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WP OAuth Server

Create and Manage an OAuth 2.0 server powered by WordPress. Become a Single Sign On Provider and or resource server.

This plugin is a full OAuth 2.0 authorization server/provider for WordPress. The goal of WP OAuth Server is to provide an easy to use authorization method that 3rd party platforms can use to securely authorize users from your WordPress site.

NOTE: WP OAuth Server has moved the version 3.2.0 release to wp-oauth.com. WP OAuth Server 3.1.X will still be hosted here at WordPress.org but will only contain the Auth Code grant type.


  • Works with WP REST API/ JSON API. Access protected endpoints via OAuth2
  • Create and Manage a client.
  • Built-In Resource Server. You can either extend the resource server or JSON API. You pick.
  • Automated Authorization for Single Sign On using WordPress as the provider.
  • Extendable

Supported Grant Types

  • Authentication Code

NOTE: WP OAuth Server 3.2.0 Supports all grant types including:

  • Auth Code
  • Client Credentials
  • User Credentials
  • Implicit Flow
  • OpenID Code
  • OpenID Implicit

You can purchase 3.2 + by visiting http://wp-oauth.com.

How to Use

Visit https://wp-oauth.com/knowledge-base/ for detailed documentation on installing, configuring and using WordPress OAuth Server.


Licensing is not needed to use this plugin. WP OAuth Server 3.1.X is limited grant type and functionality. Using WP OAuth Server without licensing is perfectly fine and encouraged. if you would like to have more than 1 client and the ability use ALL the grant types, you will need to purchase a license and download WP OAuth Server 3.2+ at https://wp-oauth.com.

Minimum Requirements

  • PHP 5.3.9 or greater (latest version recommended)
  • OpenSSL installed and enabled if you plan on using OpenID Connect

Other Information

  • NOTE: As of 3.0.0, there are no backward compatibility for any version older than 3.0.0
  • NOTE: Due to IIS's inability play nice, WP OAuth Server may work but is not supported on Windows OS.


Support requests should be made by opening a support request at https://wp-oauth.com/account/submit-ticket/.

Requires: 4.3 or higher
Compatible up to: 4.6.1
Last Updated: 1 month ago
Active Installs: 1,000+


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