I had a request to build a website for a targeted market that is allow its user to signup using their phone number only without entering email address just like mobile apps nowadays. I know this can be done with php framework such laravel + Firebase, but I'm just wondering, is this possible to be done with joomla 3.x or joomla 4.x maybe?

  • Are you planning to still have a user name and password? Do you intend to replace the notification aspects of not having an email address with the phone number? – Irata Aug 21 '20 at 9:31

In the Joomla Extension Directory there is a free OTP plugin for Joomla available that uses an external commercial SMS (Text message) provider:

OTP Verification For Joomla

Maybe you can use the plugin + its SMS provider as solution, or use the code to develop your own Firebase OTP plugin?

  • I'm aware of this extension but what I'm looking is, to signup without an email address. Is it something technically possible with joomla? – webchun Aug 21 '20 at 8:49
  • The plugin mentioned allows registration without an email address. – James Shaver Nov 27 '20 at 22:14

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