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A login or logon (also called logging in or on and signing in or on) is the process by which individual access to a computer system is controlled by identification of the user using credentials provided by the user.

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Login works sometimes

Here is a video of what I see: https://youtu.be/Qbljr2CZu9k When I visit my login page here: https://www.dev.plantbasedplanet.co.uk/sign-up I cannot login using my credentials. However, when I fail to ...
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Cannot login to previously working Joomla site front end and back end

Front end and also Admin does not log in, and it does not error. It just seems to refresh. I'm using Joomla 3.x I have tried overwriting all of the core files via FTP plg_user_joomla is enabled (...
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How to show 'Register New User' for all guests and something else for registered users?

I want to build a simple site with Joomla 4. The webpage should only handle these few things: For guests (not logged in users): Display an article with some text and the 'login mask' inside the ...
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Keep user logged into Joomla session after browser closed

How can I keep a user logged in after they close the browser? I don't want the user to have to log into the site every time they visit it. I have increased session lifetime, but that does not work ...
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Joomla 4.0.3 - LDAP Login / Microsoft AD

Which settings and plugins are exactly needed to configure Joomla 4.0.3 with LDAP support? The AD server is a Windows Server 2016 Standard. I have activated the Joomla Plugin Authentication - LDAP ...
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When a user logs in it always goes to edit-your-profile page

Joomla version: Joomla! 3.10.1 Stable PHP: 7.4 This joomla website doesn't have many plugins. I only have OneSocial plugin. Anyways, I am willing to try any suggestions at this point, I have tried to ...
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How can I add tracking of user logout time to User Actions?

I frequently want to check if a particular set of users are currently logged into the back end (administrator side) of my site (e.g. so I don't do anything disruptive while they are logged in) and, ...
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Password no longer accepted

My admin & secondary access username can't log in. In phpMyAdmin, both are listed as 0. What is wrong/how can I recover? I have found my username in the database, clicked edit, used MD5 and ...
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Every time a user logins in they are automatically blocked

Every time a user logs in they are automatically blocked. When I enable them again they login once and it disables them again. It's making it impossible for my staff to get any work done. It's ...
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What does it mean for a user to be 'logged in' to Joomla?

I am having an issue with the ACL of my Joomla API. I created this using the TechJoomla api component. I have the following code to handle post requests on my api. <?php use Joomla\CMS\...
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modify joomla login with password validity period

I seek for advise how to modify the joomla login to set a validity period on the date for the password and make obligation for the (end)user to reset the password with a new (safe) value; and how can ...
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Is there a way to redirect the Joomla! Administrator login?

When I login on the front end I have the ability to choose where that login goes to. On the backend is there a way to choose this? Currently it goes to the dashboard but I'd prefer to make it go to a ...
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Too many login attempts-autobanned from my own site

I mistyped my username and password too many times and now receive the 403: Access Forbidden Too many login attempts (Autobanned) whenever I try to login or even view the websites. Any ideas how to ...
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Admin does not log in or error

Admin does not log in, and it does not error. It just seems to refresh. I have tried everything in this post: Can't log in with admin, no error messages I have tried overwriting all of the core ...
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Some users cannot log in on frontend

I have some users who are stuck in a loop where entering their login information redirects them back to the login page and nothing happens. A few were able to get around this by using another device ...
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Can't display Extra field (Date of birth) when logged in as Registered user

I'm pretty new to Joomla, so sorry if this sounds silly. I am using Extra Field "Date of Birth" from UserProfile in this code: jimport( 'joomla.user.helper' ); $user = JFactory::getUser(); ...
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.htaccess redirect causes invalid security token when logging in thru email link

I wanted to eliminate duplicate content by redirecting all requests to https://www... by using the below .htaccess entry: ## Begin - Custom redirects # # If you need to redirect some pages, or set a ...
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Invalid security token locks out users trying to log in through an email link

I ran into the below problem that blocks my users to log into my site: When the user needs to log in she gets a notification email with a button that links to the below address: https://www....
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Using hooks in Joomla to add a Single Sign-On link in main page of Joomla

I have implemented SSO (Single Sign-On) in Joomla using OKTA and now my goal is to add a link in the main login page of Joomla using hooks. To do this, I have added one checkbox in the service ...
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Redirect Working on Module Not Menu Item

Joomla 3.9.19 I have a login module and in the Login Redirection Page I have selected a menu item > single article. This redirect works fine. I also have a menu item type > login form. In the ...
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Create a User Area

I'm wondering how i can create a User Area for users to login and gain access to a user panel (where user can update their info and specfic/custom actions). Because the Joomla user login ...
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External Login Script and getDbo()

I have a Joomla 3.9.14 site with a subdomain app.example.com. I have a login form, and I want to allow users to login using their Joomla credentials. Everything is working as expected, users are ...
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Create user and immediately log them in

I built a component where a user fills in a form, and on submit it creates an account for them and tries to log them in immediately. The account creation works, but when it tries to log users in, I ...
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"Forgot password" can be used to determine whether email is valid. How to harden against this? [duplicate]

I'm trying to harden a Joomla website (v3.9.13). One problem which has been picked up is that the "Forgot password" can be used by a malicious person to check whether an email address is valid or not....
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Error: "Invalid controller class: display"

I've installed Joomla 4 to test with, and I'm getting this error on every attempt to login to the admin: Invalid controller class: display I've re-installed and am using the latest alpha release. ...
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How to prevent password reset from disclosing private email addresses?

