Twitch Single Sign-On SSO | WordPress Login using Twitch

WordPress OAuth / OpenID connect Single Sign-On plugin enables login into your WordPress site using OAuth and OpenID Connect providers like Azure AD B2C, Office 365, Microsoft and other custom and standard providers. It supports advanced SSO features like user profile attribute mapping, role mapping etc. To know more about other features we provide in WP OAuth Single Sign-On ( OAuth / OpenID Connect Client ) plugin, you can click here

Download And Installation

  • Log into your WordPress instance as an admin.
  • Go to the WordPress Dashboard -> Plugins and click on Add New.
  • Search for a WordPress OAuth Single Sign On plugin and click on Install Now.
  • Once installed click on Activate.

Step 1:Setup Twitch as OAuth Provider

  • First of all, go to Twitch Console and Login/Signup.
  • Go to https://dev.twitch.tv/console . Click on Applications ->Register Your Application .
  • Enter your Application name under the Name field.
  • enter your application name in twitch app
  • Enter the Redirect/Callback URI from miniOrange OAuth Client plugin/module under the OAuth Redirect URL field.
  • enter redirected url-twitch-app
  • Select a Category.
  • twitch-app-Category-for-twitch
  • Click on Create button.
  • twitch-app-click-on-Create
  • Click on Manage.
  • Twitch-app-click-on-Manage
  • Click on New Secret button.
  • twitch-new-Secret
  • Copy your Client ID and Client Secret and save it on your miniOrange OAuth Client plugin Configuration.
  • copy-twitch-ClientSecret
  • You have successfully completed your Twitch Oauth Server side configurations.

Step 1.1: Twitch Subscription Mapping Add-on [Optional]

    a) Steps to configure the addon with OAuth client:

  • Go to the Twitch Subscription Mapping Add-on and enter your Channel ID and click on Save Settings.
  • OAuth/OpenID/OIDC Single Sign On (SSO), enter your channel id
  • While configuring your OAuth application for Twitch, enter the scope as user_subscriptions. Once you save the settings, click on Test Configuration. You will get the subscription plan of the user in the subscription attribute as shown in the image below.
  • OAuth/OpenID/OIDC Single Sign On (SSO), test configuration

    b) Find your Channel ID

  • Go to https://www.twitch.tv/ and login to your channel account. In your profile section click on Settings.
  • OAuth/OpenID/OIDC Single Sign On (SSO), login to your channel account
  • In the settings window click on Channel and Videos. It will open your channel settings in the creator dashboard.
  • OAuth/OpenID/OIDC Single Sign On (SSO), click on Channel and Videos
  • Here you can see the Primary Stream Key section and click on show.
  • OAuth/OpenID/OIDC Single Sign On (SSO),you can see the Primary Stream Key
  • Click on I Understand to reveal your stream key.
  • OAuth/OpenID/OIDC Single Sign On (SSO), click on understand button
  • Your stream key has the pattern live_<your channel id>_ <unique key>.
  • OAuth/OpenID/OIDC Single Sign On (SSO), key pattern
  • Once you get the stream key, copy the numerical channel id to save it in add-on.
  • NOTE - Channel ID doesn't change when you reset the Primary Stream Key. Resetting the stream key only changes the <unique key> value.

Twitch Endpoints and Scope:


Client ID : from the step 9 above
Client Secret : from the step 9 above
Scope: user:read:email
For more scopes click here.
Authorize Endpoint: https://id.twitch.tv/oauth2/authorize
Access Token Endpoint: https://id.twitch.tv/oauth2/token
Get User Info Endpoint: https://id.twitch.tv/oauth2/userinfo

Step 2: Setup WordPress as OAuth Client

  • Go to Configure OAuth tab and configure App Name, Client ID, Client Secret from provided Endpoints.
  • openid is already filled but if it doesn't work then configure scope as User.Read and for fetching group info use scope is Directory.read.all.
  • Click on Save Settings to save the configuration.
  • OAuth/OpenID Ping Identity Single Sign On SSO WordPress create-newclient configure-endpoints

Step 3: User Attribute Mapping.

  • User Attribute Mapping is mandatory for enabling users to successfully login into WordPress. We will be setting up user profile attributes for WordPress using below settings.

Finding user attributes

  • Go to Configure OAuth tab. Scroll down and click on Test Configuration.
  • test congifuration
  • You will see all the values returned by your OAuth Provider to WordPress in a table. If you don't see value for First Name, Last Name, Email or Username, make the required settings in your OAuth Provider to return this information.
  • OAuth/OpenID Ping Identity Single Sign On SSO WordPress create-newclient configuration-test-result
  • Once you see all the values in Test Configuration, go to Attribute / Role Mapping tab, you will get the list of attributes in a Username dropdown.
  • OAuth/OpenID Ping Identity Single Sign On SSO WordPress create-newclient attribute/role mapping

Step 4: Login Settings / Sign In Settings.

  • The settings in SSO Settings tab define the user experience for Single Sign On. To add a login widget on your WordPress page, you need to follow below steps.
  • Sign In Settings

    • Go to WordPress Left Panel > Appearances > Widgets.
    • Select miniOrange OAuth. Drag and drop to your favourite location and save.
    • OAuth/OpenID Ping Identity Single Sign On SSO WordPress create-newclient login button setting
    • Open your WordPress page and you can see the login button there. You can test the SSO now.

Need Help?

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