UAE Pass Single Sign-On (SSO) WordPress OAuth | UAE Pass SSO


WordPress OAuth & OpenID Connect Single Sign-On (SSO) plugin enables secure login into WordPress using UAE Pass as OAuth and OpenID Connect provider. You can also configure plugin using different custom providers and standard IDPs. It supports advanced Single Sign-On (SSO) features such as user profile Attribute mapping, Role mapping, etc. Here we will go through a guide to configure SSO between WordPress and UAE Pass. By the end of this guide, users should be able to login to WordPress from UAE Pass. To know more about other features we provide in WP OAuth Single Sign-On ( OAuth & OpenID Connect Client ) plugin, you can click here.

Pre-requisites : 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 (SSO) plugin and click on Install Now.
  • Once installed click on Activate.

Steps to configure UAE Pass Single Sign-On (SSO) Login into WordPress

1. Setup UAE Pass as OAuth Provider

  • Go to the developer account of UAE Pass and signup/login.
  • Click on Add Application to create a new application.
  • Enter the app name and click on Save Button.
  • Go to the OAuth tab in the left section and enter the Redirect URL which you will get from the OAuth Single Sign-On (SSO) plugin. click on Save Button.
  • Copy the Client ID and Client Secret and save it under the Client ID and Client Secret in your WordPress OAuth Single Sign-On (SSO) Plugin Configuration

You have successfully configured UAE Pass as OAuth Provider for achieving UAE Pass login into your WordPress Site.


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.
    • Please refer the below table for configuring the scope & endpoints for UAE Pass in the plugin.


      Client ID : Received from app configured in UAE Pass
      Client Secret : Received from app configured in UAE Pass
      Scope: openid, email
      Authorize Endpoint: https://qa-id.uaepass.ae/trustedx-authserver/oauth/main-as
      Access Token Endpoint: https://qa-id.uaepass.ae/trustedx-authserver/oauth/main-as/token
      Get User Info Endpoint: https://qa-id.uaepass.ae/trustedx-resources/openid/v1/users/me
    • Click on Save Settings to save the configuration.
    • UAE Pass Single Sign-On (SSO) OAuth/OpenID WordPress save settings

    You have successfully configured WordPress as OAuth Client for achieving UAE Pass login into your WordPress Site.


    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.
      • UAE Pass Single Sign-On (SSO) OAuth/OpenID WordPress 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.
      • UAE Pass Single Sign-On (SSO) OAuth/OpenID WordPress test congifuration 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.
      • UAE Pass Single Sign-On (SSO) OAuth/OpenID WordPress attribute/role mapping

    4: Role Mapping [Premium]

    • Click on “Test Configuration” and you will get the list of Attribute Names and Attribute Values that are sent by your OAuth provider.
    • From the Test Configuration window, map the Attribute Names in the Attribute Mapping section of the plugin. Refer to the screenshot for more details.
    • UAE Pass Single Sign-On (SSO) - attribute mapping
    • Enable Role Mapping: To enable Role Mapping, you need to map Group Name Attribute. Select the attribute name from the list of attributes which returns the roles from your provider application.
      Eg: Role

    • UAE Pass Single Sign-On (SSO) - test configuration - role mapping
    • Assign WordPress role to the Provider role: Based on your provider application, you can allocate the WordPress role to your provider roles. It can be a student, teacher, administrator or any other depending on your application. Add the provider roles under Group Attribute Value and assign the required WordPress role in front of it under WordPress Role.

      For example, in the below image. Teacher has been assigned the role of Administrator & Student is assigned the role of Subscriber.
    • UAE Pass Single Sign-On (SSO) - test configuration - role mapping
    • Once you save the mapping, the provider role will be assigned the WordPress administrator role after SSO.
      Example: As per the given example, Users with role ‘teacher’ will be added as Administrator in WordPress and ‘student’ will be added as Subscriber.

    5: Login Settings / Sign In Settings

    • The settings in Single Sign-On (SSO) Settings tab define the user experience for Single Sign-On (SSO). To add a UAE Pass login widget on your WordPress page, you need to follow the below steps.
    • 1. Sign in settings for wordpress 5.7 and before :

      • Go to WordPress Left Panel > Appearances > Widgets.
      • Select miniOrange OAuth. Drag and drop to your favourite location and save.
      • UAE Pass Single Sign-On (SSO) OAuth/OpenID WordPress create-newclient login button setting

      2. Sign in settings for wordpress 5.8 :

      • Go to WordPress Left Panel > Appearances > Widgets.
      • Select miniOrange OAuth. Drag and drop to your favourite location and save.
      • UAE Pass Single Sign-On (SSO) OAuth/OpenID WordPress create-newclient login button setting
      • Open your WordPress page and you can see the UAE Pass SSO login button there. You can test the UAE Pass Single Sign-On (SSO) now.
    In this Guide, you have successfully configured UAE Pass Single Sign-On (SSO) by configuring UAE Pass as OAuth Provider and WordPress as OAuth Client using our WP OAuth Single Sign-On ( OAuth & OpenID Connect Client ) plugin. This solution ensures that you are ready to roll out secure access to your WordPress site using UAE Pass login credentials within minutes.


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