Thinkific Single Sign-On (SSO) with WordPress as IDP. Login using WordPress Users (WP as IDP) plugin gives you the ability to use your WordPress (WP) credentials to login into Thinkific (SP). Here we will go through a step-by-step guide to configure SSO between Thinkific as SP (Service Provider) and WordPress as IDP
Pre-requisites: Download And Installation
To integrate the WordPress site as an Identity Provider, you will need to install the miniOrange Login using WordPress Users plugin:
Click on the Save button to save your configuration.
3. Attribute Mapping (This is a premium feature)
In the WordPress IDP plugin, navigate to the Attribute/Role Mapping tab.
In the User Attributes section, enter the following information and click on
You can also add more attributes by clicking on + sign to add attributes.
User Meta Data
4. Testing SSO
Navigate to the SSO Options in the plugin.
Under this tab, copy the SSO URL.
Navigate back to the Thinkific dashboard.
In the Home tab, click on DESIGN YOUR SITE and further choose Site pages option from the left sidebar.
Click on the Edit page option of the default Course Site Page.
Click on the Edit header option on the top of the page, a menu will appear on the left side of the page.
Navigate to the top of the page by clicking on the edit header option, a menu will appear on the left side of the page.
In the block section, click on the Add Link button.
Enter the following information and click on Save.
Enter the appropriate name for button
Select a custom URL option from the Dropbox
Paste the SSO URL from the plugin
Open Link in
Select the Same Window option
Copy the default course page link using the Copy Page link option and open it in a new incognito window.
Click on the custom button created, and you will be redirected to the WordPress login page.
Enter your WordPress credentials, and you will be successfully logged in to Thinkific.
In this Guide, you have successfully configured Thinkific Single Sign-On (Thinkific Login) choosing Thinkific as SP and WordPress as IDP using miniOrange plugin-Login using WordPress Users (WP as IDP). This solution ensures that you are ready to roll out secure access to your Thinkific Application using WordPress login credentials within minutes.
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