How to create a login module in Joomla

This tutorial assumes you are already logged in to your Joomla admin panel

Creating a login module provides your users with a login form that can be placed wherever you choose

1) Click Extensions

 

2) Then Module Manager

 

Scroll right

3) Click New

 

 

Scroll down

 

4) Select Login

 

 

Scroll up and right

 

5) Click Next

 

6) Enter a Title

 

 

If Show Title is set to Yes, the module name will be displayed on the front-end

 

7) Choose the position where the module should be displayed on the page


8) Set the order this module will display in


 

Scroll down

 

Here, you can set the menu in which this module will display


 

Scroll up and right

 

9) Enter the suffix for the CSS class of this module


 

In this example, the CSS class name of this module would be .module-login

 

10) The Pre-Text is what shows up prior to the Username field


11) The Post-Text allows you to place a short message after the registration link


12) You can choose the page the user will be redirected to after logging in


13) Also, you can choose a page the user will be redirected to when they log out


 

Scroll up

 

14) Click Save

 

 

The login module will now appear on the front-end. Let's go to our Joomla site


 

Scroll down

 

The Login form we created shows up here along with the pre-text and post-text we added


 

That's it! You now know how to create a login module in Joomla

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