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I'm building a tool to import content for various languages. It makes copies of existing items such as menus, articles, modules, etc. that have language specific content.

For example, when copying an article, I use the following to load the content table:

$contentSrcTbl = JTable::getInstance('Content', 'JTable', array());
$contentSrcTbl->load(array('alias' => $article['alias']));

I have the table names for menus, articles, and modules, but can't seem to find a list of tables names to use in the getInstance call. At the moment, I'm looking for the table name to use for template styles. I've tried:

  • Template
  • Templates
  • Style
  • Styles
  • TemplateStyle
  • TemplatesStyle
  • TemplatesStyles
  • TemplatesTableStyle

The last one is the name of the class in the tables folder under the Templates component.

But none of those return a jtable object, they all return null.

Is there a list showing the table names associated with the core Joomla tables?

If no list, how can I find out what to use for the table name?

Thanks!

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Class name is TemplatesTableStyle. But since it's not a core class, you have to register it:

JLoader::register('TemplatesTableStyle', JPATH_ADMINISTRATOR . '/components/com_templates/tables/style.php');

or include the whole com_templates/tables folder:

JTable::addIncludePath(JPATH_ADMINISTRATOR . '/components/com_templates/tables');

Then this should work:

$table = JTable::getInstance('Style', 'TemplatesTable', array());
  • What about the other "core" components, IOW, components included with a Joomla install? – Sloan Thrasher Aug 4 '18 at 19:15
  • Same, if table files are in component directory. Here's a list of core tables that don't need to be registered github.com/joomla/joomla-cms/tree/… – Sharky Aug 4 '18 at 22:12

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