Questions tagged [user]

This tag is for questions about users, user management, access levels and other user related topics.

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Non deprecated method in Joomla! 4 to load user by userid

I'm looking for an extension for Joomla! 4.0 to replace a deprecated method which was used to load an user by userid. The method used actually is: $user = Factory::getUser($userid); The issue is that ...
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Joomla User Registration Form Plugin not working - simple registration (PlgUserSimpleRegistration)

I try to have the plugin working to have a email/password only on the registration form. Joomla Registration: Remove unneeded fields I install the plugin correctly with XML below: <extension ...
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How to prevent spam registration?

Every month there are hundreds of malicious users (most of the registering emails are from some Russian domain) registering my site. This is mixed with scores of authentic users. I have already turned ...
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How do I view the search history?

Joomla has an internal search on my site, so I want to see what visitors (not logged in) are searching for without resorting to outside software. How do I see past searches that were searched in my ...
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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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Registered users public listing showing only the selected fields by each user

I'm looking to display a map (google map or other) together with a list of all our registered Joomla 3.9.x users, their addresses and extra information are stored using Joomla user custom fields. What ...
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How to customize Joomla registration form?

How to create proper override folder for com_user? Apparently, simply copying it to template/html folder doesn't work What is displayed on registration page is largely controlled by the .xml file, can ...
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403 Error Page Alternative for Already Registered Users

Joomla 3.9.24 There's a similar question here but it deals with changing the language string, whereas I'd like to change the page content and / or redirect. I have allowed user registration on my site ...
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Custom User plugin for the group

Looking for the info to have a custom User plugin but instead it shows up in the User, it needs to show up in the (User) group (backend Joomla Administrator). There is a very good example how to ...
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Does an AJAX request to a PHP script inherit session context

From JavaScript loaded via a static HTML5 file [loaded from a Joomla page element's onClick event and window.open()], does an AJAX request to a PHP script inherit the session context such that ...
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How to search on user_id in cb user lists?

We want to use the id of users for our invoicing. I've been able to display the user id field in lists and on the logout screen without any problems. However, we also need to be able to search users ...
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Logged in users not logged into Kunena on second site

I have 2 sites, let's call them site1 and site2. They're setup as subdomains such as: site1.domain.com and site2.domain.com They're both running Joomla 3.9.24 and I have created a view on site2 ...
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User creation with PHP : disable sending email

I'm using the User Class to create new users. Here are my fields : $udata = array( "name"=>$data['name'], "username"=>$data['user'], ...
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Verification code not found

Joomla 3.9.23 I am also using RSFormPro for user registration (I have opened a ticket with their support also). When a user registers on my site they receive an email with a link to verify their ...
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Password Reset on Login Form

Joomla 3.9.23 I have a meu item type Users » Login Form, this displays; username password remember me checkbox login button Should there alslo be links to Forgot your Password? and Forgot your ...
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New User Activation Permissions

Joomla 3.9.23 I have a user that's in the default Administrator group, I have also created a new group Staff, which is a child group of Registered. See image; When Staff register on the site ...
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Problem Displaying User Action Logs in the updated Joomla 3.9. *

I don't remember which version I started with Joomla. However, I have been using it for about 5-6 years. The latest version is 3.9.23. Due to a problem we are experiencing, I need information on the ...
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Spam Registration for Joomla 3.6.0

I've just recently started getting a LOT of spam registration on a Joomla! website that my company host for one of our clients. I know they are spam because every single user has "https" in ...
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Impossible to create new Joomla User with User Class : Please enter your name

Dont' know why but since Joomla 3.9.22 (or 3.9 ?), when I create a User with User Class, I have the error "Please enter your name". But the name field is not empty. Here is my simple code : $...
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Only allow user to assign categories and articles to his own usergroup

I have multiple user groups that can only edit and create their own articles and categories. This works fine for existing articles and categories but when someone in that group creates a new article/...
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How to hide specific User activity options in the frontend only?

