# How to integrate Unikname with WooCommerce?



Unikname Connect can be easily integrated with your WooCommerce website with a simple plugin.

WooCommerce (opens new window) is an open-source e-commerce plugin for WordPress. It's designed for small to large-sized online stores.

WordPress (opens new window) is a free and open-source content management system (CMS) written in PHP and paired with a MySQL or MariaDB database.

WordPress is used by more than 60 million websites, it is one of the most popular content management system solutions in use. WordPress was originally created as a blog-publishing system but has evolved to support other types of web content: corporate website, media galleries, online stores... such as with WooCommerce extension.


Many WooCommerce websites are running with Unikname Connect such as La Bande Du Coin (opens new window) or Cryptomaniac (opens new window) to give you some examples.

👉 You're welcome to look at them and to see how they've integrated the Unikname Connect Button.

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✔️ You've signed-up for a Unikname-Connect account

✔️ You've got and setup the Trust certificate for your website ✔️ During the sign-up process you've received your Unikname-Connect Account ID and your API secret key.

📖 We assume you're familiar with the administration of your WordPress website and you've already installed the WooCommerce plugin on it.

# Step 1. Install the WordPress plugin

Unikname plugin is available for free on the official WordPress plugins repository (opens new window).

There are various ways of installing the plugin, so choose the one adapted to your installation:

  • From your WordPress Dashboard
  • With Composer
  • From the Github Repository

# Install from your WordPress Dashboard

You can install the plugin directly from your WordPress Dashboard.

  1. Go to your WordPress Dashboard
  2. Go to the extensions/plugins manager
  3. Add a new one
  4. Look for unikname in the search box on right
  5. Install Unikname plugin
  6. Then enable it

# Advanced installation methods

Advanced installation methods

# Install with Composer

If you're using Composer to manage WordPress, add WordPress-Unikname-Connect to your project's dependencies through the WordPress Packagist repository (opens new window).

Run de following command:

composer require wpackagist-plugin/unikname-connect

# Install from the Github Repository

# Stable version of the plugin
  1. Go to the release page of WordPress-Unikname-Connect plugin (opens new window)
  2. Choose the version you want to install by clicking on its version. You should select the last one available
  3. Select the archive to download which matches your platform ('zip' or 'tar.gz' - choose 'zip' if you don't know)

Unikname Connect for WordPress Github installation

  1. Extract the downloaded ZIP archive
  2. Rename the directory wordpress-unikname-connect-X.Y.Z (X.Y.X depends on the downloaded version) to wordpress-unikname-connect
  3. Upload the wordpress-unikname-connect directory to your /wp-content/plugins/ WordPress server directory
  4. Activate Unikname Connect plugin from your Plugins page
# Unstable/development version of the plugin

⚠️ With this method, you are going to install a development version of the plugin, which might be unstable.

Install it only to test unreleased features, to check if a bug as been correctly fixed...

  1. Download WordPress-Unikname-Connect plugin (opens new window)
  2. Extract the downloaded ZIP archive
  3. Rename the directory wordpress-unikname-connect-master to wordpress-unikname-connect
  4. Upload the wordpress-unikname-connect directory to your /wp-content/plugins/ WordPress server directory
  5. Activate Unikname Connect plugin from your Plugins page

# Step 2. Setup the WordPress Plugin

# General

  1. Enable the Enable Unikname Connect

Configure the information provided by the Unikname Support Team (see Prerequisites):

  1. Unikname-Connect @unikname with the Unikname Connect Account ID
  2. Unikname-Connect Secret with the API secret key

Unikname Connect for WordPress basic configuration

# Pages options

You can then configure on which pages of your WordPress site you want to display the Unikname Connect button:

  • WordPress pages

Unikname Connect for WordPress pages configuration

  • WooCommerce pages

Unikname Connect for WordPress advanced configuration, with configurations for WooCommerce

# Unikname Connect buttons style

You can also fine-tune the style options of the Unikname Connect buttons:

Unikname Connect for WordPress buttons style configuration

All done!

New users are now able to use their @unikname SSID to sign-up to your Wordpress website.

# Troubleshooting

See WordPress troubleshooting section.