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===Default Login Layout===
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Allows a user to login to the site, as shown below.
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==How To Access==
[[Image:default_login_layout.png|frame|center]]
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To create a new Category List Menu Item:
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* Select {{rarr|Menus,[name of the menu]}} from the drop-down menu on the back-end of your Joomla! installation (for example, {{rarr|Menus,Main Menu}}).
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* Click '''New''' to create a new menu item or click on an existing item to edit.
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* Click the Menu Item Type Select button and then click the '''Login Form''' link under Users.
  
'''Parameters - Basic'''
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To edit an existing Login Form Menu Item, click its Title in Menu Manager: Menu Items.
The Default Login Layout has the following Basic Parameters, as shown below.[[Image:default_login_parameters.png|frame|center]]
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*'''Show Login Page Title.''' Hide or Show the Title of this Page.
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==Description==
*'''Login Page Title.''' Title to display as the Page Title. If blank, the Title of the Menu Item will be used.
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Used to create a 'User Login Form' page for users to login to the website.
*'''Login Redirection URL.''' The URL of the Page that the User will be redirected to after a successful login. If blank, the Front Page will be used.
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*'''Login JS Message.''' Hide or Show the JavaScript pop-up that indicates a successful login.
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==Screenshot==
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[[Image:Help25-user-user-login-screenshot.png|frame|none]]
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==Column Headers==
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===Basic Options===
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The Default Login Layout has the following Basic Options, as shown below.
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[[Image:Help25-default-login-parameters.png]]
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*'''Login Redirect.''' The URL of the Page that the User will be redirected to after a successful login. If blank, the Front Page will be used.
 
*'''Login Description.''' Hide or Show the Login Description Text, entered below.
 
*'''Login Description.''' Hide or Show the Login Description Text, entered below.
 
*'''Login Description Text.''' Text to display on a successful login. If blank, the variable "LOGIN_DESCRIPTION" will be used.
 
*'''Login Description Text.''' Text to display on a successful login. If blank, the variable "LOGIN_DESCRIPTION" will be used.
 
*'''Login Image.''' Image for the Login Page. This must be in the "images/stories" folder.
 
*'''Login Image.''' Image for the Login Page. This must be in the "images/stories" folder.
*'''Login Image Align.''' Align image to the left or right of the page.
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*'''Logout Redirect.''' The URL of the Page the User will be directed to after a successful logout. If blank, the Front Page will be used.
*'''Show Logout Page Title.''' Hide or Show the Logout Page Title.
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*'''Logout Page Title.''' Text to display at the top of the Page. If blank, the Menu Item Title will be used.
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*'''Logout Redirection URL.''' The URL of the Page the User will be directed to after a successful logout. If blank, the Front Page will be used.
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*'''Logout JS Message.''' Hide or Show the JavaScript pop-up that indicates a successful logout.
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*'''Logout Description.''' Hide or Show the Logout Description Text, entered below.
 
*'''Logout Description.''' Hide or Show the Logout Description Text, entered below.
 
*'''Logout Description Text.''' Text to display on a successful logout. If blank, the variable "LOGOUT_DESCRIPTION" will be used.
 
*'''Logout Description Text.''' Text to display on a successful logout. If blank, the variable "LOGOUT_DESCRIPTION" will be used.
 
*'''Logout Image.''' Image for the Logout Page. This must be in the "images/stories" folder.
 
