Joomla User Manual

Manual Index

User Field


The User Field allows selection of a user from a list of users.

Field Creation

Special options within this field are:

  • Default User It may useful to set a default user if the same user appears in almost all of the Articles.

Date Entry

Simple, just select a user from the list of users.

Data Display

The following Site screenshot shows the field displayed in an article. The option Automatic display is responsible for the position of the field and your template is responsible for the design of the field.

Look for the Reporter item.

Display of all fields

The field Label is followed by the Name of the user (not the username).