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Can't login to CP after logging out

Having an issue logging back into the control panel after having been logged out. When attempting to login, I am returned to the login screen with no error messages or other notices. The only way I am ...
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How to redirect member login to previous page?

I am new to working with Expression Engine, so this might not be possible. The site I am working on has some pages that are private to members only. I'm assuming this is a built in feature of ...
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How do you prevent admins from being locked out of the control panel even with correct password?

This has been a continuous issue with ExpressionEngine - admins having to clear their cookies to login to the site. Even when typing in the correct username and password, the user is return back to ...
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Can't login to CP – form has expired

So I just migrated from my dev server to the production server and I can see the site and CP login page fine. However, trying to login I get: An Error Was Encountered This form has expired. Please ...
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SafeCracker + Assets: Restrict file browser to display logged-in member's files only.

Is there a way to configure the Assets file browser in a SafeCracker form to only show assets for the currently logged-in member?
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“Remember Me” functionality

I'm sure that this question/issue has been resolved some way because I've seen it working on sites like devot-ee, but how can I get the 'Remember Me' functionality working for when user login to the ...
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Login page returns to the login page, doesn't log me in?

I have a site being added to that is currently on 2.1.3 and cannot be updated for the time being. All is running fine on localhost but when I try to login to the CP on the dev server the login page ...
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How do I get a member login form on the offline template?

We typically demo new EE sites to clients with the site in "offline" mode, which prevents unauthorized access and requires the client to login before they can see anything. Previously we've either ...
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Logging into CP returns to Site Homepage

I have a live site that I used to be able to login to without any issue. I hadn't tried logging in for a month or so and when I tried to login again, it just redirects me to the homepage of the ...
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Can't get past login screen

I have an EE site on 2.5.2 that just reloads the login screen whenever I click login. This is happening for all users and user groups, and in multiple browsers. EngineHosting suggested I edit the ...
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User can't log in using local copy of Chrome

This isn't the usual "I can't log in" issue. A user is trying to log in on her copy of Chrome and cannot. She gets "Invalid username or password" errors every time. She then used Safari and it worked ...
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Can't login to control panel

I've just restored a backup of my site, but now whenever I try and login I get a "Invalid username or password" error. I've tried resetting the password, but even the new password brings up the same ...
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Can't programmatically log member in

Can someone explain to me why I am not capable of forcing a new ExpressionEngine session to be generated for a specific user? I've been following this link: https://stackoverflow.com/questions/...
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2.8.1 Login loop

I having a login problem with EE 2.8.1. When you type in the username and password on the front end login screen you get redirected back to the same screen and do not seem to get logged in. No errors. ...
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Can't log in to CP after installing Multiple Site Manager, can't switch sites

ExpressionEngine v2.5.2 Multiple Site Manager 2.1.4 I installed MSM 2.1.4 in an existing running version of EE 2.5.2. It seemed to be installed OK, I was able to create a new site, but before I had ...
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Deny Multiple Logins

Is there any way to deny multiple user logins when using the same username & password? So if a user is logged in, they can't login from another machine using the same login credentials. Thanks ...
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Front end login redirect to {page_url} with structure, how to make this work

EE 2.7.2 Structure 3.3.13 I've got a site where I have a front end login form that is on all pages as a modal when clicking the login link in the header. Everything works fine, however for the ...
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front end login

I have a login on my front end, if a member logs in and then clicks on a link to "edit_this" which is the shortcut to the back end to edit the entry, why do they have to login again on the back end?
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EE 1.7.0 cookie and login issue (disallowed key characters)

Quite out of the blue on a client site running 1.7.0, all pages loaded after the initial visit rendered the dreaded "Disallowed Key Characters" message. Upon some investigation, I determined it was ...
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EE 2.6.0 Password Reset not working

I've been locked out of a site I'm developing as my password is no longer accepted. What I've done so far. Reset the password 10+ times copied password hash from database of site I know works into ...
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Forum users report being logged out even after checking 'keep logged in'

We are currently running EE 2.5.2 and using the Discussion Forum Module (3.1.8). We have several users who report that they are logged out even when they have checked the 'keep logged in' option. We'...
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ExpressionEngine 1.6.8 Admin login loop

I have uploaded a site into a sub folder onto my server and when I try to login into the admin area, it allows me to login, however when I go to click on any link, it redirects/loops me, logging me ...
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How can I get a site running under MSM (not the 'default_site') to recognise that I'm logged in?

