Questions tagged [administrator]

This tag is for questions related to the Administrator application (backend) of a Joomla site. The administrator site can be reached through the URL http://example.com/administrator.

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Create a Joomla Access Level to manage users in a particular Group

My Joomla Version is 3.8 I want to create a Custom User Access Level to manage users in a particular group. I have a user group which is configured as the default user group when new registrations are ...
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How to display zero values in the legend of PlotALot graph based on RSForm Pro results?

In the backend, I am compiling some survey results generated from RSForm Pro and I want to display the statistics graphically using a PlotALot pie chart. My form has 4 possible values for this ...
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FieldsPlugin onCustomFieldsPrepareDom $field on save different on front and backend

I currently develop a FieldPlugin for myself. I noticed some things and don't understand them fully right now. My plugin works in the backend perfect, but raises errors on the frontend, so I did some ...
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How to prevent the modification of a customized module?

Is it possible to prevent the modification of a customized module by another administrator? If so, how can I implement such a restriction?
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Joomla 1.5 Administrator URL not working

I've inherited a quite old site running Joomla 1.5. I unfortunately cannot find the URL for the admin login. www.website.net/administrator returns a 404 error. The server is running php 7.2. Any tips ...
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Sending a message to admins when a user registers

I'm trying to figure out whether it's possible to utilize the built-in joomla messaging system to notify admins when a new user registers? I'm trying to find the function which sends messages, so I ...
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Can't connect to Joomla administration page after Windows10 update

I'm using Joomla version 3.9.6. I encountered a problem just after a windows update. The error displayed is: Warning: session_start(): Failed to read session data: user (path: C:\xampp\tmp) in C:\...
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How can you hide Joomla admin password while inputting the characters?

I have followed the advice at autocomplete disable in joomla administrator. How can I hide the password characters while I am typing without losing the functionality provided by Zollie?
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Disabling Menu Recovery Mode for user groups

I'm actually trying to get two administration level for my Joomla Website. The first is the standard Super User with the standard admin menu The second is a "Communication Admin" with only some items ...
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Some SimpleCRM menu items fail with error: Call to a member function getModel() on null

Immediately after upgrading my Joomla version from 3.9.1 to 3.9.4, I can no longer access certain Simple CRM submenus in the backend. The Company Codes link works properly. (http://localhost/jdem02/...
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Administrator user getting locked out when adding products

We have a Joomla 3.8.10 website for a client with J2Store 3.3.1, hosted on one of our servers. When our client uses the administrator control panel to add several new products or make several edits, ...
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Joomla - Custom fields in Backend - Template override

I have a Joomla-site with a lot of extra-fields in custom fields area. When I edit my articles the long list of fields is quite confusing. So I thought I could be a good idea to show the custom fields ...
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Is it possibile to reorder jform control-group with jquery?

First of all I'm not sure if this counts as Joomla question or jQuery question. I have manipulated the joomla user jform and added an extra field jform_firstname to the list of fields. The current ...
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Where are plugins found in Joomla 4?

I'm working with the Joomla 4 alpha 7, and I don't see anywhere to enable / disable plugins. Are plugins not enabled yet? [edited to add alpha, not beta!]
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Adding SKU to generated aliases in J2Store

I'm a bit of a Joomla noob so hopefully this is an easy problem. We have a Joomla 3.8.11 website using J2Store 3.3.0, and the client wants to add the SKU values to the product aliases. Specifically ...
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How do I customize the look of the “new article” page?

Totally new to Joomla. I find the "new article" page in the administrator dashboard is very ugly, and I don't like writing prose in an ugly environment. What's the correct way to customize the look of ...
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How to add CSS/JS/an Image to a module backend

I have long wondered how to change my admin particularly for my custom modules. For many cases using an XML file is fine and I can use the built-in Joomla! form fields. In some cases, I'd like to ...
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“0 Class 'JToolbarHelper' not found” error while trying to login to the backend

I am trying to login to the backend of my Joomla installation and have this error: 0 Class 'JToolbarHelper' not found I'm not sure how to fix it. I updated the tmp directory in the server setting ...
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How to save a contact's phone number in the administrator's Contacts component? [closed]

I can not find in the admin section where the phone number in the "contact us" section changes.
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Com_Users - Edit ACL - Not allowed (locked)

For some reason, this says Not Allowed (locked) I can change every other user group to allowed and it works. But not this one. Even public! I'm so confused as to why this would be. I mean, people ...
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“Headers Have Already Been Sent”

I was having difficulty with a Joomla! site and decided to move it to another server for testing. The Akeeba backup I had would not fully extract for some reason (a large backup file included in the ...
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“ERROR 504 - GATEWAY TIMEOUT” in Joomla! 'Administrator' Only

I have a Joomla! 3.8 site that is running fine on the front-end. However, when I try to access /administrator/ I get the following error: ERROR 504 - GATEWAY TIMEOUT There is nothing new in /...
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Inactive control panel buttons

I moved my site to the other host and got a troubles in administration panel. Top menu is inactive, any button does not work. The other problem - I can not update my version 3.8.6 to 3.8.7. The ...
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How can I prevent Joomla from removing octothorpe/pound from URL post login?

