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


Integration of Yahoo Single Sign-on (Yahoo 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 Yahoo 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 Yahoo OAuth 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.

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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.

Configure Yahoo 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.
  • Yahoo Single Sign-On (SSO) OAuth/OpenID
  • Upload the downloaded zip file to install the Joomla OAuth Client plugin.
  • Yahoo Single Sign-On (SSO) OAuth/OpenID
  • After successful installation of plugin, click on Start Using miniOrange OAuth Client plugin button.
  • Yahoo Single Sign-On (SSO) OAuth/OpenID
  • Copy the Callback/Redirect URL from Configure OAuth tab of Joomla OAuth Client plugin.
  • Yahoo Single Sign-On (SSO) OAuth/OpenID
  • First of all, go to https://developer.yahoo.com/app and login to your Yahoo Account.
  • You will be brought to a Application Management Page. Click on Create an App.
  • Yahoo Single Sign-On OAuth SSO into Joomla, create app
  • You will be shown a form where you have to enter Application Name and Callback URL (Redirect URL) which is copied from here . Fill the form with appropriate information. Fill Callback/Redirect URI from Joomla OAuth Plugin.
  • Yahoo Single Sign-On OAuth SSO into Joomla, Enter application name
  • Click on checkbox of OpenID Connect Permissions. Then Click on Create App
  • Yahoo Single Sign-On OAuth SSO into Joomla, Enter application name
  • You will be brought back to Application Management page. Here you can find Client ID and Client Secret.
  • Yahoo Single Sign-On OAuth SSO into Joomla, get clientid secret
  • 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.
  • Yahoo Single Sign-On (SSO) OAuth/OpenID
  • Copy these credentials in Joomla OAuth Plugin configuration on corresponding fields.

  • Yahoo Endpoints and Scope:


    Client ID : from the above step
    Client Secret : from the above step
    Scope: openid
    Authorize Endpoint: https://api.login.yahoo.com/oauth2/request_auth
    Access Token Endpoint: https://api.login.yahoo.com/oauth2/get_token

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.
  •  Salesforce 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.
  •  Salesforce Single Sign-On (SSO) OAuth/OpenID
  • Now you can use Login / SSO URL to perform SSO.
  •  Salesforce Single Sign-On (SSO) OAuth/OpenID

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

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