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Joomla! 1.5 Cookbook by Tom Canavan

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Managing users

A normal but often over looked task is the management of users from your website. This can result in leaving users in who shouldn't be there. Other times, a user needs their details updated and so forth.

This recipe will guide you through several tasks related to the management of users.

Getting ready

You will need your Super Administrator login, and a couple of sample users to experiment with. We'll start with ADDING a user first that way you can build up a couple of samples for the rest.

You will also need to come up with names, email addresses, and passwords for them.

How to do it...

  1. Login into your Administrator Console. That is www.YOURDOMAIN.com/administrator.
  2. Open User Manager.
  3. Click New to create a new user.
  4. The left side of the ...

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