SAML Single Sign-On (SSO) For Shopify Using Gigya as Identity Provider
miniOrange allows Gigya to act as an IDP (Identity Provider), which allows users to Single Sign-On (SSO)
using Gigya Credentials. Our application is compatible with all the SAML / OAuth compliant Identity
Providers. We will go through a step-by-step guide to configure Single Sign-On (SSO) into Shopify using
Gigya as IdP (Identity Provider)
and Shopify store as SP (Service Provider).
Pre-requisite : Shopify Single Sign On - SSO Login Application
To configure SSO into Shopify with Gigya as IDP, you will need to install the miniOrange Shopify Single
Sign On - SSO Login Application on your store:
Step by Step guide for
Configuring Gigya as IDP for SSO into Shopify
1. Configure Shopify as SP in Gigya
Login into your Gigya Admin Dashboard.
In Gigya Developer site, select the Site for which you want to setup SSO.
Click on the SAML Identity Provider tab and select Configure SAML IDP Settings to configure the Identity Provider.
Add the required page URL's and click on Save Settings.
Under the SAML SPs section, click on Add button.
For the above
SAML configuration you need to get the Entity ID and ACS URL from Shopify
Now go to your Shopify store and navigate to App section and click on miniOrange Single Sign On - SSO
Click on Setup IDP button in the left navigation bar.
Click on Configure SSO >> Add Identity Provider.
Select SAML protocol. Now click on the Click here link to get miniOrange metadata as shown in
For SP - INITIATED SSO section Select Show Metadata Details.
Enter the values in basic SAML configuration.
Single sign on URL
Audience URI (SP Entity ID)
Entity ID or Issuer
Scroll down to the Attribute Map section and click on Add attribute button.
Map the attributes as shown in the below image and click on Add button.
You have successfully completed Gigya side configuration.
Configure Gigya as IDP in Shopify
Again navigate to the App section of Shopify store and click on miniOrange Single Sign On - SSO
Click on Setup IDP button in the top left in navigation bar.
From the left navigation bar select Configure SSO and click on Add Identity Provider.
Select SAML and click on Import IDP metadata.
Navigate to SAML Identity Provider tab in Gigya and then click on SAML IDP Metadata.
Copy the metadata url and navigate back to the miniOrange Single Sign-On - SSO Login application dashboard.
Add appropriate IDP Name and paste the copied link in IDP metadata section.
Click on Import and then click on Save.
You have successfully completed Shopify side configuration.
Go to Configure SSO tab.
Click on Select >> Test Connection option against the Identity Provider you configured.
On entering valid Gigya credentials you will see a pop-up window which as shown in below screen.
4. 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.
You’ll be redirected to the login page of the IDP you configured in previous step. Log in with your IDP
You’ll be successfully logged in to your Shopify store.
Hence your configuration of Gigya as IDP in Shopify is sucesssfully completed.
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 email@example.com to
resolve the plan
upgrade issue and get smooth functioning of the SSO – Single Sign On
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
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 https://store.xecurify.com/moas/login 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.
How do I enable the SSO application’s auto redirect to IDP feature on my Shopify store?
You must upgrade to the SSO application’s Enterprise plan to enable the Auto-Redirect to the IDP
feature. Follow the steps outlined here to enable this feature.
preferred Identity Provider and start setting up SSO for Shopify right away
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