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Connect Kinde and WordPress

This topic describes how to set up Kinde with WordPress using the OpenID Connect - Generic Client plugin.

ℹ️ This topic includes only basic steps. Depending on your exact setup, additional configuration might be required.

Step 1: Install the Plugin

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  1. In the WordPress admin area, go to Plugins and select Add New.
  2. Search for OpenID Connect - Generic Client and select Install Now.
  3. Once installed, select Activate.

Step 2: Set up Kinde

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  1. Sign in to your Kinde dashboard.
  2. Go to Settings > Applications > [Your App Name] > View Details.
  3. In the Allowed callback URLs field, enter: http://[your_kinde_domain]
  4. In the Allowed logout redirect URLs field, enter: http://[your_kinde_domain]
  5. Select Save.

Step 3: Configure the Plugin

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  1. In WordPress, go to the Settings page for the plugin.
  2. Set the Scope to openid.
  3. Enter the following details:
    • Client ID: Client ID from your Kinde application
    • Client Secret: Client secret from your Kinde application
    • Login Endpoint URL: https://[your_kinde_domain]
    • Userinfo Endpoint URL: https://[your_kinde_domain]
    • Token Validation Endpoint URL: https://[your_kinde_domain]
    • End Session Endpoint URL: https://[your_kinde_domain]
    • Identity Key: sub
    • Nickname Key: sub

Step 4: Test the configuration

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Finally, you should test your configuration to ensure that everything is set up correctly.

  1. Sign in to your WordPress site. This should redirect to Kinde pages.
  2. If everything is set up correctly, you should be able to sign in successfully.