Step by step guide to configure Okta as a OAuth/OpenID Connect Server



If you want to login to your WordPress site using your Okta username and password, you can simply do it using our WP OAuth Client plugin. Once you configure the Okta with WordPress plugin, you can sso/login to your WordPress site using Okta credentials. This plugin also allows you to map your WordPress account different roles based on your Okta attributes/groups. To know more about other features we provide in WP OAuth Client plugin, you can click here.

Follow the Step-by-Step Guide to configure Okta with WordPress :

  • Go to https://www.okta.com/login and log into your Okta account.
  • will be presented with following screen. Click on Applications on the navigation bar on top.
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  • Click on Add Application button.
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  • Choose Web as platform and click on Next.
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  • You will be redirected to the app details page. Fill in the required details and enter Redirect URI from miniOrange OAuth/OpenID Connect Plugin and click on Done.
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  • You will be brought to App details page. Scroll down to Client Credentials section.
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  • Copy these credentials in MO OAuth Plugin configuration on corresponding fields.
  • You have successfully completed your Okta App OpenID Connect Server side configurations.
  • You can download OAuth Client plugin using the following link.
    OAuth Single Sign On – SSO (OAuth client)

    OneLogin Endpoints and Scope:

    Client ID: from the step 6 above
    Client Secret: from the step 6 above
    Scope: openid
    Authorize Endpoint: https://{yourOktaDomain}.com/oauth2/default/v1/authorize
    Access Token Endpoint: https://{yourOktaDomain}.com/oauth2/default/v1/token

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