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Latest revision as of 10:31, 30 April 2014

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

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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

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Basic Settings

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  • 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:

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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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