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OAuth Single Sign-On (SSO) For Shopify Using Azure B2C as Identity Provider

miniOrange Single Sign-On (SSO) login for Shopify [SAML] can be achieved by using our Single Sign On - SSO Login application using miniOrange 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 miniOrange within minutes. Here we will go through a step-by-step guide to configure SAML Single Sign-On (SSO) login between Shopify store and miniOrange by considering miniOrange as IdP (Identity Provider) and Shopify as SP (Service Provider).

Pre-requisite : Single Sign On - SSO Login Application

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

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

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

1.  Get Callback URL from Shopify SSO App

  • Go to your Shopify store and navigate to the App section and click on Single Sign On - SSO login application.
  • Shopify Azure B2C SSO Login - Add SSO Application
  • Click on the Add identity Provider button to add your IDP.
  • Shopify Azure B2C SSO Login - Add Identity Provider
  • Select OAuth 2.0 protocol.
  • Shopify Azure B2C SSO Login - Select SAML Protocol
  • Now choose Azure B2C from the list of IDPs.
  • Shopify Azure B2C SSO Login - Select Okta from IDP List
  • Copy the OAuth Callback URL and kepp it handy as it will be used in furthur step.
  • Shopify Azure B2C SSO Login - Click on Get Metadata

2.  Setup Azure B2C as an OAuth Provider

  • Sign in to the Azure portal.
  • Go to Home and in the Azure services, select Azure B2C.
  • Azure AD B2C Shopify (SSO) - Select Azure AD B2C
  • Please make sure you are in the Azure AD B2C directory with an active subscription and if not, you can switch to the correct directory.
  • Azure AD B2C Shopify (SSO) - Login Applications
  • For the Azure B2C tenant, copy the Domain name under Essentials on the home page and save it. We will require it later.
  • Azure AD B2C Shopify (SSO) - Generate Key
  • Now, click on App Registrations and then click on the New Registration option to create a new Azure B2C application.
  • Azure AD B2C Shopify (SSO) - Create New Application
  • Configure the following options to create a new application.
    • Enter a name for your application under the Name text field.
    • In supported account types, select 3rd option ‘Accounts in any identity provider or organizational directory (for authenticating users with user flows)’.
    • Paste the Callback URL from Step 1 in the Redirect URI section and select the platform as Web. Click on the Register button to create your application.
    • Azure AD B2C Shopify (SSO) - Paste Callback URL
  • After successful application creation, you will be redirected to the newly created application’s overview page. If not, you can go to the app registrations and search the name of your application and you will find your application in the list.
  • Azure AD B2C Shopify (SSO) - Select Your Applications
  • Copy your Application ID (Client ID) and keep it handy.
  • Azure AD B2C Shopify (SSO) - Application ID (Client ID)
  • Click on Certificates and Secrets and then click on New client secret to generate a client secret. Enter a description and click on the Add button.
  • Azure AD B2C Shopify (SSO) - Generate Key
  • Copy the secret value from the certificates & secrets page and store it as a Client secret in your Shopify Single Sign-On (SSO) Login application.
  • Azure AD B2C Shopify (SSO) - Client Secret

2.1  Add Users in your B2C application

  • Navigate the home page, go to the Users tab in the left corner.
  • Azure AD B2C Shopify (SSO) - user flow
  • Click on Create new external user option on the user's page.
  • Azure AD B2C Shopify (SSO) - External User Option
  • Select Email as the Sign-in method and provide the email address. Provide appropriate Display name and set your Password. Click on Review + create and then click on Create to save the user details to perform test configuration.
  • Azure AD B2C Shopify (SSO) - fill required fields Azure AD B2C Shopify (SSO) - Add User

2.2  How to Create and Add Policy

  • Go to the User Flows tab and then click on New User Flow.
  • Azure AD B2C Shopify (SSO) - New User Flow
  • Select a User flow type Sign up and Sign in then click on Create button.
  • Azure AD B2C Shopify (SSO) - Select User Flow type
  • Fill in all the information e.g. Name, Identity providers, etc. then click on Create button.
  • Azure AD B2C Shopify (SSO) - Fill required fields
  • Copy the policy name value. This will be required while configuring authorize and token endpoints.

2.3  Add user claims to your application

  • Go to user flows under policies in the left corner. Select the configured policy.
  • Azure AD B2C Shopify (SSO) - Configured Policy
  • Select Application claims in settings.
  • Azure AD B2C Shopify (SSO) - Application Claims
  • Select the desired attributes to be displayed on the test configuration and save it.
  • Azure AD B2C Shopify (SSO) - Select Attributes
  • Go to Application → Select the application and go to the API Permissions tab.
  • Azure AD B2C Shopify (SSO) - Api Permissions
  • Click on the Add permission button, and then Microsoft Graph API -> Delegated Permissions select openid, Profile scope, and click on the Add Permissions button.
  • Azure AD B2C Shopify (SSO) - Select Scopes
  • Click on the Grant Consent for Demo button.
  • Go to the Manifest tab and find groupMembershipClaims change its value to "All" and click on the save button.
  • Azure AD B2C Single Sign-on (SSO) - Group Membership Claims

2.4  Endpoints

  • Go to Application Registrations -> Endpoints.

