miniOrange SAML 2.0 SSO SP



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Open Software License 3.0

Download v1.1.6

EE Version Support

  • ExpressionEngine 2
  • ExpressionEngine 3
  • ExpressionEngine 4
  • ExpressionEngine 5
  • ExpressionEngine 6


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Add-On Type(s)

Extension, Module, Plugin


miniOrange SAML Single Sign On(SSO) Module acts as a SAML 2.0 Service Provider which can be configured to establish the trust between the plugin and various SAML 2.0 supported Identity Providers to securely authenticate the user to the ExpressionEngine site as an admin.

SAML SP provides functionality to your ExpressionEngine website to work as Service Provider with easy configuration & active support. SAML protocol helps for authentication to ExpressionEngine login with any Identity Provider. SAML Service Provider authenticates the user through IdP for Single Sign On.

SAML SP supports all known IdPs like ADFS, Azure AD, Okta, Salesforce, Shibboleth, SimpleSAMLphp, miniOrange IdP, OpenAM, Centrify, Ping, RSA, IBM, Google Apps, Oracle, OneLogin, Bitium, WSO2, NetIQ etc.

Provides Single-Sign-On functionality for admins to log into CP using an IdP.
Using this module, admins don’t need to remember passwords. If they have an account in the IdP, then they can log in using that IdP.
SAML 2.0 SSO functions only as Service provider, not like Identity Provider but you can use any IdP & an API for authentication. Also, we provide customize module depend on Client requirement contact us at


  1. Easily Configure the Identity Provider by providing just the metadata URL or metadata file of the Identity Provider.
  3. Provides Single Sign-On functionality for admins to log into Control Panel using any SAML 2.0 compliant IdP
  5. Using this module, admins don’t need to remember passwords. If they have an account in the IdP, then they can log in using that IdP. Also, automatic user registration after login if the user is not already registered with your site.

Installation Guide:

  1. Download ‘miniorange_saml_sso’ module from
  3. Copy and paste the ‘miniorange_saml_sso’ folder inside /system/user/addons/
  5. Go to admin panel of your website “”
  7. Click on ‘Developer’  > ‘Addons’
  9. Scroll Down and click on ‘Install’ beside the addon named ‘Miniorange SAML SSO

Configuration Guide:

  1. Click on the cog wheel icon besides the ‘miniorange saml sso’ module.
  3. Login / Register with your miniOrange credentials. This is just a one time setup to make it easier for us to get in touch with you in-case you need any support.
  5. After login / register, you will see the following sections:          
    1. SP Settings          
    2. IDP Configuration            
    3. Submit Query sections.            
    ( Incase you are stuck feel free to drop us a query from here. :-)      
  7. Go to your IdP and get the following data:              
    1. IdP Entity ID              
    2. SAML Login URL              
    3. Logout URL              
    4. SAML X.509 Certificate      
  9. Enter the IdP Metadata information collected in the previous step in the module’s IDP Configuration section.
  11. Click on ‘Save Settings’ to save your settings.
  13. Use the information given under the SP Settings Sections to configure your Identity Provider.
  15. Click on the Test Configuration button to test the connection.

Add button to login page:

  • Goto \system\ee\EllisLab\ExpressionEngine\View\account\login.php
  • In login.php, scroll down and paste the this code before <?=form_close()?> :    

                   <fieldset data-data-style="text-align:center">
                        <button class="btn btn-primary" >
                            <a data-data-style="color: white" href="" >Sign-in with miniOrange</a>
  • Save the login.php file
  • Goto your admin panel and you can see the SSO button has been added.
  • Now you can do Single-Sign-On at the time of login using the button.


Download miniOrange SAML 2.0 SSO SP

EE Support Downloads Add-On Version Release Date
3.0.0+ Download 1.1.6 Aug 26, 2020

miniOrange SAML 2.0 SSO SP Links

Hooks Used

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  1. cp_member_logout

This entry was created May 25, 2018, 6:45 am.
This entry was last updated November 10, 2021, 5:28 am.

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