Hot answers tagged

7 votes
Accepted

Variable SSL and Cookies

Yes, the cookies are still susceptible to being intercepted. The full set of cookies for matching domains is transmitted by the browser with each page request to that domain, even if the original ...
user avatar
  • 1,232
5 votes
Accepted

Channel Forms: Members can't edit entries authored by others

I've also been struggling with this exact same situation for quite a while, it seems to be an EE bug. Here's what I did to resolve it. Your markup is fine, your member settings are also fine. The ...
user avatar
3 votes
Accepted

Member Import Error - Unable to parse XML

EE's built in Member Importer can be a bit fickle from time to time and the error reporting is.... well it is anything but useful. So I have a list of things that you can try Upload the file to the ...
user avatar
  • 7,556
3 votes
Accepted

changing permissions on certain categories

Not exactly, but you could put your Channel Entries tag into an embedded template, and use a member group ID conditional to send it the parameters you want based on the visitors membership status. {...
user avatar
  • 2,255
3 votes

Delete thousands of members from an EE2 site

If you have any visible pattern for spam accounts, you can delete them just with query. My examples: #Delete all pending ExpressionEngine members mysql query DELETE FROM exp_member_data where ...
user avatar
  • 5,781
3 votes

EE Reset password form works properly, but returns user to reset password form

You can add parametr password_reset_template= {exp:user:forgot_password password_reset_template="user/reset_password/%id%" } <input type="text" name="email" id="email" placeholder="Email ...
user avatar
  • 5,781
3 votes

How to manually create EE 3 member accounts

You can import members via these instructions. As you will likely not import passwords you would need to set up a pw recovery template as well. This is simply a forgot password function
user avatar
  • 3,163
3 votes
Accepted

How to list all members and their custom member fields?

Please see this thread: Display members in group in template You will probably need to use an extension or plugin to do this easily. Something like solspace User or another plugin that will allow you ...
user avatar
  • 589
2 votes
Accepted

Allow un-logged in user access to a specific channel based on IP address

Nothing comes to mind for a plugin specifically, but this is more of a job for the .htaccess file to handle. If you aren't familiar with all of the rules to apply, there is a great book available - ...
user avatar
2 votes
Accepted

Setting User ID for Google Universal Analytics

Why do you have 3 sets of parenthesis around the member_id tag? Does it work if you simply use {member_id}? EDIT (after comments) I'm not completely sure how this should be set up as I've never used ...
user avatar
  • 7,176
2 votes

Bypass "Invalid activation request" if member group has been assigned by other means

Ok well I solved this in the end by writing a bespoke extension to simply bypass the error message which is usually shown for an invalid activation request. function activation_hijack ( $session_data ...
user avatar
2 votes
Accepted

List of Online Users and Their Current Page?

Check out the Continuum add-on. Note that it is still in beta, though it's at version 0.9 at this point so I imagine it will go prime-time pretty soon.
user avatar
  • 2,724
2 votes
Accepted

Quick Links for Member Groups

There are two add-ons that will allow you to define Quick Links globally per member group in the Control Panel: 1) Member Group Tabs This extension allows you to create navigation tabs for entire ...
user avatar
  • 7,941
2 votes
Accepted

Internal Server Error when trying to import members with Solspace Importer

Had to submit a support ticket over at Solspace and got help right away. Solution was to set the Unique Field setting to something other than member_id and the import worked beautifully. Big thanks to ...
user avatar
  • 626
2 votes

Internal Server Error when trying to import members with Solspace Importer

I think you should try to narrow down the error a little more. Cut the list in half and try each half individually. Does one half go through and the other error? Put aside the working half and cut the ...
user avatar
  • 1,232
2 votes

Removing data from members account

Could you not simply delete the custom member field? This would also delete the data from every member account.
user avatar
  • 7,176
2 votes
Accepted

AJW Export download button

You can do it like this: <a href="members/index" class="button">Download</a> (place this button anywhere you want) Just create group in your templates called members and add {exp:...
user avatar
2 votes

Enable Membership Captcha on specific forms in ExpressionEngine

Unfortunately, requiring a captcha is site-wide, not form-specific. I'd suggest instead looking at Snaptcha, which is far more effective and requires no input from the user.
user avatar
  • 17.4k
2 votes
Accepted

member_delete hook isn't deleting member after my code

Take return statement out of } else {. You should always return member_ids that should be deleted. So, change if (!empty($cleared_entries)) { $this->entry_update_del($cleared_entries, $...
user avatar
  • 2,831
2 votes
Accepted

Solspace user registration isn't setting group id correctly

In the Members > Preferences > Require Member Account Activation? field it sounds like you have selected Self-activation via email which will set all new members to Pending until they have activated ...
user avatar
  • 7,556
2 votes

Is it ok to create a member manually in the database?

I've had to build a member importer for a client's website in which I did the same thing you're thinking about doing: inserting a member directly into the database. As long as you add all of the ...
user avatar
  • 41
2 votes

Member Portals for Employees

think you're very lucky :) check this new post by Sean Smith on how he built a resume builder Channel Form and Grid/Matrix fields
user avatar
2 votes

Set age for the Private Messages within Trash folder

It doesn't look like you have any nice extension hooks for the PM system. What you'll likely need to do is create a custom extension that hooks a member logging in and deletes the 'deleted' messages. ...
user avatar
  • 2,418
2 votes

Can I have show different member registration fields for some users?

Avoid messing with the ExpressionEngine templates. Try using FreeMember, it lets you place the registration code in your own templates and pick and choose the fields you want to retrieve from the user....
user avatar
2 votes
Accepted

User - move group on Edit?

Ermm... https://solspace.com/software/expressionengine/user/docs/edit/#f_group_id Just make a hidden input for group_id on the form, and set it to Group B. As for dispatching an email, write up a ...
user avatar
  • 5,900
2 votes
Accepted

Complex Front-End View Permissions

Yes, your plan is a reasonable one. The only change I'd make is to use sessions_end rather than member_member_login_single. The latter only fires upon login, but presumably you'll need to know the ...
user avatar
  • 17.4k
2 votes

Front end member area

I have no idea what your actual setup is, but I general find that a best practice is to utilize embeds for control features as well as consistency. Here is an example: Two template groups, one call ...
user avatar
  • 5,900
2 votes
Accepted

How to manually create EE 3 member accounts

I ended up using the plugin Smart Member Pro which was perfect for what I needed. Very powerful plugin for importing member accounts and easy tags to display member data as well. Worth the money. ...
user avatar
  • 117
2 votes

Increase ExpressionEngine 3 Member Email Character Limit

Email (and username / screen name) are limited to 75 characters in ExpressionEngnie. This study shows that roughly 95% of email addresses on the web are 31 characters or less, and most of the rest of ...
user avatar
  • 2,255
2 votes

How to build a personal fitness record site

It's defiantly doable. The tricky part will be allowing other users to 'manage' some people. I'd probably look at something like Zoo Visitor (EE2) as it saves users 'profile' to channel entries which ...
user avatar
  • 3,163

Only top scored, non community-wiki answers of a minimum length are eligible