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Allows an administrator to create a new user or edit an existing user.
Allows an administrator to create a new user.
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==Description==
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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).
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==How to access==
 
==How to access==
To edit an existing user, navigate to the User Manager ('''Users → User Manager'''). Then
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To edit an existing user, navigate to the User Manager ('''Users User Manager'''). Then
 
# click on the name of the user or
 
# click on the name of the user or
 
# click on the check box for the user and click on the Edit button.
 
# click on the check box for the user and click on the Edit button.
  
 
To create a new user,
 
To create a new user,
# select '''Users → User Manager → Add New User''' from the menu or
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# select '''Users User Manager Add New User''' from the menu or
 
# click on the New button in the User Manager.
 
# click on the New button in the User Manager.
  
==Description==
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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).
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== Screenshot ==
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[[Image:Help30-Users-User-Manager-Edit-screen.png]]
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== User Fields ==
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===Selected by Top Tabs===
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[[Image:Help30-Users-User-Manager-Edit-Tabs.png]]
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====Account Details====
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This is the default landing view for '''User Manager Edit'''.
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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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{{colheader|Receivesystemmail}}
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{{colheader|Blockuser}}
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{{Chunk30:colheader|Id}}
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====Assigned User Groups====
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[[Image:Help30-Users-User-Manager-Edit-Groups-screen.png]]
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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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[[Image:Help30-Users-User-Manager-Edit-Basic-Settings-screen.png]]
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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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== Toolbar==
 
== Toolbar==
At the top right you will see the toolbar:
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At the top left you will see the toolbar:
  
 
[[Image:Help30-Save-SaveClose-SaveNew-Cancel-Help-toolbar.png]]
 
[[Image:Help30-Save-SaveClose-SaveNew-Cancel-Help-toolbar.png]]
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Latest revision as of 20:11, 30 November 2013

Allows an administrator to create a new user or edit an existing user.

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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).

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.

Screenshot

Help-3x-users-user-manager-add-new-user.png

Details

Account Details

  • Name: Enter the name of the user
  • Login Name: Enter the login name (User name) for the user.
  • Password: Enter the password for the user
  • Confirm Password: Confirm the user's password
  • Email: Enter an email for the user
  • Registration Date:
  • Last Visit Date:
  • Last Reset Date: Date and time of last password reset
  • Password Reset Count: Number of password resets since last reset date
  • Receive System emails: (Yes/No). If set to yes, the user will receive system emails.
  • Block this User: (Yes/No). Block this user
  • ID: Record number in the database

Assigned User Groups

Help-3x-users-user-manager-add-new-user-assigned-user-groups.png

Basic Settings

Help-3x-users-user-manager-add-new-user-basic-settings.png
  • Backend Template Style: (Use Default/Hathor - Default/isis - Default). Select the template style for the Administrator Backend interface. This will only affect this User.
  • Backend Language: (Use Default/English (United Kingdom)). Select the Language for the Administrator Backend interface. This will only affect this User.
  • Frontend Language: (Use Default/English (United Kingdom)). Select the Language for the frontend interface. This will only affect this User.
  • Editor: (Use Default/Editor - CodeMirror/Editor - None/Editor - TinyMCE). User Editor
  • Help Site: (Use Default/English (GB) - Joomla help wiki/Français (FR) - Aide de Joomla!). Help site for this user
  • Time Zone: (Use Default/Abidjan/Accra/Addis Ababa/Algiers/Asmara/...). Time zone for this user

Toolbar

At the top left you will see the toolbar:

Help30-Save-SaveClose-SaveNew-Cancel-Help-toolbar.png

The functions are:

  • Save. Saves the user and stays in the current screen.
  • Save & Close. Saves the user and closes the current screen.
  • Save & New. Saves the user and keeps the editing screen open and ready to create another user.
  • 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.

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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