LastPass WordPress SSO | LastPass Single Sign-On (SSO) Login for WordPress [SAML]

LastPass WordPress SSO | LastPass Single Sign-On (SSO) Login for WordPress [SAML]


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LastPass WordPress SSO (SAML Single Sign-On) login [SAML SSO] can be achieved by using our WordPress SAML SP Single Sign-On (SSO) plugin. Our SSO solution will make WordPress SAML 2.0 compliant Service Provider establishing trust between the WordPress site and LastPass to securely authenticate and login users to the WordPress site. Our LastPass WordPress Single Sign-On (SSO) solution helps to secure WordPress sites behind the SSO login so that users are authenticated using their LastPass login credentials. Here we will go through a guide to configure LastPass WordPress SSO (SAML Single Sign-On) login between WordPress site and LastPass by considering LastPass as IdP (Identity Provider) and WordPress as SP (Service Provider). Our SAML SSO plugin provides Unlimited user authentications from LastPass. To know more about other features we provide in WordPress SAML Single Sign-On (SSO) plugin, you can click here.

Pre-requisites : Download And Installation

To configure WordPress LastPass SSO Login (SAML Single Sign-On) with LastPass as IdP and WordPress as SP, you need to install the miniOrange WordPress SAML SP SSO module

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Steps to configure LastPass Single Sign-On (SSO) Login into WordPress (WP)

1. Setup LastPass as IdP (Identity Provider)

Follow the steps below to configure LastPass as IdP

miniorange img Configure LastPass as IdP
  • In the miniOrange WordPress SAML SP SSO plugin, navigate to SP (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 LastPass as the IdP (Identity Provider).
  • Configure LastPass as IDP -SAML Single Sign-On(SSO) for WordPress - LastPass SSO Login -upload metadata
  • Login into your LastPass Admin Console.
  • From the left menu click on Admin Console tab.
  • LastPass WordPress SSO- SAML Single Sign-On(SSO) for LastPass as IDP - admin console
  • Now click on SSO & MFA option.
  • LastPass WordPress SSO- SAML Single Sign-On(SSO) for LastPass as IDP - sso & mfa
  • Under the Application tab, click on Web App.
  • LastPass WordPress SSO- SAML Single Sign-On(SSO) for LastPass as IDP - web app
  • On the top right corner, click on the Add Application button to create new app.
  • LastPass WordPress SSO- SAML Single Sign-On(SSO) for LastPass as IDP - create new app
  • In the Add catalog SSO App section, navigate to the Select your App option.
  • Select App Type as Custom and enter your App Name.
  • LastPass WordPress SSO- SAML Single Sign-On(SSO) for LastPass as IDP - app catalog
  • From Identity Provider section copy the required information or download the metadata to configure the Service Provider.
  • LastPass WordPress SSO- SAML Single Sign-On(SSO) for LastPass as IDP - SAML 2.0 Configure
  • In the Service Provider section, enter the required details:
  • ACS ACS (AssertionConsumerService) URL from the Service Provider Metadata tab of the
    Plugin
    Entity ID SP Entity ID / Issuer from the Service Provider Metadata tab of the Plugin
    Nickname WordPress
    LastPass WordPress SSO- SAML Single Sign-On(SSO) for LastPass as IDP - SAML 2.0 Configure
  • Configure Advanced Setup and Custom Attributes as per the requirement (Optional).
  • LastPass WordPress SSO- SAML Single Sign-On(SSO) for LastPass as IDP - advance setup
  • Once all the configuration is completed then click on Save.
  • LastPass WordPress SSO- SAML Single Sign-On(SSO) for LastPass as IDP - save configuration

miniorange img Assigning Groups/People

  • Navigate to the application you created and click on the contact icon in LastPass.
  • LastPass WordPress SSO- SAML Single Sign-On(SSO) for LastPass as IDP - Assign_groups
  • Assign the users according to the User/Groups and click on Save.
  • LastPass WordPress SSO- SAML Single Sign-On(SSO) for LastPass as IDP - Assign_groups
  • Download LastPass MFA App and login by doing barcode scan/mail in the mobile (Optional).
  • You have successfully configured LastPass as SAML IdP (Identity Provider) for achieving LastPass Single Sign-On (SSO) Login, ensuring secure LastPass Login into WordPress (WP) Site.

