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I am looking for some advice on how best to add error messages (eg incorrect password / username) on a custom Login form.

Tried the usual routes for documentation but have seen nothing as yet - all help appreciated.

Dan

  • I'm having the same issue, following the docs with: {% if errorMessage is defined %} {{ errorMessage }} {% endif %} But receiving no error messages if email or password are invalid: melnet.org.nz/professionals – Ryan Jan 31 '15 at 7:50
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Any login validation errors are passed back to the form and available via the Twig {{ errorMessage }} variable.

You can see an example of how to display them on a login form here: http://buildwithcraft.com/docs/templating/login-form

  • Thanks Brad - totally missed that and useful to know. Error messages may be a good section for the docs, as it's something always found in the other topic areas. – Dan G Sep 14 '14 at 16:49

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