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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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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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Why is my administrator missing the top menu module after a version update?

After a version update, my administrator menu has disappeared. While debugging, I discovered that in the module: administrator modules mod_menu tmpl default.php that the render ...
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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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Create an alias for /administrator [duplicate]

I want to create an alias 'mysite.com/admin' that would redirect to 'mysite.com/administrator' in order to access the admin part of the site. Do you know if there's an easy way to do that?
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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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Send email to multiple recipients by taking the email addresses of the config

I need to send emails to multiple recipients. The email addresses will be collected from an input in the config, how can I do it? I have email sent to one recipient $mailer = JFactory::getMailer(); $...
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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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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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making component,data not saving

Good day to all. I create my first component, for internal needs. up to a certain stage, the data was stored in a database, but then I decided to split the functionality a bit according to different ...
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Joomla 3 Core Logout Redirect

Problem Looking to change the logout link url to another other than /administrator/index.php to just index.php or the website homepage. Wanting to just change the logout link in the top right hand ...
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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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402 Payment Required - a 402 Payment Required error was encountered while trying to use an ErrorDocument to handle the request

Today I have moved one of my Joomla website from my test server to production one. After copying all website data and database import, I am not able to login administrator area. The public website is ...
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How to re-order User Groups?

I want to re-order by user groups by a custom business logic (so not by group title). How can I achieve this? The Joomla interface seems to provide no option to do that. In the database, user groups ...
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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.
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ModSecurity returns 403 forbidden in administrator article manager

I am getting 403 Forbidden messages in the Joomla 3.6.5 admin panel when I (as Super User) attempt to: Select any page from 2 to end Change the articles per page from the default 20 Search for an ...
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how to use mod_rewrite in joomla backend

how i can change the displayed address administrator/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&layout=edit to administrator/content/article/edit by using htaccess file in joomla
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You must provide at least one recipient email address (when saving Global Configuration)

This is somehow started happening recently on some Joomla 3.6.5 sites. Each time I save anything in the com_config - either on the global configuration, or a component's configuration, I am getting ...
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Joomla administrator error Call to a member function isAdmin() on null

I' m trying to login in Joomla Administrator (Joomla 3.5) and I am getting this error: Fatal error: Call to a member function isAdmin() on null in /var/www/html/plugins/system/stats/stats.php on ...
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Database to multi-language website doesn't have user but log in possible with the user

I have a rather peculiar problem. The web-developer before me run away for some reason and we cannot get ahold of him for the admin password. Luckily we have access to the database according to some ...
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3.6x Administrator - add class to squeezebox iframe on popup

My goal is to be able to change the content within AddtoMenu - so I can set the language by default rather than "all" - I want "en-gb" or "zh-TW" etc. based on my content type (am using FLEXIcontent). ...
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Take notes in backend

Sometime I have some idea for my site and I want to write it somewhere. I'd like to find a way to write these notes, save and read them inside Joomla, but only in the backend; I don't want to show ...
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Show frontend pages in backend

I have a component (in fact it is a ticket system) that only provides ticket editing in the front-end. However since most of our other important admin functionality is in the backend (administration)...
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Custom Admin Dashboard: Manual Menu Assignment to Modules

I need to create a custom Admin dashboard for my client. He should be able to add, edit custom modules via this dashboard. As far as I know I need to play with #__modules table (jdatabase).I figured ...
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How to login to joomla.com as a super adminstrator?

I am new to joomla. I have logged in to https://www.joomla.com/my and clicked the Access Admin on my respective site. I tried to install a new template and i was instructed to install new template ...
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Joomla admin redirects to https

I wasn't attending one of my websites for 2 weeks, after that and without doing anything at all (like installing or uninstalling anything). When I tried to login to my website it redirects to https (...
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Always force limitstart=0 for component's paginated lists when revisiting the list

I am facing problem with Joomla listing. When I log-in into Joomla admin panel and use pagination for listing, if I click and visit the 3rd page of the paginated data of the 3rd page, then go to ...
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Joomla!3.6.x - BDD - ACL inconsistent

I have got a too amazing feature regarding ACL : a category and a sub-category for which ACL of three user groups is inconsistent. One group's got herited right at sub-category however it hasn't right ...