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Method name Description
__construct Constructor activating the default information of the language
getParam Method to get a parameter value
setParam Method to set a parameter
defParam Method to set a default parameter if it does not exist
authorize Deprecated1.6
authorise Method to check JUser object authorisation against an access control object and optionally an access extension object
authorisedLevels Gets an array of the authorised access levels for the user
setLastVisit Pass through method to the table for setting the last visit date
getParameters Method to get the user parameters
setParameters Method to get the user parameters
getTable Method to get the user table object
bind Method to bind an associative array of data to a user object
save Method to save the JUser object to the database
delete Method to delete the JUser object from the database
load Method to load a JUser object by user id number
getInstance Returns the global User object, only creating it if it doesn't already exist.


jimport( 'joomla.user.user' );


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