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Learning Mambo : A Step-by-Step Tutorial to Building Your Website by Douglas Paterson

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Registering as a User

The first thing we'll do is to create a user account by registering on the front end of the site as a normal visitor would. We'll call the user account testuser.

Before doing this, make sure you have configured your mail setup properly from the Mail tab of the Global Configuration settings. You will need this because a confirmation email will be sent to the email address you specify for the user. The confirmation email sent by Mambo is a key part of the registration process, and includes a special link for the visitor to click to activate their account. If you can't get your mail setup working, you can follow the text and screenshots for now. Configuring mail from a desktop, test environment is not always so easy. Don't worry ...

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