Questions tagged [user]

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

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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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How to stop (fake) users from registering on my website?

I administer a website which does not require users to register. The only user that is needed is the Super User. The problem is that I found a large number of new registered users. First I want to ...
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Can Joomla send the user an email when admin approves them?

I have a request from a client that the joomla 3.2 is sending email to the admin to approve and to the user that they must wait to be approved, but they would like to have email also sent to the user ...
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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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Redirect users to the page pointed in the URL after login

In Joomla 3.5.1, I want to redirect users to a specific page, like: https://www.domain.com/login?return=L2YlQzMlQjNydW0tcGVyZ3VudGFzLWUtcmVzcG9zdGFzL2NvbnZlcnNhdGlvbi9yZWFkLmh0bWw/aWQ9MjU= Where the ...
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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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Redirect users to the last page visited, after login from component

In Joomla 3.5.1, I want to redirect users to the page they were before logging in. If they login from mod_login, no problem, since the module is pending from the top menu, they just stay at that ...
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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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Plugin event only when Email activation

I am just referring the Joomla User plugin events in the URL https://docs.joomla.org/Plugin/Events/User/en onUserLogin onUserAuthenticate onUserBeforeSave Just wondering which one will help me to do ...
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Adding Multiple Users in Joomla

How can to add multiple users in Joomla 3 without using an extension? Thank you! :)
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How to remove some fields from core Joomla Profile Editor?

How to remove these un-necessary fields from Joomla front-end Profile editor Editor Timezone Front-end language Also, i want to know is it possible to remove the password changing fields from the ...
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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 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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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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How do I programmatically activate a JomSocial user?

I am building a SaaS platform for a client that has a Joomla site equipped with JomSocial. We have disabled the PayPlans plugin because the SaaS platform is handling its own payments and they want the ...
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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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How to Modify Joomla Registration Confirmation Email

I'm currently trying to enhance/streamline the User Registration process on our Joomla website, however I've run into a snag on modifying the User Confirmation email. I have figured out how to change ...
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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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Can't change user settings in backend as a Super User

I sometimes need to change the settings (i.e the usergroup) of a user via the User Manager in the Joomla backend. Before, I remember I could easily achieve this by changing the fields required and ...
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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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creating users programmatically causing conflict with logged in username display

Okay, so we are currently using joomla's user class to create new staff, In our staff page. It works well and successfully creates the new user account. But we have an issue, because the user account ...
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Get user info and send email from button

I need to create a module with just one button (like Join Us). When a user click on this button, an email will be sent to the user and to administrator. In this email must be written the username who ...
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PHP code to display Registered Date & Last Visited Date?

How can I make a PHP script that displays a users Registered Date and Last Visited Date as it appears in the core Joomla profile page?