For example, I would like to send the following links in an email to users: https://www.example.com/#foo https://www.example.com/deep-link/#foo When clicked on, I get the following results: https://...
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Bootstrap forms and pagination getting messed up

In my backend, all forms look like this: Instead of how they used to look:
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Admin Component File Upload -> Cannot Get JInput to work

I am struggling to get an admin form file upload to work using JInput. I have tried pretty much every permutation of $input->files->get(''); I can think of with no luck. No matter what I do, it ...
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Need guide on Joomla [closed]

Its my first time to work with Joomla and I need to make a plugin that basically stores/updates a name and a City the thing is that I want this functionality only in admin panel not in the front end. ...
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Restore deleted user

I have a Joomla system (v3.8) which is running well. Unfortunately, however, one of our administrator user record has accidentally been deleted. I need to restore it because we're now getting errors ...
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converting component from Joomla 2.5 to 3.x [duplicate]

I'm trying to convert a component from Joomla 2.5 to 3.x. I can't figure out what I'm doing wrong. The admin component controller has: class PatientinvoicesModelPatientinvoices extends JModelLegacy ...
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Article backend layout is gone only for articles belonging to specific category

For some reason only articles belonging to a specific category are not showing their layout. This is what I am looking at: And this is how it should be: There is no difference in the articles, only ...
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Warning when setting Force HTTPS (running on IIS and Azure)

This is a copy of a question that I posted at the Joomla support forums: When I try to set the Force HTTPS option using the admin facility I get the following warning message: Warning HTTPS has ...
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How does one find the menu path to an administrative option given a text string?

When encountering a problem, search engines will often return plethora of hits of people encountering a similar problem. These usually point to support fora in which solutions are offered in terms of ...
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How to code login to backend in joomla

I am making my own component in Joomla, which provides me login through an external site. Last issue I need to solve is the login. When I trigger onUserLogin event by: $dispatcher->triggerEvent('...
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How do I preview an article in Joomla editor?

How do I preview an article? In Wordpress, there is a Preview button which pops up a window with how the page looks. In the Joomla editor page, I see this, with no links to a preview. I searched and ...
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What to do with hacker attempts to guess my Admin Password and login in backend?

In all my Joomla sites, I find too many errors on the Logs/error.log like below: Joomla FAILURE: Username and password do not match or you do not have an account yet. I think this indicates ...
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Category Manager: How to show a list of a category AND ONLY its subcategory?

I have hundreds of categories on one Joomla site. Using the Joomla administrator category manager, I'd like to find a way to list a category AND ONLY its children subcategories. To be clear, I'd ...
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In Admin if category = x then don't show content tab

I want to check the admin edit article for the category of the article. Much in the same way fields does. And if the category is a certain one then don't show the content tab (as I will be using ...
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Component Development - Custom Admin Menu Link

I have a component listed on the JED that I am currently updating to fix a bug. I noticed however that when creating a custom Administrator menu in the backend, my component does not show up in the ...
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Custom User-Group: Giving access to users component administration

I created a user group with access to the users component. In Global Config, all access options are marked to "Allow": However, in admin, this menu item does not show up: This is the advanceed ...
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Admin interface menu not showing

I created a new usergroup (Administrator) to allow access to the backend, only to specific components in Joomla 3.7.2. These are the settings in Global Config for this group: However, when a user ...
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Is there a way to clear the cache in the administration?

I made a change to an admin component, but it's not reflected immediately. Is there a way to make the admin cache refresh? I know with modules you can set cache to none, but this is a component so I ...
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Create custom HTML page as administrator menu in Joomla 3.7

As we know Joomla 3.7 permits to create custom administrator menus, but is it somehow possibile to create "Custom HTML" administrator single item menu? Something like creating single article menu on ...
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403 Forbidden error for administrator login page

We have our Joomla setup with a .htaccess file to allow only particular IP addresses to hit our administrator area. We have several users all over the country who can access it just fine. I have ...
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Admin incredibly slow

My admin page is taking almost 5 minutes to load every page. I've disabled/uninstalled all the extensions but can't find out what it is. My host tells me that a script is requesting extrnal html ...
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Backend user view own articles

I need to provide access through joomla 3.6 backoffice to different groups of users: they must be able to SEE, create and edit only their categories and their articles. How can I do? With the ACL ...
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Subdirectories being blocked by .htaccess / Admin Tools

I am running a Joomla site and managing the dev environment using cPanel. I have set up a subdomain which I will be building the new version of the website in like so — dev.somewebsite.com (with the ...
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Administrator login page redirect to home page

My website do not open administrator login instead it redirect me to the home page I have to repair error by using cpanel any body have suggestions
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Cannot login to administrator when hosted

I had a Joomla 3 website installed on my Windows installation with WAMP. Then I uploaded it to a hosting service. After changing the config php accordingly, I can see the website up and running ...
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Can I assign a Gantry 5 outline to a category

The site I am working with has a lot of subscriber-only content which is accessed through a set of categories associated with permission groups. Items that are subscriber-only don't currently appear ...
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Joomla administrator 404 page design not working

We have built a website in Joomla 3.0 but joomla administrator is not redirecting it to default 404 error page. . How I can redirect it to defualt joomla error page with design.