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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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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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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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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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Administrator logout not logging out

One of my sites was hacked the day after I got the notice that there was a vulnerability with 3.4.6. Sitelock cleaned it (this particular site is on Bluehost). They told me I was good to go. Since ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Administrator page 404 not found

I can't access administrator's page; it returns 404 error not found. Although when I rename .htaccess to htaccess.txt, admin page works, but the whole site returns 404 error not found. When I rename ...
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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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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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“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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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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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 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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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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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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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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Make the Message “Article successfully saved” Fade Away after x seconds

Let's say that I edit and save an article. The message "Article successfully saved"appears in the system-message-container div and sticks there. Let's say that now I am doing some editing and I am ...
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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...