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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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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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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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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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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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403 Forbidden error for administrator login page

We have our Joomla setup with a .htaccess file to allow only particular IP addresses to hit our administrator area. We have several users all over the country who can access it just fine. I have ...
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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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Unable to Login to my Joomla Site

Am unable to login to my joomla site al of the sudden despite having the right credentials. I have changed the password via my phpadmin but in Vain. I tested it with wrong/non existent logins and am ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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Logging into Joomla site from an external angular app using cURL

I'm trying to login into Joomla from a form in an external angular app and be redirected to the appropriate page in Joomla website for logged users. For that, I used a php script in the root of the ...
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Single Sign On (SSO) Joomla with other System

I've been searching over the net on how to make a Single Sign On Joomla 3.3 to work with a system that is based on Java. Both Joomla portal and java system are under the same server. I need it to ...
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Activation email not being sent

I'm stuck with something that ought to be simple: My Joomla system is not sending activation emails when users register on the site. I've checked (and double-checked) the configuration, and I can't ...
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Direct logout link

I know I can display the login/logout form with the following link: http://example.com/index.php?option=com_users&view=login But once logged in, this link will redirect the user to a page with a ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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Joomla 2.5 post with python to login

I´m trying to create an script to do fails logins in Joomla. I had a brutal force attack some days ago and the plugin Brutal Force Stop was failed, I have changed the database from MySQL to DynamoDB ...
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Joomla 3.4.x to 3.6.4 Update and invalid security token on front-end login

I have to update a Joomla 3.4.7 site. I did first a localhost update to test - everything worked fine. But now on the live site I am not able to login in the front-end. I am getting the invalid ...
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Invalid Token - Login issue - Explaination of what is being compared

I have 2 very similar (but obviously not identical) environments - one test and one production. I am using only the standard Login form from a menu item. Yet, I get an Invalid Token when trying to log ...
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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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Invalid Token - Login Issue

Joomla 3.4.1 I was hoping somebody could briefly explain this for me. I am not that familiar with tokens, sessions or cache. My site was working fine with no issues however I decided to enable the "...
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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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User logins only work from some computers and browsers

I have a Joomla! version 3.4.1 site that we just launched. We have a very strange issue where user credentials work or don't work consistently from certain workstations within certain browsers. One ...
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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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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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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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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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JAuthentication: :authenticate: Failed to load plugin: plgauthenticationcookie

When trying to log in I am seeing the following error message: JAuthentication: :authenticate: Failed to load plugin: plgauthenticationcookie I am not able to log into the front or back end with any ...
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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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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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Show Login Popup on Read more Restriction

I want to restrict the guest users to show full article. Once the user is logged in, then only he will be able to read the full article else introduction article will be shown. I achieved this by ...
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Cannot login to administrator when hosted

I had a Joomla 3 website installed on my Windows installation with WAMP. Then I uploaded it to a hosting service. After changing the config php accordingly, I can see the website up and running ...
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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 ...