I want to hide the options "Send notifications for User Actions Log" and "Select events to be notified for Articles" (not disable them completely) in the admin's "edit profile ...
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How to get user object in Ajax call

I want to access the currently logged in user in my Helper function using AJAX. function editUser(){ runAjax('editUser',"one"); } function runAjax(type,regHtml){ request = { '...
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User profile control whether user can adjust their email address

I have a site set up that allows the user to login to a secure area. Everything works. I'm having a problem with the email address. The user registers with an email address which works fine. ...
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writing my own code to import users

I need to batch create lots of users and I have their emails and some profile details like phone number and address. This data is in a google sheet. I just need to generate usernames and set initial ...
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Front End Management of Joomla Users

Joomla 3.9.20 I know there's no default way of managing Joomla users on the front end (a huge drawback of Joomla imo). There appears to be some commercial extensions and components that do this, but ...
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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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Menu Specifically For Super Users

Joomla 3.9.20 I allow users to register on my website, they automatically go into a group called 'Training', their parent group is Registered, see below; - Registered -- Training I have created a '...
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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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joomla returning invalid fields for user registration

I've added in custom fields for joomla registration, however it's returning them as Invalid Fields? $requestData = $this->input->post->get('jform', array(), 'array'); echo '<pre>';...
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How can I create multiple users that can only edit and create articles/categories for their own permission group?

I have a website that has lots of companies on it. I want every company to have its own login where they can create categories and articles for themselves but only for themselves, they should not even ...
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Changing how Fabrik extension lists are displayed

I created a list using Fabrik and used elements to create fields for the list. The result was a form for my Joomla registered users to use to input data such as in fields I created like in the below ...
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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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Which Event to include in User Plugin that fires on Save button in Plugin manager?

My user plugin, "Myplugin", works. I have extra parameters in the plugin that can be set in the Plugin Manager (Menu: Extensions / Plugins / MyPlugin). Those are stored in the database when using the ...
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How to add the current user's user id in query of a custom field for a plugin?

If I hardwire a created_by clause in a joomla sql custom field, the query works as it should (for this specific userid the clause is, and created_by = 305): SELECT id AS value, title AS text FROM #...
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Can Joomla send the user an email after admin approves them?

I refer to this ticket: Can Joomla send the user an email when admin approves them? hence I can not reply or comment as a new user does anyone know a solution to this issue of mine? Problem is: ...
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User Registration Assign to Specific Group

Joomla 3.9.14 I have a URL example.com/training/register, this displays a default Joomla user registration form. Within Joomla I have various user groups; - Guest - Registered - - Training - - ...
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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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What is the correct way to programmatically delete a joomla user and their data?

I want to remove a set of users by id from a Joomla 3.x database. I am trying to figure out from the documentation if this is possible without having to write my own SQL for each database table. ...
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Session Management Across Multiple Devices

Today users wish to be logged in across multiple devices. The fact that Joomla signs out a user from all devices when one device was signout is driving users crazy. Can someone please help me, and ...
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How can I display the first name of the currently logged in user in content

Matthew Murphy asks the following on the Joomla Facebook Group: Anyone know of an extension for content that replaces the name with the person who's logged in? For example I have been working on a ...
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Users ID numbers messed up - how to change them manually? (urgent)

Background: I develop my website on my dev. subdomain and when ready and test and clone dev to the live domain. However at the same time my users may change their password or any other profile data, ...
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Redirect if userid is not found in a database table

When users login, I am trying to push them to fill their 3rd party component's Profile form properly. When they filled the form their user id is added to the "#__rbid_users" table (user id is same as ...
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No longer able to access the User object in Joomla 3.9.3

I built a small website using Joomla 3.4.0./ Wampserver 2.4 on Windows 8.1 Pro. Now I've upgraded the computer to Windows 10 Pro and Wamp 3.1.7 (64 bit). I've rebuilt the website with latest version ...
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creating new user front end [closed]

I'm creating a new user (v3.x) via a module helper function. the helper function is called via AJAX. this all works fine. I'm having trouble getting the user registration to work. I've ...
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create user and set its frontend language via php-script

The code below (modified from another post) works fine for me to create a user. But how do you set the new user's frontend language? In the code below, the lines 'frontend-language'=>'de-DE', '...
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How to write the logged in user id in Plotalot queries?

I am trying to use plotalot to graph user results. The program only uses mysql queries to pull data. How can I pull session specific user data with a mysql query? Normal Joomla session variables ...
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User group and access level

I want to ask about user group and access level. Since I'm new in Joomla, I still a bit confuse to make the user access. I hope someone can help me. Below I have 6 different menu and each will have ...
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Bulk delete disabled k2 users Joomla 2.5

I have thousands of spam users. I use K2 and I would want to delete them from "k2_users" and from "users". I want to delete the blocked ones. I have tried deleting K2_users from the admin, but it does ...
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A solution to enter Username instead of E-mail for "Reset Password"

I currently work on a project where all the users have unique usernames but not unique email addresses. This is a problem when using the Reset Password feature because out of the box you need to ...