Menus Menu Item User Registration

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How To Access

To create a new Registration Form 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 New to create a new menu item.
  • Click the Menu Item Type Select button and then click the Registration Form under Users Manager.

To edit an existing Registration Form, click its Title in Menu Manager: Menu Items.


Used to create a default User Registration form for user registration. Default form contains basic information: Name, Username, Password, and Email Address.



Column Headers

Common Options

See Menu Item Manager: New Menu Item for help on fields common to all Menu Item types, including Details, Link Type Options, Page Display Options, Metadata Options, and Module Assignments for this Menu Item.


At the top right you will see the toolbar:


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/Close. 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. Basic Default User Registration shown: File:Help25-Menus-Menu-User-Registration-front-end-screenshot.png

Quick Tips

  • For extended registration, see the User Profile Plugin. The User Profile Plugin can be used to add required fields for registration and it provides a method to force a TOS(Terms of Service) acceptance for registration.

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

Shows the active user details when the page is navigated to. This Layout has no unique Parameters.

Menus Menu Item User Profile Edit

Shows a table where the user can edit their profile when the page is navigated to. This Layout has no unique Parameters.

Menus Menu Item User Reminder

Used to create a form which allows a user to request an e-mail with their username.