Zoho OAuth and OpenID Connect Single Sign-On (SSO) | Zoho SSO Login



WordPress OAuth & OpenID Connect Single Sign-On (SSO) plugin enables secure login into WordPress using Zoho 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 Zoho. By the end of this guide, users should be able to login to WordPress from Zoho. 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 Zoho Single Sign-On (SSO) Login into WordPress

Step 1: Setup Zoho as OAuth Provider

  • First of all, go to Zoho API Console and click GET STARTED.
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  • Select application's client type and click on CREATE NOW.
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  • Enter the Client Name, Homepage URL, and Authorized redirect URI from miniOrange OAuth/OpenID Client Plugin and click on Create button.
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  • Now,you will receive the client credentials such as Client ID and Client Secret.Copy Client ID and Client Secret and save it on your miniOrange Client plugin configuration.
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  • You have Successfully completed your Zoho OAuth Server Side Configuration.
  • Zoho Endpoints and Scope:

    Client ID :  Click Here
    Client Secret :  Click Here
    Scope:   aaaserver.profile.READ
    Authorize Endpoint: https://accounts.zoho.in/oauth/v2/auth
    Access Token Endpoint: https://accounts.zoho.in/oauth/v2/token
    Get User Info Endpoint: https://accounts.zoho.com/oauth/user/info
You have successfully configured Zoho as OAuth Provider for achieving Zoho login into your WordPress Site.

Step 2: Setup WordPress as OAuth Client

  • Go to the Configure OAuth tab in the Plugin and search for Zoho in the applications list, and select Zoho.
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  • Now, configure App Name, Client ID, Client Secret received from Zoho Application.
  • Click on Save Settings to save the configuration.
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You have successfully configured WordPress as OAuth Client for achieving Zoho 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.
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    • 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.
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Step 4: Login Settings / Sign In Settings.

  • The settings in Single Sign-On (SSO) Settings tab define the user experience for Single Sign-On (SSO). To add a Zoho login widget on your WordPress page, you need to follow the below steps.
  • 1. Sign in settings for wordpress 5.7 and before :

    • Go to WordPress Left Panel > Appearances > Widgets.
    • Select miniOrange OAuth. Drag and drop to your favourite location and save.
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2. Sign in settings for wordpress 5.8 :

  • Go to WordPress Left Panel > Appearances > Widgets.
  • Select miniOrange OAuth. Drag and drop to your favourite location and save.
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  • Open your WordPress page and you can see the Zoho SSO login button there. You can test the Zoho Single Sign-On (SSO) now.

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

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