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Okta SSO Integration Guide

Are you an Okta customer? Install Blissbook as an application within Okta so employees can use their Okta account to sign in to Blissbook.

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Written by Sam Duvall
Updated over a week ago


  • Install Blissbook within Okta

  • Integrate Okta within Blissbook

  • Test Integration

A) Install Blissbook within Okta

A1 - Go to the “Add Application” page and search for “blissbook’. Click Add.

A2 - Enter your Blissbook subdomain (e.g. enter “acme” if your Blissbook account is at and click Next.

A3 - Assign SSO Blissbook to people within your organization. Ensure that the Username for each person is their email address that they use within Blissbook.

NOTE: You may use Employee ID instead of Email Address as the Okta username. This prevents login issues due to changed email addresses and is overall a more reliable way to look up users. We are working on updating this documentation. In the mean time, please contact us at and we'll provide you with instructions.

A4 - Open the SAML 2.0 Setup Instructions by clicking the “Sign On” tab and clicking “View Setup Instructions”.


  • We have obfuscated the values for privacy purposes.

  • This should be the default in Okta.

  • You do not need to actually Send an email to Blissbook, keep reading for where you'll paste these values.

B) Integrate Okta within Blissbook

B1 - In Blissbook, navigate to your Account Settings. Click SETTINGS in the side nav, then look for the Authentication section. Click the Enable SSO button on the right side, then choose Okta.

B2 - Copy the setup instructions (the values from step 4 of the above "Install Blissbook within Okta" section) into Blissbook like this:

  • Identity Provider Single Sign-on URL → SSO URL

  • Identity Provider Issuer → Issuer

  • X.509 Certificate → X.509 Certificate

B3 - Choose what field to use as an Okta username. We recommend Employee ID (see note in step A3 above). Please contact us at for help with this.

B4 - Click “Install Okta SSO.”

C) Test Integration

C1 - Sign out of Blissbook (click your name in the top right corner of Blissbook, then choose Sign Out).

C2- Go to the sign in page for your organization: where subdomain is your organization’s subdomain within Blissbook.

C3 - Click the Okta Sign In button, then follow any authentication steps within Okta. After that, you should be signed into Blissbook. Contact us if you have any trouble.

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