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A solution to enter Username instead of E-mail for “Reset Password”

I currently work on a project where all the users have unique usernames but not unique email addresses. This is a problem when using the Reset Password feature because out of the box you need to ...
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Avoid login from onUserAuthenticate

I'm trying to dismiss the login if my $completed var is false. I can make it work with die() but I wan't to know how to do this correct, so that the user gets returned to the login page with a error ...
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User Login passthrough in iframe

I've got two (almost) similar Joomla sites (same users, configuration etc) forming an Intranet. One site is integrated on the other using an iframe and I need the user to be logged in on both ...
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How to log in user into Joomla 3.x from external script

I hope you can help me with this to find a solution. On site1 I have a Joomla 3.x installation. I want to run an external script which validates a user on site2 (this is already working). After ...
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How to use joomla password verification method in a external script

I am developing a script that is using Joomla!'s users table for the user authentication ... but I am facing an issue with the verification of the password. As you know Joomla! uses Bcrypt for ...
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How can I reset Two Factor Authentication on my Joomla site?

How can I reset Two Factor Authentication on my Joomla site? Details- A few months ago I got a new phone as my old one died. Stupidly I had TFA using Google Authentication and therefore lost access ...
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Register user via external script and a random password

I have this PHP script that I want to call from a mobile app, that registers an email address, uses a random password, and automatically activates & asks the user to reset the password upon first ...
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How to leverage external JSON REST API in Joomla 3.5.1 after user login?

I need to integrate a Joomla website with a third party REST API. Let me try to clarify what I'm trying to do. Ideally when a user logs on to the Joomla website once they authenticate they will also ...
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Additional validation after core login is success

My requirement is to do an additional custom validation once the users core joomla credentials are validated. If my custom validation fails then I should not allow the user to login. I see there are ...
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Invalid token after upgrading Joomla to 3.5

After upgrading my site to J3.5, users can't login anymore. They get the "invalid token" error. I tried myself around 30 times and I also get the error, although I can login to the admin area. I ...
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How to check if the user is authorized to view a particular article?

How can I check if the user has access to any particular article? I was looking at $user->authorise() method but it looks like it's only for core edit, edit own and some other permissions.
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Check if user has access to the backend

I have searched through forum and couldn't find answer to simple thing that I am trying to accompish I created a new group under "Public" group and I provided that user a permission of "Administrator ...
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Programmatically login user from cookies

We have an external login system which creates set of cookies. My joomla site and external site (which is responsible to login a user) are on the same domain so I can access the cookies being set by ...
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Using Joomla! user account for authenticating to a Laravel application

I have been looking for readily available solutions to authenticate a user account to a Laravel application and the only things that I've come across in the general sense of authentication is LDAP, ...
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Extend Joomla Authentication to plain HTML page?

I have a few pages with custom forms that interact with a database on the backend. However; none of the plugins that were meant to embed your PHP code inside of a Joomla article worked well enough. (...
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Will Joomla JAuthentication obey the user plugins?

I do a custom PHP page that allows member to validate their Joomla login credentials. Following is the code. $credentials = array( 'username' => $username, 'password' => $...
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OAuth 2.0 Example

Joomla! 3.4.3 I'm looking for a working example on how to implement OAuth2.0 client code to Google, Facebook, etc. I understand (and see) a variety of OAuth classes in the Joomla! library hierarchy, ...
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J3.x: Is there a way to stop custom authentication plugins from automatically creating local users?

I have searched extensively, but have not found anything useful. Can anyone offer any advice? Thank you!
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In what format does Joomla! stores the password

I am looking at the Joomla! .htaccess file. In which encoding does Joomla! stores the password. Can it be decoded as well?
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Joomla custom authentication plugin only for frontend

I've created a custom authentication plugin and it works well. The plugin is in the plugins folder plugins/authentication. Now I face the problem, when I would like to login in my backend, then the ...
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Joomla doesn't know I'm logged in on homepage

I'm working on a Joomla site and for some reason my site quit knowing it was logged in on the default page. Other pages still know that I'm logged in. Even the default page knows I'm logged in if I ...
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Is it possible to change the joomla user authentication algorithm

Hi I'm doing initial research on changing the way joomla authenticates a user. I want to do this only for the frontend user and not the admin user. WHY I want to do this? I'm importing a list of ...
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Facebook Login - Tell joomla to login

I'm developing a facebook login (FB SDK Javascript) for a Joomla site to add an alternative way to register/login. What I've done is: Create FB app Insert relevant code to my site Get connected stat ...
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Joomla 3 LDAP username won't allow required special character

When using LDAP login authentication domain\username is the format that we need to use but Joomla will not allow this. When trying to save these users in Joomla backend the format is rejected due to ...
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Need Captcha Verification before accessing a hyperlink?

I installed a plugin (Delete My Account) which lets me place a hyperlink anywhere inside an article or module, which when clicked, deletes the account of the registered user from the front-end. What i ...
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User registration error : Two different values for password in database?

I tried to register a new user from Joomla frontend, registration was successful plus activation via email was also successful, now when i try to login using the new credentials, i get a error " ...
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Disable website to all but logged in users

I know there are many ways to do this, however when I think deeply, a global disable of the site might be difficult. What I want is when a user goes to the website, they are redirected to the login ...
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Override Joomla's users with third party service

This one is strange, its based on keeping one login through out multiple services. Basically I have created a custom login system using "activecollab"s API to login, allowing the users in active ...