Twitch Single Sign-On SSO Joomla Guide | Twitch Login

If you want users to log in to your Joomla site using their Twitch credentials, you can do it using our Joomla Twitch OAuth plugin. Once you configure the Twitch with the Joomla OAuth plugin, you can allow Twitch users to SSO into your Joomla site using Twitch.
Similarly, you can map your Joomla roles based on your Twitch attributes/groups. To know more about other features we provide in the Joomla OAuth plugin, you can download by click here.

Download And Installation

  • Log into your Joomla instance as an admin.
  • Go to the Joomla Dashboard -> Extensions -> Manage and click on Install.
  • Seach for a Joomla OAuth Client plugin and click on Install.

Step 1: Setup Twitch as OAuth Provider

  • First of all, go to Twitch Console and Login/Signup.
  • Go to https://dev.twitch.tv/console.
  • Joomla Twitch OAuth SSO, Console UI
  • Before creating or registring App, enable the 2FA. Go to Extention and then click on Enable 2FA
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  • Under the tab of Security and Privacy click on Setup Two-factor Authentication.
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  • Click on Enable 2FA and enter details
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  • Click on Done to successfull enable the 2FA.
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  • Once 2FA is enable, then go to https://dev.twitch.tv/console/apps and click on Applications -> Register Your Application .
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  • Enter your Application name under the Name field. Enter the Redirect/Callback URI from Joomla OAuth Client plugin under the OAuth Redirect URL field. Then Select Category
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  • Verify yourself and the click on Create.
  • Joomla Twitch OAuth SSO, Click on Create
  • Click on Manage under Applications
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  • Copy the Client ID and click on New Secret to generate Client Secret Copy this Client Secret and save it on your miniOrange OAuth Client plugin Configuration.
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  • You have successfully completed your Twitch Oauth Server side configurations.

Step 2: Configure miniOrange Joomla OAuth Client plugin.

  • Download the zip file for the miniOrange OAuth Client plugin for Joomla from the link here.
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  • Login into your Joomla site’s administrator console.
  • Go to Extension Manage Install in the top navigation bar to install the plugin.
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  • Upload the downloaded zip file to install the OAuth Client plugin.
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  • Navigate to Extensions Manage Manage and search for miniorange in the Search bar provided to see the list of the components.
  • Go to Components MiniOrange OAuth Client in the top navigation bar to go to the configuration page of the plugin.
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  • Register/ Login with miniOrange.
  • Go to the Configure OAuth tab in the plugin. FIll in the details you received from your OAuth Provider and click on the Save Settings button.
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    Select your OAuth Provider from the Select Application dropdown. In case your OAuth Provider is not listed in the drop down, please select Custom OAuth Provider to continue.

  • Copy the Redirect/Callback URL given in the plugin and save it in your OAuth Provider.
  • Click on the Test Configuration button and copy the email and name attributes and save these attributes in Email Attribute and Name Attribute text field respectively. Now click on the Save Attribute Mapping button to save your configurations.
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  • Add a button on your site login page with the following URL:your_home_page/base_url/?morequest=oauthredirect&app_name=xxxxxxxxx
  • You would find appropriate URL in Instructions to configure in the bellow section of Attribute Mapping (After completing test configuration please choose URL and Add a button on your site login page).

  • Now logout and go to your site. You will see a login link where you placed that button.
  • Click on the Licensing Plans Tab to check out our complete list of features and various licensing plans.
  • In case, you are facing some issue or have any question in mind, you can reach out to us by sending us your query through the Support dialog box in the Account Setup and Configure OAuth tabs.
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    Congratulations, you have successfully configured the miniOrange OAuth Client plugin with your desired OAuth Provider. In case you have any questions in mind, you can always mail us at joomlasupport@xecurify.com .

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