Questions tagged [user]

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

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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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Registration Email Include Additional Contents

Joomla 3.9.18 I'd like to include some additional content in the default Joomla user registration email, for example am image and some footer details. I have seen this question but it involves ...
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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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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 ...
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Unable to approve user registrations via email link

Since the latest update of Joomla I can no longer approve a user via the link in the registration approval email. As of 3.8.13, Joomla is securing the process on approving an user after an email ...
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How can I add custom user field values to an article?

I have created a custom user field named "Gender". How can I show this field in an article? I can only manage to show: username, name, email and User Id Here is my current Sourcerer code to access ...
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Individual user fine grained ACL is it possible in Joomla! 3.x

I was wondering if it was possible in Joomla! 3.x to have permissions down to individual user level. Eg: user A can see item X but not user B even if user B is in the same group or have the same ...
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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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I need to record some datas in user params when submit login

I have a login page and I need to perform some styles for users choice. Then, when user select some preset style, the website changes the style. I need to do it recording as some user params or in ...
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Delete row from custom made SQL when deleting article in Joomla

I´m still new to Joomla and to coding SQL. I was thinking about how I should manage a big system I made with information that is saved in a sql table, that contains some user input and the "id" of an ...
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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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Expiring a User account after creation?

We have some files we need to give people access to for a short period of time (maybe 1 month) and we want their account to automatically be set to expire 1 month from when they register. I was ...
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User Showing in User Manager but not Data base

Problem, users are showing in User MGR and they can login, but the users are not showing in the data base. I've created new database and reinstalled same issue, Tried creating a test user with the ...
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Find user by email

How can I look up a user by email? I thought that JTable::load would do it, but it returns a weird data shape: $user = JTable::getInstance('User', 'JTable', array()); $user->load(array("email" =&...
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Get contact details from article override

I need to display the contact information of a contact on an article override (addresse, phone number...). I can get the user with : $user = JFactory::getUser(); but how can I get a user contact ...
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Assign user to a specific group based on custom field selected

I'd like to assign a user to a custom group instead a some standard Joomla group, based on a dropdown choice. I've created a user group named "students". Then I added a new custom custom field for ...
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where is frontend user parameter in Joomla 3.8

I want to hide some fields from Joomla front-end Profile editor (Editor, Timezone, Front-end Language). There was a post on this exchange in 2014 that describes the procedure: Users >> User Manager >...
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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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Restrict unregistered users from accessing the whole joomla site

How to Restrict unregistered users from accessing any of the Joomla website?
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Restore deleted user

I have a Joomla system (v3.8) which is running well. Unfortunately, however, one of our administrator user record has accidentally been deleted. I need to restore it because we're now getting errors ...
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Fake users created without using site registration form but still using overrides?

I am working with a Joomla 3.7.5 site. The registration scheme has always been admin activation from the start. Right now there is a constant deluge of fake Russian user accounts. They aren't getting ...
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How to remove optional fields from registration form

In Joomla registration form, how do I remove the optional fields? The User-Plugin is disabled. *