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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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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External User Registration Script - Change Email Content

Joomla 3.9.14 I have a script that successfully registers a user on my Joomla site via an external script. The code is below; <?php // database connection include('conn.php'); require_once ...
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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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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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How to login joomla from an external php file?

I am using ( Joomla! 3.9.11) define('_JEXEC', 1); define('JPATH_BASE', realpath(dirname(__FILE__) . '/..')); require_once JPATH_BASE . '/includes/defines.php'; require_once JPATH_BASE . '/...
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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 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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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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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 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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Users “failure to login” ?Itemid=638

Users attempting to login are generating this message in the backend under AdminTools: component/users/profile?Itemid=638 Are these folks being rejected -or- are they simply failing to login ...
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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 ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...