Bitrix Site Manager

Creating and editing a user

In this section

  • Context bar
  • Editing form
  • User
  • Groups
  • Personal information
  • Work
  • Forum profile
  • Notes
  • Control buttons
  • This form is intended for setting the parameters of the existing or the newly created users.

    Context bar

    Button Description
    List of users Opens a page containing the list of users.  
    Create new user Creates a new user in this form. The button is displayed when editing the existing user only. 
    Copy user Duplicates the current user.
    Delete user Deletes the current user.

    Editing form

    All the user parameters are logically grouped and placed in corresponding tabs.

    "User" tab

    This tab is used to specify the user parameters.

    Field Description
    Last update Contains the date and time when the user was last modified. The field is displayed when editing the existing user.
    Last authorised Date and time when the current user was last authorised (logged on to the system). The field is displayed when editing the user.
    Active Specifies whether the user is active or not. Inactive users cannot log on to the system using their account information.
    Name The user's first name.
    Last name The user's last name.
    *E-Mail The user's e-mail address to which all site notifications will be sent. This field is required.
    *Login (min. 3 characters) The user login required to log on to the system. This field is required.
    New password (min. 6 characters) This field can be used to change the current password of the user. Confirm the new password in the next field if you modify it.
    Confirm new password  This field is used to confirm the new password. The contents of the field should be exactly the same as in the previous field.
    Default site for notifications The site whose text resources (templates) will be used to notify the user about changes.
    Notify user With this checkbox selected, click Save to notify the user about the new changes.

    *Required fields.

    "Groups" tab

    This tab specifies the list of groups whose member the current user is, and the duration of membership.

    Field Description
    User group membership checkboxes If a checkbox of a user group is marked, the user is a member of the corresponding user group.
    Groups This section is used to select groups to which the user is to be added. For each group, you can specify the period of time for which the user is added to the respective group.

    Specify only the from date if a user is to be added for an unlimited period.

    For example, if you want to grant an access to a private forum to a user for 1 month, you should do the following:
    • add a user to the respective group by checking the appropriate box (e.g. Private forum);
    • next, specify the active period after which the user is to be deleted from the group. The from field specifies the date from which the access is to be granted, and the till field - the access expiry date.

    "Personal information" tab

    This tab specifies the personal information of the user.

    Field Description
    Job title These optional fields contain information about the user.
    Web page
    ICQ
    Gender
    Birthday
    Photo
    Phone numbers
    Phone Contacts.
    Fax
    Mobile
    Pager
    Postal address
    Country Optional postal address.
    State
    City
    Zip
    Address
    Mailbox
    Notes Arbitrary comments.

    "Work" tab

    This tab specifies information about the user's work.

    Field Description
    Company name These optional fields contain information about the user's work.
    Web page
    Department
    Position
    Profile
    Company logo
    Phone numbers
    Phone Contacts.
    Fax
    Pager
    Postal address
    Country Optional postal address of the user's work.
    State
    City
    Zip
    Address
    Mailbox
    Notes Arbitrary comments.

    "Forum profile" tab

    This tab specifies the user's profile parameters for use with the forum.

    Field Description
    Posting allowed With this checkbox selected, the user can create messages (and reply) in the forum.
    Show name If this checkbox is selected, the forum displays the user's name.
    Description Short comment (couple of words) displayed in the forum.
    Interests The user's hobby and interests.
    Signature The user's signature to be added to all messages.
    Avatar The user picture displayed in the forum. Maximum allowed avatar size is specified in the Forum module settings.

    "Notes" tab

    Field Description
    Administrator notes Arbitrary comments of the site administrator.

    Control buttons

    Button Description
    Save Saves the user parameters. Opens the page with the list of users.
    Apply Saves the user parameters. Editing continues.
    Cancel Cancels current changes and restores parameters to their original values.