Questions tagged [user]

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

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Plugin generate a CV page

Is there any plugin that gives the admin the right to create an user and the system generate a page contains the fields : photo, informations about the user etc (like a CV page), and this informations ...
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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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Check if a user account was activated by administrator

We have a Joomla system where users can self-activate their accounts. However some users have had problems with this (eg the activation email never arrived) and have had their accounts activated by ...
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How to create two different types of registered users?

I have two sub user groups of Registered user group on my Joomla site. 1. Present Students and 2. Ex-Students I want some modules to be shown to the present students only but I can only set access ...
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How to Create a Joomla!-based Online Course

I'm creating a website on the Joomla! 3.5 platform (This is so I can tie in directly to another Joomla! site user database.) that is a simple 5-section training course used to train a company's ...
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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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Multi user resume manager in joomla [closed]

I need a multi user resume website in joomla , where anyone can create a unique login and prepare resume (similar to one page website). Is there any template/extension available for this ??
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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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How do I import users from a CSV file for free?

Rather than having to enter a long list of new users manually, is there a free extension I can use to add new users from a CSV file?
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Single Login to Multiple Areas

I am about to migrate a website from Adobe Business Catalyst to Joomla but one of the main items I want to check before doing this is the ability to have different "Restricted Areas" accessible from a ...
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getUser() returns 0 when logged in

I've tried moving my site and my script to get the Joomla User Information is returning 0 (the guest account) despite being logged in. The only change I had to make, once moving servers, was the ...
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It is safe to allow access to Joomla default Administrator user-group?

I need to allow access to an untrusted person to a site. I understand that the "Administrator" user-group is not allowed to upload or edit php files, install extensions, or any other stuff that ...
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Create user from administrator and send email

In Joomla 3, when creating a User from the administration panel I want him to receive a confirmation email. In global configuration I set New User Account Activation to Self and Send Password to Yes ...
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How to add simple visitor interaction in joomla 3x?

I have a download page on my website. I would like to know who downloaded the content so I need to put this behind user login. Free registration is required, and by providing details like email they ...
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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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Additional validation after core login is success

My requirement is to do an additional custom validation once the users core joomla credentials are validated. If my custom validation fails then I should not allow the user to login. I see there are ...
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Popup box asking users to register [closed]

I'm looking for a Joomla 3 extension that requests new visitors to create an account in my site with a Popup. I'd like to offer an e-book in exchange, so the popup should have an area to show how the ...
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Using Joomla! user account for authenticating to a Laravel application

I have been looking for readily available solutions to authenticate a user account to a Laravel application and the only things that I've come across in the general sense of authentication is LDAP, ...
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Bot registrations even with Allow User Registration set to No

In the User Manager options (joomla 3.2) I have the "Allow User Registration" set to "No", yet I am still getting registrations from bots. Does anyone have any information about how this can happen ...
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Hide module from custom user group

How I can hide module from custom Joomla group? I want module to be visible for registered users but hide it from paid 'premium' registered users.
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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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Display Extra Fields only to Certain Users or Access Levels

I have a series of extra fields (prices) for my K2 items that I only want to show to logged in users. To add more, I need to show one field to one User Group (price A) and a different field to a ...
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Find the link from access level back to user's usergroup

In my Joomla system there is an access level that grants permission to an area of the system. This access level is granted to several different user groups. In plugin code, I am at a position where ...
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How do I add an extra field in joomla 1.5 user registration details during save?

I am registering users via csv file. I get user details, then save them in the usual users table using the JUser class. What is not working are extra columns I have. I've created them in the db ...
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When users click “logout”, where is the global variable sent to?

