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Help310:Menus Menu Item User Password Reset

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Description

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.


How to Access

Add a new menu item 'Password Reset'

  • Select Menus  [name of the menu]  Add New Menu Item from the dropdown menu of the Administrator Panel
  • Click the 'Menu Item Type' Select button Help30-Menu-Item-Type-Select-Button-en.png
  • Select Users  Password Reset in the modal popup window.

Edit an existing menu item 'Password Reset'


Screenshot

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Form Fields

  • Menu Title. The title that will display for this menu item.
  • Alias. The internal name of the menu item. Normally, you can leave this blank and Joomla will fill in a default value. The default value is the Title or Name in lower case and with dashes instead of spaces. You may enter the Alias manually. Learn more about Aliases.

Details

  • 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.
  • Link. The system-generated link for this menu item. This field cannot be changed and is for information only.
  • Target Window. This determines how the new page will be opened. Options are:
    • Parent: Open new menu item in parent window. This is the default.
    • New Window With Navigation: Open menu item in a new window with full browser navigation (for example, "back" button).
    • New Without Navigation: Open menu item in a new window without browser navigation.
  • Template Style. Controls the template style for this menu item. A list box will show the available template styles for your site.
    • - Use Default -: Use the default style for the site to show this menu item.
    • [template style]: Select a specific template style to always show this menu item with that style.
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  • Menu. Shows which menu the menu item will appear in.
  • Parent Item. The parent menu item for this menu item. Used to determine whether a Menu Item is a top-level item or a submenu item.
    • Menu Item Root: Select the default value if this is a top-level Menu Item.
    • [menu item title]: Select the Menu Item that is this menu item's parent.
  • Ordering. Indicates the order of this Menu Item in the Menu. The default Order is to add the Menu Item to the end of the Menu. This Menu Item will moved to the order position just after the Menu Item selected from the dropdown list. Note: The Order can also be changed in Menu Items.
  • Status. (Publish/Unpublish/Trash) The published status of the menu item.
  • Default Page. (Yes/No) If Yes, this menu item is the default or home page for the site. There must be exactly one menu item set as the default page. You can change the default page in 2 ways:
    • Click on the Home column of the desired menu item in Menu Items.
    • Open the menu item for the new default page and change the Default Page setting to Yes.
  • Access. Who has access to this menu item.
    • Public: Everyone has access.
    • Guest: Everyone has access.
    • Registered: Only registered users have access.
    • Special: Only users with author status or higher have access.
    • Super Users: Only super users have access.
  • Language. Select the language for this menu item. If you are not using the multi-language feature of Joomla, keep the default of 'All'.
  • Note. Menu item note. This is normally for the site administrator's use (for example, to document information about this menu item) and does not show in the Frontend of the site.

Common Options

See Menu Item Manager: Edit/New Menu Item for help on fields common to all Menu Item types which includes:

Module Assignment

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.
  • Save as Copy. Saves your changes to a copy of the current menu item. Does not affect the current menu item.
    Note: This toolbar icon is only shown if you edit an existing menu item.
  • Close. Closes the current screen and returns to the previous screen without saving any modifications you may have made.
  • Help. Opens this help screen.

Frontend Screenshot

Example Frontend Site images are generic images using Joomla core installation supplied free Frontend 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 Password Reset shown:

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