SailPoint Single Sign-On (SSO) in WordPress OAuth

SailPoint Single Sign-On (SSO) in WordPress OAuth


WordPress OAuth & OpenID Connect Single Sign-On (SSO) plugin enables secure login into WordPress using SailPoint as OAuth and OpenID Connect provider. 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 SailPoint. By the end of this guide, users should be able to login to WordPress from SailPoint. To know more about other features we provide in WP OAuth Single Sign-On ( OAuth & OpenID Connect Client ) plugin, you can click here.

Pre-requisites : 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 SailPoint Single Sign-On (SSO) Login into WordPress

1. Setup SailPoint as OAuth Provider

  • Go to the developer account of SailPoint and signup/login.
  • Click on Add Application to create a new application.
  • Enter the app name and click on Save Button.
  • Enter the Redirect/Callback URL which you will get from the OAuth Single Sign-On (SSO) plugin. click on Save Button.
  • Copy the Client ID and Client Secret and save it under the Client ID and Client Secret in your WordPress OAuth Single Sign-On (SSO) Plugin Configuration

You have successfully configured SailPoint as OAuth Provider for achieving SailPoint Single Sign-On (SSO) with WordPress for user authentication.

2. Setup WordPress as OAuth Client


  • Go to Configure OAuth tab and click Add New Application to add a new client application into your website.
  • SailPoint Single Sign-On (SSO) OAuth - Add new application
  • Choose your Application from the list of OAuth / OpenID Connect Providers, Here Custom OpenID Connect App.
  • SailPoint Single Sign-On (SSO) OAuth - Select Application
  • Copy the Callback URL to be used in OAuth Provider Configuration. Click Next.
  • SailPoint Single Sign-On (SSO) OAuth - Callback URL
    • Please refer the below table for configuring the scope & endpoints in the plugin.
    • Scope: read write
      Authorize Endpoint: https://iga-sb.acme.com/oauth/authorize
      Access Token Endpoint: https://iga-sb.api.identitynow.com/oauth/token
    SailPoint Single Sign-On (SSO) OAuth - Add App name, TenantID
  • Enter the client credentials like Client ID & Client Secret as shown in the setup dialogue box, Enter the scope value as read write. Click Next.
  • SailPoint Single Sign-On (SSO) OAuth - Client ID & Client Secret
  • Click on Finish to save the configuration.
  • SailPoint Single Sign-On (SSO) OAuth - Finish configuration

You have successfully configured WordPress as OAuth Client for achieving user authentication with SailPoint Single Sign-On (SSO) login into your WordPress Site.


3. User Attribute Mapping

  • User Attribute Mapping is mandatory for enabling users to successfully Single Sign-On into WordPress using SailPoint SSO. We will be setting up user profile attributes for WordPress using the below settings.
  • Finding user attributes

  • Go to Configure OAuth tab. Scroll down and click on Test Configuration.
  • SailPoint Single Sign-On (SSO) - test configuration
  • 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.
  • Once you see all the values in Test Configuration, go to Attribute / Role Mapping tab, select attributes from Username dropdown and click on Save.
  • SailPoint Single Sign-On (SSO) - attribute/role mapping

4. Sign In Settings

  • The settings in Single Sign-On (SSO) Settings tab define the user experience for Single Sign-On (SSO). To add a SailPoint login widget on your WordPress page, you need to follow the below steps.
    • Go to WordPress Left Panel > Appearances > Widgets.
    • Select miniOrange OAuth. Drag and drop to your favourite location and save.
    • SailPoint Single Sign-on (SSO) - WordPress create-newclient login button setting
    • Go to WordPress Left Panel > Appearances > Widgets.
    • Select miniOrange OAuth. Drag and drop to your favourite location and save.
    • SailPoint Single Sign-on (SSO) - WordPress create-newclient login button setting
    • Open your WordPress page and you can see the SailPoint SSO login button there. You can test the SailPoint Single Sign-On (SSO) now.
    • Make sure the "Show on login page" option is enabled for your application. (Refer to the below image)
    • SailPoint Single Sign-on (SSO) - WordPress create-newclient login button setting
    • Now, go to your WordPress Login page. (Eg. https://< your-wordpress-domain >/wp-login.php)
    • You will see an SailPoint SSO login button there. Once you click the login button, you will be able to test the SailPoint Single Sign-On (SSO).
    • SailPoint Single Sign-on (SSO) - WordPress create-newclient login button setting

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

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