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I have developed a custom component that displays some information. I want to show the same information in modal popup window without header and footer information. what should be best approach to achieve this?

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Haven't done this for awhile, but these steps should do it:

  1. Add JHTML::_('behavior.modal'); near the top of the view
  2. Add class="modal" to any links you want to open in a modal window
  3. Add &tmpl=component the the link you want in a popup

Note: I answered, then deleted this because upon trying it with a J3.3 installation, I got some javascript errors, so I can't say for sure that it remains the right way of doing it or is an issue with our template.

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  • Just a note that 'behavior.modal' will utilise Mootools rather than Bootstrap – Lodder Apr 6 '18 at 15:34
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I have used the Modal plugin from Regular Labs to do something like you describe. There is a free version and a Pro version available. Their plugin is easy to use and with minimum reading of their tutorial, anyone can use them.

I am not affiliated with them, nor do I have any kind of relation with them.

Link: Modal

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