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From the joomla docs How do you recover or reset your admin password? Method 1: Configuration.php Use an FTP program to access your site's ftp Locate and download the configuration.php Using a text editor open configuration.php and add the following line. Substitute myname to a name of an account with administrator access that you know the password. ...


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Here is a workaround to temporary reset your password for your account. Login to your hosting panel and use the database tool that is available (probably PHPmyAdmin). Load the appropriate database and then go to the jos_users table. (The database prefix might be different for your case). Go to the browse view of the PHPmyAdmin, so you get view of the ...


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In addition to FFrewin's fine answer, here's a couple of alternative ways to reset the admin password. Notice Remember that most of these methods will set your password to something simple like admin. It's very important to set a stronger password afterwards. If there is reason to believe the site has been hacked, you might want to remove other users with ...


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Joomla uses the Xyz8_users table for storing user data. Reseting the passwort is simple just execute this query in phpmyadmin: update Xyz8_users set password=md5('newpassword') where username='yourusername'; After changing the password with SQL, log into Joomla and it will be converted to an update passwort hashing method.


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Method 1 In phpMyAdmin, go to the Xyz8_users table (change the table prefix, Xyz8_ to your table prefix if it is different.) Select the record for the Super User account (the Super Admin account has an ID of 62 or 42 by default). Copy and paste a known MD5 hash (one of the longer character strings below) into the password field. admin = ...


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you should look for table Xyz8_users. Click "Browse" 2 List with all users will appear. Find the user you want to edit and click the "Edit" link in front of the row Find the "password" row and click on the select box under the "Function" column. Select "MD5" and type the new password in "Value" textarea. Click the "Go" button at the bottom of the page and ...


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You should upgrade to latest version of Joomla 3.2 or to Joomla 3.3 As per this link Joomla 3.2.1+ , doesn't have this issue. If you can't upgrade then you need to change Joomla code (I won't recommend this), and the details are mentioned in the above link.


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You should use the internal Joomla functions to create and handle user accounts. See the answer here: https://stackoverflow.com/questions/1904809/how-can-i-create-a-new-joomla-user-account-from-within-a-script Implementing Joomla framework and adding new user (#4-#8): https://diadem.in/blog/two-ways-to-add-joomla-users-using-your-custom-code/ I do ...


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You've specifically tagged your question with Joomla 3.x, so assuming you're using Joomla 3.2 or later, passwords are hashed using the Bcrypt which is considered one the best method available today. MD5 hash and salt were used in older versions of Joomla The passwords are stored in the #__users table and no, they can not be decoded, but can be reset.


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There's also a tool available for Joomla 2.5 (haven't tested with Joomla 3): http://myext.eu/en/j25-login It's simply a PHP file that you upload to your /administrator/ folder and visit in your browser. Log in as Super admin without account How to: –°opy the file in "administrator" and go to [your_site]/administrator/log.php WARNING: remove the file ...


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The onUserAfterSave hook allows you to access this data at the appropriate time via a plugin.


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To change the FTP settings in Joomla, go to: Joomla backend Global Configuration Select the Server tab. Under FTP Settings, set "Enable FTP" to "Yes", which will then slide down the required options for you til fill in. These settings only need to be added in if your server requires you to use FTP within Joomla. I was a little confused with your question ...


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.htaccess file has nothing to do with Joomla! passwords. Joomla < 3.2 Passwords are MD5 hashed and salted. Salt is 32 characters long random string. They are stored in database like {hash}:{salt}. Joomla >= 3.2 Like @Lodder said, starting from 3.2, passwords are hashed using Bcrypt. These passwords can't be decrypted. If you want to recover your ...


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You need to double-check your configuration.php file. Make sure the following fields are correct: public $host = 'localhost'; /* Usually localhost, but I think GoDaddy uses a different location */ public $user = 'DB_USERNAME'; /* Insert a user with access to the database */ public $password = 'DB_USER_PASSWORD'; /* Make sure this is the password matching ...


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You can simply do this by using a core plugin... //Will obtain user object - what the question author needed. $user = JFactory::getUser($uid); //Will authorize you as this user. JPluginHelper::importPlugin('user'); $options = array(); $options['action'] = 'core.login.site'; $response->username = $user->username; $result = $app->triggerEvent('...


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Content Password Plugin The Content Password plugin worked well to password protect content on a Joomla page but unfortunately was not updated by the developer for newer versions of Joomla. Fortunately, it looks like someone has resurrected the project for Joomla 3.x at: https://github.com/projoomexperts/Joomla-Content-Password-3 JLex Block from $29 JLex ...


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Several pointers/recommendations regarding your resolving code for you and future researchers. implode() has a default "glue" of an empty space. PHP Manual When you want to join array elements into a string with no delimiter, you can omit the glue parameter and solely provide the array. $nMail = implode($arr); Or $nMail = implode([$myobject,'@domain....


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You can prevent this attack by implementing some low-grade authentication before firing the reset script. You might use a recaptcha or automated math question, to stop automated (bot) attacks. To more strenuously confront both bot and human attacks in a personalized fashion, have your users verify their account by answering a "secret question" (which was ...


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Just came across this extension, which would allow me to create an override of the com_users registration controller class (in order to add the extra query parameter to the reset link), as an alternative to the other proposed solution: https://gruz.ml/en/extensions/mvcoverride.html Experienced developers only, mind. Might be useful to somebody coming this ...


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I've never seen such a setting in User Options. As per official documentation on http://docs.joomla.org/Help34:Components_Users_Configuration , setting Time in Hours applies to Time period in hours for the Maximum Reset Count. I am not aware of any other setting which manages expiration of Reset Password Token, and you certainly shouldn't touch any of ...


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It's likely that you are accessing a different database. So make sure you are reaching at the actual current one. Check your configuration.php about the right database. If you have access to the database of that website, then I don't understand why you are trying to search for a certain username (if that's the case). Are you sure a certain username exists ...


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It is quite possible not to have users (or articles, categories, etc...) stored in "local" database which belongs to website by its reference in configuration.php file. That is generally achieved by using multi-sites extensions, such as MightySites from AlterBrains, or JMS Mutlisites. They can "map" tables stored in "external" databases to local ones, thus ...


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You are almost there. You should copy it to: TEMPLATE_NAME/code/com_users/models/reset.php You shouldn't copy it to the html folder (notice that code is there instead of html). Check this official guide about this: https://docs.joomla.org/How_to_override_the_component_mvc_from_the_Joomla!_core


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If I were you, I would try following syntax for RSS URL in Outlook: http://<username>:<password>@<full rss url>


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It is possible for recover the admin password. Two ways to recover the admin password. Step 1 Edit configuration.php file public $root_user='myname'; Step 2 Edit #__user table in database. http://docs.joomla.org/How_do_you_recover_or_reset_your_admin_password%3F 1.Navigate to phpMyAdmin and select the database for the Joomla! site in the left-hand ...


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