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I was using protostar for a looong time. I jsut bought a theme and switched to it (it uses helix framework).

As soon as i switched it. On all pages a text appeared "// You can place JavaScript like..." />" First line after body tag.

I though it was the sourcerer first i disabled it but nothing changed. I installed the theme to a fresh joomla install and vala no text there. But i am developing this site for long time. I dont know which extension is causing it. Weird thing is that it is not there if i use protostar.

No tags around, first text. I searched file contents and it didn't worked.

I can not see when it is loaded, i can not see which file outputs it. How can i debug something like this ?

  • Have you checked all the template settings? Many templates provide a text area to insert javascript. – jamesgarrett Mar 5 '18 at 3:42
  • @james Yes. Helix is clean, it has custom code settings all of them are empty text areas. I couldn't find anything like that in protostar. – user2102266 Mar 5 '18 at 3:53
  • 1. does it appear on non com_content pages, eg. a login page.? 2. does it appear if you load a page with &tmpl=component on the end of the url? 3. do you have a system plugin like jquery easy or something running? – jamesgarrett Mar 5 '18 at 4:24
  • @jamesgarrett i get it on login pages too. I do not get it on 404 not found page. I have jce editor and sourcerer plug-in which i suspected asap however when i disable it nothing changes. – user2102266 Mar 5 '18 at 5:22
  • @james sourcerer plug in writes "// You can place JavaScript like this" (ON PAGES) . But what i see at the top of the page right after body tag is "// You can place JavaScript like..." />" what the hell is this. I downloaded all the files and searched the contents in it. no luck . i found the sourcerer buyt its written "this" isntead of "..." i changed the text. top text is same. – user2102266 Mar 5 '18 at 5:30
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There's a sourcerer tag used in the facebook og tag generator. If you switch the view source you can see it like this:

    <meta property="og:description" content=" <!-- You can place html anywhere within the source tags --> <script language="javascript" type="text/javascript"> // You can place JavaScript like..." />

</head>

The content you can see in the body is just spilling out the broken tag. I don't know whether the og tag is generated by the template or a plugin.

  • Thank you. Apparently, it was theme in theme files. calling additional functions which outputs that broken tag. – user2102266 Mar 7 '18 at 4:01

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