Prevent New Account activation email sent to Joomla 2.5 Administrator
When registering for a new account in Joomla 2.5, the new user will be emailed a confirmation email, which will include their password:
After activation you may login to http://yourdomain.com/ using the following username and password:
As emailing passwords can be a security concern, you may want to adjust the emails Joomla 2.5 sends so that they do not contain any passwords.
The email message that you see above is declared in a language file, language/en-GB/en-GB.com_users.ini. In a previous article, we showed you how to use the Joomla 2.5 language override feature to change language specific text within Joomla. We will use that same feature to disable passwords being sent through email.
To disable passwords being sent through email in Joomla 2.5 new account activation emails:
Thank you for registering at Joomla 2.5 Testing Site. Your account is created and must be activated before you can use it. To activate the account click on the following link or copy-paste it in your browser:
After activation you may login to
‹Section 5: Prevent New Account activation email sent to Joomla 2.5 Administrator
›Section 7: How to reset a Joomla 2.5 user password directly in the database
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