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SAML Single Sign-On (SSO) For Shopify Using Onelogin as Identity Provider

miniOrange allows OneLogin to act as an IDP (Identity Provider), which allows users to Single Sign-On (SSO) into Shopify using OneLogin 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 OneLogin as IdP (Identity Provider) and Shopify store as SP (Service Provider).

Pre-requisite : Single Sign On - SSO Application

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

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

Step by Step guide for Single Sign-On in Shopify Store using OneLogin

1.  Configuring miniOrange as Service Provider (SP) in OneLogin.

  • Log in to OneLogin
  • Go to Apps >> Company Apps >> Add Apps from the Navbar.
  • In the search box, type SAML Test Connector and click on the App to add it.
  • onelogin SSO
  • Enter the display name and click on Save.
  • Click on the Configuration Tab.
  • 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 Single Sign On - SSO login application.

    shopify app section - single sign on application
  • Click on Setup IDP button in the top left in navigation bar.

    Single Sign-On (SSO)for Shopify (Plus and Non Plus), Configure IDP for enabling Single Sign-On (SSO)
  • Click on Configure SSO >> Add Identity Provider.

    okta shopify sso add identity provider
  • Select SAML protocol. Now click on the Click here link to get miniOrange metadata as shown in Screen below.

    okta sso get miniorange metadata
  • For SP - INITIATED SSO section Select Show Metadata Details.
  • okta sso SPintiatedMetadata
  • Enter the values in the SAML configuration as shown in below screen.
  • Audience (EntityID) Entity ID or Issuer
    ACS (Consumer) URL Validator ACS URL
    Single Logout URL Single Logout URL
    Sign on URL (optional required during IDP-initiated SSO) Show SSO Link from Step 4

  • You can view or edit the claims sent in the SAML token to the application under the Parameters tab.
  • onelogin sso-claims
  • Go to the SSO Tab. Click on the More Actions button and download the SAML metadata. This will be used while configuring OneLogin as IDP in Step 2.
  • onelogin sso-metadata
You have successfully completed OneLogin side configuration.

2.  Configure OneLogin as Identity Provider (IDP) in miniOrange.

  • Again navigate to the App section of Shopify store and click on Single Sign On - SSO Login application.

    shopify app section - single sign on application
  • Click on Setup IDP button in the top left in 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 Configure SSO and click on Add Identity Provider.

    Okta Single Sign On SSO add identity provider
  • Select SAML and click on Import IDP metadata.

    Okta Single Sign On SSO select saml
  • Enter IDP name and and browse for the file downloaded in step 1. Click on Import.
  • If you don't have metadata file, you can also provide the details manually. You need to configure following endpoints:

  • IDP Entity ID Entity ID of IDP
    Single Login URL Login URL from IDP
    Single Logout URL Logout URL from IDP
    X.509 Certificate The public key certificate of your IDP.
  • Click on Save.
You have successfully completed Shopify side configuration.

3.  Test Connection.

  • Go to Identity Providers tab.
  • Click on Select>>Test Connection option against the Identity Provider you configured.
  • onelogin-IDP-TestConnection

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.
  • select project google oauth provider
  • 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 your configuration of Onelogin as IDP in Shopify is successfully 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 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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