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Managing Users in OSSN

How to Manage Users in Open Source Social Network

In Open Source Social Network you can easily manage all of your website users via the User Manager. In this tutorial we will show you how to add and remove a user or edit his details and privileges from your administrator dashboard.
 

To manage your users in OSSN, you need to complete these steps:

Step 1 List Users

You can check all of your website customers simply by logging into your website as an Administrator and clicking on User Manager>List Users

 

Accessing the List Users section of the User Manager menu

You will notice a list of all your customers accounts with a useful detailed information.

Viewing detailed Information regarding the Users

If you would like to find a specific user you can search for him by Name, Username or Email address from the search bar on the top.

Searching for specific Users

The options you have for the already existing users are to either edit their accounts or completely delete them.

Editing or Deleting an existing User
 

Step 2 Add New Users

In OSSN there are two ways you can add a new user, you can either do it by clicking the User Manager>Add User button.

Accessing the Add User section of the User Manager Menu

 

Or you can add him via your List Users page.

Adding a User
 

Fill in the new user information and the desired privileges from the Type dropdown menu and click on the Save button.

Changing the user group of a user
 

Step 3 Unvalidated Users

OSSN provides you with an easy to manage section in which you can see a list of users who have not yet validated their account from the email they received. You can reach it simply by logging into your website as an administrator and clicking on the User Manager>Unvalidated Users button.

Navigating to the Invalidates Users section part of the User Manager menu

On the next page you should notice a list of users that have not yet validated their accounts if there are any. If you would like to find a specific user you can use the search bar on the top of the screen to search by Name, Username or Email address.

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You can manually validate any of the accounts by clicking on the Validate button.

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Or you can edit the accounts information for example to change the customer Email address so he/she can receive his/her validation email.

 

Editing the user details

Congratulations, you have learned how to properly use the User Manager in OSSN !

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