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Questions tagged [login]

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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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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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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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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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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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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Editing the Joomla Login Form

I had installed a template from joomshaper. I'm trying to edit the login form of it. I already try to overwrite the mod_login/.../default.html file, but the form used by the template is not being ...
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How to restrict number of successful frontend logins per user

Is there any plugin for restrict number of successful frontend logins per user? I looked around but without success, and have no idea how to achieve that on the other way. Any advice? Joomla is 3.8.1
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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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User Login History

This may have ben asked elsewhere however I couldn't see it on JSE. Is it possible to view the user login history anywhere? I had a look through the database however couldn't find anything. Joomla 3....
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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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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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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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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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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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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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Joomla 3.6.2 Users can't log in on the front-end. Back-end login unaffected

I have a Joomla 3.x site that I recently updated to 3.6.2. Everything was working fine, or so I thought, until I received an email from the client saying that they can't login to the employee section ...
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How to execute custom php/mysql code after a user successfully logs in?

After a user logs in, I want to call a little mysql program. How and where (in what module eg. mod_login) do I place the code?
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Adding text to registration form

I am running Joomla 3.6 and I just want to add some informational text at the top of the registration form. I have seen suggestions about language overrides but that doesn't mean anything to me. With ...
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Sharing users between a 2.5 site and a 3.x site

I currently have two Joomla 2.5 websites. Let's say site A and site B. Currently, sites A and B share user, group, and session tables (one is a mysql "view" of the other). A holds the real table. I ...
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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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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 share table between 2 or more databases?

I have a Joomla! site and now I want to make some subdomains. But, I want that the users must be the same in both. Like, if a user logs on to the main site and then goes to the subdomain at the same ...
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Custom Login Component - Redirecting depends from entered data

I'm administratior of several sites and have exp. with Joomla over 4 years, mostly worked with creating websites with this great builder using different modules, but haven't a lot exp. with PHP. ...
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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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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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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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login redirect to different page than given under “ Menu Item Login Redirect”

I have set up a menu Item Users-> Login Form. There I set the "Menu Item Login Redirect" to Home. However the site redirects me to "/shop-pages-2/register-2/profile". My homepage does not have a shop (...
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Login module doesn't login, redirects back to home page

For whatever reason, the login module in the frontend of my website has suddenly stopped working. Every attempt to login using it just redirects back to the home page without logging in the user, ...
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Login to Joomla website from mobile App

Background I have Joomla website and mobile App that's running on different server (programmed using JavaScript). Both belong to the same party, and the users have similar accounts on both with ...
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Logged in user details, profile, message notification display using access level category

I have converted a dashboard template for joomla 2.5 for my project. the issue is this i want to show the login details for the user just like i mentioned in the image is there any module or plugin ...
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Any free extensions for Single Sign-on using Shibboleth or ActiveDirectory?

I have a simple question - are there any free extensions for Joomla 2.5.x or 3.x that can incorporate Single sign-on using a Shibboleth in Joomla? I can even consider ActiveDirectory as a possibility.
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Change home menu title after login

Before login, my default menu title displayed with "Feature". I want to change it to Dashboard after login.
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Joomla return URL when login sent via email

I created following URL (that I am sending via email to the user): $form->data['redirect_url'] = urlencode(base64_encode("http://www.domain.it/" . $form->data['link_form'] . "?id_risposta=" . $form-...
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Query params not passed to redirection URL from joomla login “return” varibale

I am using a overide in template for my login module in joomla. I changed return value in the login form to a new redirection URL , which has query parameters along. This was working fine till I ...
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Redirect after login by component

I have a component, which requires login. I added a text about this to the components main page. Is there a way to redirect the users to the component after they logged in? Currently all they see is ...
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Strange login form I didn't create gets shown

So I'm working on a website right now (duh) and I have a registration/login form when I click on the website. Logging in and stuff works fine, but I can for the love of god not find from where it ...
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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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JAuthentication: :authenticate: Failed to load plugin: plgauthenticationcookie Invalid password

When trying to log in I am seeing the following error message: JAuthentication: :authenticate: Failed to load plugin: plgauthenticationcookie Invalid password I am not able to log into the back ...
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Login form css is messed up in RTL

I have a problem regarding the login form in Joomla, it is displayed quite well when the selected language is English (LTR), but whenever I change it to RTL (Arabic or anything), the CSS gets messed ...
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Share joomla login in multidomains

I added several domain in one joomla website by using VirtualDomains extension. All the domain are in same Joomla site but pointing to different categories. I need to know how could it be possible to ...
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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 Remove Joomla Icon at the bottom Admin Login page?

How do I Remove Joomla Icon at the bottom Administrator Login page? I have searched and can't figure it out. Does anyone have experience in removing this? Thanks.
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Change Login to Logout

I have a website using Joomla 3.5 and I currently have a 'Login' main menu item. Once a User logs in, there are some sub-menu items that appear under the 'Login' menu item. What I want to do is to ...
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unable to override redirection after login

In my extension I am trying to implement the redirection after login outlined here (using the 'return' parameter): https://docs.joomla.org/How_do_you_redirect_users_after_a_successful_login%3F My ...