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Welcome Message 4 years 3 months ago #1843

  • jacy
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my client has your OT Lightbox Login..im using it now in Joomla 2.5.x

In welcome message: Hi {Insert Whole Name Here}
this is the code: echo JText::sprintf('MOD_OTLIGHTBOXLOGIN_HINAME', $user->get('name'));
how to change from whole name to First Name?
i tried this code: echo JText::sprintf('MOD_OTLIGHTBOXLOGIN_HINAME', $user->get('FIELD_GIVENNAME'));

Registration is First Name and Last Name..

is this possible to have a welcome message: Hi {Insert First Name Here}

sorry for my bad english..

hope you can help me on this..
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Re: Welcome Message 4 years 2 months ago #1849

  • linh_omg
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There is not any option to show "Hi {first name}" because after register the com_users do not save the First name or Last name, just save the Name = First name + Last name.

This mean the table user also do not have any field to contains First or Last name, just Full Name.

So there is no way to do so.

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