Joomla OAuth Client Integration with Slack Single Sign-On (SSO)
Set up Single Sign-On (SSO) on your Joomla site via Slack OAuth provider with the help of Joomla OAuth & OpenID Connect plugin. Integrating Slack Single Sign-On (SSO) into Joomla using OAuth 2.0 authentication protocol allows your users to securely login into your Joomla websites and applications by authenticating with Slack OAuth provider. The Slack OAuth Joomla plugin also provides advanced features such as, Auto create users, Attribute Mapping, Group Mapping etc.
Visit our Joomla OAuth Client Plugin page to learn more about the features and Pricing plans we offer for the Joomla OAuth Single Sign-on (OAuth & OpenID connect) plugin.
as OAuth Provider with Joomla OAuth Client
1. Download and Setup
Joomla OAuth Client
Download the zip file for the miniOrange OAuth Client plugin for Joomla.
Login into your Joomla site’s administrator console.
From left toggle menu, click on System, then under Install section click on
Upload the downloaded zip file to install the Joomla OAuth Client plugin.
Installation of the plugin is successful. Now click on Start Using miniOrange OAuth Client plugin.
Under Configure OAuth tab. Select Slack as an OAuth Provider.
Now copy the Callback / Redirect URL which is needed while configuring Slack as OAuth Server.
Slack as OAuth Provider
First of all, go to Slack and log into your Slack account.
You will be presented with the following screen. Click on Create new App.
Choose how you’d like to configure your app’s scopes and settings.
You will be shown a form where you have to enter Application Name and Development Slack Workspace. Fill the form
with appropriate information and click on Create App.
After creating the slack application, you will be brought to Application Management page. Scroll down to
“App Credentials” section. Here you will find given Client ID and
Client Secret for your slack application.
Copy these credentials and keep it handy because you will need it in the next step.
Go to OAuth & Permissions.
Add Redirect URL: In slack application's Redirect URLs section, Click on
Add New Redirect URL and enter the Callback/Redirect URL which is copied from here. Click on Save URLs.
Scope: Go to OAuth & Permissions, select users.profile:read scope from
Select Permission Scopes dropdown list and Save Changes.
Joomla with Slack
Go back to your Joomla Dashboard. Then go to Components.
Now go to the Joomla OAuth Client plugin, under Configure OAuth tab, enter the all the details.
Then click on Save Settings and then click on Test Configuration.
Slack Endpoints and scope:
Access Token Endpoint:
Get User Info Endpoint:
Set Client Credentials:
In Both (In Header and In Body)
4. User Attribute Mapping
Once you click on Test Configuration button, You will be able to see the attributes in the Test
Configuration output as follows.
Now go back to Joomla OAuth Client plugin.
Go to the Attribute Mapping section in the plugin and map the Attribute Names from the Test Configuration table. Now enter Group Attribute name on the given field. (Refer to the screenshot)
5. Role/Group mapping
Now go to the Role Mapping tab. Here make sure that Enable Role Mapping is checked. Now assign the Group/Role names to the desired groups in Joomla, then click on Save Role Mapping Settings button.
6. Login Settings
Now you can use Login / SSO URL to perform SSO.
Now logout and go to your Joomla site's pages where you have added this link. You will see a login link where
you placed that button. Click on this button to perform SSO.
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You have successfully configured Joomla as OAuth Client for achieving Joomla Slack Single Sign-On
(SSO) with Joomla for user authentication.
In this guide, you have successfully configured Joomla Slack Single Sign-On (SSO) by configuring Slack as
OAuth Provider and Joomla as OAuth Client using our Joomla OAuth Client plugin.This
solution ensures that you are ready to roll out secure access to your Joomla site using Slack login credentials within minutes.
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