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Menus Menu Item User Profile

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How To Access

To create a new User Profile Menu Item:

  • Select Menus  [name of the menu] from the drop-down menu on the back-end of your Joomla! installation (for example, Menus  Main Menu).
  • Click the New Toolbar button to create a new menu item.
  • Click the Menu Item Type Select button Help30-Menu-Item-Type-Select-Button-en.png and then click the User Profile Menu Item link under Users Manager.

To edit an existing User Profile Menu Item, click its Title in Menu Manager: Menu Items.

Description

Used to create a form which allows a user to edit their profile settings.

Screenshot

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Details

Details Tab

For more information please see Menu Item Manager: Details Tab

Required Settings

  • Menu Title: The title that will display for this menu item.
  • Menu: Shows which menu the link will appear in.
  • Menu Item Type: The Menu Item Type selected when this menu item was created. This can be one of the core menu item types or a menu item type provided by an installed extension.

Advanced Tab

Common Options

See Menu Item Manager: Edit/New Menu Item for help on fields common to all Menu Item types, under the Advanced Details Tab which includes:

Module Assignments Tab

See Menu Item Manager: New Menu Item for help on fields in Module Assignments for this Menu Item.

Toolbar

At the top left you will see the toolbar:

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The functions are:

  • Save: Saves the menu item and stays in the current screen.
  • Save & Close. Saves the menu item and closes the current screen.
  • Save & New. Saves the menu item and keeps the editing screen open and ready to create another menu item.
  • Cancel. Closes the current screen and returns to the previous screen without saving any modifications you may have made.
  • Help. Opens this help screen.

Front End Screenshot

Example Front End Site images are generic images using Joomla! core installation supplied free Front End Templates. The actual view can depend on the installed custom template used and the template's style for those views on a Joomla! website. User Profile shown:

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Quick Tips

Related Information

Related Help Screens Description
Menus Menu Item User Login Used to create a 'User Login Form' page for users to login to the website.
Menus Menu Item User Password Reset Used to create a form which allows a user to reset their password with an email sent to the user's email associated with the account.
Menus Menu Item User Profile Edit Used to create a form which allows a user to edit their profile settings.
Menus Menu Item User Registration Used to create a default User Registration form for user registration. Default form contains basic information: Name, Username, Password, and Email Address.
Menus Menu Item User Reminder Used to create a form which allows a user to request an e-mail with their username.
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