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==How to access==
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To edit an existing user, navigate to the User Manager (Users → User Manager). Then
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# click on the name of the user or
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# click on the check box for the user and click on the Edit button.
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To create a new user,
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# select Users → User Manager → Add New User from the menu or
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# click on the New button in the User Manager.
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==Description==
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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).
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== Screenshot ==
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[[Image:J16newuserscreen.png|Add/Edit User Screen]]
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== User Fields ==
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'''Account Details'''
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{{colheader|Name}}
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*'''Login Name'''. The user name that will be entered during login.
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*'''Password'''. The password that will be entered during login.
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*'''Confirm Password'''. The same password again (to make sure the password is entered correctly).
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*'''Email'''. Email address for this user.
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*'''Registration Date'''. The date this user was registered.
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*'''Last Visit Date'''. The date this user last logged into the site.
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{{colheader|Receivesystemmail}}
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{{colheader|Blockuser}}
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{{Chunk16:colheader|Id}}
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'''Assigned User Groups'''
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*'''Assigned User Groups'''. Check the box next to each User Group that this user will be a member of. The groups that a user belongs to detemine what actions the user can do on the site and what objects the user can view on the site.
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'''Basic Settings'''
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*'''Backend Template Style'''. The template style to use for this user in the administrative backend.
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{{colheader|Backendlang}}
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{{colheader|Frontendlang}}
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*'''Editor'''. The editor to use for this user.
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{{colheader|Helpsite}}
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{{colheader|Timezone}}
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== Toolbar==
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At the top right you will see the toolbar:
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[[Image:J16newusertoolbarshot.png|New/Edit User Toolbar]]
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The functions are:
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{{Chunk16:toolbaricon|Save}}
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{{Chunk16:toolbaricon|SaveAndClose}}
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{{Chunk16:toolbaricon|SaveAndNew}}
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{{Chunk16:toolbaricon|Cancel}}
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{{Chunk16:toolbaricon|Help}}
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==Quick tips==
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*Name, Login Name, and Email are required.
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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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==Related information==
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* [[Help16:Users_User_Manager|User Manager: Users]]
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* [[Help16:Users_Groups|User Manager: Users Groups]]
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*[[ACL_Tutorial_for_Joomla_1.6|ACL Tutorial for Joomla 1.6]]
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<noinclude>{{cathelp|1.6|User Manager Help Screens}}</noinclude>

Revision as of 22:47, 9 August 2012

Contents

How to access

To edit an existing user, navigate to the User Manager (Users → User Manager). Then

  1. click on the name of the user or
  2. click on the check box for the user and click on the Edit button.

To create a new user,

  1. select Users → User Manager → Add New User from the menu or
  2. click on the New button in the User Manager.

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

Add/Edit User Screen

User Fields

Account Details

  • Name. The (full) name of the user.
  • Login Name. The user name that will be entered during login.
  • Password. The password that will be entered during login.
  • Confirm Password. The same password again (to make sure the password is entered correctly).
  • Email. Email address for this user.
  • Registration Date. The date this user was registered.
  • Last Visit Date. The date this user last logged into the site.
  • 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.
  • Block User. Here you can select whether to disable this user or not. Only available when editing Administrators or Super Administrators.
  • ID. This is a unique identification number for this item assigned automatically by Joomla!. It is used to identify the item internally, and you cannot change this number. When creating a new item, this field displays 0 until you save the new entry, at which point a new ID is assigned to it.

Assigned User Groups

  • Assigned User Groups. Check the box next to each User Group that this user will be a member of. The groups that a user belongs to detemine what actions the user can do on the site and what objects the user can view on the site.

Basic Settings

  • Backend Template Style. The template style to use for this user in the administrative backend.
  • 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.
  • Editor. The editor to use for this user.
  • 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.

Toolbar

At the top right you will see the toolbar:

New/Edit User Toolbar

The functions are:

  • Save. Saves the item and stays in the edit screen.
  • Save & Close. Saves the item and closes the edit screen.
  • Save & New. Saves the item and keeps the editing screen open and ready to create another item.
  • Cancel. Returns to the previous screen without saving your work. If you press Cancel while adding a new item, this new item will not be created. If you were modifying an existing item, the modifications will not be saved.
  • Help. Opens this Help Screen.

Quick tips

  • Name, Login Name, and Email 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