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Customer Activation

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This extension makes it impossible for a customer to log in until the account has been activated by the admin.
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Overview

Customer Activation

This small extension makes it impossible for a customer to log in to magento, until the account has been activated in the adminhtml interface: Customers > Manage Customers > (select customer) > Account Information > Is activated

Please open an issue on github if you encounter any problems.

It was designed to be used together with the Netzarbeiter_LoginCatalog extension. Netzarbeiter_LoginCatalog only shows products to customers that are logged in.
There also is the Extension Netzarbeiter_GroupsCatalog2 which may suit your needs better, you have to evaluate yourself what is the best solution for your case.

You can disable the Extension on a global or website level using the options found under System > Configuration > Customer > Customer Activation

You can select email notifications for the admin (when a new customer registers) and for the customer (when her account has been activated).
Sample email templates in english, german and italian are provided.

KNOWN BUGS: - None :D

View this extension on github

If you have ideas for improvements or find bugs, please send them to vinai at netzarbeiter.com, with Netzarbeiter_CustomerActivation as part of the subject line.

Release Notes

This small extension makes it impossible for a customer to log in to magento until the account has been activated in the adminhtml interface. MAGENTO IS 1.3 NOT SUPPORTED ANY MORE!

2011-03-24 01:26:46
  • Version number: 0.3.0
  • Stability: Stable
  • Compatibility: 1.4, 1.4.1.1, 1.4.2, 1.5
You must be registered and logged in to get extension key.
You must choose from Magento Connect Version 1.5.1.0 or 2.0.
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Magento Connect 1.0 change

This small extension makes it impossible for a customer to log in to magento,
until the account has been activated in the adminhtml interface.

Customers > Manage Customers > (select customer) > Account Information > Is activated

You can disable the Extension on a global or website level using the options found under
System > Configuration > Customer > Customer Activation

You can also select email notifications for the admin (when a new customer registers) and
for the customer (wehn her account has been activated).

The Extension was designed to be used together with the Netzarbeiter_LoginCatalog extension
Netzarbeiter_LoginCatalog only shows products to customers that are logged in.
There also is the Extension Netzarbeiter_GroupsCatalog which may suit your needs better,
you have to evaluate yourself what is the best solution for your case.

This small extension makes it impossible for a customer to log in to magento until the account has been activated in the adminhtml interface. MAGENTO IS 1.3 NOT SUPPORTED ANY MORE!

2012-02-05 17:05:35
  • Version number: 0.2.9
  • Stability: Stable
  • Compatibility: 1.4, 1.4.1.1, 1.4.2, 1.5
You must be registered and logged in to get extension key.
You must choose from Magento Connect Version 1.5.1.0 or 2.0.
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Magento Connect 1.0 change

This small extension makes it impossible for a customer to log in to magento,
until the account has been activated in the adminhtml interface.

Customers > Manage Customers > (select customer) > Account Information > Is activated

You can disable the Extension on a global or website level using the options found under
System > Configuration > Customer > Customer Activation

You can also select email notifications for the admin (when a new customer registers) and
for the customer (wehn her account has been activated).

The Extension was designed to be used together with the Netzarbeiter_LoginCatalog extension
Netzarbeiter_LoginCatalog only shows products to customers that are logged in.
There also is the Extension Netzarbeiter_GroupsCatalog which may suit your needs better,
you have to evaluate yourself what is the best solution for your case.

This small extension makes it impossible for a customer to log in to magento until the account has been activated in the adminhtml interface. MAGENTO IS 1.3 NOT SUPPORTED ANY MORE!

2010-12-20 16:28:56
  • Version number: 0.2.8
  • Stability: Stable
  • Compatibility: 1.4, 1.4.1.1, 1.4.2, 1.5
You must be registered and logged in to get extension key.
You must choose from Magento Connect Version 1.5.1.0 or 2.0.
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Magento Connect 1.0 change

This small extension makes it impossible for a customer to log in to magento,
until the account has been activated in the adminhtml interface.

Customers > Manage Customers > (select customer) > Account Information > Is activated

You can disable the Extension on a global or website level using the options found under
System > Configuration > Customer > Customer Activation

You can also select email notifications for the admin (when a new customer registers) and
for the customer (wehn her account has been activated).

