Obtaining a Client ID and Client Secret for WordPress
To configure WordPress OAuth2 connections, you will need to register Auth0 with the WordPress Developer Portal.
This doc refers to the client steps to connect your client. If you are looking to manage authentication in your application, see Next Steps below.
1. Log In to the Developer Portal
Go to the WordPress Developer Portal, and log in with your WordPress credentials. Select My Apps from the top menu.
2. Provide Your Auth0 Client Information.
If you have not already registered your application with Wordpress, click Create New Application:
Complete all the fields on the Create an Application screen.
Name- the name of your application;
Description- The description of your application;
Website URL- The URL to an informational home page about your application;
Redirect URL- Enter
https://YOUR_AUTH0_DOMAIN/login/callback in this field;
Verification Question- to confirm you are an actual user performing the request;
Type- select Web as the client type;
After completing the fields, click on the Create button.
Then (or if you have previously registered your application) you will see your application listed on your dashboard landing page.
3. Get Your Client ID and Client Secret
On the My Applications dashboard page, click Manage Application. Under the OAuth Information you will see your Client ID and Client Secret.
In a seperate tab or window, go to the Connections > Social section of the Auth0 dashboard.
Click on the box with the WordPress logo.
This will bring up the WordPress connection settings. Copy the Client ID and Client Secret from your WordPress application.
Click SAVE. Then click the Clients tab and select the applications you wish to enable this connection.
Click SAVE when finished.
4. Test the Connection
In the Connections > Social section of the Auth0 dashboard a TRY icon will now be displayed next to the WordPress logo:
The WordPress access page will appear.
Click Approve and if configured correctly, you will see the It works!!! page:
For detailed instructions and samples for a variety of technologies, refer to our quickstarts:
For more background information on client authentication refer to Client Authentication.