Active Directory Integration / LDAP Integration


Active Directory Integration / LDAP Integration for Intranet sites plugin provides login to WordPress using credentials stored in your LDAP Server.
It allows users to authenticate against various LDAP implementations like:
1. Microsoft Active Directory
2. Azure AD
3. Sun Active Directory
4. OpenLDAP
5. JumpCloud
6. FreeIPA
7. Synology
8. OpenDS
9. and several other directory systems.

We support user management features such as creating users not present in WordPress from LDAP Server, adding users, editing users and so on.
We also provide additional add-ons that improve the functionality of the basic plugin drastically. User information is in sync with the information in LDAP. This plugin is free to use under the GNU/GPLv2 license. If you wish to use enhanced features, then there is a provision to upgrade as well. There is also a provision to use our services to deploy and configure this plugin.

Minimum Requirements

  • Compatible with WordPress version 5.0 or higher
  • Compatible with PHP version 5.2.0 or higher

Free Version Features :-

  • Login to WordPress using your LDAP credentials ( Additionally login with WordPress credentials supported if enabled )
  • Automatic user registration after login if the user is not already registered with your site.
  • Keep user profile information in sync with LDAP upon authentication.
  • Uses LDAP or LDAPS for secure connection to your LDAP Server.
  • Test connection to your LDAP server.
  • Test authentication using credentials stored in your LDAP server.
  • Ability to test against demo LDAP server and demo credentials.

Premium Version Features (Check out the Licensing tab to know more):-

  • Multiple Search Containers: Authenticate users against multiple search bases.
  • Role Mapping: Mapping of LDAP groups to WordPress Roles upon authentication.
  • Multiple Username Attributes: Authenticate users against multiple user attributes like uid, cn, mail, sAMAccountName.
  • Fallback Login: Fallback to local password in case LDAP is unreacheable.
  • Multisite support: Available as a separate plugin
  • Add-ons: Add-ons for Integrations with plugins like Buddypress, WP User Manager Gravity Forms etc available. Contact Us if you need such integrations.
  • Profile Sync: Sync LDAP Profile with WordPress. (Available as an add-on)
  • Outbound LDAP Password Sync: Available as an add-on
  • Brute Force Protection: Available as an add-on
  • Failed Logon Notifications: User/Admin email notification on failed logon attempt. Contact us in case you require this functionality. Available as an add-on
  • Profile Photos Sync: Sync Profile Photos with WordPress. Available as an add-on
  • Single Sign-On: If you are looking for Single-Sign-On in addition to authentication with AD/LDAP and do not have any Identity Provider Yet. You can try out miniOrange On-Premise IdP.

Add-ons List :-

  • Buddypress Extended Profiles integration add-on: Sync BuddyPress Extended Profiles with information from LDAP.
  • Directory Sync add-on: Sync users and user information from LDAP.
  • Kerberos/NTLM SSO add-on: Allow auto-login into website from a system joined to Active Directory domain.
  • BuddyPress Groups add-on: Assign BuddyPress groups to users based on LDAP group membership.
  • LDAP Search Widget add-on: Search interface to display user information from LDAP.
  • Gravity Forms add-on: Populate Gravity Forms with information from LDAP.
  • eMember add-on: Login to eMember profiles with LDAP Credentials.

Why the free plugins are not sufficient? :-

  • With authentication being one of the essential functions of the day, a fast and priority support (provided in paid versions) ensure that any issues you face on a live production site can be resolved in a timely manner.
  • Regular updates to the premium plugin compatible with the latest WordPress version. The updates include security and bug fixes. These updates ensure that you are updated with the latest security fixes.
  • Ensure timely update for new WordPress/PHP releases with our premium plugins and compatibility updates to make sure you have adequate support for smooth transitions to new versions for WordPress and PHP.
  • Reasonably priced with various plans tailored to suit your needs.
  • Easy to setup with lots of support and documentation to assist with the setup.
  • High level of customization and add-ons to support specific requirements.

Other Use-Cases we support :-

  • miniOrange also supports VPN usecases. Log in into your VPN client using Active Directory credentials and Multi-Factor Authentication.
  • miniOrange supports SSO into plethora of applications and supports various protocols(RADIUS,LDAP etc) using Active Directory Credentials.
  • Contact us at to know more.

Need support?

Please email us at or Contact us


  • Configure LDAP plugin
  • LDAP Groups to WordPress Users Role Mapping
  • User Attributes Mapping between LDAP and WP



Active Directory Integration / LDAP Integration requires a few prerequisites before you can enable LDAP login for your wordpress sites.

I. Active Directory Integration / LDAP Integration requires a few PHP Modules to be enabled. Make sure you have enabled them.

  1. PHP LDAP Module:
    Step-1: Open php.ini file.
    Step-2: Search for “extension=php_ldap.dll” in php.ini file. Uncomment this line, if not present then add this line in the file and save the file.

  2. OPENSSL Module:
    Step-1: Open php.ini file.
    Step-2: Search for “extension=php_openssl.dll” in php.ini file. Uncomment this line, if not present then add this line in the file and save the file.

