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

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Cannot log in to Joomla (front and back) after site move

I moved a Joomla 1.5 site to another hosting provider under different domain. Everything works fine, all pages load fine, but I can't log into administrator panel, not the front end. The username/...
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How to customize the look of the admin ISIS template with CSS? ISIS custom.css

I want to customize a bit the look of the ISIS admin template in Joomla 3. Need to add a few custom css for colours, and hide a few elements here and there. What is the best way to do this?
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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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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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Change the default articles list ordering overriding the model

I need to change the default ordering of the articles list in the administrator Articles page. To do this I probably would have to edit the populateState() method in administrator/components/...
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Unable to log into administrator section of Joomla 2.5

Had a site up and running fine last night and today when I try to log in to the admin section it just send me straight back to the administrator log in page, no errors about incorrect username or ...
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Token check not working in custom component admin

I've built a custom component and have three forms that executes different tasks in the default.php view on subcontrollers within the administrator. Within my tmpl view default.php, each form has a &...
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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 ...
Peter Schöne's user avatar
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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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Unable to Access My Site

Can someone please explain to me why I'm suddenly unable to access the administrator section of my site. Each time I try to login I get the following message, see image. Your speedy help will be ...
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How to make external url as homepage

I own a live website and I'm attempting to replace the current homepage using an external url as menu item, the external url is an index.html. This way the browser should open that page first but that'...
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Unable to Access Backend - Masked for frontend

It has been awhile since I went in and updated one of the sites I manage. The problem: When I go to the backend of my site (/administrator), it is simply a mask for the front-end. So when I go to ...
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I can't access the control panel in joomla 3.4

Trying permits users, the next problem arose me; I can access the backend with my super user keys, but not visualize when accessing the control panel of joomla, only information about users, but not ...
Elviro Valencia alonso's user avatar