Klipfolio Single Sign On (SSO) with WordPress as IDP | Login into Klipfolio using WordPress


Klipfolio offers an online dashboard platform for building real-time business dashboards. It allows business users to connect to many data services, automate data retrieval, and then manipulate, and visualize the data. Klipfolio uses a schema-less architecture that allows non-technical end users to more easily connect to data sources, and separates data from presentation to more efficiently use and reuse data sources throughout the platform.

Login using WordPress Users ( WP as SAML IDP ) plugin gives you the ability to use your WordPress credentials to log into Klipfolio. Here we will go through a step-by-step guide to configure SSO between Klipfolio as Service Provider and WordPress as an Identity Provider.

Note: Premium Version is required to set up SSO to Klipfolio.

  • Single Sign On

    miniOrange Single Sign On (SSO) Solution provides easy and seamless access to all enterprise resources with one set of credentials, miniOrange provides Single Sign On (SSO) to any type of devices or applications whether they are in the cloud or on-premise.

Klipfolio supports only IdP (Identity Provider) initiated Single Sign On (SSO)

  • IdP Initiated Single Sign On (SSO)

    In IdP Initiated Login, SAML request is initiated from WordPress IdP.

    • End User first authenticates through WordPress IdP by logging into WordPress site.
    • The End User can log in to their Klipfolio account by visiting the link provided by the Admin.

Follow the Step-by-Step Guide given below for Klipfolio Single Sign On (SSO)

Step 1: Download and Setup the plugin

  • Login to WordPress using Administrator account.
  • Download / Install this plugin - Login using WordPress Users ( WP as SAML IDP ) and activate it. You will see WordPress IDP in your WordPress menu bar in the Dashboard.

  • Click on the WordPress IDP option in the menu bar, and select IDP Metadata tab.

  • plugin setup klipfolio as sp

Step 2: Configure Klipfolio as Service Provider

  • Open a new browser tab or window, Log in to your Klipfolio Domain as Account Administrator.
  • Go to Account and select Settings.

  • klipfolio settings klipfolio as sp

  • Then go to the Single Sign On tab and click on Edit.
  • Select SAML 2 from the provided options.
  • Open the certificate in notepad and copy the certificate information (except the BEGIN CERTIFICATE and END CERTIFICATE) in the Certificate field.
  • Click on Save button to save the SAML settings.

Step 3: Configure WordPress as the Identity Provider

  • Enter the following information into the corresponding fields. Click Save.

    Service Provider Name Klipfolio
    SP Entity ID or Issuer https://<your-klipfolio-url>/SAML/consume
    ACS URL https://<your-klipfolio-url>/SAML/consume
    NameID Format urn:oasis:names:tc:SAML:1.1:nameid-format:emailAddress
    Assertion Signed Check to sign the Saml Assertion
  • enter sp info klipfolio as sp

Step 4: Configure attributes in the plugin (This is a premium feature)

  • Select Attribute/Role Mapping. In the User Attributes section, enter the following information. Click Save.

    Name User Meta Data
    email user_email
  • wp attribute mapping klipfolio as sp

For Further Details:

Klipfolio Single Sign On (SSO)
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