Guide: Joomla OAuth Client Integration with WHMCS Single Sign-On (SSO)

Guide: Joomla OAuth Client Integration with WHMCS Single Sign-On (SSO)


Integration of WHMCS Single Sign-on (WHMCS 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 WHMCS 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 WHMCS identity 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.

Plugin Download

Joomla OAuth Client Handbook

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.

Steps to configure WHMCS Single Sign-On (SSO) into Joomla

  • 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.
  • WHMCS Single Sign-On (SSO) OAuth/OpenID
  • Upload the downloaded zip file to install the Joomla OAuth Client plugin.
  • WHMCS Single Sign-On (SSO) OAuth/OpenID
  • After successful installation of plugin, click on Start Using miniOrange OAuth Client plugin button.
  • WHMCS Single Sign-On (SSO) OAuth/OpenID
  • Copy the Callback/Redirect URL from Configure OAuth tab of Joomla OAuth Client plugin.
  • WHMCS Single Sign-On (SSO) OAuth/OpenID
  • First, log into your WHMCS account.
  • You will be presented with following screen. Go to Setup OpenID Connect on the navigation bar on top.
  • WHMCS OAuth SSO with Joomla | WHMCS Single Sign-On, Dashboard
  • Click on Generate New Client API Credentials button.
  • Login with WHMCS into Joomla | WHMCS SSO with Joomla,Enter Appname
  • You will be redirected to the app details page. Fill in the required details and enter Authorized Redirect URIs which is copied from here. Click on Generate Credentials button.
  • WHMCS OAuth OpenID Connect with Joomla | Single Sign-On with Joomla using WHMCS, AppID and AppSecret
  • Now your API credentials generated successfully. In section of Client API Credentials you will get Client ID and Client Secret.
  • WHMCS OAuth SSO with Joomla | WHMCS Single Sign-On, RedirectURL
  • Click on Save Settings.
  • 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.
  • WHMCS Single Sign-On (SSO) OAuth/OpenID

    WHMCS Endpoints and Scope:


    Scope: read_public
    Authorize Endpoint: https://api.WHMCS.com/oauth/
    Access Token Endpoint: https://api.WHMCS.com/v1/oauth/token
    Get User Info Endpoint: https://api.WHMCS.com/v1/me/

Attributes Mapping and SSO

  • Once you click on Test Configuration button, You will be able to see the attributes in the Test Configuration output as follows.
  •  WHMCS Single Sign-On (SSO) OAuth/OpenID
  • 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.
  •  WHMCS Single Sign-On (SSO) OAuth/OpenID
  • Now you can use Login / SSO URL to perform SSO.
  •  WHMCS Single Sign-On (SSO) OAuth/OpenID

Using our Joomla OAuth Client plugin, you have successfully configured Joomla WHMCS Single Sign-On (SSO) by WHMCS as OAuth Provider and Joomla as OAuth Client. This solution ensures that you are ready to provide safe access to your Joomla site using WHMCS login credentials in minutes.

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