Vimeo OAuth & OpenID connect Single Sign-On (SSO) | Vimeo SSO Login

Vimeo OAuth & OpenID connect Single Sign-On (SSO) | Vimeo SSO Login



WordPress OAuth & OpenID Connect Single Sign-On (SSO) plugin enables secure login into WordPress using Vimeo 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 Vimeo By the end of this guide, users should be able to login to WordPress from Vimeo. 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 vimeo Single Sign-On (SSO) Login into WordPress

1. Setup vimeo as OAuth Provider

  • First of all, go to https://developer.vimeo.com/apps and log into your Vimeo account.
  • You will be presented with following screen. Click on Create App.
  • Vimeo Single Sign-On (SSO) OAuth/OpenID WordPress create-app-button
  • You will be shown a form where you have to enter Application Information. Fill the form with appropriate information and click on Create app button.
  • Vimeo Single Sign-On (SSO) OAuth/OpenID WordPress add-callback
  • After creating the application, you will get the Client ID .Copy these and save it on your miniOrange OAuth Client plugin Configuration.
  • Vimeo Single Sign-On (SSO) OAuth/OpenID WordPress switch-authentication-tab
  • Now, Scroll down to manage app secrets. Here you will get the Client Secret. Copy these and save it on your miniOrange OAuth Client plugin Configuration.
  • Vimeo Single Sign-On (SSO) OAuth/OpenID WordPress copy-credentials
  • Now, Scroll Down to the bottom and add the Callback url which you will get from miniOrange OAuth Client plugin.
  • Vimeo Single Sign-On (SSO) OAuth/OpenID WordPress  scope-section

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


2. Setup WordPress as OAuth Client

  • Go to the Configure OAuth tab in the Plugin and and search for Vimeo application. Select Vimeo application from the OAuth Providers list.
  • Vimeo Single Sign-On (SSO) OAuth/OpenID WordPress save settings
  • Now, configure App Name, Client ID, Client Secret received from Vimeo Application.
  • Select only Header checkbox for the 'Send Client Credentials in' field.
  • Please refer the below table for configuring the scope & endpoints for Vimeo in the plugin.


    Client ID : from the step 5 above
    Client Secret : from the step 5 above
    Scope: public
    Authorize Endpoint: https://api.vimeo.com/oauth/authorize
    Access Token Endpoint: https://api.vimeo.com/oauth/access_token
    Get User Info Endpoint: https://api.vimeo.com/me
  • Click on Save Settings to save the configuration.
  • Vimeo Single Sign-On (SSO) OAuth/OpenID WordPress save settings

You have successfully configured WordPress as OAuth Client for achieving Vimeo 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.
    • Vimeo 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.
    • Vimeo 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.
    • Vimeo 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.
  • Vimeo 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

  • Vimeo 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.
  • Vimeo 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 Vimeo 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.
    • Vimeo 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.
    • Vimeo Single Sign-On (SSO) OAuth/OpenID WordPress create-newclient login button setting
    • Open your WordPress page and you can see the Vimeo SSO login button there. You can test the vimeo Single Sign-On (SSO) now.
In this Guide, you have successfully configured Vimeo Single Sign-On (SSO) by configuring Vimeo 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 Vimeo login credentials within minutes.


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