2. Configuring WordPress as SP (Service Provider)


In the WordPress SAML SSO plugin, go to the Service Provider Setup tab of the plugin. There are two ways to configure the WordPress SSO plugin:

A. By uploading IDP metadata:

  • Click on Upload IDP metadata button.
  • Enter the Identity Provider Name
  • You can either upload a metadata file and click on Upload button or use a metadata URL and click on Fetch Metadata.
  • WordPress SAML Single Sign-On (SSO) Login-upload metadata

B.Manual Configuration:

  • Provide the required settings (i.e. Identity Provider Name, IdP Entity ID or Issuer, SAML Login URL, X.509 Certificate) as provided by your Identity Provider and click on the Save button.

Step 3: Attribute Mapping

  • In the free plugin, only NameID is supported for Email and Username attributes of the WordPress user.
  • When a user performs SSO, the NameID value sent by the IDP will get mapped to the email and username of the WordPress user.
  • WordPress SAML Single Sign-On (SSO) Login-attribute mapping

Step 4: Role Mapping

  • In the free plugin, you can choose a Default Role which will be assigned to all the non-admin users when they perform SSO.
  • Go to Attribute/Role mapping tab and navigate to Role Mapping section.
  • Select the Default Role and click on the Update button.
  • wWordPress SAML Single Sign-On (SSO) Login-role mapping

Step 5: SSO settings

  • In the free plugin you can add a Single Sign-On button by enabling Add a Single Sign-On button on the WordPress Login Page toggle in Option 1.
  • WordPress SAML Single Sign-On (SSO) Login-SSO button
  • If your WordPress theme supports login widget, you can add a login widget to enable SP-Initiated SSO on your site.
  • Navigate to Redirection and SSO links tab and follow the given steps given under Option 2: Use a Widget to add a login widget on your site.
  • WordPress SAML Single Sign-On (SSO) Login-sso setting

In the WordPress SAML SSO plugin, go to the Service Provider Setup tab of the plugin. There are two ways to configure the WordPress SSO plugin:

A. By uploading IDP metadata:

  • Click on Upload IDP metadata button.
  • Enter the Identity Provider Name
  • You can either upload a metadata file and click on Upload button or use a metadata URL and click on Fetch Metadata.

B.Manual Configuration:

  • Provide the required settings (i.e. Identity Provider Name, IdP Entity ID or Issuer, SAML Login URL, X.509 Certificate) as provided by your Identity Provider and click on the Save button.

Step 3: Attribute Mapping

  • Attribute Mapping feature allows you to map the user attributes sent by the IDP during SSO to the user attributes at WordPress.
  • In WordPress SAML plugin, go to Attribute/Role Mapping tab and fill up the following fields in Attribute Mapping section.
  • WordPress SAML Single Sign-On (SSO) Login-attribute mapping

    NOTE: If you click on Test Configuration button in Service Provider Setup tab and authenticate with your IDP, you can see a list of attributes sent by the IDP in the Attribute/Role mapping tab. This information can be used to provide the above mapping.

Step 4: Role Mapping

    In the standard plugin, you can choose a default role which will be assigned to all the non-admin users when they perform SSO.

  • Go to Attribute/Role mapping tab and navigate to Role Mapping section.
  • Select the Default Role and click on the Save button.
  • WordPress SAML Single Sign-On (SSO) Login-role mapping

Step 5: SSO settings

    In the Standard plugin you can enable SP-initiated SSO using the following options.

  • Auto-Redirection from site: If this option is enabled, any unauthenticated user trying to access your site will get redirected to the IDP login page and after successful authentication, they will be redirected back to the same page on your site which they were trying to access.
  • Steps:

    • Go to Redirection and SSO Links tab of the plugin and navigate to Option 1: Auto - Redirection from site.
    • Enable Redirect to IdP if user not logged in [PROTECT COMPLETE SITE]option.
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  • Auto-Redirection from WordPress Login: If this option is enabled, any unauthenticated user trying to access the default WordPress login page will get redirected to the IDP login page for authentication. After successful authentication, they will be redirected back to the WordPress site.
  • Steps:

    • Go to Redirection and SSO Links tab of the plugin and navigate to Option 2: Auto- Redirection from WordPress Login.
    • Enable Redirect to IdP from WordPress Login Page option.
    • WordPress SAML Single Sign-On (SSO) Login-optin 2

      NOTE: Please enable the Backdoor login and note down the backdoor URL. This will allow you to access the WordPress login page in case you get locked out of the IDP.



