Shopify Single Sign-On (SSO) solution using Twitter as Identity Provider (IDP)


miniOrange allows Twitter to act as an IDP (Identity Provider), which allows users to Single Sign-On (SSO) into Shopify using Twitter Credentials. Our application is compatible with all the SAML / OAuth compliant Identity Providers. This solution ensures that you are ready to roll out secure access to your Shopify store using Twitter within minutes. We will go through a step-by-step guide to configure Single Sign-On (SSO) into Shopify using Twitter as IdP (Identity Provider) and Shopify store as SP (Service Provider). Twitter Single Sign On (SSO) for Shopify miniOrange provides a ready to use solution for your Shopify store.

Pre-requisite : Single Sign On - SSO Application

To configure SSO with Twitter as IDP, you will need to install the miniOrange Single Sign On - SSO login Application on your Shopify store:

miniOrange Provides Secure Single Sign-On (SSO) access to your Shopify applications(both plus and Non plus Stores).



Step by Step guide for Configuring Twitter as IDP for SSO into Shopify

Step 1: Configure Twitter as OAuth 2.0 Provider in Shopify.

  • Go to your Shopify store, click on the Apps tab and select the Single Sign On - SSO Login application.
  • shopify app section - single sign on application
  • Click on the Setup IDP button in the top left in the navigation bar.
  • Single Sign-On (SSO)for Shopify (Plus and Non Plus), Configure IDP for enabling Single Sign-On (SSO)
  • From the left navigation bar select Identity Provider. Select OAuth.
  • Twitter as IDP - Single Sign-On (SSO) Shopify - add identity provider
  • Select Twitter from the dropdown.
  • Add any display name you like, Eg: miniOrange

  • Twitter as IDP - Single Sign-On (SSO) Shopify - Add a display name

  • Enter the following values.
  • Client ID From step 1
    Client secret From step 1
    Grant Type Authorization Code Grant
    Scope profile


  • Enable Send Client Credentials in Header, Show IDP to users and Enable for EndUser Login.
  • You can also do attribute mapping as per your preference.
  • Click Save.

Step 2: Configure Shopify as Service Provider (SP) in Twitter

  • Go to https://developer.twitter.com/en/apps
  • Click on the overview in the left menu then click on NEW PROJECT.

  • Twitter as IDP - Single Sign-On (SSO) Shopify - Add New Project in Twitter

  • Enter Name, Select the best description, Project name and Enter App name where you get your access keys and tokens and set permissions.

  • Twitter as IDP - Single Sign-On (SSO) Shopify - Enter App Name in Twitter

  • Click on the App name in the left menu then Enable 3rd Party AuthenticationThen, Enter Callback URLs and Website URLs (from your miniOrange social login plugin).

  • Twitter as IDP - Single Sign-On (SSO) Shopify - Enable OAuth Sign in with Twitter

  • If you want to get the email address as well, then don’t forget to enable the Request email address from users option.Then, Enter your Privacy Policy URL in the Privacy Policy URL field and Enter your Terms of Service URL in the Terms of Service URL. Then, click on the Save button to save your configurations.

  • Twitter as IDP - Single Sign-On (SSO) Shopify - Save Configuartion Settings in Twitter

  • Now go to Keys and Tokens Click on View Keys. Here are your API keys and API Secret key.

  • Twitter as IDP - Single Sign-On (SSO) Shopify - View API & Secrect Key

  • Copy your API key and Secret and save them in your miniOrange social login plugin (under client id and client secret field respectively).

  • Twitter as IDP - Single Sign-On (SSO) Shopify - Save Client ID & Client Secret

    3. Testing SSO for your Shopify Store

    • Go to your Shopify Store login page.(https://<your-shopify-storedomain>/account/login)
    • Click on the login button you customized earlier.
    • select project google oauth provider
    • You’ll be redirected to the login page of the Twitter you configured in previous step. Log in with your Twitter account credentials.
    • You’ll be successfully logged in to your Shopify store.
  • Hence you have successfully configured Shopify Single Sign-On (SSO) using Twitter as IDP and Shopify as SP using miniOrange Single Sign-On (SSO) login application. This solution ensures that you are ready to roll out secure access to your Shopify store using Twitter login credentials within minutes.

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