The Extension was designed to be used together with the Netzarbeiter_LoginCatalog extension
Netzarbeiter_LoginCatalog only shows products to customers that are logged in.
There also is the Extension Netzarbeiter_GroupsCatalog which may suit your needs better,
you have to evaluate yourself what is the best solution for your case.

This small extension makes it impossible for a customer to log in to magento until the account has been activated in the adminhtml interface.

2012-01-24 14:06:45
  • Version number: 0.2.7
  • Stability: Stable
  • Compatibility: 1.4, 1.4.1.1, 1.4.2, 1.5
You must be registered and logged in to get extension key.
You must choose from Magento Connect Version 1.5.1.0 or 2.0.
Learn more

Magento Connect 1.0 change

This small extension makes it impossible for a customer to log in to magento,
until the account has been activated in the adminhtml interface.

Customers > Manage Customers > (select customer) > Account Information > Is activated

You can disable the Extension on a global or website level using the options found under
System > Configuration > Customer > Customer Activation

You can also select email notifications for the admin (when a new customer registers) and
for the customer (wehn her account has been activated).

The Extension was designed to be used together with the Netzarbeiter_LoginCatalog extension
Netzarbeiter_LoginCatalog only shows products to customers that are logged in.
There also is the Extension Netzarbeiter_GroupsCatalog which may suit your needs better,
you have to evaluate yourself what is the best solution for your case.

This small extension makes it impossible for a customer to log in to magento until the account has been activated in the adminhtml interface.

2010-03-16 01:27:33
  • Version number: 0.2.6
  • Stability: Stable
  • Compatibility: 1.4, 1.4.1.1, 1.4.2, 1.5
You must be registered and logged in to get extension key.
You must choose from Magento Connect Version 1.5.1.0 or 2.0.
Learn more

Magento Connect 1.0 change

This small extension makes it impossible for a customer to log in to magento,
until the account has been activated in the adminhtml interface.

Customers > Manage Customers > (select customer) > Account Information > Is activated

You can disable the Extension on a global or website level using the options found under
System > Configuration > Customer > Customer Activation

You can also select email notifications for the admin (when a new customer registers) and
for the customer (wehn her account has been activated).

The Extension was designed to be used together with the Netzarbeiter_LoginCatalog extension
Netzarbeiter_LoginCatalog only shows products to customers that are logged in.
There also is the Extension Netzarbeiter_GroupsCatalog which may suit your needs better,
you have to evaluate yourself what is the best solution for your case.
Reviews

About the Developer

This extension was developed by and is supported by Vinai

Customer Activation 4.2 5 76 76
Pretty good extension It very helpful extension. But in 1.7.0.2, it seems can't send email to notify customer their email has been activated. October 21, 2013
Great Works as described. Just installed and it's working. September 4, 2013
Good extension I have used it great Good Work. easy to install and well documented August 28, 2013
Excellent plugin apart from customer activation have this setup and running perfectly, apart from one issue - after a new customer account gets activated, the customer doesn't receive a confirmation email. The "Notify Customer of Account Activation" setting is set to Yes. Any ideas on how to fix this? Thanks July 16, 2013
Exellent Extension Hi vinai, I just wanna thank you. You save my time for creating extension like this. I am new in magento and i am starting to like it. Thank you so much for this extension, works perfectly in all browsers. July 12, 2013
Will not install. Tried 4 times. I can't review it because It won't install at all. July 9, 2013
Issue on mass activation Hello ! Congratulations for this good extension ! But there is a little bug on mass activation in administration. This breaks the association with default addresses. To fix that, I modify method "massSetActivationStatus()" in file "Model/Resource/Customer.php" l.56 Replace : $cond = $this->_getWriteAdapter()->quoteInto('entity_id IN (?)', $updateIds); by : $cond = $this->_getWriteAdapter()->quoteInto('entity_id IN (?)', $updateIds) . $this->_getWriteAdapter()->quoteInto(' AND attribute_id = ?', $attribute->getId()); Thanks. June 26, 2013
Ruins IE Capability BE VERY AWARE!! My Magento + Design was working perfect with IE until I installed this extension. Then it stopped working with IE customer login. I removed the extension, still couldn't login as a customer with IE. Asked for help, developer said it would take time, then denied that his extension played any roll in the error with IE. So I created 2 now, TWO new installs of 1.7, IE Not working, made IE Work, Installed his extension, and BOTH do not work after. I uninstalled extension again, leaving the code to fix the IE Issue (Without his extension installed), and still IE would not work. Other than that, the Extension is exactly as it says it is, works perfect for every other browser. Haven't been able to fix that issue yet though. But I am grateful for the extension, just won't be happy until i find the fix. June 24, 2013
Very useful extension Very useful extension I searching this kind of extension for one of my project June 21, 2013
Does What It Says On The Tin Installed , Worked , Free.. What more can you ask for... June 3, 2013
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Hi,
I've installed this extension but can't get it to work.
If i try to make a new account, I get the next three errors:

