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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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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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How to display user profile information?

I want to make a custom profile page which will only display the details of the user who has logged into my website. I need to display username name registered email Is it also possible to create ...
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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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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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What is the URL for user login (aka How to hide the login form?)

I do not wish to allow visitors to register on my website; however, I find a need to have a single registered user for testing purposes. For example, I will publish an article with restricted access ...
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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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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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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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Redirect to previous page after login in custom component

I want redirect users after login Current link in joomla 2.5 custom component I use this code but after login i have error 500 $user =& JFactory::getUser(); $mainframe = ...
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Hide homepage when user is logged in

When the user is logged in and trying to access the homepage I need to redirect him to certain url. So basically when authorized user gets to www.example.com he's redirected to www.example.com/...
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Users cannot logout because session is not deleted

I am using the core users component. Users after logging in are not able to logout, the logout button simple refreshes the page. Joomla is not deleting entries from the _session table when a user ...
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Custom component login task

I'm trying to do a very basic login function through my component, but I'm always getting back a TRUE response from the auth, whether I use valid credentials or not. The docs seem to indicate that it ...
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Offering different content to different clients

In an Intranet I have two groups of clients, each well known by their IP address. I want to present Joomla module A for clients from both groups, module B only for the clients of group 1 and module C ...
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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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You cannot access the private section of this site

On a Joomla 3.3.3 site which was upgraded from 2.5 (latest version at the time), we are having some issues with regard to user logging in. Some users have reported that after registering, they are ...
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Send a copy of an e-mail

I have a page blocked by a login module, and I have the "Forgot my password" link etc .. I want to send a copy of the send e-mail to an other email. For example. User1 lost his password, he click on ...
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How to use logout() method without duplicate session record in db

While importing from an external app, I'm creating new users, and all their categories, subcategories, and articles. To get proper ownership of all the content, I'm logging the new user in, ...
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Video link should prompt for login page

I have joomla 2.5.4 website for registered users configured with LDAP. I have copied a video in the images folder and i want to give the link to the clients. Obviously if i place the url in the ...
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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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Where to catch Post event?

I use the following JavaScript to open new window in which Joomla login page displayed: window.open('https://URL', '_blank', 'location=yes'); The new window opens is as follows: I need to ...
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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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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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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 ...
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The background color of my login screen turned black. How do I change it back to the default?

On a couple of 3.4.8 sites I manage, the login screen has changed from blue to black. I have found this code in the index.php file of the admin template (isis). /* Template color */ <?php ...
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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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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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User login only by password

My goal is to let user possibility to login using only password. There is any available plugin or module for that? I had a problem to find it. thanks
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No password restrictions shown on register page

I enabled password restrictions on my site. The restrictions work, but the user gets no feedback if his password doesn't meet the requirements - he just gets redirected to the registration form ...
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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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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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HTTPS and Force_SSL backend login problem

I recently upgraded my Joomla site to 3.3.1 from 3.2.2, upgraded the PHP version on my server from 5.3 to 5.5.14 and installed NGINX. The upgrade went fine, a couple of minor styling and extension ...
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Unable to log in after upgrading joomla 2.5 to 3.0

I have followed the instructions given in following forum post and also googled for how to upgrade joomla 2.5 to 3.0 http://forum.joomla.org/viewtopic.php?f=710&t=793171 After that my process ...
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Delete <li> tag of “Forgot Password”, “Registration”

I have a little problem on one of my Joomla website. I had to delete the Forgot Password... the 2/3 Links that appears under the login module. They're gone now, but still there is 3 <li> section,...
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Password problem when a user registers (Akeeba Subscriptions)

I'm building a property website using iProperty for the properties and Akeeba Subscriptions to allow users to sign up through the front end. I have set up two different types of subscription (one ...
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Remember Me feature not working Joomla 2.5

I have a Joomla 2.5 website. The website requires all users to log in as the content is restricted to registered users. When my users log in there is a Remember Me function as part of the core Joomla ...
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No Mobile Login

I'm running two sites, both with the same theme and modules, both Joomla 2.5.22. With the test site mobile devices can log in, with the live site they can't. When a user enters their username and ...
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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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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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Login automatically from mobile App to website without need to re-insert credentials

The mobile App has been designed by myself (easy to manipulate). However, the website was designed by an outsourced developer (Joomla) and he is not available anymore. What I need to add is link the ...
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Can you have multiple custom Login Forms with unique templates Joomla 3.x

I want to use our Joomla 3.x site to do three different functions and therefore have three templates and I have setup three menus, but assigned more than one login form doesn't seem to work. It just ...
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Handling two user groups in front end Joomla 2.5

I'm maintaining two user groups in front end. They are customer and retailer. There are two menu items for them to login. That means two login sections. Therefore there are two menu items are assigned ...
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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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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 into the joomla using facebook

I'm implementing Facebook login into the Joomla login module. I took code from Facebook SDK site and I'm able to authenticate using Facebook. After authentication I am getting user data also like ...
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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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How to write custom form and code for Joomla login? [closed]

I'm a beginner in Joomla. I don't want to customize or use modules like BTlogin or default login module in Joomla. I want to create fresh login module with minimum code, I don't know how the passwords ...
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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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Can't logon with Joomla IIS 8 install

I have a virtual server on Microsoft Azure. It has IIS 8, PHP 5.4 and a Joomla 3.3 site installed on it. This is a brand new install where I am migrating a site from a different location using Akeeba ...
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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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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 ...