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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:Menus-Menu-Item-User-Login-default-login-layout-output.png]]
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To create a new User Login 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 the New Toolbar button to create a new menu item.
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* Click the Menu Item Type Select button [[File:Help30-Menu-Item-Type-Select-Button.png]] and then click the User Login Menu Item link under Users Manager.
  
'''Parameters - Basic'''
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To edit an existing User Login Menu Item, click its Title in [[Help30:Menus_Menu_Item_Manager|Menu Manager: Menu Items]].
The Default Login Layout has the following Basic Parameters, as shown below.[[Image:Menus-Menu-Item-default-login-layout-basic-parameters.png]]
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==Description==
*'''Show Login Page Title.''' Hide or Show the Title of this Page.
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Used to create a 'User Login Form' page for users to login to the website.
*'''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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*'''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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*'''Login Description.''' Hide or Show the Login Description Text, entered below.
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*'''Login Description Text.''' Text to display on a successful login. If blank, the variable "LOGIN_DESCRIPTION" will be used.
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*'''Login Image.''' Image for the Login Page. This must be in the "images/stories" folder.
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*'''Login Image Align.''' Align image to the left or right of the page.
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*'''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.
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*'''Logout Description Text.''' Text to display on a successful logout. If blank, the variable "LOGOUT_DESCRIPTION" will be used.
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*'''Logout Image.''' Image for the Logout Page. This must be in the "images/stories" folder.
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*'''Logout Image Align.''' Align image to the left or right of the page.
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==Screenshot==
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[[File:Help30-Menus-Menu-Item-User-Login.png]]
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==Details==
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===Details Tab===
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For more information please see Menu Item Manager: [[Help30:Menus_Menu_Item_Manager_Edit#New Menu Item Details|Details Tab]]
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====Required Settings====
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{{chunk30:colheader|Menu Title}}
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{{chunk30:colheader|Menu Location}}
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===Advanced Tab===
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====Basic Options====
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:[[File:Help30-Menus-Menu-Item-User-Login-basic-options-screenshot.png]]
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====Common Options====
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See [[Help30:Menus_Menu_Item_Manager_Edit|Menu Item Manager: Edit/New Menu Item]] for help on fields common to all Menu Item types, under the '''[[Help30:Menus_Menu_Item_Manager_Edit#Advanced Details Tab|Advanced Details Tab]]''' which includes:
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*'''[[Help30:Menus_Menu_Item_Manager_Edit#Link Type Options|Link Type Options]]'''
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*'''[[Help30:Menus_Menu_Item_Manager_Edit#Page Display Options|Page Display Options]]'''
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*'''[[Help30:Menus_Menu_Item_Manager_Edit#Metadata Options|Metadata Options]]'''
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===Module Assignments Tab===
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See [[Help30:Menus_Menu_Item_Manager_Edit|Menu Item Manager: New Menu Item]] for help on fields in '''[[Help30:Menus_Menu_Item_Manager_Edit#Module Assignment Tab|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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[[Image:Help30-Save-SaveClose-SaveNew-Cancel-Help-toolbar.png]]
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The functions are:
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{{Chunk30:Help_screen_toolbar_icon_Save|menu item}}
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{{Chunk30:Help_screen_toolbar_icon_SaveAndClose|menu item}}
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{{Chunk30:Help_screen_toolbar_icon_SaveAndNew|menu item}}
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{{Chunk30:Help_screen_toolbar_icon_Cancel}}
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{{Chunk30:Help_screen_toolbar_icon_Help}}
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==Front End Screenshot==
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{{Chunk30:Help screen screenshot disclaimer}}
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User Login shown:
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:[[Image:Help30-Menus-Menu-User-Login-front-end-screenshot.png]]
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==Quick Tips==
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==Related Information==
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{{relatedhelp|Menu_Item_User}}
 
<noinclude>{{cathelp|3.0|Menu Item Manager Help Screens|Menus Help Screens}}</noinclude>
 
<noinclude>{{cathelp|3.0|Menu Item Manager Help Screens|Menus Help Screens}}</noinclude>

Revision as of 15:11, 31 December 2012

Contents

How To Access

To create a new User Login 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 the New Toolbar button to create a new menu item.
  • Click the Menu Item Type Select button Help30-Menu-Item-Type-Select-Button.png and then click the User Login Menu Item link under Users Manager.

To edit an existing User Login 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

Help30-Menus-Menu-Item-User-Login.png

Details

Details Tab

For more information please see Menu Item Manager: Details Tab

Required Settings

  • Menu Title. The title that will display for this menu item.
  • Menu Location. The menu that this menu item (choice) will be part of. The menus defined for the site will show in the list box.

Advanced Tab

Basic Options

Help30-Menus-Menu-Item-User-Login-basic-options-screenshot.png

Common Options

See Menu Item Manager: Edit/New Menu Item for help on fields common to all Menu Item types, under the Advanced Details Tab which includes:

Module Assignments Tab

See Menu Item Manager: New Menu Item for help on fields in Module Assignments for this Menu Item.

Toolbar

At the top right you will see the toolbar:

Help30-Save-SaveClose-SaveNew-Cancel-Help-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.
  • 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:

Help30-Menus-Menu-User-Login-front-end-screenshot.png

Quick Tips

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

Used to create a form which allows a user to edit their profile settings.

Menus Menu Item User Profile Edit

Used to create a form which allows a user to edit their profile settings.

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.