"Email" is not a valid hostname.

'<emailhost>.com' appears to be a DNS hostname but cannot match TLD against known list

'<emailhost>.com' appears to be a local network name but local network names are not allowed

I have absolutely no idea what either of these are supposed to mean.
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Secondly I would like to say that the activation/confirmation option is rather confusing. On a customer page in the admin, there was already a drop-down box "Is confirmed?" with the options "Confirmed" and "Not confirmed". This extension has apparently added a second box "Is activated" (->yes/no), but why? Why not using the "Is confirmed?" one that was already there anyway?
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Also, where can I see/change the e-mail address where the notification (of someone registering) gets sent to?
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Hi,

first, the email checks have nothing to do with the extension.
Second, the email confirmation is part of the core Magento functionality and can also be configured in the system configuration.
Third, the email where the admin notification is sent can be configured in the modules system configuration options. The customer notification (if enabled) is sent to the customers email address.
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hi,

I am using the "magento-community/Netzarbeiter_CustomerActivation" to install it but shows an error - Could not resolve host: magento-community; Host not found.

Please Help
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Depending on your Magento version you need to use the correct extension key:
Magento up to and including 1.4: Magento Connect 1.0
Magento 1.5 and newer: Magento Connect 2.0
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Hello I have a magento shop with 2 websites. I need to install/activate the extension only for one of the 2 websites. Can I do this from admin panel or should I change inside the code?
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I tried to activate the Customer Activation only for one website from admin panel Customer-> Customer Configuration but I got the following error: Fatal error: Call to a member function toOptionArray()

I solved it by changing line 158 from <source_model>adminhtml/system_config_source_customer_group_multiselect</source_model> to <source_model>adminhtml/system_config_source_customer_group</source_model> as I do not have the multiselect model
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I have activate customer-activation extension in my majento store with Activate customers by default :NO

I got message :This account is not activated.

I want edit this message with my way so tell me where to edited this message .
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You can customize that message using the Magento localization features. Simply add the text you want to a theme translate.csv file or in the core_translate database table.
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I was wondering where we could change the text/message that displays after the customer is registered and confirmed but not yet activated? It currently just says "This account is not activated." but I wanted to include more information on getting it activated. Thanks!
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You can customize the text using the Magento localization feature. Simply add the text you want in a theme translate.csv file or in the core_translate database table.
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We have set 4 customer groups to require customer activation and general customer does NOT require activation. The problem is that even when General Customer account is created, the user is not activated, but they should be because we did not select that group to require activation. How do we fix this?
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I'm not able to reproduce the issue. Please open a ticket on https://github.com/Vinai/customer-activation/issues so we can follow this up. Thank you.
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Hello.
I wonder if there is a way for mass update of customer activation status at the customer grid view
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I installed this plugin in 1.8 CE. When I try to register, it gives me 500 Internal Server Error. "The website encountered an error while retrieving http://advertisingmos.com/hosting/dhvision/index.php/customer/account/createpost/. It may be down for maintenance or configured incorrectly."
Once I disable the extension, I don't get this error and able to register.
Any ideas or suggestions?

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I have to validate user account on the basis of value of this value
so please answer me when i activate and deactivate how could i track that value in database

because i want to update that status when user did not purchase anything from 90 days

so please tell me the database where value store after activation and deactivation
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What to do?

Fatal error: Class 'Netzarbeiter_CustomerActivation_Block_Adminhtml_Widget_Grid_Column_Renderer_Boolean' not found in C:\xampp\htdocs\magento\app\code\core\Mage\Core\Model\Layout.php on line 491
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