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Resetting a user password can be done a number of ways:<br /><br />
  
Resetting a user password can be done a number of ways:
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1) The user can do it by themselves through the front end of your site<br />
 
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a) Make sure the Login Module is published and active on the front end of your site.If not, log in to the Administrator back-end and go to the Module Manager to enable it.<br />
1) The user can do it by themselves through the front end of your site
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b) Find the Login Form on the front-end of your site. If you need to reset your password, click "Forgot your Password?" and you will be prompted to enter your email address. A confirmation code will be emailed to you so you can enter a new password.<br />
a) Make sure the Login Module is published and active on the front end of your site.If not, log in to the Administrator back-end and go to the Module Manager to enable it.
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c) If you can't remember your username, click "Forgot your username?" and it will be emailed to you.<br /><br />
b) Find the Login Form on the front-end of your site. If you need to reset your password, click "Forgot your Password?" and you will be prompted to enter your email address. A confirmation code will be emailed to you so you can enter a new password.
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c) If you can't remember your username, click "Forgot your username?" and it will be emailed to you.
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2) The site administrator can perform the following steps:
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a) log into the Administrator back-end of your site (e.g. www.yoursite.com/administrator)
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b) Choose Site from the top menu, then User Manager.
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c) Click the User's name you want to edit.
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d) Enter the new password into the New Password field and type it again in the Verify Password field.
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e) Click Save.
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2) The site administrator can perform the following steps:<br />
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a) log into the Administrator back-end of your site (e.g. www.yoursite.com/administrator)<br />
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b) Choose Site from the top menu, then User Manager.<br />
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c) Click the User's name you want to edit.<br />
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d) Enter the new password into the New Password field and type it again in the Verify Password field.<br />
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e) Click Save.<br />
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Revision as of 19:13, 28 November 2008

Resetting a user password can be done a number of ways:

1) The user can do it by themselves through the front end of your site
a) Make sure the Login Module is published and active on the front end of your site.If not, log in to the Administrator back-end and go to the Module Manager to enable it.
b) Find the Login Form on the front-end of your site. If you need to reset your password, click "Forgot your Password?" and you will be prompted to enter your email address. A confirmation code will be emailed to you so you can enter a new password.
c) If you can't remember your username, click "Forgot your username?" and it will be emailed to you.

2) The site administrator can perform the following steps:
a) log into the Administrator back-end of your site (e.g. www.yoursite.com/administrator)
b) Choose Site from the top menu, then User Manager.
c) Click the User's name you want to edit.
d) Enter the new password into the New Password field and type it again in the Verify Password field.
e) Click Save.