SecureAuth OAuth Single Sign-On (SSO) In WordPress | SecureAuth SSO Login

SecureAuth OAuth Single Sign-On (SSO) In WordPress | SecureAuth SSO Login


SecureAuth Single Sign-On (SSO) with WordPress OAuth & OpenID Connect Single Sign-On (SSO) plugin. Enable secure login into WordPress using SecureAuth as OAuth and OpenID Connect provider. SecureAuth Single Sign-On (SSO) with WordPress allows your users to login to your WordPress and access the site by authenticating with their SecureAuth identity provider. You can also configure plugin using different IDPs such as Azure AD, Office 365, and other custom providers. It supports advanced Single Sign-On (SSO) features such as user profile Attribute mapping, Role mapping, multi-tenant login etc. Here we will go through a guide to configure SecureAuth Single Sign-On (SSO) with WordPress for user authentication. By the end of this guide, users should be able to perform secure login to WordPress and access the site with SecureAuth SSO. To know more about other features we provide in WP OAuth Single Sign-On ( OAuth & OpenID Connect Client ) plugin, you can click here.

Pre-requisites : Download And Installation


  • Log into your WordPress instance as an admin.
  • Go to the WordPress Dashboard -> Plugins and click on Add New.
  • Search for a WordPress OAuth Single Sign-On (SSO) plugin and click on Install Now.
  • Once installed click on Activate.

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

1. Setup SecureAuth as OAuth Provider

  • Go to the developer account of SecureAuth and signup/login.
  • Go to the Post Authentication tab.
  • In the Post Authentication section, set the Authenticated User Redirect to: OpenID Connect/OAuth2.
  • SecureAuth Single Sign-On (SSO) - SecureAuth as OAuth Provider
  • In the OpenID Connect / OAuth 2.0 - Scopes section, by default, a set of OpenID Connect scopes are preconfigured and required in certain OpenID Connect flows. To add a scope, click Add Scope
  • SecureAuth Single Sign-On (SSO) - add scope
  • In the OpenID Connect / OAuth 2.0 - Clients section, click Add Client.
  • SecureAuth Single Sign-On (SSO) - add client
  • In OpenID Connect / OAuth 2.0 - Client Details, enter the required details. Copy the Client ID and Client Secret, keep this values handy as we will require it later while configuring wordpress as OAuth Client.
  • SecureAuth Single Sign-On (SSO) - copy client id client secret
  • In the OpenID Connect / OAuth 2.0 - Client Redirect URIs section, click Add Redirect URI and add the allowed URI value (must include https)
  • SecureAuth Single Sign-On (SSO) - add redirect url

You have successfully configured SecureAuth as OAuth Provider for achieving SecureAuth Single Sign-On (SSO) with WordPress for user authentication.

2. Setup WordPress as OAuth Client

  • Go to Configure OAuth tab and click Add New Application to add a new client application into your website.
  • SecureAuth Single Sign-On (SSO) - add application
  • Choose your Application from the list of OAuth / OpenID Connect Providers, Here Custom OpenID Connect App.
  • SecureAuth Single Sign-On (SSO) - choose custom openid connect app
  • Copy the Callback URL to be used in SecureAuth Configuration. Click Next.
  • SecureAuth Single Sign-On (SSO) - cope the callback url
  • Please refer the below table for configuring the endpoints for SecureAuth in the plugin.

    Client ID : from the SecureAuth SSO application configured
    Client Secret : from the SecureAuth SSO application configured
    Scopes email profile openid
    Authorize Endpoint: https://host-name/<oidc_realm>/secureauth1/secureauth.aspx
    Access Token Endpoint: https://host-name/<oidc_realm>/secureauth1/oidctoken.aspx
  • SecureAuth Single Sign-On (SSO) - SSO endpoints save settings
  • Client Credentials like Client ID & Client Secret is shown in the setup dialogue box. Enter the scope value as email profile openid. Click Next.
  • SecureAuth Single Sign-On (SSO) - SSO client credentials
  • Click on Finish to save the configuration.
  • SecureAuth Single Sign-On (SSO) - save configuration

You have successfully configured WordPress as OAuth Client for achieving SecureAuth Single Sign-On (SSO) with WordPress for user authentication.

3. User Attribute Mapping

  • User Attribute Mapping is mandatory for enabling users to successfully Single Sign-On into WordPress using SecureAuth SSO. We will be setting up user profile attributes for WordPress using the below settings.
  • Finding user attributes

    • Go to Configure OAuth tab. Scroll down and click on Test Configuration.
    • SecureAuth Single Sign-On (SSO) - test configuration
    • You will see all the values returned by your OAuth Provider to WordPress in a table. If you don't see value for First Name, Last Name, Email or Username, make the required settings in your OAuth Provider to return this information.
    • Once you see all the values in Test Configuration, go to Attribute / Role Mapping tab, select attributes from Username dropdown and click on Save.
    • SecureAuth Single Sign-On (SSO) - attribute/role mapping

    4. Sign In Settings

    • The settings in Single Sign-On (SSO) Settings tab define the user experience for Single Sign-On (SSO). To add a SecureAuth login widget on your WordPress page, you need to follow the below steps.
      • Go to WordPress Left Panel > Appearances > Widgets.
      • Select miniOrange OAuth. Drag and drop to your favourite location and save.
      •  SecureAuth  Single Sign-on (SSO) - WordPress create-newclient login button setting
      • Go to WordPress Left Panel > Appearances > Widgets.
      • Select miniOrange OAuth. Drag and drop to your favourite location and save.
      • SecureAuth Single Sign-on (SSO) - WordPress create-newclient login button setting
      • Open your WordPress page and you can see the SecureAuth SSO login button there. You can test the SecureAuth Single Sign-On (SSO) now.
      • Make sure the "Show on login page" option is enabled for your application. (Refer to the below image)
      • SecureAuth Single Sign-on (SSO) - WordPress create-newclient login button setting
      • Now, go to your WordPress Login page. (Eg. https://< your-wordpress-domain >/wp-login.php)
      • You will see an SecureAuth SSO login button there. Once you click the login button, you will be able to test the SecureAuth Single Sign-On (SSO).
      • SecureAuth Single Sign-on (SSO) - WordPress create-newclient login button setting

    In this Guide, you have successfully configured SecureAuth Single Sign-On (SSO) by configuring SecureAuth as OAuth Provider and WordPress as OAuth Client using our WP OAuth Single Sign-On ( OAuth / OpenID Connect Client ) plugin.This solution ensures that you are ready to roll out secure access to your WordPress site using SecureAuth login credentials within minutes.

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