Salesforce as Idp for wordpress

WordPress SAML SP Single Sign-On plugin gives the ability to enable SAML Single Sign-On for your Wordpress sites. Our plugin is compatible with all the SAML compliant Identity providers. Here we will go through a step-by-step guide to configure SSO between Wordpress site and Salesforce by considering Salesforce as IdP.

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

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.
  • WordPress SAML Single Sign-On (SSO) upload metadata
  • Log into Salesforce and navigate to Setup.
  • From the left menu, navigate to Security Controls » Identity Provider, present uder Administer menu option.
  • Click on Enable Identity Provider button. After enabling the Identity Provider, you should be able to see Salesforce metadata endpoints and certificate details.
  • Under Service Providers Section, click on Service Providers are now created via Connected Apps. Click here link
  • SAML Single Sign-On (SSO) using Salesforce Identity Provider (IdP), Salesforce Identity provider Setup
  • Enter Connected App Name, API Name and Contact Email.
  • SAML Single Sign-On (SSO) using Salesforce Identity Provider (IdP),connected app name,API name and contact email
  • 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
  • Now from the left menu, under Administer, select Manage Apps » Connected Apps. Click on the App you just created.
  • Under Profiles section, click on Manage Profiles button and select the profiles you want to give access to login through this app.
  • Under SAML Login Information, click on Download Metadata button to download the IDP metadata.