Single Sign on with adfs & wordpress on specific page


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I am making a website for a school, the website is made with

The school has a local (server ?) made with
where they can sign in. I have the need to have a page on the website called 'intranet' where if the user is singed in on the server of the school they should be auto-logged in on the website and see the files on that adfs server. The company responsible for this server will provide me with a link of some sort.

I have found a Wordpress Plugin called:
SAML 2.0 single sign on

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But from my understanding this plugin is replacing the admin login with a single-sign-on, which is not really what i want to do (or do i?). There should be a separate login-form on a specific webpage only.

I have zero knowledge of
, what i know about it is from wikipedia:

Active Directory Federation Services (ADFS or AD FS), a software
component developed by Microsoft, can run on Windows Server operating
systems to provide users with single sign-on access to systems and
applications located across organizational boundaries.


My actual question: Since i don't have any knowledge in this matter, i would like to have some tips on how to start with this, what do i need to learn, and what do i have to google to learn relevant information about this? Maybe a little step-by-step guide to get me started? Any help would be greatly appreciated!

Also, how is the user information handled? Do i need to have a
ssl certificate
or is that handled on the side of