Edit User Profile Mod
| The Edit User Profile Mod was added to TNG version 8 to allow users to edit their own profiles.
This mod is not required in TNG V9 in order to allow users to edit their own profiles. It only adds some additional display fields.
|Edit User Profile|
|Summary||Allows logged in users to modify their own profile without the assistance of an admin.|
|Validation||This mod is XHTML compliant. for TNG 8.1.2|
|Author(s)||Kimon Andreou with packaging done by Ken Roy|
|Homepage||Edit User Profile Mod|
|Latest Mod||18.104.22.168 for TNG V9|
8.1.1 for TNG 8.1.2
8.1.0 for TNG V8 only
|Min TNG V||8.0.0|
|Max TNG V||9.x|
TNG file list (V9) = ajx_editprofile.php
|TNG version:||≤ 8.1.3|
|TNG version:||≥ 8.0|
This mod allows logged in users that lack any administrative privileges to modify their own user profiles.
|TNG version:||≥ 9.0|
This mod only adds a couple of additional display fields to the TNG V9 capability as shown below.
|TNG 8||TNG 9|
|They can edit the following fields of their profiles:|
|built-in capability in TNG V9|
Items flagged with an asterisk (*) indicate Required Fields
|Users can also see (but not edit) the following information:|
|Following fields were added by this mod in TNG V9|
The mod is based on the administrative versions of the files, modified for usage by regular users. There are built in checks to prevent a user from modifying the profile of another.
- A working TNG installation.
- A backup of the following files in TNG V8:
- A backup of the following file in TNG V9:
- Download the appropriate zip file from the Mod Summary in the upper right hand corner
- After downloading the zip file, unzip it into your mods folder
- Follow the normal automated installation for Mod Manager, as shown in the example Mod Manager - Installing Config Files to install the edit_user_profile.cfg.
Visualization of mod
|The Edit User Profile mod adds a User Profile link following the Welcome user message on templates that have a welcome message. The image on the right shows the one added to template 4 topmenu.||The Edit User Profile mod adds a User Profile link to the Info pull down menu as shown in the image on the right.|
User Profile screen
|TNG V9 provides the Edit Profile capability, unless the Administrator unchecked the Allow to edit user profile privilege. For example, a Guest username to allow login to a closed TNG web site, should not allow Edit Profile.|
User Profile screen
Note that the Edit User Profile Mod adds some additional fields to the above display.
In the event of a problem with your TNG site
- Try using the Mod Manager Remove capability
- Or copy your backup files to your TNG admin directory
- all should be well now
TNG User sites using this mod
If you download and install this mod, please add your TNG site to the table below:
|The Andreou Vergara Genealogy site||Kimon Andreou||Mod Developer for TNG V8 of the mod||V8.1.1/8.0.2||EL, EN|
|Our Family Histories||Bryan Larson||V8.1.1/8.0.2||EL, EN|
|Chamberlain-Eidenbenz Genealogy||Graham Chamberlain||V8.1.1/8.0.2||EL, EN|
|My Genealogy TNG-Test site||Mod Developer for TNG V9 of the mod||V22.214.171.124/TNG 9.0.2||DE, EN|