Questions tagged [user]

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Automate IIT Newsletter Creation

I am looking for assistance in creating a newsletter. Tool that will create a newsletter 5-10 articles will generate in diff categories and sorts out based on category Eventually we need a user ...
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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 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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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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Edit profile redirect on submission

How can I make the core edit profile form redirect to a specified page on submission?
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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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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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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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I am new to Joomla and I'm trying to figure out if I need to install the software or if I can just log in online to make changes

I recently started a summer job and it requires some website management. The company that hired me already has their website through Joomla! and I am just trying to figure out if I need to download ...
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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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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 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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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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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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Why aren't the credentials being binded in the user registration email and how can we fix it in J4?

As per the title, when an admin creates a new account with a certain email address, the new user correctly receives the email that should contain the credentials, but the values are not binded, i.e. ...
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Joomla 3.10.9 - edit User Account Details displays my login details

joomla back end editing user account details reverts to my user info. I see the users info for a second then it switches to my user account details (superadmin). The assigned user groups is correct. ...
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Problem with password reset: The object must be an array or an object that implements ArrayAccess

When I try to reset my password from my website, I get this error: Error The object must be an array or an object that implements ArrayAccess What is the root cause?
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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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Deleting user account when user has published articles

We've got a few dozens registered users on our website. They all have the right to publish, and edit articles in selected categories. Some of those users no longer need their access. So I can either ...
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J4 - Custom Profile Plugin - Hiding Groups

I have a custom profile plugin to extend user profile data. I want to add a switch to hide all BUT the core group of fields when the user checks and edits their profile. In my plugin (profileabc.php) ...
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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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Event for user creation in administration

Is there an event like onUserCreation() for the backend in J3? So if an administrator creates a new user, specified code (e. g. from plugin) is executed. In the API guides I didn't find any obviously ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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Menu item - Articles List - Filter by user

I'm very new to Joomla (version3). I have two registered users. When any registered user is logged in they can see a new menu which contains an item to show the Articles list. This works as expected....
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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 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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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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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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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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Direct logout link

I know I can display the login/logout form with the following link: http://example.com/index.php?option=com_users&view=login But once logged in, this link will redirect the user to a page with a ...
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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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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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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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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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