georgringer/google-signin

Sign in to TYPO3 by using your Google account

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Type:typo3-cms-extension

dev-master 2019-04-24 02:12 UTC

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Last update: 2019-12-24 04:05:49 UTC


README

This extension makes it possible to sign in in your TYPO3 websites by your Google account. This means fewer passwords and faster logins.

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The matching property is the email address of the backend or frontend users.

Features

  • Support for backend users
  • Support for frontend users
  • Support of switching Google accounts before login

Requirement

  • TYPO3 CMS 8+
  • HTTPS
  • Basic knowledge about Google API configuration
  • Google account for the ones who need it

Configuration

To be able to sign in by Google, a bit of configuration is required.

1) Create an account on Google Cloud Platform

Go to https://console.cloud.google.com/ and create a new project.

2) Create credentials

Switch to credentials and click button create credentials and choose oauth client ID

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Fill in the following options:

  • Application type: web application
  • Authorized JavaScript origins: Add all domains you are using

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*Remember the client ID, you will need it later

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3) Authorize Ownership

Go to https://www.google.com/webmasters/tools/home?hl=EN and add site by clicking button add property

Add your domain.

Important: Only the recommended method HTML file upload is supported. follow the instructions and press button verify.

Install extension

Install extension as usual. Use composer with composer require georgringer/google-signin or get it from TER (tbd).

Configuration of extension

The settings in the extension manager are required:

  • Add the client ID
  • Enable BE/FE

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Usage

Using the extension is very simple:

Backend

By enabling the backend usage in the extension manager, everything is configured.

Frontend

The following tasks need to be done.

First enable the frontend usage in extension manager:

Adapt the template of EXT:felogin. Take a look at the example template which can be found here: EXT:google_signin/Resources/Private/Examples/FrontendLogin.html. The following changes need to be made:

  • Wrap regular fields with <div id="login-regular">...</div>
  • Add the marker ###GOOGLE_SIGNIN_SWITCH_LINK### which is replaced by a link to use the Google signup
  • Add the marker ###GOOGLE_SIGNIN_CONTENT### which is replaced by the content of google_signup like preview of user

Organisations

For organsations, add your organisation name and choose an existing backend or fontend user as a template for new users. A new user will automatically be created when logging in with a google account assigned to the organisation.

Debugging

Take a look at JS errors in the browser console.

Bugs & upcoming features

Take a look at the open issues at https://github.com/georgringer/google_signin/issues.