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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Joomla TFA multiple Admins

How to prevent one Administrator (Not Super User) to look at other Administrator's TFA settings. Currently how it works is it does prevent Administrators from accessing Super Users A/c but it does ...
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Joomla - File systems failed and made the backend and FTP unable to display files?

There is a serious incoherence between Joomla and the file server. The Joomla is running on Azure as SaaS. A few months ago, as I uploaded photos via Joomla Administrator, I could access them via FTP....
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JomSocial Extension causes error: 0 String could not be parsed as XML

I have installed a JomSocial extension and now I am seeing an error: 0 String could not be parsed as XML screenshot of error The same error message is also presented in the title tag of my ...
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How can I create multiple users that can only edit and create articles/categories for their own permission group?

I have a website that has lots of companies on it. I want every company to have its own login where they can create categories and articles for themselves but only for themselves, they should not even ...
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No “Apply” button when attempting to duplicate an administrator menu

I tried to duplicate an administrator menu, but this is not possible due to a missing "apply" button. Is there any settings or circumstances where this can happen? I recorded a little gif to ...
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Got a 'Call to a member function format() on null ' on Administrator panel [duplicate]

On the Admin panel (and apparently only there), I got the following error: Call to a member function format() on null The rest of site and the administrator are working fine. It's Joomla 3.8.2 ...
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Can Joomla send the user an email after admin approves them?

I refer to this ticket: Can Joomla send the user an email when admin approves them? hence I can not reply or comment as a new user does anyone know a solution to this issue of mine? Problem is: ...
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Unset Unwanted Backend CSS and Javascripts

I'm creating a modification of K2 module and I want to remove some unnecesary K2 css and script load. I have tried to use unset($this->_scripts['']); unset($this->_styleSheets['']); but ...
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Component Admin menu hide options by access level

Is there a way to set an access level for menu items in a Joomla 4 custom component's admin panel (the left menu in Joomla 4)? These are defined in the manifest.xml file so I'm not sure if it's ...
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Joomla 4 alpha display modal with insert image button

I am developing a custom module in Joomla4 alpha, using a bootstrap rendered modal window so that the user of the component will assign images from media in the Joomla back end to the extension ...
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Show the fieldgroup title on /html/com_content/article/edit.php

We want to move all field groups to the first content tab on the backend and assign individual classes to every field group. Therefore, we've already ignored the fieldsets to avoid the creation of the ...
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Undefined variables: recommendedVersion and recommendedVersionEndOfSupport

I went into the "configuration.php", changed error reporting to "maximum", and now my Joomla admin page is suddenly blank white. Then when I go to my backend login page, I get the following error ...
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Joomla 3.9.13 - Error: Failed to start application

I just installed version 3.9 joomla in local using xampp. Once the installation was finished correctly I tried to navigate the site and the backend. After loading a few pages, this annoying error ...
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joomla 4 beta 1 Invalid controller class: display

Php 7.2 localhost MAMP I am having the same issue as here with Joomla_4.0.0-beta1-dev-Development (Monday, 28 October 2019 02:01:09 UTC) 4.0.0-beta1-dev Development [ Amani ] 17-October-2019 20:21 ...
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Redirect administrator login page of multiple Joomla websites hosted in Apache server

I have around 10 Joomla websites hosted on Apache server. The admin URLs are similar to below patterns. http://m1.aa.example.com/administrator http://m2.aa.example.com/administrator . ...
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Error: “Invalid controller class: display”

I've installed Joomla 4 to test with, and I'm getting this error on every attempt to login to the admin: Invalid controller class: display I've re-installed and am using the latest alpha release. ...
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Prefill new user registration fields in the backend by URL

Hey I want to prefill in new user details by setting the parameters in a link. I am talking about the default Joomla User Manager in the BACKEND and then clicked on new user. So this link, ...
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Create a link from Backend to SEF Path in Frontend

I would like to create a link in Administrator Panel that redirect a user to an SEF url in Frontend. Code in Backend <?php $link = JUri::root() . 'index.php?option=com_content&view=article&...
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How to change custom field order in field group?

For articles, I have created two custom fields and I have registered both in a field group -- this much is fine. Now I would like to change the order in which the fields are displayed on the page. I ...
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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 ...