New User Account Activation (Joomla 2.5)
As users register on your site, you can choose to have those accounts automatically activated, activated by the client, or activated by an Administrator of the site. Once a user s account is activated and approved they will be able to log into your site. This article explains how to select the approval process for New User Account Activation.
After logging into the back end of your site, go to the User Manager.
Select the Options button in the toolbar.
There are 3 New User Account Activation options to choose from in the Users Configuration area. These include the following: