Enabling Self Registration
Self registration allows From the
menu, select User Security
the Security section. Select None
from the Self registration dropdown menu to determine
whether non-users can create or request user accounts.
- None: Not allowed.
- Moderated: An admin must approve the account before it is created. If you allow
self-registration, the moderated setting is recommended for security.
- Unmoderated: After a user registers, the user’s account is automatically
Once self-registration is enabled, the login page displays a Request an
link that leads to a self registration form. Any submission of this form
creates a prompt for admins to respond to the request under Self
in the Accounts section.
If there are unprocessed requests waiting for
moderation, Shares displays the number of unprocessed requests next to the Self
link under the Accounts section. Select Self
to see the list of unprocessed requests. From this list, admins can
choose to Approve
the user accounts.
You can also perform a search for
accounts by their status: New, Approved, or Denied.
Email Notification Settings
Admins can configure whether they receive email notifications for new self registration
request in their personal preferences (see Configure User Preferences). By default, admins
are opted into receiving these emails. To change the default setting, see Configure Email Settings. Also see Creating Email Templates for information
on customizing this email notification.