How to access

From the administrator area, select Users → Groups from the drop-down menu of the Administration screen, or click on the User Manager icon in the Control Panel and select the User Groups tab.


User Groups control what actions a user may take on the site and which objects a user can view. This screen allows you to create, view, edit, and delete User Groups.


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Column Headers

In the table containing the users from your Joomla! site, you will see different columns. Here you can read what they mean and what is displayed in that column.


At the top right you will see the toolbar:

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The functions are:

List Filters

Filter by Partial User Name

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Enter part of the group's name and press the Search to find matching names. Press Reset to clear the search field and restore the list of groups.

Quick Tips

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