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Description[edit]

Available to users with administrator or backend access to a Joomla! installation. The "My Profile" page allows an site administrator the ability to edit their personal information. These include the following: name, username, email, and personal preferences (editors, administrator backend template choice, help, time zone and language settings).

How to access[edit]

  • At the top right, click on the User Icon    Edit Account


Screenshot[edit]

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Toolbar[edit]

At the top you will see the toolbar:

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The functions are:

  • Save. Saves the user and stays in the current screen.
  • Save & Close. Saves the user and closes the current screen.
  • Close. Closes the current screen and returns to the previous screen without saving any modifications you may have made.
  • Help. Opens this help screen.

Form Fields[edit]

Selected by Top Tabs[edit]

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My Profile Details[edit]

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  • Name: The (full) name of the user.
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  • Login Name. The user name that will be entered during login.
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  • Password. The password that will be entered during login.
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  • Confirm Password. The same password again (to make sure the password is entered correctly).
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  • Email. Email address for this user.
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  • Registration Date: The date this user was registered.
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  • Last Visit Date. The date this user last logged into the site.
  • ID. This is a unique identification number for this item assigned automatically by Joomla. It is used to identify the item internally, and you cannot change this number.

Basic Settings[edit]

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  • Backend Template Style. The template style to use for this user in the administrative backend.
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  • Backend Language. Here you can select the back-end language of the user. All installed languages for the back-end will be displayed in the drop-down box. Default is the language set in Language Manager.
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  • Frontend Language. Here you can select the front-end language of the user. All installed languages for the front-end will be displayed in the drop-down box. Default is the language set in Language Manager.
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This Page is a Candidate for Deletion

This page is a candidate for deletion. The given reason is: No links here.

This notice should remain for a minimum of 1 week after it was placed on the page. If discussion is still ongoing, it should remain until a consensus is reached, after which the page will either be deleted or this notice removed. If you disagree with its deletion, please discuss your reasons on its associated talk page, as applicable.

Remember to check if anything links here and the page history before deleting.

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  • Editor. The editor to use for this user.


  • Help Site. Set the help site of the user. Default is the Help Server set in the Global Configuration.
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Remember to check if anything links here and the page history before deleting.

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  • Time Zone. Set the time zone of the user. Default is the Time Zone set in the Global Configuration.

User Actions Log Options (tab available for Super Users only)[edit]

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  • Send notifications for User Actions Log. (Yes/No) If set to yes, the User will receive user actions log notification by email
  • Select events to be notified for. Select the user actions log notifications to be sent by email.


Quick Tips[edit]

  • Your login name, password, and email are automatically populated from your initial installation. If desired, you can change or edit these settings by using this interface. If you change your password remember that it is case sensitive.
  • You can also access and edit your administrator account from the Users User Manager Edit screen which is available through the Users User Manager.

Related Information[edit]