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



WordPress OAuth & OpenID Connect Single Sign-On (SSO) plugin enables secure login into WordPress using Wild Apricot 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 Wild Apricot. By the end of this guide, users should be able to login to WordPress from Wild Apricot. 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(SSO) plugin and click on Install Now.
  • Once installed click on Activate.

Steps to configure Wild Apricot Single Sign-On (SSO) Login into WordPress

Step 1: Setup Wild Apricot as OAuth Provider

  • First of all, Login/ Signup in Wild Apricot account https://www.wildapricot.com/
  • Login using Admin credentials.
  • Under the Settings tab, click on the Integration option to continue.
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  • Click on Authorized Applications as shown in below image.
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  • Click on Authorize application as shown in the image below.
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  • From the list available select Server Application and click on continue.
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  • Enter Application name and then click on generate client secret.
  • Copy your Client ID and Client Secret and save it in your miniOrange OAuth Client Plugin/Module. (under client id and client secret field respectively).
  • Now click on save button above.
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  • To collect your account Id, click on the Account tab as shown in below image.
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  • Copy your account Id under Account # field to enter it into User Info Endpoint in your miniOrange OAuth Client Plugin/Module.
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    Wild Apricot Endpoints and Scope:


    Client ID: from the step 8 above
    Client Secret: from the step 8 above
    Scope: auto
    Authorize Endpoint: https://<your_account_url>/sys/login/OAuthLogin
    Ex your_account_url is the url <organization_name.wildapricot.org>
    Access Token Endpoint: https://oauth.wildapricot.org/auth/token
    Get User Info Endpoint: https://api.wildapricot.org/v2.1/accounts/<account_id>/contacts/me
    Group User Info Endpoint: https://api.wildapricot.org/publicview/v1/accounts/<account_id>/contacts/<contact_id>

In case of Role Mapping, groups are mapped according to the group participation field in Group API's of Wild Apricot. Members from same group are mapped to some assigned role in Wordpress. When some member is deleted from Wild Apricot group then assigned role of that member also get deleted from Wordpress on next Single Sign On.

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

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

You have successfully configured WordPress as OAuth Client for achieving Wild Apricot login into your WordPress Site.

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.
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    • 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.

In this Guide, you have successfully configured Wild Apricot Single Sign-On (SSO) by configuring Wild Apricot 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 Wild Apricot login credentials within minutes.

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