Force Complete Profile 2.2.1
This plugin will force users to complete their profile according to rules set. Very useful, if you use authorization via social networks which usually generates random emails or usernames like "Name Surname".
- Forces to change password on first log-on or if it's empty.
- Change display name if it equals username or empty.
- Change username if it doesn't match the rules (regular expression).
- Change email if it matches rules set (regular expression).
- Calls The Krotek team to change spammer's gender!
Register on our site, open your profile and try to use any other chars in username besides Latin letters, digits and underscores, or set email at example.com domain. You'll be kindly asked to fix this.
Compatibility: 2.5 & 3.0
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Reviews for Force Complete Profile
SImple, but very effective
For a free extension, this rocks. I needed it for a site where I had batch created users and emailed them with a temporary password. The plugin prevents them doing ANYTHING until they update the password - then it leaves them alone. Had a slight configuration issue, but the support was quick and accurate.
I wanted to try out this extension because my site is getting a lot of SPAM registrations where the USERNAME equals the NAME. It was not clear from the description but my hope was that this forces compliance (form validation) during the registration process.
However, this plug-in, waits until the user is registered, activated, and logged-in, before it asks the user to edit their profile to meet the requirements you set. It took me a while to figure out exactly how this worked since it didn't seem to work while I was registering. (As I falsely expected.) So to sum up, this plug-in DOES NOT prevent a user from registering on the site.
It merely prevents them from seeing anything on the site EXCEPT the profile edit page once they log-in (if they are not in compliance.) It even prevents them from logging-out! They MUST get their profile in compliance before doing ANYTHING else on your site! The developer is NOT kidding when he says FORCE complete profile! LOL!
Overall a very neat plug-in, but unfortunately, it doesn't prevent SPAMMERS from registering. (It just frustrates the heck out of them when they do!)
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- Very minor code changes. Extension is perfect!
- FIXED: Change password request ignored, when page closed or reloaded.
- Minor bug fixes and code optimization.
- FIXED: JDate::toMySQL() method error in Joomla 3.x.
- Improved checker. Works on profile save as well and converts name to lowercase before check.
- Delimiter in regular expressions is moved to options. Don't forget to update your settings!
- Custom messages removed from options. Now you should setup all error messages via language files.
- Some code optimization.
- Initial release.
Installation and settings
Nothing complex here. Just install as usual and set up accordingly.
Note, that "Username rule" and "Email rule" require some knowledge of regular expressions. If you don't have any or can't find a suitable example, just leave it as is!
Don't forget to read hints for fields in settings — they are very helpful.
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