SAML Single Sign-On (SSO) into Moodle Using wordpress IDP

Login using WordPress Users ( WP as SAML IDP ) plugin gives you the ability to use your WordPress (WP) site as an Identity Provider (IdP). Whereas miniOrange SAML SSO plugin gives you the ability to use your Moodle site as Service Provider. Here we will go through a step-by-step guide to configure Single Sign-On (SSO) between WordPress (WP) sites as an Identity Provider (IdP) and Moodle as Service Provider (SP).

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  • To integrate the WordPress (WP) site as a SAML Identity Provider, you will need to install the Login using WordPress Users ( WP as SAML IDP ) plugin:

Follow the steps below to configure the Single Sign-On (SSO) between WordPress as IDP and Moodle as SP

Step 1: Configure Wordpress Site as the Identity Provider:

  • Open the Moodle site.
  • Install and activate the miniOrange SAML SSO plugin on your Moodle site which is
    acting as Service Provider.
  • Go to the miniOrange SAML SSO plugin, navigate to the Service Provider Metadata tab. Here, you
    can find the Service Provider metadata such as SP Entity ID , ACS (Assertion Consumer Service)
    URL
    , Audience URI and NameID format which is required to configure the Identity Provider.
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