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==Overview==
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==How to access==
 
==How to access==
 
You can access the Login module by either opening an existing Weblinks module in the Module Manager or by creating a new Login Module.
 
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==Outline==
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==Toolbar==
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===Basic Options===
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==Details==
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*'''Encrypt Login Form.''' Whether or not to encrypt the login form using SSL. Do not enable this option if Joomla! is not accessible using the "https://" prefix.
 
*'''Encrypt Login Form.''' Whether or not to encrypt the login form using SSL. Do not enable this option if Joomla! is not accessible using the "https://" prefix.
  
 
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==Advanced Options==
===Advanced Options===
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*'''Module Class Suffix''' Apply a CSS suffix to the module
 
*'''Module Class Suffix''' Apply a CSS suffix to the module
 
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==Menu Assignment==
  
 
==Quick Tips==
 
==Quick Tips==
 
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<noinclude>{{cathelp|2.5|Module Manager Help Screens|Extensions Help Screens}}</noinclude>

Revision as of 17:53, 4 August 2012

Contents

Login Module

Overview

How to access

You can access the Login module by either opening an existing Weblinks module in the Module Manager or by creating a new Login Module. You can access the Module Manager by going to Extensions > Module Manager

Description

This Module displays a username and password Login form. It also displays a link to retrieve a forgotten password. If User registration is enabled in the User Settings of the Global Configuration screen, then the link "Create an Account" will be shown to invite Users to self-register.

Screenshot

Toolbar

At the top right you will see the toolbar:

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The functions are:

  • Save. Saves the module and stays in the current screen.
  • Save & Close. Saves the module and closes the current screen.
  • Save & New. Saves the module and keeps the editing screen open and ready to create another module.
  • Save as Copy. Saves your changes to a copy of the current module. Does not affect the current module. This toolbar icon is not shown if you are creating a new module.
  • Cancel/Close. Closes the current screen and returns to the previous screen without saving any modifications you may have made.
  • Help. Opens this help screen.

Details

Basic Options

  • Pre-text. Optional text or HTML to display above the login form.
  • Post-text. Optional text or HTML to display below the login form.
  • Login Redirection Page. The page to load after a successful login. Select from the drop-down list box. If no page is selected, the home page will be used.
  • Logout Redirection Page. The page to load after a successful logout. Select from the drop-down list box. If no page is selected, the home page will be used.
  • Show Greeting. Whether or not to show the simple greeting text, for example, "Hi Administrator".
  • Name/Username. Whether to use the user's Name or Username in the simple greeting.
  • Encrypt Login Form. Whether or not to encrypt the login form using SSL. Do not enable this option if Joomla! is not accessible using the "https://" prefix.

Advanced Options

  • Alternative layout Apply an alternative layout or template override
  • Module Class Suffix Apply a CSS suffix to the module
  • Caching. Use Global/No Caching. Whether or not to cache the content of this Module. A setting of "Use Global" will use the Cache Settings from the Global Configuration screen.

Menu Assignment

Quick Tips

No tips have been added at this time.