# How integrate Unikname Connect with Matomo?
It's easy to connect to Matomo with its @unikname with a simple plugin and a very fast configuration.
Unikname Connect has been designed to work with open-source solutions compatible with the OAuth/OpenID Connect authorization standard protocol. The famous open-source Matomo analytics solution, the Google Analytics alternative that protects your data and your customers' privacy, is one of them.
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✔️ You've already obtained your own @unikname SSID
# Step 1. Install Login OIDC plugin
This plugin is not compatible with Matomo 4 yet.
# Step 2. Setup Login OIDC plugin
- As an admin, go to the administration panel of your Matomo instance
- Go to the
- In the page, look for
LoginOIDCsection (see below)
Then, configure the following attributes:
# Step 3. Link your @unikname to your Matomo admin account
To be able to login with your actual Matomo account with your @unikname, you need to link them together. It is very easy to do it.
Go to Settings / Personal Settings, then look for
OpenID Connect in the page.
You should see a screen like this one:
Link this account button and then connect with your @unikname.
You should see a page like:
At the end of the process, your @unikname and Matomo account are linked together, so you can login to your Matomo account with your @unikname.
# Step 4. Test to login to your Matomo instance with your @unikname
Disconnect from your Matomo instance and then go to the login page.
CONNECT WITH YOUR PRIVATE @UNIKNAME.
You should see -again 😉- a page like:
Finally enter your @unikname and validate the authentication on your smartphone.
That's it, you are now logged in your Matomo instance as an admin!
If you’re having issues when connecting (access denied ...), check that the credentials (the @unikname of your organization, Unikname Connect secret, client id/secret ...) you are using to connect to Unikname Connect authentication server are the good one.
Still need help?
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