$user->get("usertype") is empty

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$user->get("usertype") is empty

Post by greno » Tue Aug 10, 2010 9:18 pm

In one of my scripts I use $user->get("usertype") and now under Joomla-1.6 Beta6 this is returning empty.

Generally it returns "Super Administrator" or "Administrator" for an admin.

Is this something to do with the new ACL system? If so, how should we be doing this now?

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Re: $user->get("usertype") is empty

Post by shafiqkr » Thu Feb 17, 2011 4:14 am

The data base structure have been changed...use the following code for this
$user =& JFactory::getUser();
$userid = $user->get( 'id' );
$db = JFactory::getDbo();
$query = $db->getQuery(true);
$query->select('g.title AS group_name')
->from('#__usergroups AS g')
->leftJoin('jos_user_usergroup_map AS map ON map.group_id = g.id')
->where('map.user_id = '.(int) $userid);
$ugp = $db->loadObject();
return $ugp->group_name;



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