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How to customize Joomla Registration Form?

Post by irenuyam » Mon Jan 17, 2022 3:36 pm

Hello.
I would like to add a few fields in the Joomla registration form. I encountered this video https://youtu.be/2AyCzb2vTaU. I tried to follow it and I was able to add the fields that we need.
customized registration.JPG
I tried to register a user and I checked its profile in the admin dashboard. When I checked, it only saved the "Apellido(s)" field and the other 3 (dropdown options) are not saved meaning it remains as is. So I checked the database and indeed only one input was saved in the database.
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We wanted to make our website independent from external plugins as much as possible that's why I am trying to customize the registration form instead of having a plugin installed.
Can anybody help me? Would really appreciate it.
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Re: How to customize Joomla Registration Form?

Post by irenuyam » Mon Jan 17, 2022 5:37 pm

Finally resolved my problem after hours of going over and over!!!
Admin, you can delete this post. Thank you and sorry for giving you work.

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Re: How to customize Joomla Registration Form?

Post by Per Yngve Berg » Mon Jan 17, 2022 8:31 pm

You should be able to do it with Custom Fields out of the box.

https://docs.joomla.org/Category:Custom_Fields

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Re: How to customize Joomla Registration Form?

Post by SharkyKZ » Tue Jan 18, 2022 7:20 am

That video is trash. You will lose your changes the next time you update Joomla.

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Re: How to customize Joomla Registration Form?

Post by pe7er » Tue Jan 18, 2022 8:25 am

irenuyam wrote:
Mon Jan 17, 2022 5:37 pm
Finally resolved my problem after hours of going over and over!!!
Admin, you can delete this post. Thank you and sorry for giving you work.
Good to hear that you've solved it. Could you please share your solution so that other Joomla users can benefit from it? Thanks!
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Re: How to customize Joomla Registration Form?

Post by irenuyam » Fri Jan 28, 2022 1:00 pm

SharkyKZ wrote:
Tue Jan 18, 2022 7:20 am
That video is trash. You will lose your changes the next time you update Joomla.
I wouldn't say its trash. You'll just have to download the files where you made the changes before you update the version and copy and paste the changes you made after updating it.

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Re: How to customize Joomla Registration Form?

Post by SharkyKZ » Fri Jan 28, 2022 1:48 pm

It's trash. Any "tutorial" that suggests hacking core files or altering core database schema is trash.

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Re: How to customize Joomla Registration Form?

Post by gws » Fri Jan 28, 2022 2:07 pm

@irenuyam listen to sharkyKZ and save yourself grief.

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Re: How to customize Joomla Registration Form?

Post by irenuyam » Fri Jan 28, 2022 3:37 pm

pe7er wrote:
Tue Jan 18, 2022 8:25 am
irenuyam wrote:
Mon Jan 17, 2022 5:37 pm
Finally resolved my problem after hours of going over and over!!!
Admin, you can delete this post. Thank you and sorry for giving you work.
Good to hear that you've solved it. Could you please share your solution so that other Joomla users can benefit from it? Thanks!
It was because I wrote in the code "link" instead of "Link" which is how it is written in the database.

By the way, is it advisable to use this way of customizing the registration form? I tried the custom fields and the fields I added appeared regardless of the language defined, our site is multilingual.

As much as possible we are trying to avoid using plugins.


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