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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How to make "Two Factor Authentication" mandatory for all admin users

I had enabled "two factor authentication" on a site with the Google Authentication Plugin, but discovered that an old administrator was still logging in to the admin. It turns out that if ...
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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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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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404 errors in Joomla backend

I've a problem in the back end for Joomla. I am moving my web site to a new server; it's not ready to go live yet. The problem happens all over the place not just in Article manager but here's an ...
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Secure joomla admin: Disable editing css/html files for templates

I'd like to disable entering and editing any files in the Templates/Templates area. We have some security issues with template files (they are edited by hackers) and we are afraid that it is used for ...
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Admin tabs not loading in Chrome

I've run into an odd issue where none of the back-end tabs are displaying in Chrome. This includes pages like Global Config, New Article, and New User. When I turn on System debug, the tabs display. ...
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Make a custom user field searchable and sortable in administrator list

I'm trying to figure how to make a custom user field searchable, and sortable, in admin users panel. My custom field stores a client ID. As I can have multiple accounts per ID, i'd like to make this ...
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Call to undefined method Joomla\CMS\Application\AdministratorApplication::isSite()

I'm having this error in Joomla for some reason: Call to undefined method Joomla\CMS\Application\AdministratorApplication::isSite() I see other posts with this error, but I suppose they are using ...
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409 Conflict on Joomla 4 administrator backend

I am building a site using Joomal 4. I developed it on my local and uploaded that to the server. All the public pages of the site are rendering properly, but when I try to open the /administrator page,...
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Cannot install/manage extensions due to 403: Access to the Joomla! installer is disabled

I'm trying to install extensions and plugins on my site, but when I hit the Extensions > Install/Manage buttons, I keep getting a message that says: 403: Access Forbidden, Access to the Joomla! ...
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How do I upload images to a specific folder (Component Backend)

I would like to know how I upload files to a specific folder through Joomla Administrator Panel (My Component Backend). I know how to do it in the site part following along with this tutorial: https:/...
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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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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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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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Admin Sidebar not appearing in one view in J5 component

So I have rewritten one of my j3 components for J5, hopefully following the new standards (my first attempt) All admin views work fine except for one where the admin sidebar does not appear (as if it ...
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Solidres Joomla 3 Logged in, select any Joomla menu item, erroneously returned to login page

Hi I'm a rank amateur with regard to site development experience, Last time I put one together was at least a decade ago, much has changed! Decided on Solidres for numerous reasons, not least they ...
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Multi-factor Authentication is not enabled issue

I'm facing challenges enabling Multi-factor Authentication (MFA) Code by Email for frontend users in Joomla. Despite following the necessary steps and configurations, I encounter persistent issues. ...
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PHP type error on creating admin menu item

When I try to create an admin menu item in Joomla 5 (I imagine the same will apply to Joomla 4), I get this error: An error has occurred. 0 strlen(): Argument #1 ($string) must be of type string, ...
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Call to undefined method

I've have a big problem with my dashbord SP Page Builder, when i tried to go on https://www.sologne-nature.org/administrator/index.php?option=com_sppagebuilder , i've got this message 0 Call to ...
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Joomla 4.2 admin "Test mail could not be sent." message though mail works

I get the messages "Test mail could not be sent." when I use the 'Send Test Email' button in Joomla 4.2.1 - on two sites. I have checked the SMTP settings and all OK. I know that the server ...
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Custom User plugin for the group

Looking for the info to have a custom User plugin but instead it shows up in the User, it needs to show up in the (User) group (backend Joomla Administrator). There is a very good example how to ...
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Problem with "Privacy > Request > Email Data Export"

I get the following error when trying to send data to the user. The security token did not match. The request was aborted to prevent any security breach. Please try again." I don't know what it ...
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Warning! Internet Explorer should not be used error, on mobile browsers

After some problems with a Joomla 4( beta 6) install on ubuntu 18.04 with Nginx tried another instance for test purposes. This time on an Ubuntu 20 server with Litespeed( Open LS). Wich I don't know ...
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How can I get the values of the form on my admin page

I have a form on my admin page of my component, and I can edit the fields and save them. When I load the page the saved fields show. Say for example in a blog_category menu item. I create a new menu ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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How to use a Toolbar Button without redirect?

I am developing a Joomla Administrator Component. In the Toolbar, I created a Button via JToolBarHelper::custom('administrat.saveIt', 'save.png', 'save.png', 'SOME_TEXT', false); In my controller, ...
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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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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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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 ...
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Unable to access administrator page - joomla 3.5.1

So, I've done a fresh install of Joomla 3.5.1 and when I go to /administrator, it simply will not let me log in. I'm more than certain I'm entering correct information, I've checked to ensure ...
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