Frontend Access Control, User Management

JoomAPP was joomla's first front end usergroup registration plugin. This plugin offers more options than all others and are still the cheapest !

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Take full advantage of the Joomla ACL and let your members register themselves into (multiple) pre-selected Joomla group(s) directly from the frontend registration form. Perfect for teacher/student situations. Very easy to set-up!. Over 2500 happy customers!

Why this simple plugin is a great solution?
* Joomla has no support of frontend usergroup registration.
* Front end usergroup changes now possible
* Create menu/module/content for different usergroups
* Password protect certain front end usergroups; only with valid password you can register in this group
* Set silent group; regardless of the group chosen you can assign base groups to each registrant

Full documentation is included in the package.

* CSS styling Registration Form
* Usergroup selection during registration (radio, single select, with entry password validation)
* Password protected group entry

* Select which usergroup(s) to appear on registration form ASC/ DESC
* Use of Radio or Drop down field
* Select after which field the usergroup selector should appear
* Set password for a usergroup to enter
* Show usergroup information on front end yes/no
* Select which usergroups may change themselves into others in the frontend (with table)
* Redirect to menu item after registration

Working in ALMOST ALL template frameworks, please see our website for the list.

THIS IS A MUST HAVE FOR ANY JOOMLA WEBSITE!, ONLY the latest Joomla version is supported, we do not hold back any backward versions.

Version 3.1 (07-04-2018)
+ Added search function on single select field; handy if you have a lot of groups
+ Added explaining field for multiselect; editable in backend
+ Added fix for too many redirects at profile save
+ Speed up redirect menu items list
- Removed after [custom] field integration fased out as nobody used that and Joomla has new Fields component
fix: JQuery error
*: Cleaned up some obsolete code

Version 3.0 (13 July 2017)
+: NEW Feature!! Added AJAX group entry password validation in the front-end
+: Option to hide silent fields from front end profile edit view
+: Silent groups not selectable on profile edit to avoid loosing profilegroup rights
+: Language file strings added/changed
+: Added caching on group table
*: Seperate plugins "multiselect" and "singleselect" are now merged into 1 plugin !
fix: js code fix on running remove() code on profile update twice

Version 2.9 (23 Okt. 2016)
fix: Changed logic for menu redirect
fix: Fixed password protected group change on profile edit
+ Added missing language string "Select Group" as dropdown field value
+ Switched to new update server

Version 2.8 (sept. 2016)
+ added support for Joomla 2.6.2
+ security release

Version 2.5 (april 2015)
+: password protected usegroups (per user request)
+: silent groups (per user request)
fix: supported template frameworks

Version 2.1 (sept 2014)
fix: plugin didn't save after first install
+: table 'allowed to change' setting now optional to reduce bandwith

Version 2.0 (aug 2014)
Complete rewrite of the plugin, only supporting Joomla 3.4+
+: More config options
+: Set form field where you want in registration form

Version 1.5.5 (31-10-2013) only for Joomla 2.5 (still available)
fix: AccessLevel table in popup now (with lots of groups it was not visible)
fix: bug on group change

Version 1.5.3 (16-09-2013)
fix: backend tab removed on user profile
req: manually add user to other groups now possible

Version 1.5.2 (04-09-2013)
fix: Super User cannot lose it's group
fix: PHP version fixes

Version 1.5 (02-09-2013)
fix: After succesfull 'save' the bullets/checkboxes are not selected
fix: update JQuery to latest versions
fix: auto (de-) selection if jquery is already loaded by template
fix: plugin Joomla 3.0 ready
req: Support for multiple template frameworks (yootheme, gantry, T3, joomlashine, Vertex, Helix)
req: Users in subgroups can change self between the available groups but not others
req: show/ hide specific user groups from registration field
req: setting to order groups DESC / ASC in frontend

Version 1.3 (17-09-2012)
+ Multiple/ Single groups registration (multiselect field dropped in Joomla 3)!
+ Custom redirect field to any menu after member login
+ Switch to load jquery yes/no to prevent double loading
+ Switch to set visibility of available groups when editing account after registration yes/no
+ Switch to let members change their group after registration yes/no
+ Switch to set group select allways on top yes/no
+ Seperate Language strings files
+ Unique CSS ID per field



Posted on 22 March 2018
Allows your users to select their own usergroup on sign up and to change to another group.
Ease of use
Simple but powerful extension. There are not many settings to configure, and all are straightforward and well explained.
Exceptional support. The plugin didn't work immediately for me but the developer promptly fixed the issue with quick communications.
Value for money
Exceptional - the developer should charge more!
I used this to: Allowing users to select/change their usergroups.
Allows end-users to self-select membership in (administrator-selected) groups.
Ease of use
Uploaded zip, clicked a few checkboxes and blammo it was working.
Amazing support. I had a compatibility issue, and had a new build in my hands in a couple days.
Some included, additional forum support. Often"Forum Support" means slow-to-none, but Joomapp Forums have valuable info and quick response
Value for money
This seems to be the best price in this product space, so yeah, it's a value!
I used this to: Fortune 100 client of mine needed a self-support website. This is great for different end-users to decide to be members of different groups based on their preferred feature choice. Integrated with JEvents and Notificationary, this is perfect. Would buy again in a heartbeat!
Excellent functionality. Does exactly what my client wanted, and does it well.
Ease of use
Admin interface can be a bit awkward when you have hundreds of groups, but that's not really surprising. Generally easy to use and configure
Very good. When I needed support, I got a response within half an hour of my initial email.
Comprehensive and well-written documentation.
Value for money
Amazing value. Its not free, but it is very very cheap.
I used this to: For allowing users to manage their own user registration process, including specifying which member organisation they belong to.
Owner's reply: Thanks for your positive feedback Simon, based on your feedback we have included caching on the usergroup list for faster loading.

Professional and helpful

Posted on 27 January 2015
Works as it should, plain and simple.
Ease of use
The plugin has a very practical and un-clutered configuration page, with clear tooltips for every option.
Minutes after the submission of my problem, the developer replied and acted on the issue, with a detailed report af the problems found.
A detailed pdf with instuctions is available on the download page, which should allow a problem-free installation.
Value for money
Really, this thing is cheap even for me, and I'm Greek!
I used this to: The plugin went on a client's site, and it gave me the functionality I was looking for. Thank you.
Owner's reply: Happy to help you out
Excellent, must have. fills the gap of a much wanted functionality. Easy to use and small.
I have been looking for a stable and good way to allow users to select themselves into multiple user groups at registration. This does exactly that. This will allow me to simplify the coding of my site. Thanks!
Owner's reply: You're welcome!

This is a great plugin

Posted on 09 September 2013
This add-on is great, I use it to the nursery where parents can choose to register the appropriate group of your baby's nursery.

I recommend and I wish you success for developers.
The Plugin is good, easy to install and configure. The technical support is fast and friendly.

Highly recommended!
Owner's reply: Thanks Navid for the kind words!


Posted on 09 July 2013
Extra-Ordinary Support! I used the extension for my students to register for their classes. It works great.
I had a site that needed something beyond the default user registration provided in a Joomla! install. I needed the users to register into their chosen user group.

This plugin does it perfectly. I had a small issue that I reported to the developer, Jasper. This was fixed in no time flat! Great support. I can only summarize by saying this is a perfect addition to Joomla!
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JoomAPP Joomla Extensions
Last updated:
Apr 06 2018
Date added:
Nov 19 2014
GPLv2 or later
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