The "Forgot your password?" password reset form in Joomla 3.x can disclose that an email address is registered with the site. This is a personal privacy violation which is illegal under some privacy ...
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Can't login to admin with no errors (joomla 3.9.3)

My site on Joomla 3.9.3 is working well but since last week no one admin user can log in. There are no errors, the login form just refreshes after any submission. I've tried to rewrite Joomla core ...
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Joomla forgets session (cookie) straight after login

I'm currently trying to move a Joomla site to another host. For testing I created a duplicate of the site with a different domain (I don't know if this has anything to do with my problem). The ...
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How can you hide Joomla admin password while inputting the characters?

I have followed the advice at autocomplete disable in joomla administrator. How can I hide the password characters while I am typing without losing the functionality provided by Zollie?
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Joomla admin redirects to language code after login

I've been extensively searching the web but found no useful solution and would be happy for any input. After migrating the site to a new server (Apache, no apparent changes, just newer) and adding ...
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Unable to log in to Joomla! front-end

When attempting to log in using the standard Joomla! login page, the following message is displayed: Warning The security token did not match. The request was aborted to prevent any security ...
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Multiple mod_login styles

I have a theme which is overriding the default Joomla login which works fine in the header (click for popup login box) but I would like the default Joomla login in the right hand sidebar on certain ...
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Login Form Module redirects not working

Quite new to Joomla and have a problem with Login Form Redirects I’m using Joomla 3.9.4 / PHP 7.1.9 / Apache / mysql 5.7.22-22 I have a Landing Page using one Gantry/Helium template, all other pages ...
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Associating a login module with a template

I'm using a secondary template for a new menu, which requires a login. I created a login module assigned to a position on that template and the new menu. The template is assigned to the new menu and ...
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How to login via url

Any way to login direct with URL without user need type user and password? I need some simple to run in my intranet. Some like http://mydomain.com/?user=name?password=9999
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$captcha->CheckAnswer() always returns false

After a lot of struggle, I've figured out how to implement the standard Joomla reCaptcha. But now my problem is the verifying of it on the server side. The steps of the reCaptcha: I have a form ...
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How do I setup recaptcha on an override of "default_login.php"

I've set up the standard recaptcha plugin in Joomla. I did an override of the login page and it wasn't showing the recaptcha, so I tried to add it by following the answer from these pages: My Captcha ...
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How to use "onUserAfterLogin" Event?

I want my users to get an email when they login for the first time. I am thinking to create an array to store userids that have logged in before. When users login, compare their userid with the array, ...
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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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Component not found after restricting access to Registered users

Joomla 3.8.11 I have a simple article with access level set to Registered. A mod_login module is assigned to the menu item for the article. On accessing the menu item, the login module is displayed ...
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How do I make a login page just like Joomla's backend?

I want my homepage to be like Joomla's administration page, meaning there is only a login form displayed on the page. The hard part is, although it is not hard to make a homepage like this and I can ...
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Checking user lifetime

I want to add some data, when user just login and remove this data, when he logout by himself or by the end of lifetime. Where is the script of checking lifetime situating? Joomla 3.8
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How to fully display login page with Helix3 on mobile devices?

When I switched from Gantry to Helix3, two problems arose: On the website, I have a closed page that requires a password. A sign in Gantry came in, but in Helix3 there is an error message: "You ...
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Can't login to Joomla! admin updating password in PHP MyAdmin doesn't work

I cannot log into the Joomla! admin. Updating the password in PHP My Admin does not work. It always says that my username and password do not match, the user does not exist or I have not been ...
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Account activation link not working

I recently performed an upgrade of a bunch of extensions on our Joomla site (the site is running Joomla 3.8.6 and was upgraded from 3.8.5 at the same time). I tested the updates on a stand-alone test ...
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Login menu item as modal

Is there any way of opening the "login" menu item as a modal box? This would allow the user to stay on the same page after logging in. I don't want 3rd party extensions as they tend to crack with ...
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how to change urls to look like subdomains but function as a single domain?

I have a Joomla! site hosted by Rochen, and am wondering whether it is possible for me to change the structure of urls as follows. Currently my site (Joomla 3.8) has urls that look like this: www....
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User registration with confirmation e-mail

I wanted to change the default user registration scenario. My desired workflow is the following: 1.- The user enters in the "create account" form and enters all the user data: username, email, ...
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Display a menu item with Login requirement

I have made a Menu item and set its type to a 'Single Article'. I want that menu item to be displayed publically but login after clicking it to enter that article. When I have set the access level to ...
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How to code login to backend in joomla

I am making my own component in Joomla, which provides me login through an external site. Last issue I need to solve is the login. When I trigger onUserLogin event by: $dispatcher->triggerEvent('...
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