I have a Multi Site Manager set up running 6 sites from a single EE installation. I am trying to troubleshoot a problem on one of the sites and have turned on template debugging but it doesn't get ...
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2.7.2 Idle message when logged into CP

I've just upgraded from 2.6.1 to 2.7.2 of EE and when I log in I get this message at the bottom of the screen below the EE copyright message: You've gone idle, please enter your password to ...
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Authenticating against ExpressionEngine

I'm working on the new CMS implementation project. We have ~4000 users in ExpressionEngine v 1.6.3 CMS. The project requirement is, to let current EE members login to new CMS based on their encrypted ...
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Moved EE1.7.1 site to new server and can't log into CP

I want to upgrade my EE1.7.1 installation to EE2. My existing site has been in existence since the early days of pmachine and so has a lot of legacy plugins, etc including the image gallery, a ...
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Editing pages from outside the Control Pane with two group id's

{if author_id == logged_in_member_id OR logged_in_group_id == "1"} Edit This Page ⇑{/if} I have added a second logged in group id "6" However, when I change this from 'logged_in_group_id == "1"' ...
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Error: This site is currently unavailable. And unable to login to CP

I'm running into a strange problem. A couple of days ago, my client started noticing that the site has an error: Error Message This site is currently unavailable And the CP (admin.php) gives me this ...
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Logged in members - account sharing

Is there a way to see whether a currently logged in user account is being used on more than one machine concurrently? I'm trying to find out whether users are sharing their usernames/passwords, as I ...
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Altering the 'forgot password' behavior?

Under our login form, I have a 'forgot password' link which goes to the native EE page for this: /members/forgot_password. When the link is clicked: EE sends an email to the user. User clicks on link....
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Logging into CP in EE 1.x after migration

I just inherited an EE 1.6.7 project. I'm attempting to log into /system in my local dev environment and each time I'm just redirected to the CP login page, which does not have any images or styles. ...
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v2.8.1 CP login loop issue

I recently upgraded a local EE setup to 2.8.1 and now I cannot login to the CP. The page just refreshes. I'm pretty sure that I've searched and read everything on EESE to find a fix but I'm still ...
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Login Password Does Not Save

The login password does not save when I login in ether Chrome or Safari (on Mac). I am running 2.7. This is a pain in the ass when I am developing, I need to login 25 times a day with my password. ...
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Member Activation Redirect conflicts with Twomile Login Redirect

The add-ons Member Activation Redirect and Twomile Login Redirect don't play nicely together - has anyone gotten that to work? It seems like the "welcome" page set under the first extension gets ...
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Timed Out at Control Panel Login as Super Admin

I have a site that I have running on a company server that is an internal server. It does not allow requests from outside to come in. The entire site works fine on my local computer and on a server ...
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Cartthrob create_user 'your not authorised to perform this action' upon login

After using the create_user tag during my cartthrob checkout process, a user is created. Now when logging into the site, the message your not authorised to perform this action shows and I cannot ...
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Front end login error - “not authorised to perform this action”

The Problem: When trying to login via the front-end as a member, the error "you are not authorised to perform this action" appears. The url for the error page is that of another MSM site. If I go to ...
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How to add items to cart (with cartthrob) via ajax after an ajax login?

So right now I have a scenario where I want 4 fields to add some products to the cart (these are called Device ID, each one represents one product that needs to go to the cart), so here's the code ...
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Freemember: Redirect user to previous page after login

Is it possible to redirect the user to the previous page after login, without needing to use PHP? Note: I'm not using the default login, i'm using the Freemember add-on.
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CP Lockout based on IP alone?

I have a client who has found that when one user is locked out of the CP, all others are locked out too. This makes me think that this is based on IP address alone rather than username. Anybody got ...
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Can't login to control panel (redirects back to login)

I'm having the same issue described here. I've tried the working solution but it hasn't worked for. In config.local.php I have $env_config['cookie_domain'] = 'buckley.dev'; and I am still unable to ...
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Can’t log in, page just refreshes

The problem I'm having is that I can't log in to the control panel. When I enter my login details, the page just refreshes. No error message, just a page reload. It does this repeatedly, so can't get ...
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table is marked as crashed and should be repaired

All of a sudden I cannot log into my control panel. Does anyone have any advice as to where I could start to get this repaired? A Database Error Occurred Error Number: 145 Table './db-name/...
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login form always returns to home page

Problem solved. If you are already logged in and log in again the return does not WORK using this form the return is always redirected to the home page but it should use the redirect tag. {exp:...
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Freemember Login No Errors or login - Solved

I'm lost, this should be easy but for some reason it's not. If I use the default EE login tags it's fine, replace with Freemember Tags and BAM the whole shebang fails to work, no errors, no nothing :(...
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Restricting images and file links to members only

I need to create a news/blog section only accessible to logged in members. I know I can restrict templates to members and use {if logged_in} to restrict displaying fields etc. I am looking for advice ...
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SSL Certificate Breaking User Login - ExpressionEngine

I have recently installed an SSL certificate on a website. Unfortunately when enabled, members can not stay logged in. After the initial login, it logs you out every time the page refreshes. Any ...
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Expressionengine2: how use a channel form for non logged in people (without expressionengine doing a guest login in the background)

I use a channel form which allows a non logged in person to post to a certain channel. On my entire site (so also on that particular page) I always have a AJAX login dialog, or when logged in a ...
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Log in member based on custom field, without password

We have a project where our client would like to display different prices for promotions, based on a member's group. The client would like the member to login by entering their current customer ...
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Extend login period for Admins

Is there a way to extend the login period for admins? Usually booted out withihn about 30mins of inactivity. I have a client who's wanting it to be much longer if possible... A usergroup setting I've ...