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VM-Users/Customers= Joomla-Users/Customers?
« on: January 13, 2012, 17:28:54 pm »

use VM the same userbase as Joomla?
Could an joomlauser login and buy in the VM-Shop without additional registering?
Will say: Is there only one registering for joomla AND vm?

User = Buyer/Customer in Frontend



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Re: VM-Users/Customers= Joomla-Users/Customers?
« Reply #1 on: January 15, 2012, 19:38:39 pm »
Yes, but I think I should explain the system behind it.

jUsers get extended by the vmuser table.
Additionally to that missing data gets completed:
no shoppergroup assigned, wenn anonymous jUser =>anonymous shoppergroup, else registered.
no perm assigned, =>shopper, except an admin or superadmin logs in, then admin

So a joomla user can login,.. is automatically a recognised shopper and just need to add his address.
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Re: VM-Users/Customers= Joomla-Users/Customers?
« Reply #2 on: November 08, 2012, 20:07:07 pm »
Milbo, I am so confused. I have built a website here at which is Joomla 1.5 and VM 1.1.9. I am also working on an upgraded version of this website for my client here . I noticed  from reading the forum that Customer Login now is tied to the Joomla users, thats fine.

What I have done is upgraded the site using jUpgrade and CSVI for product descriptions and so forth to Joomla 2.5 and VM 2.0. I can not for the life of me figure out why thye Customer login is cycling to a 404 error page, when I am logging in as an existing user that I used on the 1.1.9 version. Also, I can not figure out how come the button says "BUTTON_LOGIN" and where to change it. Things are so different in the VM 2.0. Could you give me some guidance.