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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.
  • Shopify OneLogin SSO Login
  • 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 the App section and click on Single Sign On - SSO login application.
  • Shopify OneLogin SSO Login - Add SSO Application
  • Click on the Add identity Provider button to add your IDP.
  • Shopify OneLogin SSO Login - Add Identity Provider
  • Select SAML protocol.
  • Shopify OneLogin SSO Login - Select SAML Protocol
  • Now choose Custom IDP from the list of IDPs.
  • Shopify OneLogin SSO Login - Select Okta from IDP List
  • Click on the Get metadata button as shown in the below screen to get the service provider metadata.
  • Shopify OneLogin SSO Login - Click on Get Metadata
  • Navigate to SP Initiated Metadata section and copy down the ACS URL and Entity ID or Issuer.
  • Shopify Okta SSO - Shopify Okta Login - SP initiated SSO
  • 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
    Siingle 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.
  • Shopify 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.
  • Shopify OneLogin SSO - metadata
You have successfully completed OneLogin side configuration.

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

  • Navigate back to the miniOrange Single Sign On-SSO application and click on Add identity Provider button.
  • Shopify OneLogin SSO Login - go to SSO application
  • Select SAML protocol.
  • Shopify OneLogin SSO Login - Select SAML Protocol
  • From the list of IDPs, select Custom IDP.
  • Shopify OneLogin SSO Login - Choose Okta IDP
  • Click on the Import IDP Metadata button.
  • Shopify OneLogin SSO Login - Import IDP Metadata
  • Select the upload method as Metadata Link. Paste the copied XML file link from Step 1 and Click on Import.
  • Shopify OneLogin SSO Login - import Metadata
  • 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.
  • Add the appropriate IDP Name and click on Save.
  • Shopify OneLogin SSO Login - enter IDP name

3.   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.
  • Shopify OneLogin SSO Login - test Connection
  • On entering valid OneLogin credentials you will see a pop-up window which is shown in the below screen.
  • Shopify OneLogin SSO Login - SSO Sucess Test Connection
  • Click on the Fetch Attributes button to fetch IDP attribute.
  • Shopify OneLogin SSO Login - Fetch Attributes

4.   Attribute Mapping

  • Click on the + Attribute Mapping button to map attributes between Shopify and OneLogin.
  • Shopify OneLogin SSO Login - Add Attribute
  • Map the attributes by refering the table below:
  • Shopify OneLogin SSO Login - 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.
  • Shopify OneLogin SSO Login - 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.
  • Shopify OneLogin SSO Login - Make application Default

5.   Testing SSO

  • Go to your Shopify Store login page.(https://<your-shopify-storedomain>/account/login)
  • Click on the login button you customized earlier.
  • Shopify OneLogin SSO Login - 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 Gigya as IDP in Shopify is sucessfully 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.

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.

Choose your preferred Identity Provider and start setting up SSO for Shopify right away

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