Questions tagged [user]

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

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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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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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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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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 to customize user registration in Joomla 3.7?

Now that Joomla 3.7 supports custom fields, can anyone point me to documentation or a YouTube video that outlines how to customize user registration? I assume that additional work is also required to ...
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Restrict user to only edit its own items in zoo

I'm trying to restrict to each user to only edit its own items created in zoo but I can't achieve that. My steps was: Create user group fake group (inherit from public). Create level access fake ...
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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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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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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 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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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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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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How to display user profile fields on an article?

When using the TinyMCE editor, how can I display the username at the top of an article?
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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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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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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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Changing redirect login path for guests?

Suppose a menu's (or article's) access is set to registered users only. Path to the page : http://localhost/menu when this URL is directly access by any GUEST USER, he's redirected to : http://...
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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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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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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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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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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 to let users delete their account from the frontend?

How can i let my registered users delete their own account from the front-end?
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Searching for users and tagging their name in a post

I've developed a Shoutbox extension and would like to implement a feature, by which you can tag a user in a shout (same concept as tagging a user on JSE) using the @ symbol and then the user's name. ...
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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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Get/set userstate and session variables not working inside for loop

I have a long loading for loop inside a function in one of my model in my Joomla component. In order to gauge the progress, I wanted to make a progress bar using ajax and javascript as the request is ...
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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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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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How to view joomla user in frontend with profile data?

I use Joomla 3.4.4 I would like to view list of users in front end. Along with username i need to view profile data, email and phone, in front end. Is there and extension/plugin/component available? ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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Account logs out when i change the language of the site

I'm currently using Joomla! 3.4.8 for my multi-language site, for the member access area I've created menu links of type "connexion" for each language with associations between them. My problem here ...
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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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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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Abandonware user self-registration procedure in Joomla core

Joomla 3.6 has two different controllers intended to create a new user: UsersControllerRegistration::register() defined in components/com_users/controllers/registration.php and UsersControllerUser::...
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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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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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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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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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Profile Pictures for Joomla Users?

I don't want to install any community plugin to do that. I want to provide a simple upload image form to my registered users, which will allow them to upload & change their profile picture any ...
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Allow registered users post content or articles - Joomla 3

Im looking to allow users to post information on a page. I understand I can give them author rights but I only want them to be able to edit and post content on the 'Submit' page and not the other ...