Use the Implicit flow
Using this flow is very similar to the authorization code flow except that the
id_token instead of
Your application redirects the user's browser to your Authorization Server's
/authorize endpoint. If you are using the default Custom Authorization Server, then your request URL would look something like this:
Note the parameters that are being passed:
client_idmatches the Client ID of your Okta OAuth application that you created in the previous step. You can find it at the bottom of your application's General tab.
token. It could also be
openid, which is required, but additional scopes can be requested. See the Create Scopes section of the Create an Authorization Server guide.
redirect_uriis the callback location where the user agent is directed to along with the
access_token. This must match one of the Sign-in redirect URIs that you specified when you were creating your Okta application in the previous step.
stateis an arbitrary alphanumeric string that the Authorization Server reproduces when redirecting the user agent back to the client. This is used to help prevent cross-site request forgery.
See the OAuth 2.0 API reference for more information on these parameters.
If the user doesn't have an existing session, the request opens the Okta Sign-in Page. If they have an existing session, or after they authenticate, the user is redirected back to the specified
redirect_uri along with a
token as a hash fragment:
Your application must now extract the token(s) from the URI and store them.