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==How to access==
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You can access the User Manager New/Edit screen through the User Manager. Go to the User Manager by clicking on the User Manager icon in the Control Panel, or by clicking on 'User Manager' in the 'Site' menu in the back-end of your Joomla! installation.
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Click on the name of a user, select a user and click on the Edit button, or click on the New button in the User Manager to access the New/Edit screen.
  
 
==Description==
 
==Description==
In this screen you have the ability to create a new user (when you clicked on the 'New' button in the User Manager), or to edit an existing user (when you select a user and click on the 'Edit' button in the User Manager).
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In this screen, you have the ability to create a new user (if you clicked on the 'New' button in the User Manager), or edit an existing user (if you selected a user and clicked on the 'Edit' button in the User Manager, or clicked on the name of a user).
  
 
== Screenshot ==
 
== Screenshot ==
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These are:
 
These are:
  
'''Name:''' The (full) name of the user. This field is required.
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{{colheader|Name}}
 
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{{colheader|Username}}
'''Username:''' The user login name of the user. This field is required.
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{{colheader|E-mail}}
 
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{{colheader|Newpass}}
'''E-mail:''' The e-mail address of the user. This field is required, and you need to fill in a valid e-mail address.
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{{colheader|Verifypass}}
 
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{{colheader|Group}}
'''New password:''' Fill in a (new) password. Although this field is not required, the user will not be able to log in when no password is set.
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{{colheader|Blockuser}}
 
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{{colheader|Receivesystemmail}}
'''Verify password:''' Fill in the password from the field above again, to verify it. This field is required when you filled in the New password field.
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{{colheader|Registerdate}}
 
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{{colheader|Lastvisit}}
'''Group:''' Here you can choose the group for the user. You can choose between:
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{{colheader|Backendlang}}
 
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{{colheader|Frontendlang}}
*Registered: a normal user
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{{colheader|Usereditor}}
 
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{{colheader|Helpsite}}
*Author: a user able to create articles
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{{colheader|Timezone}}
 
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{{colheader|Contactinfo}}
*Editor: a user able to create and edit all articles
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*Publisher: a user able to create, edit and publish all articles
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*Manager: a user able to use all frontend options and who is able to access the backend, but with limited access: only able to create and edit the menus, content and components.
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*Administrator: a user with all frontend options and who is able to access the backend, but with limited access: not able to view the Global Configuration, template manager, language manager and the messages.
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*Super Administrator: a user able to use all available options on frontend and backend.
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'''Block User:''' Here you can select whether to disable this user or not. Only available when editing Administrators or Super Administrators.
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'''Receive System E-mails:''' Here you can select whether to let this user receive the System E-mails or not. Only available when editing Administrators or Super Administrators.
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'''Register Date:''' Here you can see the registered date. Only shown when editing a user.
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'''Last Visit Date:''' Here you can see the last time this user was logged in. Only shown when editing a user.
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'''Back-end Language:''' Here you can select the back-end language of the user. All installed languages for the back-end will be displayed in the drop-down box. Default is the language set in Language Manager.
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'''Front-end Language:''' Here you can select the front-end language of the user. All installed languages for the front-end will be displayed in the drop-down box. Default is the language set in Language Manager.
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'''User Editor:''' Here you can select the front and backend editor of the user. All installed editors will be displayed in the drop-down box. Default is the WYSIWYG editor set in the Global Configuration.
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'''Help Site:''' Set the help site of the user. Default is the Help Server set in the Global Configuration.
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'''Time Zone:''' Set the time zone of the user. Default is the Time Zone set in the Global Configuration.
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'''Contact information:''' If you linked a Contact to this user, the contact information will be showed here.
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== Toolbar==
 
== Toolbar==
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The functions are:
 
The functions are:
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{{toolbaricon|Save}}
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{{toolbaricon|Apply}}
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{{toolbaricon|Cancel}}
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{{toolbaricon|Help}}
  
'''Save:''' Save the user and return to the main screen of the User Manager
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==Quick tips==
 
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*Name, Username and e-mail address are required
'''Apply:''' Save the user, but stay in the User New or Edit screen.
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*If you did not fill in a particular language, editor, help site and/or time zone, the default settings from the Global Configuration, Language Manager and/or Template Manager are set.
 
