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Update: the J1.6/1.7 version works fine in J2.5.

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Tired of removing robot user registrations from your site? User Killer was written for you. This simple plugin can remove two kinds of user:

  • Registered but not activated after seven days (configurable).
  • Activated but never logged in after 60 days (also configurable).

User killer is a low overhead plugin, it runs just once every 24 hours (also configurable, of course).

It also uses the core user functions, so that other user plugins are triggered. This allows other extensions to clean up their user data and keeps your site clean.


EXACTLY WHAT I NEEDED!


Posted on 01 March 2013

PERFECTION, simple as that!



This plugin saves me incredible amounts of time. My site has over 3000+ users and at least 20 new users a day (recently). During my routine admin duties I find myself removing half of them for never activating their accounts (spam/bots). This plugin automatically does this for me keeping my site clean without an extra work on my behalf...THANK YOU!


I have a few "must-have" extensions on all of my sites. A good number of them are Abivia's.

User Killer fills in an important role for Joomla administrators and simplifies the user management to a few simple clicks to install the extension. Great job as usual!


Good Plugin


Posted on 08 December 2011

This Plugin worked very well and removed many useless accounts from my system in seconds. I like that I can schedule it to run X hours so I don't have to remember to run it. It would be helpful if it was expanded as another Posting has said to included removing users who have not logged in X days, months or years. Keep up the Good work it is still very helpful


"Ah... finally!" I thought, thinking about a customer Joomla! 1.5 database which really needed to been cleaned up. Resolving this problem manually over years, it wasn´t such a great pain, but it had to be done and thought off.



So I installed a testsite, just to get a feeling for the plugin. Fair enough, its easy to handle... to easy for my taste. Let´s have a look at the most critical setting, the "Exclude User Names". Ok, I do know my "special" users, but how many don´t?



In my case I have a user "Msg-Bot", which sends Newsletters. This user would have been deleted, as he NEVER completed activation and NEVER logged in, he is ID 1, so he doesn´t have to. And whats about the CBE-Userlist? Ok, the CBE running on this system isn´t the actual version for Joomla! 1.5, but I could imagine, that this didn´t change. Just deleting jos_users and jos_core_acl_aro would get CBE out of sync and would produce a long list of dead profiles (in my case about 2.500). Thinking about an Joomsocial site brings up the same question.



I find it astonishing, that there is no rollback funktion, there is no manuall control possibility before users get deleted. I really do not recommend this plugin as a "fire and forget" extension, mostly if you have something more than just a Joomla! vanilla setup. In my case, I did it manually and tried to contact you at your forum but did not received an activation link until now.

Owner's reply: Because the extension is a plugin, it's extremely limited in what it can do. Backup/rollback is not an option. Obviously the documentation can benefit from some dire warnings about this being irreversible. We'll add some.

The plugin loads each user and calls the delete method. This is well documented. The delete method causes Joomla to fire the appropriate events. If an extension that extends the user information leaves a dead profile, then it's because that extension has failed to respond to the event. We have no control over that.

The fact that User Killer is a plugin also means that there's no user interface. There is no way to offer any manual control.

I have looked at the logs and discovered that when registering on our site, you put data into a field that was not visible. As a result, you were classified as a spammer. Since many fake registrations seem to be done by live people, we lied to you about receiving an activation message and ignored your registration. In a typical day we receive upwards of 80 fake user registrations. The hidden field gets about 80% of them with a very low rate of false positives (about 6 per year). We're sorry about that. If you want, please try again but be a little more careful.

Great little component


Posted on 26 August 2011

This plugin does exactly what it says! Easy install, works verry need.



Would be awsome to have the option to kill users that haven't logged in in N days, this would make this plugin complete.



Thanks for sharing this with the community.


This plugin works wonderfully, did not slow down the site at all, and is one less thing that I have to worry about. I was getting lots of registrations from *@mail.ru that were filling up the user list, and now they're gone. Awesome. Thank you so much. I hope that you can make this 1.6 compatible in time.


I think this feature should be added to the joomla core, and increase the "auto delete / manually delete"option.


Impressive!


Posted on 10 April 2011

I gotta say I'm impressed with this plugin! Works right away and gets rid of all the unnecessary users. Also the new feature is handy if you have a big community. Thanks for the great work on this! It also removes cb users which I'm pleased.

Cheers Josh Lewis


Brilliant plugin!!


Posted on 03 April 2011

Downloaded and instaled instantly no problems at all.



Configuring the plugin was even easyer, But once i enabled it my site slowed down for about 30 mins due to the fact the plugin took up all my servers resources while it purged out over 11000! of my 30000+ users who had never logged thank you for this fantastic little tool solved all my problems, with un-used spare accounts on the site.

Owner's reply: You might have found that acceptable, but we don't. We have just released version 1.1.0. This version includes a limit to the number of users killed per request. If any users are killed, the next run is scheduled after a short interval (both parameters configurable).

This will prevent adverse server impact on the first run.