II. To install Active Directory Integration / LDAP Integration the minimum requirements are:
1. WordPress version 5.0
2. PHP version 5.2.0

From your WordPress dashboard

  1. Visit Plugins > Add New
  2. Search for Active Directory Integration for Intranet sites. Find and Install Active Directory Integration for Intranet sites
  3. Activate the plugin from your Plugins page


  1. Download Active Directory Integration for Intranet sites.
  2. Unzip and upload the ldap-login-for-intranet-sites directory to your /wp-content/plugins/ directory.
  3. Activate Active Directory Integration for Intranet sites from your Plugins page.

Once Activated

  1. Go to Settings-> LDAP Login Config, and follow the instructions.
  2. Click on Save

Make sure that if there is a firewall, you OPEN THE FIREWALL to allow incoming requests to your LDAP from your WordPress Server IP and open port 389(636 for SSL or ldaps).


Click here to view our FAQ’S page.

For support or troubleshooting help please email us at or Contact us.


14 May 2020
En nuestro caso la experiencia con el equipo de soporte ha sido inmejorable. El nuestro era un caso muy complejo, necesitábamos sincronizar usuarios tanto de wordpress a LDAP FreeIPA como de LDAP FreeIPA a wordpress. Se nos presentaron varios inconvenientes que pensábamos que iban a ser imposibles de solucionar. Pues bien, nada más lejos de la realidad, hicimos la consulta al departamento de soporte técnico de miniorange y nos atendió un ingeniero de software llamado Sakshi. Este ingeniero nos hizo sentir como si fuera un miembro más de nuestro equipo, buscó las mejores soluciones para nosotros, es más, fueron un paso más allá y optimizaron el plugin para que cumpliera funciones incluso que no estaban contempladas. Soy testigo de las horas de trabajo que el soporte de miniorange nos ha dedicado y estoy muy muy agradecido. Si buscan una solución para la sincronización de wordpress con un LDAP y viceversa sin duda este es el complemento que yo recomendaré siempre. Gracias a Sakshi y al equipo de miniorange por poner las cosas tan fáciles. Un servicio inmejorable!!
23 April 2020
Se presento un detalle con la activación de mi plugin pero el área de soporte me apoyo rápida y oportunamente. Muy amables Muchas gracias. DS
14 April 2020
I'm using this plugin and the LDAP plugin from them. I had a little hiccup with the kerberos plugin and received great support. The LDAP plugin works really well. It does exactly what I need it to do.
08 April 2020
This plugin works exactly as it claims. Support was also great. I really recommend this for LDPA SSO integration with WordPress site
03 March 2020
I am dealing with my very first WP Install of an Intranet with Active Directory, my background is on the WP side of things and the team I am involved with is the network/AD team. We were stuck with some configurations and the support team from Miniorange was EXCELLENT!!! The team was responsive and took the time to understand our configuration and goals!
11 November 2019
This plugin made it incredible easy to hook up our AD/LDAP server. We had some issues with setting up a periodic sync using an add-on, but the support was top notch and we managed to get up and running with a fix within 24 hours!
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Contributors & Developers

“Active Directory Integration / LDAP Integration” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.




Active Directory Integration: Usability changes and fix for fetching email address at login time.


PHP 7.4 and WordPress 5.4 compatibility


Compatibility fixes


Compatibility fixes
UI fixes


Usability Improvements.


Compatibility to WordPress 5.3
Bug Fixes and Improvements.


UI fix.


UI fix.


Bug fix for anonymous bind and uploading/editing images in wordpress.


Change in Contact Us email.


Audit logs for authentication
Compatibility to WordPress 5.2
Bug Fixes and Improvements.


Bug Fixes and Improvements.


Bug Fixes and Improvements.


Multisite upgrade links added.


Bug Fixes and Improvement.


Bug Fixes and Improvement.


Bug Fixes and Improvement.


Improved Visual Tour
Added tab for making feature requests
Made registration optional
Listed add-ons in licensing plans.


Support for PHP version > 5.3
Wordpress 5.0.1 Compatibility


Added Visual Tour


Role Mapping bug fixes


Usability fixes
Bug fixes
Licensing page revamp


Usability fixes


Added Feedback Form

Removed MCrypt dependency. Bug fixes

Phone number visible in profile

Compatible with WordPress 4.9.4 and removed external links


On-premise IdP information


WordPress 4.9 Compatibility


Fix for login with username/email


Additional feature links.


Licensing fixes.


Activation warning fix. Basic registration fields required for upgrade.


Registration removal, role mapping fixes and username attribute configurable.


Updating Plugin Title


Licensing fix


Name fixes


Name changed


Added TLS support


Increased priority for authentication hook


Licensing fixes


WordPress 4.6 Compatibility


Added option to authenticate Administrators from both LDAP and WordPress


More page fixes


Page fixes


Registration fixes


  • UI improvement and fix for WP 4.5


Added more descriptive error messages and licensing plans updated.


Support for Integrated Windows Authentication – contact if interested


+Added alternate verification method for user activation.


+Minor Bug fixes.


Attribute Mapping and Role Mapping Bug fixes and Enhancement.


Attribute Mapping bug fixes


Role Mapping Bug fixes


Fallback to local password in case LDAP server is unreacheable.


Added attribute mapping and custom profile fields from LDAP.


Added mutiple role support in WP users to LDAP Group Role Mapping.


Improved encryption to support special characters.


Enhanced Usability and UI for the plugin.


Added LDAP groups to WordPress Users Role Mapping


Enhanced Troubleshooting


  • this is the first release.