miniOrange provides secure access to WordPress for enterprises and full control over access of applications, Single Sign On (SSO) into Wordpress with one set of login credentials. The multisite version of the plugin allows you to connect your Identity Provider with all the subsites present under the network. You can control the SSO flow as well as the rest of the features like Attribute Mapping, Role Mapping, etc in the plugin for all the subsites from the Network level.
In this type of network, the URL of the subsites follow a subdirectory path structure.
For example, if the URL of your main site is abc.com, the subsites will be in the form abc.com/site1, abc.com/site2, etc.
In this network, each subsite will have an individual subdomain on your main domain.
For example, if the URL of your main site is abc.com, the subsites will be in the form site1.abc.com, site2.abc.com, etc.
Apart from the above two structures, WordPress also supports creating totally independent custom domains for each of the subsites.
For example, if the URL of your main site is abc.com, the subsite can be in the form: site1.com, site2.com, xyz.com, etc.
miniOrange WordPress SAML SSO plugin allows you to enable SSO in any of the above mentioned multisite networks, allowing your users to log into the multisite network and individual sites by authenticating via your Identity Provider.
In the Multisite Network, install the WordPress SAML 2.0 Single Sign-On (SSO) plugin and activate it. Configure the plugin with the required Identity Provider. Once the plugin is successfully configured, SSO will be enabled for all the subsites in that network. Without Multisite support, you have to configure the WordPress SAML 2.0 Single Sign-On (SSO) Plugin on each site separately, add IdP configuration on each site individually and add Service Provider configuration for each site in the IDP.
For Example: If you have 1 main site with 3 subsites. Then, you have to configure the plugin 3 times on each site, add idp configuration 3 times as well as 3 service provider configurations in your IDP.
With Multi-Site plugin, you have to configure the plugin only once on the network level as well as only 1 Service Provider configuration in the IDP.
The multisite SAML SSO plugin allows you to connect all your subsites with one Identity Provider .There is also an option in the Multisite SAML SSO plugin where you can enable the SSO for only selected subsites in that network.
We recommend our miniOrange WordPress SAML Single Sign On - SSO plugin for WordPress Multisite Single Sign-On (SSO).
The WordPress SAML SSO multisite plugin only needs to be configured once at the Network level. You do not need to configure the plugin individually in each subsite’s dashboard. This allows your users to log into the subsites by authenticating via the Identity Provider that you have configured in the plugin at the Network level. With this, you will also have granular control over the SSO configuration and Attribute/Role mapping for each subsite.
If you have a site that keeps growing. For example - if you are a university and the site is for students, then choosing this option will save you the time to configure the plugin on each new site that is added to your multisite network.
If you have an organisation with different departments and you want to give role specific access to different users in each site. This plugin will allow you to configure role mapping for each site individually.
This is useful if you are running multiple websites managed by different teams under one parent domain, such as an e-commerce store with different country-specific sub-sites.
Enable SSO for end-users into the respective customer's specific subsites and restrict users from accessing subsites in which they are not added as a member.
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