Questions tagged [user]

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

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Override the Edit profile form allowing edit of contact fields

Each user in my Joomla website has an associated contact, with photo, link, and bio (in the miscellaneous information field), etc... I would like to override the edit profile page (com_users/profile/...
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How to modify the display of custom fields of user's profile

I've added some custom fields to Users. There's a menu entry for User Profile in the Front End. I'd like to change its display i.e. see the custom fields before the Basic Settings. I didn't find a way ...
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How to use joomla password verification method in a external script

I am developing a script that is using Joomla!'s users table for the user authentication ... but I am facing an issue with the verification of the password. As you know Joomla! uses Bcrypt for ...
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change default settings for “Require Password Reset” in User Manager

I want to make the default setting for Require Password Reset in the user manager > new user creation to yes instead of no. is this possible? where would i go about it? is there an admin view I could ...
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Joomla 3.6.5 & 3.7.0 Strange User Session Behavior

Just today, an issue arised with a Joomla 3.6.5 installation I have. A user was seeing other connected users' details. Something went wrong with the session table (I suppose, because I checked and ...
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Logout within plugin interfering with other plugins

I have a user plugin which performs some tasks and then logs the user out using $app->logout($userID, []);. This is intentional and part of the plugin's functionality, and works well if no other ...
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Users not being redirected on registration

When users are registering on this page: http://www.greatbritishvoices.co.uk/create-an-account/ The account is being created in the backend of the site but the page just refreshes itself as if the ...
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Custom action on User block operation in user management

I am developing an application in which I want to perform some action on user block operation from Joomla User management screen. In custom MVC component we are doing with the use of file which is in ...
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Joomla3 specific article permissions on front end

What I would like to do is create a basic wiki using Joomla articles and categories. On the front-end when someone creates an article I would like for them to be able to give other registered members ...
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How to update field defination of id from int to varchar in #_users table structure

I am creating a standalone application and a central server, both use common database schema. Central server is attached and managed with joomla3.x UX. Since any user can register through offline ...
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How to avoid fake users to register my Joomla site [duplicate]

I have a Joomla site that allows users registration. Form registration uses captcha plugin that comes with Joomla. The problem is that I am constantly receiving fake registrations. Most of them, ...
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User Plugin onUserAfterLogin

I am writing a custom user plugin to write the session id and user id on a txtfile(This will be in turn used for some of my perl systems) after the user logins on Joomla. So far i have managed to ...
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Is it possible to know the time spent by a student on a particular topic?

I want to know how much time did a student spent on reading or viewing a topic. Is it possible to know? Please tell me
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User Enabled but not Activated

I could see few users in Joomla User Manager as below Enabled = true Activated = false Last Visit Date = 2015-10-31 12:06:20 It looks weird, how a user is enabled without activation? Note: Right ...
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Add field to Users table of joomla

Can we add extra field directly to users table? We have one concept like user can get notification or not. Here if we add data to profiles field we can not compare that field directly in SQL query as ...
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Assign template to user

Thanks in advance for your response. I would like to assign (as we can do for admin back-office template), assign to user or a group of users a specific template ? It's possible ?
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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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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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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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User Registration Emails? - Site Offline and Registration Disabled

I am still getting user registration emails. But the thing is, my site is set to "OFFLINE" (so only I as Super User must login to even access the frontend) and I have User Registration set to "No". ...
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When a content is trying to display to super user in Joomla 3.6.2, its not working with parse syntax error

I am trying to show content to super user in joomla front end Showing parse syntax error Is the code correct for using authorise('core.admin')) to find super user in joomla 3.6.2 or is there a more ...
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Redirect users after they reset their password

Is there any way to force a redirect after a user has reset their password without modifying core files? From what I can tell, there aren't really any variables that Joomla! sends back confirming a ...
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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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Found something weird in my _users table. Wondering if hacked or if part of the joomla code might the culprit. And most important how to resolve.

I noticed that I couldn't log into the back end or front end of a joomla 3.5.1 installation. After hours of trying to figure it out, I finally went to phpmyadmin and viewed the _users table to reset ...
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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Migrate users account from Joomla 3 to another Joomla 3 manually

I'm trying to migrate Joomla 3 user's information to another Joomla 3 installation. From PHPMyAdmin I exported _users table and _user_usergroup_map to the new Database. The users appear in the user ...
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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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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 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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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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Modify mail on user-creation

at the moment I'm getting the following mail an user-creation: Hallo Lastname Fristname, diese E-Mail-Adresse wurde von einem Administrator auf der Seite example.com für einen neuen Benutzer ...
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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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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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How do I remove and/or change the 'name' field in the registration form so that I can ask for first and last name separately?

I've developed a plugin that allows me to create a custom user profile. It works and I'm able to add/remove fields as necessary. The issue I'm facing is: How do I remove and/or change the 'name' ...
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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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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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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 ...