Thanks for your review!
Abivia SuperTable

Abivia SuperTable

Free | Tables & Lists | Abivia Inc.
2.5 3
Score:
99
22 reviews
Abivia's SuperTable Plugin is designed to make your tabular data pop! SuperTable takes regular tabular data and turns it into a powerful and dynamic display in seconds. Latest Update Major upgrade includes automatic row height adjustment, better responsive layout, RTL support, and more. SuperTable Features System plugin lets you put a SuperTable anywhere on your site. Built-in CSS style library with presets and custom override to your own CSS file. Each table can have its own class to support multiple styles on the same page. See our web site for a tutorial and full feature documentation. SuperTable is a plugin, not a module. It doesn't have a fancy user interface, but you can create regular tables in your WYSIWYG editor and use SuperTable markup to create great results. This also means you can put a table in an article, in a module, anywhere.
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MultiTwitter

MultiTwitter

Free | Social Display | Abivia Inc.
2.5 3
Score:
97
30 reviews
For support please visit our forums. Version 1.6.6 fixes several issues with version 1.6.5. Version 1.6.5 fixes a parse bug thanks to changes at Twitter and adds updater support for J2.5 and 3.x. Version 1.6.4 handles recent (spring 2014) changes with new Twitter profiles and tags. No Twitter key is required. Abivia's Multi-Twitter module lets you construct complex twitter searches, filter and edit the results, and display them the way you want. Multi-Twitter can perform multiple searches then merge the results into a single feed. Other Twitter modules simply help you build a search query. Multi-Twitter doesn't. We let you use Twitter search syntax and add value by handling the search results in an intelligent manner. Full release history and parameter documentation is available on the extension page.
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Redaction Utility

Redaction Utility

Free | Replace | Abivia Inc.
2.5
Score:
97
25 reviews
Abivia's Redaction Utility is a simple plugin that lets you remove unwanted output from your pages. PHP 5 is required. Does your favourite extension insist on putting a back link in it's output? Our redaction plugin is exactly what you need. Now you can eliminate unwanted code without hacking the offending extension. The Redact plugin is designed to remove unwanted signatures that other extensions or templates display in their output. The GPL explicitly allows you to modify code, despite many extensions that attempt to apply additional restrictions above and beyond the GPL. While is it possible to modify the code to remove these signatures, this customization complicates the process of applying updates from the extension developer. Abivia's plg_redact plugin lets you remove these unwanted notices without changing the code. This description is licensed to the Joomla Extensions Directory; unauthorized reproduction is prohibited. Please report violations to Abivia dot net.
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Abivia SuperTable Pro

Abivia SuperTable Pro

Paid download | Tables & Lists | Abivia Inc.
2.5 3
Score:
96
5 reviews
Abivia's SuperTable Plugin is designed to make your database data pop! Latest update: * Major upgrade includes local and remote file data sources in CSV, JSON, and XML formats, automatic row height adjustment, better responsive layout, RTL support, and more. SuperTable Pro features: * System plugin lets you put a SuperTable anywhere on your site. * Built-in CSS style library with presets and custom override to your own CSS file. * Each table can have its own class or HTML id to support multiple styles on the same page. * Get data from any database supported by Joomla, local or remote. * Connects to both Joomla and non-Joomla databases. * Reads CSV, JSON, and XML files locally or via URL. * Offers powerful data formatting options. * Merge custom data (e.g. row or column headers) with database results to create hybrid tables. * Define named database connections and queries in plugin parameters to prevent accidental exposure of sensitive information.
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AutoCopy Automatic Copyright

AutoCopy Automatic Copyright

Free | Content infos | Abivia Inc.
2.5
Score:
73
7 reviews
Update: the 1.6/1.7 version runs fine on 2.5. AutoCopy automatically updates your site copyright notice every year. You can specify any copyright text you want, AutoCopy will replace "(c)" with the current year or a range of years. This makes it easy to embed a copyright notice in your footer text (we use it, take a look). You will only have to configure AutoCopy once. If the site was started in 2010, put that in as the start year. AutoCopy is so mind-numbingly brilliant that it compares the current year to the start year and writes ©2010 instead of ©2010-2010. Then in 2011 it will write ©2010-2011, without any manual intervention. Nobel Prize nominations are surely forthcoming.
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Content Pattern

Content Pattern

Free | Content Construction | Abivia Inc.
2.5
Score:
0
0 reviews
Abivia's Content Pattern plugin (ACP) is a simple template system that lets you achieve results similar to content construction kits. ACP lets you define variables that get applied to a "content pattern". It uses existing content tables and needs no core hacks. ACP is intended to make it simpler to maintain a Joomla site. It's designed to address two common problems: Articles have specialized formatting requirements that get corrupted by Javascript editors. Multiple articles that are created by copying an original template, creating duplicated content. The first problem makes it nearly impossible for a site developer to hand over content management to an end user. One careless edit and the article fails to display correctly. This is both frustrating for the user and it defeats the purpose of using a content management system. The second problem makes it more difficult to maintain a site. Everything is fine as long as the template doesn't change, but if it does, there are multiple copies that need to be updated manually.
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User Killer

Version:
1.1.1
Developer:
Abivia Inc.
Date added:
Nov 18 2014
License:
GPLv2 or later
Type:
Free download
Uses updater:
Includes:
Compatibility:
2.5
Download DemoNot available Support DocumentationNot available
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