Questions tagged [user]

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

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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: ' ....
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A Custom Page for Registered Users showing particular elements to a particular user?

Ok then Joomla Masters, Fasten your seat belts! It's quite complex but I will try my best to elaborate my goal. I want to make a custom page which will only be accessible to the Registered users of ...
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Show Subsribed Kunena Threads based on logged in User ID

I am trying to show all subscribed Kunena threads based on the current logged in user. Kunena stores the subscribed threads in the '#__kunena_user_topics' table, I've written the following but it's ...
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Use different mysql table for users

I need to integrate a users table instead of the default Joomla _user table. The table pref_users has simple id/user/email/password fields (not hashed). Is there anyway I can make Joomla use it ...
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User management with no email

We are building a Joomla 3.x component for school management where each student will have a user account to login and manage their dashboards. The problem is not all students will have email address ...
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Check on frontend if user is logged into backend

I want content managers to see an edit button on the frontend of my websites. When I use this on the frontend: JFactory::getUser(); I get a guest user, also if I'm logged in into the backend. Is ...
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How to set login session in Joomla 3 as persistent cookie?

I´m specifically looking for a way to make the login session persistent so that a user is kept logged in even after closing his/her browser. Per default the login session is always terminated ...
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How to use 1 administrator account for multiple sites?

I need to find a solution for joomla backend administrator login to make easier for multiple site. Let`s say i have a dozen of Joomla sites and their administrator account is XYZ and the password is ...
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How to Create a Foreach Loop that Returns Users In a Specific Usergroup

My goal is to create an html select box via a foreach loop that returns all users within a specific custom usergroup (ex. usergroup = Agents). Once, the query pulls in all records (users) for that ...
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How to Access User-Profile Component Data via PHP [duplicate]

I am using Joomla! v3.3.3 and I have just enabled the "User-Profile" component. How can I access and/or echo the "User-Profile" component data via PHP, such as: address1, city, website, etc? I ...
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How Can I Add Custom User Fields To the User Manager? [duplicate]

I would like to add custom user fields such as: address, phone, etc to the User Manager section of my Joomla! installation for each of my current, as well as, new users that I setup on my website – so ...
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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?
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Unable to log in after upgrading joomla 2.5 to 3.0

I have followed the instructions given in following forum post and also googled for how to upgrade joomla 2.5 to 3.0 http://forum.joomla.org/viewtopic.php?f=710&t=793171 After that my process ...
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How can I validate a new users Name (not username)

By default, Joomla will insure that a username and email is not already in use. I need to extend that to insure that the user provides a first name and last name (and is unique). What is the best ...
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What is best approach to update the user info in custom component user-info table?

I have developed a custom component that store some user information in separate tables, I want to store/update user information when user deleted or updated from admin section or front end.
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Is there a way to determine if a logged in user has been to the current page?

My goal is to highlight a help area the first time a logged in user goes to a specific page. The page has lots of complicated functions and it is a constant source of questions. Ideally this would ...
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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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Handling two user groups in front end Joomla 2.5

I'm maintaining two user groups in front end. They are customer and retailer. There are two menu items for them to login. That means two login sections. Therefore there are two menu items are assigned ...
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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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onUserLogin and onUserAfterLogin events don't seem to fire

I am trying to write a simple plugin that runs after the user logs in to the system. I have written content and authentication plugins before with no issues. In this case I have stripped the plugin ...
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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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One time form for Joomla Users?

I want to place a custom html/php form for my registered Joomla users but I want it to be submitted by the user only once, i mean if a user has submitted the form , the next time he'll open that form ...
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Need Captcha Verification before accessing a hyperlink?

I installed a plugin (Delete My Account) which lets me place a hyperlink anywhere inside an article or module, which when clicked, deletes the account of the registered user from the front-end. What i ...
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Dynamically Showing Articles Of The User Who Has Logged In?

I want to make a custom page/module/iframe or whatever which, when opened, will display only the articles written by the user WHO HAS LOGGED INTO MY JOOMLA WEBSITE. Is there any way to do that? ...
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Contus HD Video Share - User onCreate Hook?

I'm using the Contus HD Video Share component on my site. The component adds a table that tracks whether or not a user can upload videos. Unfortunately this table is not kept in sync with the users ...
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How to avoid getting bulk registrations?

I'm receiving a lot of bulk registrations from emails which don't correspond with the name, probably generated from a list on my joomla pages. How to prevent it? It is any danger behind that?

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