From mediawiki.org
This extension requires the PluggableAuth extension to be installed first.
MediaWiki extensions manual
Release status: beta
Implementation User identity , User rights , Database , Special page , Hook
Description Provides authentication via the SSO Provider API of a Discourse discussion forum
Author(s) Matt Marjanovic (CtapMaddogtalk)
Maintainer(s) Center for Transparent Analysis and Policy
Latest version 4.0.0 (2023-08-22)
MediaWiki 1.35+
PHP 7.4+
Database changes Yes
Composer centertap/discourse-sso-consumer
Tables discourse_sso_consumer_meta
License GNU General Public License 3.0 or later
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The DiscourseSsoConsumer extension is a PluggableAuth plugin that allows a MediaWiki site to authenticate users via a Discourse discussion forum, using its SSO provider API (also known as "Discourse Connect").


This extension can be installed using composer. This will automatically install the PluggableAuth extension, which is a prerequisite for DiscourseSsoConsumer.

The complete installation and configuration instructions can be found in README.md.

Configuration parameters[edit]

The complete description of configuration parameters can be found in README.md.