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How do I apply JHtmlSidebar to add a sidebar to my admin view?

I can't find any tutorials on how to use the JHtmlSidebar Utility Class. This comes close to it: Creating a toolbar for your component, but it is very vague. It mentions $this->sidebar, which ...

joomla-3.x joomla-api  
asked by user3804927 6 votes
answered by Lodder 10 votes

How to get joomla version by http?

I have seen screenshots of a solution, there the Joomla version is getting detected by only accessing the page via http. E.g. the solution displayed all 3 digits of a version of Joomla. e.g. 2.5.28, ...

joomla-3.x joomla-2.5 joomla-1.5  
asked by hkais 11 votes
answered by Lodder 16 votes

Upgrade From 2.5.x to 3.x SQL error: 1091 Can't DROP 'usertype';

I am working a Joomla 2.5.x site upgrade to Joomla 3.x. I have done this before smoothly but this time site behave differently. when the upgrade reach upto 82.% its throw an error. Error: 1091 Can't ...

upgrade one-click-updates  
asked by Jobin 4 votes
answered by Jobin 3 votes

How (re)set password for admin after migration from 1.5?

I migrated an old Joomla 1.5 site to a shiny new Joomla 3.3 version using the tool SP UPGRADE. Now I can't seem to login and I fear its because all the user passwords in the DB look like 'MD5':'Salt'...

joomla-3.x security joomla-1.5 migration account-password  
asked by tgunr 7 votes
answered by FFrewin 9 votes

Make submit button inactive until fields have been filled

I'm using RSForms! Pro and I have a form which has 4 fields which need to be completed. Is there any way to set the Submit button to not be active until all of the fields have been completed? I have ...

asked by RustyJoomla 2 votes
answered by johanpw 3 votes

How can I completely remove Bootstrap from the frontend of Joomla?

Recently, I tried to remove all instances of Bootstrap from the front end of Joomla for debugging purposes. I was using a skeleton template with a relatively new installation of Joomla 3.3. I removed ...

joomla-3.3.x bootstrap  
asked by TryHarder 15 votes
answered by Jacek Labuda 16 votes

Is there a better way to stop update email notifications than disabling the system plugin?

I manage around 3 dozen J! sites. Joomla 3.5+ sends an email to admins by default whenever there's an update available. Obviously I don't need 3 dozen emails every time a patch version is released. (I ...

asked by isherwood 7 votes
answered by Lodder 6 votes
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