress-Salesforce SSO Login
  • Under Web App Settings, check the Enable SAML checkbox and enter the following values and click on Save:
  • Entity IDSP-EntityID / Issuer from Service Provider Metadata tab of the plugin
    ACS URLACS (AssertionConsumerService) URL from Service Provider Metadata tab of the plugin
    Subject TypeUsername
    Name ID Format urn:oasis:names:tc:SAML:2.0:nameid-format:persistent
    Web App Setting-Salesforce SAML Single Sign-On(SSO) in WordPress-Salesforce SSO Login
  • Now from the left menu, under Administer, select Manage Apps » Connected Apps. Click on the App you just created.
  • Manage Apps-Salesforce SAML Single Sign-On(SSO) in WordPress-Salesforce SSO Login
  • Under Profiles section, click on Manage Profiles button and select the profiles you want to give access to login through this app.
  • Manage Profiles-Salesforce SAML Single Sign-On(SSO) in WordPress-Salesforce SSO Login
  • Under SAML Login Information, click on Download Metadata button to download the IDP metadata.
  • Download metadata-Salesforce SAML Single Sign-On(SSO) in WordPress-Salesforce SSO Login

You have now successfully configured Salesforce as IDP

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