Joomla OAuth Client Integration with Salesforce Single Sign-On (SSO)
Set up Single Sign-On (SSO) on your Joomla website
via Salesforce with the
Joomla OAuth &
OpenID Connect Single
Sign-On plugin. Implementing Salesforce SSO allows users to log into your websites and applications
with a single
set of credentials using the Salesforce login credentials.
Salesforce acts as the OAuth Provider and Joomla acts as the OAuth Client. Joomla Salesforce Authentication
provides smooth login between these two, removing the need to remember usernames and passwords.
Download the zip file for the miniOrange OAuth Client plugin for
Login into your Joomla site’s administrator console.
From left toggle menu, click on System, then under Install section click on
Upload the downloaded zip file to install the Joomla OAuth Client plugin.
Installation of the plugin is successful. Now click on Start Using miniOrange OAuth Client
Under Configure OAuth -> Pre-Configured Apps tab, select your OAuth Provider.
You can also search for custom OAuth or custom OpenID application in the
search bar, and configure your own custom provider.
Steps to configure SalesForce
OAuth SSO into Joomla
After selecting your OAuth provider, you will be redirected to the Step 1 [Redirect URL] tab.
Now copy the
Callback/Redirect URL which we will use to configure SalesForce as OAuth Server, then
click on the Save & Next button.
From top right, click on Profile icon, then click on Switch to Salesforce Classic mode.
From top menu, click on Setup.
From left menu, under the Build, click on Create then click on Apps.
Now under Connected Apps click on New button to create new application.
Now enter all the basic information of Application.
For OAuth protocol, you have tick on checkbox of Enable OAuth Settings, and paste the Callback
URL which is copied from here, then select the OAuth
Scopes as Access the Identity URL Services.
Now click on SAVE button. Your application is created.
2. Configure Client ID and
Then click on Manage Consumer Details , for Client ID and Client Secret.
Under Consumer Details, you will get Consumer key and Consumer Secret which is our Client
ID and Client Secret, respectively.
Go back to your Joomla Dashboard. Then go to Components.
Now go to the Joomla OAuth Client plugin, under Configure OAuth tab, enter the all the details.
Then click on Save Settings and then click on Test Configuration.
2.1. Scopes and Endpoints
Salesforce Endpoints and scope:
Access Token Endpoint:
Get User Info Endpoint:
Set Client Credentials:
In Both (In Header and In Body)
User Attribute Mapping is mandatory for enabling users to successfully login into Joomla. We will be setting
user profile attributes for Joomla using below settings.
Go to Step 3 [Attribute Mapping] tab and click on Test Configuration
You will be able to see the attributes in the Test
Now go to the Step 3 [Attribute Mapping] tab and Select the attribute name for
Username from dropdown. Then
click on Finish Configuration button.
4. Setup Login/SSO URL
Now go to Step 4 [SSO URL] tab, here copy the Login/SSO URL and add it to
Site by following the given steps.
Now logout and go to your Joomla site's pages where you have added this link. You will see a login link
you placed that button. Click on this button to perform SSO.
You have successfully configured Joomla as OAuth Client for achieving Joomla Salesforce
Sign-On (SSO) with Joomla for user authentication.
In this guide, you have successfully configured Joomla Salesforce Single Sign-On (SSO) by configuring
Salesforce as OAuth Provider and Joomla as OAuth Client using our Joomla OAuth
Client plugin.This solution ensures that you are ready to roll out secure access to your Joomla site using
Salesforce login credentials within minutes.
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guidance(via email/meeting) on your requirement and our team will help you to select the best suitable
as per your requirement.
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