Guide: Joomla OAuth Client Integration with VKontakte Single Sign-On (SSO)
Integration of Vkontakte Single Sign-on (Vkontakte SSO) with Joomla using OAuth 2.0 Protocol. The miniOrange Joomla OAuth / OpenID Connect Single Sign-on (SSO) plugin makes it simple to set up Vkontakte SSO into Joomla and enable secure login into Joomla. As a result, users can log in to Joomla and access the site by authenticating with their Vkontakte OAuth Provider credentials.
Visit our Joomla OAuth Client Plugin webpage to learn more about the features and plans we offer for the Joomla OAuth Single Sign-on (OAuth & OpenID connect) plugin.
This detailed Handbook for the Joomla OAuth/OpenID Single Sign On plugin, gives an in depth explanation of the features of the plugin. You can refer to the handbook at anytime - it is always available to you, either via this link , or directly from the plugin for quicker access.
Configure VKontakte Single Sign-On (SSO) Login into Joomla
1. Install Joomla OAuth Client plugin
Download the zip file for the miniOrange OAuth Client plugin for Joomla from the link here .
Login into your Joomla site’s administrator console.
From Menu, click on System, then under Install section click on Extension.
Upload the downloaded zip file to install the Joomla OAuth Client plugin.
After successful installation of plugin, click on Start Using miniOrange OAuth Client plugin button.
Under Configure OAuth tab. Select Vkontakte as an OAuth Provider.
Copy the Callback/Redirect URL from Configure OAuth tab of Joomla OAuth Client plugin.
You will be presented with following screen. Click on Create Application.
You will be shown a form where you have to enter Application Name and Type. Select Platform as Website and fill other details as required. Now click on Connect
You will be asked for a verification code that will be sent on the phone number registered with VKontakte.
After Successful verification, you will be brought to Information page, then verify the URL. Click on Save
Go to Settings tab. Here you will find Secure Key and Secure Token. These are your Client ID and Client Secret, respectively. Copy these credentials in Joomla OAuth
Plugin configuration on corresponding fields.
On the same page, you will find a field for Authorized Redirect URL which is copied from here. Enter the same value as shown in Joomla OAuth Plugin and then Click on Save.
Now go to the Joomla OAuth Client plugin, under Configure OAuth tab, enter the all the details. Then click on Save Settings and then click on Test Configuration.
Once you click on Test Configuration button, You will be able to see the attributes in the Test Configuration output as follows.
Now you have to do Attribute Mapping to perform SSO. Select the attribute name for Email and Username from dropdown. Then click on Save Attribute Mapping button.
Now you can use Login / SSO URL to perform SSO.
Now logout and go to your Joomla site's pages where you have added this link. You will see a login link where you placed that button. Click on this button to perform SSO.
Congratulations, you have successfully configured the miniOrange OAuth Client plugin with your Vkontakte OAuth Provider.
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You have successfully configured Joomla as OAuth Client for achieving Joomla Vkontakte Single Sign-On (SSO) with Joomla for user authentication.
In this guide, you have successfully configured Joomla Vkontakte Single Sign-On (SSO) by configuring Vkontakte as OAuth Provider and Joomla as OAuth Client using our Joomla OAuth Client plugin.This solution ensures that you are ready to roll out secure access to your Joomla site using Vkontakte login credentials within minutes.
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