Joomla 3.1.1 Tutorial – How to Disable User Registration

by Elaine on May 22, 2013

Joomla 3.1.1 Tutorial on how to disable user registration on your site.  You can easily turn off your user registration and not allow new users to register on your site by setting the User Manager setting the “Allow User Registration” setting to No.  That why no new users can create a new account on your site.

Overview of How to Disable User Registration

  1. Go to Users, User Manager
  2. Click on User Manager Options
  3. Disable User Registration in User Manager

Steps:

1.  Go to Users, User Manager

All users that register on your Joomla website is managed in the Users, User Manager.  You can block, edit, create new users.  You can block users, change user access levels and so much more in the User Manager.

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Joomla 3.1.1 Users User Manager
  • Login to your Joomla 3.1.1 Backend Administrator
  • Click on ‘Users’, ‘User Manager’

2.  Click on User Manager Options

You can control the User Manager options such as default user registration group, toggle allowing user registration, create new user access groups and more.

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Joomla 3.1.1 User Manager Options
  • Click on ‘Options

3.  Disable User Registration in User Manager

You can easily disable user registration on your Joomla 3.1.1 site in the User Manager Options.  This will not allow any new users to create an account on your site.

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Joomla 3.1.1 Tutorial – Disable User Registration in User Manager
  • Click on ‘Component’ tab
  • Set the following value:
    • Allow User Registration = No
  • Click on ‘Save & Close’

You can refresh your site and users will not be allowed to create new accounts on your site.  If you want to enable the user registration again, you can toggle the ‘Allow User Registration’ to Yes.

Thanks,

Elaine

 Joomla 3.1.1 Tutorial   How to Disable User Registration

Elaine

Elaine is the founder of CmsMind, an online blog providing Joomla and Wordpress tutorials. Elaine lives in Toronto and when she is not online, she is either Marathon and Triathlon training or travelling and racing somewhere in the world. Find her also at: Save Money, Premium Themes and Templates, and at Webhosting Tips.

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