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JClientHelper is a helper class to get, set and check for client credentials.
|getCredentials||Method to return the array of client layer configuration options|
|setCredentials||Method to set client login credentials|
|hasCredentials||Method to determine if client login credentials are present|
|setCredentialsFromRequest||Determine wether input fields for client settings need to be shown|
jimport( 'joomla.client.helper' );