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I faced a strange issue with Joomla default Articles option with custom module.

In joomla article section when I enter some text like Price is $20 its not displaying on the site front end. When I use with a space $ 20 It works fine.

This article is showing on the front end with custom module,

Like this article content is reading from DB using a custom module and out put like

echo $fullArticle = JHtml::_('content.prepare', $values->introtext); 

This module is loading inside another article with {loadposition mypostion}

When I put $20 directly in any other article its works fine, I think using custom module and loading position time the Joomla thinks $20 as a variable or something ?

Please help me to resolve this issue!

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I haven't looked at the function for loadposition but as you said, it would seem it's being treated as a variable. I would normally say echo it in single quotes but as this is HTML that isn't appropriate.

What you can do is, use the a HTML Entity. So rather than using $, use $

Hope this helps

  • unfortunately this $ also not working, also how to tell clients to use $ instead of $, I think using a content plugin writing may help? :( – Jobin Jose Jul 31 '14 at 8:21
  • Ahh I see. Ok have created a new custom module with the text Price = $20 and then in the article, loaded the module using {loadposition price} and it is displaying fine. I assume you're using Joomla 3.x. Maybe I have tested this using the wrong approach. – Lodder Jul 31 '14 at 8:39
  • Im using Joomla 1.7 :( the workflow is like, Created an article and its content is something like $20 and some text. This article is loaded with custom module in that module using DB query and fetch article content display with echo $fullArticle = JHtml::_('content.prepare', $values->introtext); And set the module position from module manager 'myposition' then set it on another article using {loadposition mypostion} – Jobin Jose Jul 31 '14 at 8:50
  • Oh 1.7. Ok I will test on 2.5 and get back to you in a bit – Lodder Jul 31 '14 at 8:52
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    Glad you got it working. You should write a proper answer and accept it ;) – Lodder Jul 31 '14 at 10:45

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