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-===== Registration ​=====+===== Login =====
  
-Photo Organizer is a multi-user environment,​ so in order to ensure security ​you must create an account before using the system. ​ Each user account is identified by a unique username and is password protected +While logging ​in isn't necessary if you only wish to browse ​the images that other users have made public, actually uploading your own, or taking advantage of PO's other features requires you to log in.
  
-If the administrator has enable public registration, ​you can access the registration form from the login dialog; click on the Login tab then on the "​Register"​ button. ​ Otherwise, the administrator ​will need to create ​an account ​for you via the [[administration|adminstration]] interface.+In order to log in you will need an account.  If the PO installation allows open logins ​you can register yourself ​via the button on the login page
  
->> Insert screenshot here?  SLP+After registration you can access your account using your username and password. ​ A copy is e-mailed to you in case you forget it.
  
-**Bold** fields are mandatory. Beside these fields, the system ​will store your contact information which will be used when the you register as a client with another user. Before disclosing your contact information the system will warn you and ask for confirmation.+You will need to have cookies enabled in your browser.
  
-Depending on the site configuration,​ when you create a new account that might be a user or a client account. The difference between these accounts is that for a client accounts ​the photo upload is disabled and entitles it's owner only to register with other users and gain access ​to their protected photos.  ​Contact your administrator if you have a client account but want a full user account.+If you check the "Log me in automatically in the future"​ checkbox the cookie will be set to expire 5 years after the first login.  ​If not, the cookie will be cleared when you close your browser.
  
-For user accounts photo upload is enabled, but other features, including bulk upload, shop module or the xml tools, may be enabled/​disabled,​ depending on the default values your system administrator set up for new users.+The cookie will be also cleared whenever you log out.
  
-===== Login =====+===== Registration ​=====
  
-In order to log in you will need an account.  ​If your PO installation allows open logins you can register yourself. ​ If not, an administrator will need to create an account for you.+Each user account ​is identified by a unique username and password.  ​
  
-After registration you can access your account ​using your username and password.+There are three ways to have an account ​created:
  
-You will need to have cookies enabled in your browser. ​ For security reasons your cookie will be checked on each page accesseand the system will redirect you to the login screen or display an error message whenever it detects you do not have appropriate permissions ​to perform the action you are requesting+  - Open-registrationvia the link on the login page.  This allows anyone ​to sign up.  
- +  - Administrators can register new users via the '​Accounts'​ menu under the '​Admin'​ tab of the site. 
-If you check the "Log me in automatically in the future"​ checkbox ​the cookie will be set to expire 5 years after the first login.  ​If not, the cookie will be cleared when you close your browser. +  - Users can register new client accounts so that their clients can access their protected content.
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-The cookie will be also cleared whenever you log out.+
  
-===== See Also =====+For open registration,​ default account settings are found in the [[Configuration File]]. ​ Once an account is created, the administrator can alter its type and other settings, such as quotas.
  
-  * [[administration|Administration]] 
podoc/login.txt · Last modified: 2007/08/09 15:37 by pizza