Joomla Version: 3.4 Possible related extension: Community Builder This is the form of a logout button on my site, the method being "post" means when users click "logout", a $_POST or #_REQUEST is ...
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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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Adding select user field in com_content to assign article to specific user

I am working on a student management system. How can I add extra select field (e.g. select user, select class.) to com_content, so that I can assign the article to the specific student (e.g. mark-...
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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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Restrict user access to specific com_content category

I want to restrict user access to only one specific category for content component. I have an idea to create new user group, give access to this group to edit this one category and then assign user to ...
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Configure Joomla to send an email at login

Can someone let me know how to configure Joomla so that I get an email each time someone logs into my site. At the moment, I get an email only when someone has registered. I'm running Joomla 3.5
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Remember Me feature not working Joomla 2.5

I have a Joomla 2.5 website. The website requires all users to log in as the content is restricted to registered users. When my users log in there is a Remember Me function as part of the core Joomla ...
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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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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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Is there a way to change the column names in user manager?

On belgianpainsociety.org the registration of users is done through a extensive form by jomsocial. However, the first screen of the registration is the standard fields that Joomla needs for the user ...
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Going from custom component item view to edit user view problem

I've created a custom component that collects user inputted data, and redisplays it in the back end, similar to a contact form. I'm currently trying to set it up so that in both the list and item ...
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Joomla - Moodle Integration - User relationships in Joomdle

I'm building a hybrid Joomla / Moodle system using Joomdle to integrate the two platforms. The system will be used by staff in a large organisation. In Joomla, users will be divided into groups ...
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Filter content according to users interest

I'm looking for a way to filter content in Joomla in an hybrid fashion. I would like have all articles visible in public view, but when a user logs-in, the same articles should be filtered according ...
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How to skip Email Verification from user registration process (Joomla)

How can I skip the step that sending email to a new user for verification (in admin mode)? I would like to trigger admin version of activation email to Joomla admin account. After admin clicks to ...
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How to add extra fields to the activation email?

I'm trying to edit the Registration email admins get when users sign up. I'm using a plugin called www.easy-profile.com which allowed me to add additional fields to the registration that I've called "...
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Resetting 'view all users' back to 10 per page

I have approx 14,000 users on my Joomla website. I wondered what would happen if I tried to view all the users on one page. Predictably, it wouldn't let me view all the users and now gives me a ...
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How do I make a 3rd party livehelp autofill with Joomla users' names and email when logged in?

I'm trying to get a 3rd party livehelp to autofill with Joomla users name and email when logged in. This is the js code to autofill: LHCChatOptionsPage.attr_prefill = new Array(); LHCChatOptionsPage....
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Is it possible to disable the Author profile in K2?

as title goes, I'm trying to disable the Author page functionality from K2. Simply put I don't want any available author links in articles nor the possibility to access author pages. On this last ...
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Joomla Variables for optional Profile Fields?

I have enabled some optional profile fields for the registered users of my website (using the User-Profile plugin), What are the Joomla variable which will return the value of these fields? I mean, ...
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How to get User's Username from ID?

This is the part of the code <td> <span class="info_label"> <?php echo JText::_( "JFORMS_FIELD_CREATED_BY_USERNAME" ); ?> </span>:<br /> ...
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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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Combine custom First Name field and Last Name field into 'Name' in Users table

I have written an override for the core Joomla User Registration and put it into: /templates/protostar/html/com_users/registration/forms/registration.xml For external API reasons I have had to split ...
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User ID Warning

Joomla 3.4.1 I am using EasyBlog and have migrated all of my posts from Site A to Site B. I did this by selecting all of the relevant tables in Site A and importing to Site B (via phpmyadmin). All of ...
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Eror 303 see other when trying to login

I face a weird issue with my joomla site, There is one super user can enter the admin backend but when I try to login with any other user after entering the user and the password it redirect me back ...
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Move Users from 1.5 to 3.x

I am looking for details on the database changes specifically relevant to the users from 1.5 and 3.x. I need to move 40K users manually, and want to write a script to convert all the registered user ...
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Get user ID from username

I know I can get user information from any user with the getUser( $id ) object: $user = JFactory::getUser(); if (!$user->guest) { echo 'You are logged in as:<br />'; echo 'User name: ' ....