Using Joomla Login Forms – How To Create A Login Form On Joomla!

Joomla has a lot of built-in modules you can use on your website. A log-in form is one of the most powerful Joomla built-in modules. You can use log-in forms for things like membership sites. In this article you are going to learn how to create a log-in form on Joomla 1.5.


Step 1

Go to Extensions and then click “Module Manager” from the main Joomla admin menu.

Step 2

To add a new module click “New”.

Step 3

Click on “Log-in” from the modules list.

Step 4

Enter the title. You can enter something like “Log-in”. Make sure enabled is set to “Yes” and then choose your position.

Step 5

Under Module Parameters, enter “Pre-text” if you want to. The information you enter here will appear on top of your form. You should enter information that gives more details about the form to the visitor.

Step 6

Still under “Module Parameters”, enter “Post-text” if you want to. Information on the post-text will appear at the bottom of the form.

Step 7

Choose “Log-in Redirection Page” if you want. This is the page visitors will be redirected to when they login. You can make it a welcome page or whatever you want.

Step 8

Choose “Logout Redirection Page” if you want. The log-out redirection page is where people will be redirected to when they logout.

Step 9

Set Greeting to “No” if you don’t want the greetings message to appear when people log-in. Then choose to display people’s names or user-names when they log-in.

Set “Encrypt Login Form” to “No”. You should set it to “Yes” if you have a server with SSL.

That’s it for our tutorial on how to create a log-in form on Joomla.

Source by Robert Bennet


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