How to setup OTP verification for Joomla over SMS or Email
The miniOrange OTP Verification Plugin for Joomla is used to verify the Phone number and Email
address of the user
during registration. This plugin verifies whether the Phone number or Email address given by the user during
registartion is correct or not.
Joomla OTP Verification over SMS or Email can be used to verify the Phone number or Email address of
a user by
verification code to the user's phone number or Email address during registration.
Setup Joomla OTP Verification over SMS or Email
1. Install Joomla OTP
First log in to your Joomla Dashboard.
Then Click on System --> Extensions.
Now click on Install from Web --> Search for 'otp' in the given field --> Then
select OTP Verification for Joomla from the search results.
Click on Install --> and then click Install again.
Now Finally click on Start Using miniOrange OTP Verification Plugin.
2. Configure OTP
Verification over SMS or Email
Go back to your Joomla Dashboard.
Then click on Components --> miniOrange OTP Verification --> Account
Setup. Here you can login into your miniOrange account or register for a new account if you don't
have a miniOrange account already.
Now to enable OTP Verification during registartion, go to the Settings tab and
check Enable During Registration.
Then finally select Enable OTP over SMS or Email Verification from the Verification
Method dropdown menu.
Now click on Save Settings. You have successfully enabled OTP Verification over SMS or Email
3. Enable User
Registration for Joomla
In order to allow user registartions in your Jooml site please follow the following steps.
In your Joomla Dashboard select Global Configuration.
Here select Users from the left hand navbar and then click on Enable User
4. Add a Custom Phone Field
during Joomla Registration
First go to your Joomla Dashboard. Then Click on Components -->
Here search for User in the given search field.
Then Click on User - Profile.
Here click on the Phone dropdown menu and select Required.
And then click on Save & Close.
5. Perform User
Verification using OTP over SMS or Email
First go to your Login URL in a new private window.
Here click on the Create an account link.
In the registration page fill in all the required fields.
You will get a new window where you must enter the OTP sent to your User's phone
number or Email address and then click on Validate OTP.
Congratulations, you have successfully verfied the User's Phone number or Email address during
If you dont hear from us within 24 hours, please feel free to send a follow up email to firstname.lastname@example.org
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