Changing the Please login first text in Joomla 2.5
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In our previous Joomla 2.5 tutorial, we walked you through the steps for preventing public access to your pages. When someone attempts to access a blocked page, they receive this message:
In this tutorial, we are going to walk you through the steps for changing the Please login first text to something more appropriate, such as Only registered users can access this page.
To change the Please login first text in Joomla 2.5:
- Log into your Joomla 2.5 admin
- In the top menu, hover over Extensions and click Language Manager
- In the list of tabs, click the Overrides tab
- Click New in the to right menu
- Under search Text you want to change type in Please login first
- Ensure Value is selected and then click Search
- Under the Search Results, click Please login first
- Under Create a new override, enter Only registered users can access this page as the Text, and then click Save in the top right menu.
After saving these changes, attempt to access your registered only page again, and you will see the Please login first text has been updated!
‹Section 1: Allowing registered users only access in Joomla 2.5
›Section 3: How to disable user registration in Joomla 2.5
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2012-06-14 6:13 am
I am developing a site with Joomla 2.5. The problem is that when an item for registered users is chosen, and the user is not logged in, an empty page displays instead of the "Login first" page!
What should be the problem?
2012-06-14 10:02 am
We are happy to troubleshoot that issue and give you the answer. Please comment below with the steps to replicate the issue so we can test that out and respond with a resolution.
2014-04-11 6:12 am
In my site i have 5 menus in that Events menu is there. initially all the events are visible to registered and non resistered users . in events menu plenty of events are there ,
if non registered user clicks on read more button of any event it should ask to login or register to view this page.
if the user is loggedin he can access the event details.
How to do in joomla 2.5 please solve this my problem
this is my site link please check it http://theebeauties.comxtech.com/index.php?option=com_eventsnova&view=eventlist&Itemid=596&lang=en
2014-04-11 12:28 pm
Hello Jagdish, and thanks for your comment,
If you would like to force a Joomla login prompt on a certain group of users in Joomla like below:
Then you can <a href="http://www.inmotionhosting.com/support/edu/joomla-25/users/registered-users-only" target="_blank">restrict access to Joomla articles</a> by changing that article's <strong>Access</strong> setting from <strong>Public</strong> to <strong>Registered</strong>.
Please let us know if you had any other questions at all!