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Restrict user access to specific com_content category

I want to restrict user access to only one specific category for content component. I have an idea to create new user group, give access to this group to edit this one category and then assign user to ...
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Adding A Super Admin - Hacked

I have been asked to make some 'emergency' changes on a Joomla! 1.5.23 website by a friend due to it being hacked. They have given me the only login details they are aware of which is an Administrator ...
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Updating User session to reflect latest access level changes

When there is any change in user object like usergroup etc during a session then these changes does not get reflected immediately in the current session. User needs to logout and then again login to ...
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How to create two different types of registered users?

I have two sub user groups of Registered user group on my Joomla site. 1. Present Students and 2. Ex-Students I want some modules to be shown to the present students only but I can only set access ...
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Filter content according to users interest

I'm looking for a way to filter content in Joomla in an hybrid fashion. I would like have all articles visible in public view, but when a user logs-in, the same articles should be filtered according ...
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Get access level for a URL

How could I get access level for a given URL? I need to know if a URL is accessible for registered or only guests users.
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I want to hide a menu item to registered users

I want to hide a menu item to registered users, but when I use "Guest" access that item disappears! so no one can see it.
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Unable to Access My Site

Can someone please explain to me why I'm suddenly unable to access the administrator section of my site. Each time I try to login I get the following message, see image. Your speedy help will be ...
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Joomla don't see subgroups in the Articles tab (Joomla 4)

I set up three users. To make things easier, let's take the following names: X, Y, Z. Additionally, there are subgroups in the Registered group, let's call them X_group, Y_group and Z_group. User X ...
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Menu Specifically For Super Users

Joomla 3.9.20 I allow users to register on my website, they automatically go into a group called 'Training', their parent group is Registered, see below; - Registered -- Training I have created a '...
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Home page access level preventing access to 'public' pages

This relates to a Joomla 3.8.7 site where most of the content is available only to logged in users which is done by setting the Access Level on menus/articles to Registered. There are a few pages ...
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Restrict unregistered users from accessing the whole joomla site

How to Restrict unregistered users from accessing any of the Joomla website?
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How do I find out the URL for an article?

I created the following article: Which shows up in the list at http://localhost:81/fecms/administrator/index.php?option=com_content&view=articles I tried to navigate to http://localhost:81/...
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Unable to Access Backend - Masked for frontend

It has been awhile since I went in and updated one of the sites I manage. The problem: When I go to the backend of my site (/administrator), it is simply a mask for the front-end. So when I go to ...
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Joomla 3.6.5 & 3.7.0 Strange User Session Behavior

Just today, an issue arised with a Joomla 3.6.5 installation I have. A user was seeing other connected users' details. Something went wrong with the session table (I suppose, because I checked and ...
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J3.3 Assigning An Article Multiple Access Levels

I need to set articles to multiple access levels, but currently all I've been finding is the drop-down selector for article access levels. I have four user groups: Solutions Authorized Retail ...
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Access Denied, what am I overlooking?

Working with Joomla 3.5.1 and having an issue with pages that I've restricted to a certain permission. I send out a Newsletter that has roughly 15 stories. The first 5 are always public, but the ...
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Display Extra Fields only to Certain Users or Access Levels

I have a series of extra fields (prices) for my K2 items that I only want to show to logged in users. To add more, I need to show one field to one User Group (price A) and a different field to a ...
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Limiting Access Permissions in the Backend

I have a user who I want to give access to only one component in the backend (com_joocommerce). I have followed the steps suggested to me from many sources... like this one http://forum.joomla.org/...
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How to Access User-Profile Component Data via PHP [duplicate]

I am using Joomla! v3.3.3 and I have just enabled the "User-Profile" component. How can I access and/or echo the "User-Profile" component data via PHP, such as: address1, city, website, etc? I ...
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Are Super User rights required to update Joomla?

We are trying to lock down the SuperUser in our application, and only assign it to 2 people. I have created a new group TIQAdmin that isn't a Super User, but has extensive rights in the back end. ...
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No direct access and PSR-2

PSR-2 demands that a file either defines classes and functions or contains side-effects. Including defined('_JEXEC') or die; in all files collides with this convention. Is it safe to exclude this ...
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Unable to Use Live Update for Joomla! 3.6.1 (403 Access Forbidden)

I was able to successfully update a site from 3.5.1 to 3.6.0 using the Live Update. However, when I attempted to update the same site to 3.6.1 a few minutes later, I was given a page stating: An ...
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How to add access control to tab

I have component and into this component customly add tab with some functionality. Now I want that only some group of users can see that tab. How can I add some code to give access to only group ...
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authorise('core.admin') how to include administrator level also?

We want Administrators to be able to see Privacy Requests in the module on cpanel. But this module has the following code: // Only super user can view this data if (!JFactory::getUser()->authorise(...
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How to add more notes/text to the access.xml section of a joomla component?

I have very many actions in my sections of the access.xml file of my component. So that means a long list of permissions. I want to categorize them with some more surrounding text. Here is how it ...
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Is there a way to auto create an article after creating user group and access level?

I'm still new to Joomla so bear with me... I have many user groups and each of their access levels. For example, I will have two user groups for each department, Admin Manager and Admin. In the ...
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SSO Login for two joomla websites [duplicate]

Can anyone advise on an extension or custom code to sinchronize two joomla 3 websites users access credentials? I have two sites on the same host and I'd like the users to be able to login in one of ...
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Is there a way to have multiple component level ACL rules display and save using com_config?

As always I'm tinkering around in my IDE. Today's challenge is to set up view level ACL rules for each of the various managers (list/form views) in my test management component. First I added the ...
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Is there a quick method to check if a user has access to a specific page?

Is there a quick block of a code where given a user ID and a menu item ID, I could quickly check it the user is authorized to open that page? So far I have this, but it feels like I'm jumping through ...
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User group and access level

I want to ask about user group and access level. Since I'm new in Joomla, I still a bit confuse to make the user access. I hope someone can help me. Below I have 6 different menu and each will have ...
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How to bypass deny direct access to edit link

I managed to edit a file in controller to allow for the edit article link to be directly accessed if a user has a particular username. This is a core edit, but it's a local website only only my pc so ...
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