    Azure AD B2C Shopify (SSO) - Application Endpoints
  • In token and authorization endpoints URl, replace <policy-name> with your configured policy name.
You have successfully configured Azure AD B2C as an OAuth Provider for achieving user authentication with Azure AD B2C Single Sign-On (SSO) login into your Shopify Store.

3.  Configure Azure B2C as IDP in Shopify

  • Navigate back to the miniOrange Single Sign On-SSO application and click on Add identity Provider button.
  • Azure AD B2C Shopify (SSO) - Go to SSO application
  • Select OAuth 2.0 protocol.
  • Azure AD B2C Shopify (SSO) - Select SAML Protocol
  • From the list of IDPs, select Azure B2C.
  • Azure AD B2C Shopify (SSO) - Choose Okta IDP
  • Fill out the following fields by referring the below table.
  • Azure AD B2C Shopify (SSO) - Choose Okta IDP
    IDP Display Name Choose the appropriate Name
    Authorize Endpoint From Step 1.4
    Token Endpoint From Step 1.4
    Client ID From Step 1
    Client secret From Step 1
    Scope openid
  • Click on Save.
You have completed Shopify side configuration.

4.   Test Connection

  • After saving the IDP configuration, you will be redirected to Test Connection step.
    Please perform Test Connection before mapping or fetching attributes, test connection ensures that your IDP configuration is correct.
  • Click on the Test Connection button.
  • Azure AD B2C Shopify (SSO) - test Connection
  • On entering valid Azure B2C account credentials you will see a pop-up window which is shown in the below screen.
  • Azure AD B2C Shopify (SSO) - SSO Sucess Test Connection
  • Click on the Fetch Attributes button to fetch IDP attribute.
  • Azure AD B2C Shopify (SSO) - Fetch Attributes

5.   Attribute Mapping

  • Click on the + Attribute Mapping button to map attributes between Shopify and Azure B2C .
  • Azure AD B2C Shopify (SSO) - Add Attribute
  • Map the attributes by refering the table below:
  • Azure AD B2C Shopify (SSO) - Map Attributes
    Attribute Name in Shopify Choose the attribute from the list of predefined attributes
    Attribute Type IDP Attribute
    Attribute Value Select the attribute value you have fetched from your IDP
  • Click on Save.
  • Azure AD B2C Shopify (SSO) - Save Attribute Mapping
  • Navigate to the application home page. Go to More actions against the IDP you have configured and click on Make Default button to make the IDP default.
  • Azure AD B2C Shopify (SSO) - Make application Default

6.   Testing Single Sign-On (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.
  • Azure AD B2C Shopify (SSO) - click on login button
  • You’ll be redirected to the login page of the IDP you configured in previous step. Log in with your IDP account credentials.
  • You’ll be successfully logged in to your Shopify store.
Hence you have successfully configured Shopify Single Sign-On (SSO) using miniOrange 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 miniOrange login credentials within minutes.



This may be because your primary domain would be different from your Shopify domain. To check your primary domain and make SSO work, follow the steps given here.


This issue arises when either the trial period of your Development plan is expired. Or if your plan is not auto-renewed from the Shopify end. Contact us at to resolve the plan upgrade issue and get smooth functioning of the SSO – Single Sign On Application.


As email is a required entity in Shopify for account creation as well as login operation, Single Sign On is not successful in this case. To resolve this error, please follow given here.


When I am performing SSO, I am getting ‘Please verify if Shopify App is installed’ error. To resolve this error, please follow given here.

If your error or query is not listed here, click here to see others.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

I have followed the steps to set IdP but where can I check SSO?

Follow the steps outlined here. to configure SSO in Shopify with your preferred IDP.

I installed the Shopify SSO application. I clicked on the “SETUP IDP” option but nothing opened up.

Redirection to any other site might be blocked in the browser. Please follow the steps given here to resolve the issue.

When I try to perform SSO, I get redirected to the “Incorrect App Configuration” page and then after subsequent attempts, I get redirected to page.

You might be trying to perform SSO in the different tab of the same browser where you have opened our Single Sign-On – SSO Application or accessed the configuration portal of our application. In this case, SSO will be restricted due to security reasons.
Try to perform Single Sign On in a new incognito/private window or in a different browser in order to make SSO work.

After performing SSO, I want my customers to redirect to the collections or discount offer page.

Follow the steps outlined here. to redirect your customer to collections/cart or any other page.

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