My profile

November 14, 2023

In My profile you can change your password, your preferred language, and other information related to your account. You can decide whether to make information public or private to others in the system. For example, you could make certain information public or private if your profile information is used in your company directory in an intranet site.

Note: If you use your company account to access Jahia, you may not be able to edit all of your information.

Accessing your profile

At the bottom of the navigation pane, select My Profile my-profile.png.


Changing your password

You can change the password that you use to access Jahia.

To change your password:

  1. In the Password section, click the edit button dashboard-17.png.
  2. Enter your current password in the Old password field.
  3. Enter your new password in the Password field.
  4. For confirmation, enter your new password again in the Confirm password field.
  5. Click Save.

Changing your email address

You can change the email address associated with your Jahia account.

To change your email address:

  1. In the Contact information section, click the edit button dashboard-17.png.
  2. Enter your email address in the Email field.
  3. Click Save.

Changing your preferred language

You can specify the default language used in Jahia when you access sites.

Note: The Jahia 8 back office interfaces are only available in English (by default), French, and German. If you specify a preferred language other than French or German, sites will display in the preferred language and the Jahia back office will display in English.

To change your preferred language:

  1. In the Other information section, click the edit button dashboard-17.png.
  2. Select your preferred language in Preferred Language drop down.
  3. Click Save.

Updating your profile

You can update your profile at any time.

To update your profile:

  1. To enter or update values in a section, click on the edit button dashboard-17.png. For example, click edit beside Identity as shown in the following example.
  2. Fill the following sections about yourself then save.
    • Portrait and description
      Your photo (or avatar) and a text area to present yourself
    • Identity
      Personal information like name and title
    • Professional information
      Your position and the organization you work for
    • Social network
      Your API key for various social networks
    • Contact information
      Your address and phone contact information
    • Password
      Your password
    • Other information
      Your preferred language and your birth date

Making your information private

You can make individual fields in your profile public or private.

To make your information private:

  1. In Privacy information, specify what profile information is public or private. By default, all properties in your profile are private.
    1. Click on the edit button dashboard-17.png. One button appears for each property in your profile and are private (red) by default.
    2. Click on a button to turn the privacy to public (green).
    3. Click Save and your privacy settings are updated.

Previewing your public profile

A convenient way to see what information is visible to others is to look at the Public view of your profile. You can use the Private view and Public view tabs at the top of the page to show the properties in your user profile that are visible to only you and to other users.

The following image shows Private view.


The following image shows Public view.