  • SSO Links: You can add SSO links anywhere on your site using the Shortcode and Widget provided in Redirection and SSO Links tab > Option 3: SSO Links section of the plugin
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In the WordPress SAML SSO plugin, go to the Service Provider Setup tab of the plugin. There are two ways to configure the WordPress SSO plugin:

A. By uploading IDP metadata:

  • Click on Upload IDP metadata button.
  • Enter the Identity Provider Name
  • You can either upload a metadata file and click on Upload button or use a metadata URL and click on Fetch Metadata.
  • In the Premium plugin, you can enable auto-sync for the metadata URL which will auto-update the plugin configuration as per the IDP metadata after a set interval of time
  • WordPress SAML Single Sign-On (SSO) Login-enableauto scan

B.Manual Configuration:

  • Provide the required settings (i.e. Identity Provider Name, IdP Entity ID or Issuer, SAML Login URL, X.509 Certificate) as provided by your Identity Provider and click on the Save button.
  • In the Premium Plugin, you can provide the SAML Logout URL to achieve Single Logout on your WordPress site.

Step 3: Attribute Mapping

  • Attribute Mapping feature allows you to map the user attributes sent by the IDP during SSO to the user attributes at WordPress.
  • In WordPress SAML plugin, go to Attribute/Role Mapping tab and fill up the following fields in Attribute Mapping section.
  • WordPress SAML Single Sign-On (SSO) Login-attribute mapping
  • Custom Attribute Mapping: This feature allows you to map any attribute sent by the IDP to the usermeta table of WordPress.
  • WordPress SAML Single Sign-On (SSO) Login-attribute mapping

Step 4: Role Mapping

    This feature allows you to assign and manage roles of the users when they perform SSO. Along with the default WordPress roles, this is compatible with any custom roles as well.

  • From the Attribute Mapping section of the plugin, provide a mapping for the field named Group/Role. This attribute will contain the role related information sent by the IDP and will be used for Role Mapping.
  • Navigate to role mapping section and provide the mappings for the highlighted roles.
  • WordPress SAML Single Sign-On (SSO) Login-role mapping
  • For example, If you want a user whose Group/Role attribute value is wp-editor to be assigned as an Editor in WordPress, just provide the mapping as wp-editor in the Editor field of Role Mapping section.

Step 5: SSO Settings

    In the Premium plugin you can enable SP-initiated SSO using the following options.

  • Auto-Redirection from site: If this option is enabled, any unauthenticated user trying to access your site will get redirected to the IDP login page and after successful authentication they will be redirected back to the same page on your site which they were trying to access.
  • Steps:

    • Go to Redirection and SSO Links tab of the plugin and navigate to Option 1 : Auto-Redirection from site.
    • Enable Redirect to IdP if user not logged in [PROTECT COMPLETE SITE] option.
    • WordPress SAML Single Sign-On (SSO) Login-optin 1

  • Auto-Redirection from WordPress Login: If this option is enabled, any unauthenticated user trying to access the default WordPress login page will get redirected to the IDP login page for authentication. After successful authentication, they will be redirected back to the WordPress site.
  • Steps:

    • Go to Redirection and SSO Links tab of the plugin and navigate to Option 2: Auto- Redirection from WordPress Login.
    • Enable Redirect to IdP from WordPress Login Page option.
    • WordPress SAML Single Sign-On (SSO) Login-optin 2

      NOTE: Please enable the Backdoor login and note down the backdoor URL. This will allow you to access the WordPress login page in case you get locked out of the IDP login.

  • Login Button: You can add a customized login button anywhere on your site or WordPress login page by navigating to Option 3: Login Button section of Redirection and SSO Links tab.
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  • SSO Links: You can add SSO links anywhere on your site using the Shortcode and Widget provided in Option 4: SSO Links section of Redirection and SSO Links tab.
  • WordPress SAML Single Sign-On (SSO) Login-optin 4

You have successfully configured WordPress as SAML SP for achieving LastPass SSO login into your WordPress Site.

In this Guide, you have successfully configured SAML Single Sign-On (LastPass WordPress SSO Login) using LastPass as IdP and WordPress as SP using miniOrange plugin-SAML Single Sign-On – SSO Login.This solution ensures that you are ready to roll out secure access to your WordPress site using LastPass login credentials within minutes. You can login in WordPress with LastPass Idp credentials through SAML SSO.


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