Questions tagged [user-groups]

Joomla User Groups are used to control what users are allowed to do on a site.

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Many usergroups slow down sections of the website

I am working on a Joomla 3.3.0 website that has about 140 usergroups. However this causes the joomla to slow down, particularly when I am going to the sections of the website that needs to load the ...
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How to know which usergroup/specific access level user belongs to

For determining whether user is a super user, we do something like this : $user = JFactory::getUser(); $isAdmin = $user->get('isRoot'); if ($isAdmin) { echo 'You are an Administrator'; What would ...
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Filtering the usergroups loaded in com_config

Following my previous post, trying to make the load of config component lighter. Since, the majority of my usergroups are children of the registered usergroup and inherit the same permissions, I don't ...
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What Joomla events are triggered when a usergroup is changed?

I've been looking at Joomla 3.x plugin events to determine if a particular event gets triggered when a user's usergroup is changed. Update-specifically I've been trying to detect an event that is ...
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How to query for users from a specific user group?

I want to list only the users with a group_id value of 10. Why doesn't the following query work? $db = JFactory::getDbo(); $query = $db->getQuery(true); $query->select('a.id, a.name, a....
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Pre select user group based on menu item being viewed

I am looking for a solution to pre-select the group a user will be added to depending on the menu item he is accessing the registration form. Something like 2 menu items with registration form. One ...
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Joomla group based access rights with multiple user roles

I am finding this difficult situation and unable to give any proper solution. A portal made on joomla has 3 types of users , 1 super admin , 2nd GroupLeader and 3rd GroupMember. A Groupleader can ...
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User group in joomla 3.2.1

Please help me. I have a problem about user group in joomla 3.2.1. I created a new user group(name: Hoa Si) then i create a new user(abc) for Hoa Si group. But i can not login with new user(abc) on ...
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Content Per User

How would one go about creating a user account and adding content for that specific user only. I want to upload videos that are user specific. I would like to make this as easy as possible, maybe ...
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Bulk user delete on joomla 2.5

I have a joomla 2.5 portal, recently i was attacked probably by a SQL injection or something, the fact is that all my DB was filled up with messy articles and a lot of users, i already cleaned up my ...
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Why doesn't onUserAfterSaveGroup get triggered when editing groups as Administrator?

I'm having problems getting onUserAfterSaveGroup to fire on Joomla3.4.x I've published a system plugin and tested that it works using function onUserLogin(), but when I try to use function ...
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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 ...