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Login as Customer

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Allow magento admins with appropriate permissions to login to any customer area right from magento backend
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Overview

Login as Customer

Features list:
  • Admin users can login as customers from "customer view" pages in admin
  • There is an option to allow login as a customer right on the "order view" pages in admin
  • There is an access control option. Admin can assign to a specific role whether role users can login as customers.
  • Does not require to setup customer universal password, because password is less secure.
Compatible with Magento Community Edition ver. 1.7 and Magento Enterprise Edition 1.11.1.0, 1.12.0

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Release Notes

Multistore fix

2014-01-16 09:43:35
  • Version number: 1.0.7
  • Stability: Stable
  • Compatibility: 1.4, 1.4.1.1, 1.4.2, 1.5, 1.6, 1.6.1, 1.6.2.0, 1.7, 1.8, 1.8.1
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Magento Connect 2.0

Magento Connect 2.0

* Multistore fix

Multistore fix

2014-01-16 09:37:37
  • Version number: 1.0.6
  • Stability: Stable
  • Compatibility: 1.4, 1.4.1.1, 1.4.2, 1.5, 1.6, 1.6.1, 1.6.2.0, 1.7, 1.8, 1.8.1
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Magento Connect 2.0

Magento Connect 2.0

* Multistore fix

Fix for customers imported without store link

2013-12-30 08:40:53
  • Version number: 1.0.5
  • Stability: Stable
  • Compatibility: 1.4, 1.4.1.1, 1.4.2, 1.5, 1.6, 1.6.1, 1.6.2.0, 1.7, 1.8, 1.8.1
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Magento Connect 2.0

Magento Connect 2.0

* Fix for customers imported without store link
* CE 1.8.1 compatibility

1.4.x - 1.5.x fix

2013-11-15 09:26:02
  • Version number: 1.0.4
  • Stability: Stable
  • Compatibility: 1.4, 1.4.1.1, 1.4.2, 1.5, 1.6, 1.6.1, 1.6.2.0, 1.7, 1.8
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Magento Connect 2.0

Magento Connect 2.0

* Minor fix for 1.4.x - 1.5.x branches

Installer fix

2013-11-06 13:05:29
  • Version number: 1.0.3
  • Stability: Stable
  • Compatibility: 1.4, 1.4.1.1, 1.4.2, 1.5, 1.6, 1.6.1, 1.6.2.0, 1.7, 1.8
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Magento Connect 2.0

Magento Connect 2.0

* Installer sql fix
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Login as Customer 4.4 5 28 28
Awesome! This is perfect for heavily customized sites that make placing orders in the backend difficult. Thank you! February 24, 2014
Found an issue app/code/community/Widgento/Login/controllers/Adminhtml/IndexController.php Mage::helper('widgentologin')->getCustomerStoreId($customer->getStoreId()); //Wrong Mage::helper('widgentologin')->getCustomerStoreId($customer->getId()); //Correct You need to pass customer-id instead of store-id.Please chande the code otherwise it wont work in multiple store view. January 13, 2014
Perfect!!! At first I did not understand how it worked. But following the screenshots you get an idea. For the ones with difficulties here it goes what I did. 1- Installed the extension by Magento Connect 2- Deleted the cached files on Cpanel at var/cache/ as it says in the manual 3- Flushed cache and updated in Cache Management in Magento Admin Panel 4- Run compile to make sure the extension is updated and included, then I disabled compile. 5- In Magento Admin Panel, go to "Customer"/ "Manage Customer" , then look for the client you want to "login as". 6- Click on the customer name, it will open the customer data and you'll see some tabs on the top right. Hit "Login as customer". That's it! Now you can access all customer's data and even make purchases for them. Very usefull!!! January 6, 2014
I cant get it visible The idea sounds great, but I cant see it anywhere in the admin :( November 18, 2013
Very very beautiful Wow, i am impress. Just install and use. Very useful for development purposes September 25, 2013
Works great Had no trouble installing took 5 min then it just worked. Did not break register customer from one page check out as noted by others. August 14, 2013
Says it keeps need an update Hello, I have installed this and it keeps asking me to update to latest version. SpadarLogin 1.0.1 (stable) Login as Customer Is the version I have and it seems to be the latest also. Any idea on how to fix this? June 13, 2013
Breaks Registration on One Page Checkout When this is installed, customers unable to register new account at checkout. May 31, 2013
very usefull thanks this is very usefull and it works well !! it helps me to create orders with shipping methods that are not available in backoffice, only in front office (TNT) May 27, 2013
Looks pretty good Looks pretty good to me. I did notice that it appears to have an orphaned controller_action_predispatch event observer that (at one point probably) was attempting to phone home for updates. Not in love with that phone home strategy but looks like it may have since been attempted to be disabled. April 25, 2013
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For the customers that I created in the Admin or imported into my store, the "Login As Customer" buttons do not appear?

Does this only work for customers who make their own accounts on the frontend?
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Answer: 
The extension works fine for customers that are created in admin, registered in frontend and are imported to a store.

It may not work in case you use 3rd party extensions that handle customer sessions. Such as Facebook connect or something like customer activation. Please check whether you use ones to handle customer sessions.
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Answer: 
I explored this issue further and believe there is a strict data typing bug in Widgento/Login/Helper/Button.php

On line 57 you have:
if (!$adminSession->isAllowed('customer/login') || !Mage::helper('widgentologin')->getCustomerStoreId($this->_getCustomerId()))

Admin created customers return a 0 for store id which was being evaluated as false. When I changed this to the following, everything worked as it should:

if (!$adminSession->isAllowed('customer/login') || Mage::helper('widgentologin')->getCustomerStoreId($this->_getCustomerId()) === false)
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Answer: 
Just had the same issue and followed the mentioned advice. Perfect! Thanks for the help!

On line 57 you have:
if (!$adminSession->isAllowed('customer/login') || !Mage::helper('widgentologin')->getCustomerStoreId($this->_getCustomerId()))

Admin created customers return a 0 for store id which was being evaluated as false. When I changed this to the following, everything worked as it should:

if (!$adminSession->isAllowed('customer/login') || Mage::helper('widgentologin')->getCustomerStoreId($this->_getCustomerId()) === false)
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When will this plugin work with version 1.8.0.0?
When I try update to 1.8.0.0 I See the following:

CONNECT ERROR: Package community/Mage_Core_Modules 1.8.0.0 conflicts with: community/SpadarLogin 1.0.1

I have installed the newest version of the plugin.

Your "Compatible with" does state 1.8, but it's clearly not working.

Kind Regards
Steven
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Answer: 
Hi Steven,

Now the extension supports Magento CE 1.8.0.0. You can get latest version
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