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Customising the CMS

Forgot Password


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14 August 2014 at 1:31am Community Member, 1 Post

We are working on a page with Silverstripe and changed the login. Users can now login with a username instead of the email address. To make this possible, we added "Member::set_unique_identifier_field('Username');" to the _config.php.

Now we want to change the way a user can reset their password if they forget it. We want to make it possible to use the username instead of the email-address to get an email with the link to reset their password.
To this end, we have tried several things in the /mysite/_config.php, but it doesn't seem to work.

1. Object::add_extension('Security', 'UsernameSecurity');
2. Object::useCustomClass('Security','UsernameSecurity');
3. Director::addRules(11, array(
'Security//$Action/$ID/$OtherID' => 'UsernameSecurity',
Does anyone have any suggestions to get this to work better? Thank you in advance for your help!


14 August 2014 at 11:26am Community Member, 42 Posts

I think the useCustomClass approach would be the best and just override the methods lostpassword and LostPaswordForm to reset the password