*'''Logout Image.''' Image for the Logout Page. This must be in the "images/stories" folder.
*'''Logout Image Align.''' Align image to the left or right of the page.
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===Common Options===
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See [[Help25:Menus_Menu_Item_Manager_Edit|Menu Item Manager: New Menu Item]] for help on fields common to all Menu Item types, including Details, Link Type Options, Page Display Options, Metadata Options, and Module Assignments for this Menu Item.
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==Toolbar==
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At the top right you will see the toolbar:
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[[File:Help25-chunk-menu-item-toolbar.png]]
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The functions are:
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{{Chunk25:Help_screen_toolbar_icon_Save|menu item}}
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{{Chunk25:Help_screen_toolbar_icon_SaveAndClose|menu item}}
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{{Chunk25:Help_screen_toolbar_icon_SaveAndNew|menu item}}
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{{Chunk25:Help_screen_toolbar_icon_SaveAsCopy|menu item}}
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{{Chunk25:Help_screen_toolbar_icon_Cancel}}
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{{Chunk25:Help_screen_toolbar_icon_Help}}
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==Front End Screenshot==
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{{Chunk25:Help screen screenshot disclaimer}}
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User Login shown:
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[[Image:Help25-default-login-layout.png]]
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==Quick Tips==
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* The User Login can be used as a menu item as an alternative to placing a module on every page.
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==Related Information==
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{{relatedhelp|Menu_Item_User}}
  
 
<noinclude>{{cathelp|2.5|Menu Item Manager Help Screens|Menus Help Screens}}</noinclude>
 
<noinclude>{{cathelp|2.5|Menu Item Manager Help Screens|Menus Help Screens}}</noinclude>

Latest revision as of 06:15, 27 February 2013

Contents

How To Access

To create a new Category List Menu Item:

  • Select Menus  [name of the menu] from the drop-down menu on the back-end of your Joomla! installation (for example, Menus  Main Menu).
  • Click New to create a new menu item or click on an existing item to edit.
  • Click the Menu Item Type Select button and then click the Login Form link under Users.

To edit an existing Login Form Menu Item, click its Title in Menu Manager: Menu Items.

Description

Used to create a 'User Login Form' page for users to login to the website.

Screenshot

Help25-user-user-login-screenshot.png

Column Headers

Basic Options

The Default Login Layout has the following Basic Options, as shown below.

Help25-default-login-parameters.png

  • Login Redirect. The URL of the Page that the User will be redirected to after a successful login. If blank, the Front Page will be used.
  • Login Description. Hide or Show the Login Description Text, entered below.
  • Login Description Text. Text to display on a successful login. If blank, the variable "LOGIN_DESCRIPTION" will be used.
  • Login Image. Image for the Login Page. This must be in the "images/stories" folder.
  • Logout Redirect. The URL of the Page the User will be directed to after a successful logout. If blank, the Front Page will be used.
  • Logout Description. Hide or Show the Logout Description Text, entered below.
  • Logout Description Text. Text to display on a successful logout. If blank, the variable "LOGOUT_DESCRIPTION" will be used.
  • Logout Image. Image for the Logout Page. This must be in the "images/stories" folder.

Common Options

See Menu Item Manager: New Menu Item for help on fields common to all Menu Item types, including Details, Link Type Options, Page Display Options, Metadata Options, and Module Assignments for this Menu Item.

Toolbar

At the top right you will see the toolbar:

Help25-chunk-menu-item-toolbar.png

The functions are:

  • Save. Saves the menu item and stays in the current screen.
  • Save & Close. Saves the menu item and closes the current screen.
  • Save & New. Saves the menu item and keeps the editing screen open and ready to create another menu item.
  • Save as Copy. Saves your changes to a copy of the current menu item. Does not affect the current menu item. This toolbar icon is not shown if you are creating a new menu item.
  • 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.

Front End Screenshot

Example Front End Site images are generic images using Joomla! core installation supplied free Front End Templates. The actual view can depend on the installed custom template used and the template's style for those views on a Joomla! website.

User Login shown:

Help25-default-login-layout.png

Quick Tips

  • The User Login can be used as a menu item as an alternative to placing a module on every page.

Related Information

Related Help Screens Description
Menus Menu Item User Password Reset

Used to create a form which allows a user to reset their password with an email sent to the user's email associated with the account.

Menus Menu Item User Profile

Shows the active user details when the page is navigated to. This Layout has no unique Parameters.

Menus Menu Item User Profile Edit

Shows a table where the user can edit their profile when the page is navigated to. This Layout has no unique Parameters.

Menus Menu Item User Registration

Used to create a default User Registration form for user registration. Default form contains basic information: Name, Username, Password, and Email Address.

Menus Menu Item User Reminder

Used to create a form which allows a user to request an e-mail with their username.