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'''Cancel:''' Go back to the main screen of the User Manager, without saving the user you edited or made.
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'''Help:''' Open the Help Screen for the User Manager: New/Edit. That is the same screen as this Help Screen.
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==Version Changes==
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In Joomla! 1.0.x versions Administrators and Super Administrators had the ability to block every user when this user had a lower or the same group as you were in. You can not do this in Joomla! 1.5. You are only able to block Administrators or Super Administrators.
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In Joomla! 1.5 there are more parameters available. New parameters are the Front-end and Back-end language, the Help Site and the Time Zone.
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==Typical Usage==
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You will use the User Manager New/Edit when you want to add a user by yourself, or edit an existing user. Here you will find some of the reasons for the use of this screen.
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*You disabled the registration, but do want to have registered users on your Joomla! site. You need to add them manually with this screen.
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*You want to change the group of a user. For example, you want a registered user to become an author.
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*You want to change the parameters of a existing user.
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*You want to change the name, username, e-mail or password of an existing user.
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*You want to look if the contact information of some one is linked correctly to a particular user.
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==Quick Tips==
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{{Help screen quick tips placeholder}}
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==Points to Watch==
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*Name is required
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*Username is required
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*E-mail address is required
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*E-mail address needs to be valid
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*When you fil in the New Password field, you also have to fill in the Verify Password field
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*When you did not fill in a particular Language, Editor, Help Site and/or Time Zone, the default settings from Global Configuration, Language Manager and/or Template Manager are set.
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==Dependencies==
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==Related information==
{{Help screen dependencies placeholder}}
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* [[Screen.users.15|User Manager]]
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* [[Administrator_%28User%29|Administrator (user)]]
  
[[Category:DocCamp]]
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<noinclude>{{cathelp|1.5|ACL Help Screens|User Manager Help Screens}}</noinclude>

Latest revision as of 19:31, 3 September 2012

Contents

How to access

You can access the User Manager New/Edit screen through the User Manager. Go to the User Manager by clicking on the User Manager icon in the Control Panel, or by clicking on 'User Manager' in the 'Site' menu in the back-end of your Joomla! installation. Click on the name of a user, select a user and click on the Edit button, or click on the New button in the User Manager to access the New/Edit screen.

Description

In this screen, you have the ability to create a new user (if you clicked on the 'New' button in the User Manager), or edit an existing user (if you selected a user and clicked on the 'Edit' button in the User Manager, or clicked on the name of a user).

Screenshot

Usermanager.newedit.jpg

User details and parameters

You will see different fields where you can fill in or edit information of the user. These are:


  • Name. The (full) name of the user.
  • Username. The username of the user is displayed here. When a user wants to log in, he has to fill in this username.
  • E-Mail. The e-mail address from the user is displayed here.
  • New password. Fill in a (new) password. Although this field is not required, the user will not be able to log in when no password is set.
  • Verify password. Fill in the password from the field above again, to verify it. This field is required when you filled in the New password field.
  • Group. The user's Group. The following Groups are available:
    • Registered User: Normal visitors who register at the site. Can view Menu Items that have Access Level of Registered. Cannot edit or submit articles.
    • Author: Can submit new articles for approval in the front end only. A Publisher or higher must approve. Cannot edit existing articles.
    • Editor: Can submit new articles or edit existing articles from the front end only. A Publisher or higher must approve.
    • Publisher: Can submit, edit, or publish articles from the front end only.
    • Manager, Administrator and Super Administrator: Can do all of the above plus can log into the back end with increasing rights.
  • Block User. Here you can select whether to disable this user or not. Only available when editing Administrators or Super Administrators.
  • Receive System E-mails. Here you can select whether to let this user receive the system e-mails or not. Only available when editing Administrators or Super Administrators.
  • Register Date. Here you can see the registered date. Only shown when editing a user.
  • Last Visit Date. Here you can see the date on which the user last logged in.
  • Back-end Language. Here you can select the back-end language of the user. All installed languages for the back-end will be displayed in the drop-down box. Default is the language set in Language Manager.
  • Front-end Language. Here you can select the front-end language of the user. All installed languages for the front-end will be displayed in the drop-down box. Default is the language set in Language Manager.
  • User Editor. Here you can select the front-end and back-end editor of the user. All installed editors will be displayed in the drop-down box. Default is the WYSIWYG editor set in the Global Configuration.
  • Help Site. Set the help site of the user. Default is the Help Server set in the Global Configuration.
  • Time Zone. Set the time zone of the user. Default is the Time Zone set in the Global Configuration.
  • Contact information. If you linked a contact to this user, the contact information will be showed here.

Toolbar

At the top right you will see the toolbar:

Usermanager.new.toolbar.JPG

The functions are:

  • Save. Save it and return to editing the menu details.
  • Apply. Save it, but stay in the same screen. If you have been working on a screen for a long time and don't want to risk losing your work, pressing Apply saves your work and lets you continue working. If, for example, you lost your Internet connection, your work will be saved up this point.
  • Cancel. Go back to the main screen of the Manager, without saving the modifications you made.
  • Help. Opens this Help Screen.

Quick tips

  • Name, Username and e-mail address are required
  • If you did not fill in a particular language, editor, help site and/or time zone, the default settings from the Global Configuration, Language Manager and/or Template Manager are set.

Related information