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==How to access==
 
==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.
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To edit an existing user, navigate to the User Manager (Users → User Manager). Then
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.
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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.
  
 
==Description==
 
==Description==
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[[Image:J16newuserscreen.png|Add/Edit User Screen]]
 
[[Image:J16newuserscreen.png|Add/Edit User Screen]]
  
== User details and parameters ==
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== User Fields ==
 
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You will see different fields where you can fill in or edit information of the user.
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These are:
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'''Account Details'''
 
{{colheader|Name}}  
 
{{colheader|Name}}  
{{colheader|Username}}
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*'''Login Name'''. The user name that will be entered during login.
{{colheader|E-mail}}
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*'''Password'''. The password that will be entered during login.
{{colheader|Newpass}}
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*'''Confirm Password'''. The same password again (to make sure the password is entered correctly).
{{colheader|Verifypass}}
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*'''Email'''. Email address for this user.
{{colheader|Group}}
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*'''Registration Date'''. The date this user was registered.
{{colheader|Blockuser}}
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*'''Last Visit Date'''. The date this user last logged into the site.
 
{{colheader|Receivesystemmail}}  
 
{{colheader|Receivesystemmail}}  
{{colheader|Registerdate}}  
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{{colheader|Blockuser}}
{{colheader|Lastvisit}}  
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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.
 
{{colheader|Backendlang}}  
 
{{colheader|Backendlang}}  
 
{{colheader|Frontendlang}}  
 
{{colheader|Frontendlang}}  
{{colheader|Usereditor}}
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*'''Editor'''. The editor to use for this user.
 
{{colheader|Helpsite}}  
 
{{colheader|Helpsite}}  
{{colheader|Timezone}}
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{{colheader|Timezone}}
{{colheader|Contactinfo}}  
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== Toolbar==
 
== Toolbar==
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The functions are:
 
The functions are:
{{toolbaricon|Save}}  
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{{Chunk16:toolbaricon|Save}}  
{{toolbaricon|Apply}}  
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{{Chunk16:toolbaricon|SaveAndClose}}
{{toolbaricon|Cancel}}  
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{{Chunk16:toolbaricon|SaveAndNew}}
{{toolbaricon|Help}}
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{{Chunk16:toolbaricon|Cancel}}  
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{{Chunk16:toolbaricon|Help}}
  
 
==Quick tips==
 
==Quick tips==
*Name, Username and e-mail address are required
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*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.
 
*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==
 
==Related information==
* [[Screen.users.15|User Manager]]
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* [[Help16:Users_User_Manager|User Manager: Users]]
* [[Administrator_%28User%29|Administrator (user)]]
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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]]
  
<noinclude>{{cathelp|1.5|User Manager|Site}}</noinclude>
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<noinclude>{{cathelp|1.6|User Manager Help Screens}}</noinclude>

Revision as of 23:47, 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.

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