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{{Page|needs review}}== My Profile ==
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Quickly access and edit your user profile as a Joomla! administrator.
  
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==How to access==
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To access this screen you can either:
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* Select '''Site → My Profile''' from the drop-down menus, or
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* Click the '''Edit Profile''' button on the [[Help25:Site_Control_Panel|Site Control Panel]]
  
The "My Profile" page lists personal information about you from your login information, email, personal preferences, and time zone.  
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==Description==
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Available to users with administrator or backend access to a Joomla! installation. The '''"My Profile"''' page allows an site administrator the ability to edit their personal information. These include the following: name, username, password, email, and personal preferences(editors, administrator backend template choice, help, time zone and language settings).
  
Your Login name, Password, and Email are automatically populated from your initial installation. Here, if desired, you can change or edit those settings.  If you change Password please remember that it is case sensitive. 
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==Screenshot==
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[[File:Help25-site-my_profile-screen.png]]
  
If you have several users with Backend access, it is here where a user can select their own Administrative template for the Backend. 
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==Toolbar==
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At the top right you will see the toolbar:
  
If multiple languages are installed, you can select the language you want to use as the default language when you log in.
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[[Image:Help25-Toolbar-Save-SaveClose-Close-Help.png]]
  
Many users will install more than one editor and here is where you would select your default editor if different from the site's default editor listed under Global Configuration.  If you use an extension such as Editor Switcher, then you would in addition to setting the Editor setting to Editor Switcher here, you would go to the Plugin manager under the Extensions tab and open Editor Switcher and select the default Editor you would want to use.
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The functions are:
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Another important setting is the setting for Time Zone so your site is synchronized to the time zone you are in.
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==Form Fields==
  
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'''My Profile 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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{{Chunk25:colheader|Id}}
  
[[File:MyProfile.png]]
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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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==Quick Tips==
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*Your login name, password, and email are automatically populated from your initial installation.  If desired, you can change or edit these settings by using this interface.  If you change your password remember that it is case sensitive.
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*You can also access and edit your administrator account from the [[Help25:Users User Manager Edit|Users User Manager Edit]] screen which is available through the [[Help25:Users User Manager|Users User Manager]].
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==Related Information==
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*See [[Help25:Users_User_Manager_Edit|Users User Manager Edit]]
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<noinclude>{{cathelp|2.5|User Manager Help Screens}}</noinclude>

Latest revision as of 04:08, 6 February 2013