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faqs:403-error

Why am I getting 403 error while the registration?

This error occurs when you are trying to access something but you are not authorised to do. The reasons are given below.

Reason 1 - Disabled Registration

The reason for getting this error is because the registration has been disabled by the administrator. Starting from Joomla 3.4, registration is disabled by default.

How to solve?

  1. Login to back-end.
  2. Go to Users → User Manager.
  3. Click on Options button the toolbar.
  4. Set Allow User Registration to Yes.

Visit Joomla! documentation for more information about Joomla User Registration

Reason 2 - Access level violation

The reason for is, you access an item (esp. Menu item) but you don't have the right to access it. For example, there is a menu item Register whose access level is Registered. When you access the menu item as guest, you will get this error.

How to solve?

  1. Login to back-end.
  2. Go to Menu Manager and edit the menu item (for example, Register).
  3. Change access level to Public.
faqs/403-error.txt · Last modified: 2015/04/24 11:59 (external edit)