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Sign Up For Anonymous User Account in ORCHARD CMS

Topics: Administration, Customizing Orchard, General
Dec 12, 2012 at 1:24 AM

Hi ,

i am totally newbie in ORCHARD. so i want to let the anonymous user to register with some other fields that required. normally, i can go to Dashboard->Users->Add New User but this part can do at admin side. i want this part at normal user side. Moreover, i want the user to edit their profile . Is there any available module in ORCHARD CMS.

Best Rgds,


Dec 12, 2012 at 8:45 AM
Edited Dec 12, 2012 at 8:45 AM

From the dashboard -> settings -> users, you can allow users to register with your site.

If you do a search on "profile" on the gallery, you will find the Profile module, which enables registered users to update their profile. You can configure this profile by attaching content fields to the ProfilePart.  I've heard good reviews about this module, and as I happen to know the author I can highly recommend it.

Dec 12, 2012 at 12:58 PM

Hi sfmskywalker, really appreciate for your help.

is there any example for usage ?

i am really newbie for it.

Dec 12, 2012 at 6:54 PM

If there is, I don't know of it. However, it should be trivial to try out your self by following these steps:

  1. Install the Profile module
  2. Go to Content -> Content Types and edit the User content type
  3. Add the Profile part to the User content type
  4. Go to Content -> Content Parts and edit the Profile part.
  5. Add one or more content fields to the Profile part

Logout from the dashboard (make sure that you configured the site to allow for user registration) and create a new account.

Once your new account has been validated and approved, login and navigate to: http://localhost:30320/OrchardLocal/Profile/Edit/your-new-username to edit your new profile.

Dec 12, 2012 at 6:57 PM

Correction: the url should be: http://localhost:30320/OrchardLocal/Profile/Edit