What is SSO (Single Sign On)?
Technically from Wikipedia
Single sign-on (SSO) is an authentication scheme that allows a user to log in with a single ID and password to any of several related, yet independent, software systems.
But what about GridPane's WP Admin SSO? Well, it's not actually SSO? It's instead a magic link that provides access to your WordPress site using a link.
GridPane's SSO Implementation
They currently use the WP CLI Login Command which installs a companion plugin and allows you to generate a magic link using wp-cli
You can read more here https://aaemnnost.tv/wp-cli-commands/login/
To start using The WP CLI Login Command tool, simply run the following command via SSH. Make sure you're logged in as the site user so that you don't cause permissions issues, or if you're logged in as root, chown the files created.
wp login install --activate
This will install a companion plugin called
You can then start generating magic URLs.
wp login create zerocool
That's pretty much it!