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joomla_waauth

WildApricot Authentication Module for Joomla

This was completely based on the code from external auth module for Joomla and highly customised for a specific club. It uses the WildApricot member ID number as the Joomla username. WildApricot members should be able to login with the e-mail address they registered with WildApricot and their WildApricot password.

I'm not a Joomla expert or a PHP expert so you should check things for yourself. It's a good start though.

##Features##

  • Add/remove Joomla user to a "members" or "nonmembers" group based upon the status of their WildApricot membership.
  • Add/remove Joomla user to one or more other Joomla groups based upon the WildApricot groups they are a member of.
  • Copy WildApricot field values into the Joomla profile.
  • Set a single Joomla profile variable to different values based upon if the WildApricot status is current or lapsed member.

Configuration

Backend Login Can WildApricot be used to authenticate a Joomla backend login? YES or NO

WA Account ID WildApricot account ID which can be obtained from WildApricot Dashboard >> Account ( Numeric )

WA Client ID WildApricot client ID which can be setup/obtained from WildApricot Settings >> Security >> Authorized Applications You will need to setup an application with Read Access.

WA Client Secret WildApricot client Secret which can be setup/obtained from WildApricot Settings >> Security >> Authorized Applications This value is not displayed.

WA API Key WildApricot API Key which can be setup/obtained from WildApricot Settings >> Security >> Authorized Applications This value is not displayed.

Certificate Path If your Joomla hosting provider doesn't have an up-to-date CA Certificate file and you install your own, this is the fully qualified path to the certificate file. Should only need to add if you get SSL errors displayed. eg. F:/hshome/myhosting/cacert.pem

Member Group The Joomla user will be added to this Joomla group if they are a current member (ie. not lapsed, future renewal due date or a membership level which doesn't expire). Expired/lapsed members will be removed from this group.

NonMember Group The Joomla user will be added to this Joomla group if they are not a current member (ie. they are lapsed, past renewal due date or a contact but not a member). Members who become "current" but were in this group will be removed from this group.

Groups to synchronise This allows the Joomla user to be added to specific Joomla groups based upon their WildApricot Group membership. Multiple entries are allowed, each entry allows selection of the Joomla group and the name of the group in WildApricot (exact name, case specific). Note: If a Joomla user is is no longer a current member in WildApricot (ie. lapsed/expired membership) they will be removed from the Groups in this list until they become current.

Copy Profile Fields Allows certain fields in WildApricot to be copied to the Joomla user's profile. Flag to determine if this is done (YES or NO)

Fields to Copy These options are only processed if the Copy Profile Fields options is set to Yes. Multiple entries are allowed. Each entry contains two portions, the name of the WildApricot field and the name of the Joomla profile variable to copy the data to. The joomla variables should be entered without the profile. prefix. e.g. to copy WildApricot field Suburb into the profile.city variable the fields would be entered "Suburb" and "city".

Life Member Levels This field contains the exact name(s) of WildApricot Membership Levels which do not expire. Membership is determined to be current based upon Membership Status is not Lapsed and Renewal Date is a future date. However, if you use WildApricot membership levels which do not expire the Renewal Due date is never set and those membership levels needs to be listed.

Joomla Profile Status Variable A Joomla profile variable can be set to a value if the user is a current member and a different value if the user is not a current member. This is the name Joomla profile variable which be set, excluding the .profile prefix. For example, if the profile variable to be set is named profile.memberstatus this field should be set to memberstatus. If left empty then will be ignored.

Joomla Profile Status Value (Member) The value that the profile variable named in Joomla Profile Status Variable will be set to if the Joomla user is a WildApricot current member. e.g. Current Member

Joomla Profile Status Value (NonMember) The value that the profile variable named in Joomla Profile Status Variable will be set to if the Joomla user is not a WildApricot current member. e.g. Lapsed Membership

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