Here is a quick little snippet that will allow you to timestamp a user’s profile when they update their data. This will allow admins to know quickly how current the information is. [Read more…]
I recently had a user ask how he might be able to push a user to PayPal without the need to click the “Continue to PayPal” button. Since the extension relies on the PayPal IPN system and is intended to avoid the need for setting up payment gateways and the headaches of managing user’s financial transactions, the primary thing you give up is reducing the steps to complete the transaction. So I thought the question was an interesting challenge. This post provides the code snippet that was the result. [Read more…]
This tutorial will describe how to add a file upload field to the registration form and have the resulting file be sent with the admin notification email. [Read more…]
In the past, I have put together a method for making the link in the admin notification email a single click process for activating users. But what if you want users to be sent an activation link to confirm their account and activate themselves?
This tutorial will walk you through changing the initial email to the user to include an activation link that, when clicked will activate the user account. This can be used as an email verification process. The tutorial includes all necessary code snippets as well as detailed instructions for setting it up. [Read more…]
This tutorial and code is an example of capturing user data with custom hidden fields. While the possibilities for how this can be used in customizing your application is very broad, this example will focus on capturing specific data about where a user registered and using that information to assign a custom user level. [Read more…]