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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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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 ...
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How to move Joomla quick icons to the right side?

It might not be all that important, but I kinda wish to see the Joomla quick icons on the right. The default setting is on the left, I think? I attach a screenshot as an example of where I want them ...
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Can't insert intro/full article image

For some strange reason I cannot insert intro/full article image in articles anymore. On "Images and Links" tab, I click on button to add images. Popup screen appears and then I paste image url in "...
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How to get sidebar in joomla admin [duplicate]

I am new to joomla. I am trying to develop component. How can I have sidebar in Joomla admin component. Please help me solve this.
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Content-based plugin not loading

I'm pretty new to plugin creation and I've already hit a snag. I'm trying to add fields to the admin-side article creation via plugin but nothing is showing up in $params signifying proper loading and ...
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What is the proper file for a custom field in admin-only article creation?

Through following this guide, I've created a plugin and installed it but I am having trouble with the final step. Most guides are saying to create a template override and if I create an override for ...
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“Popular Articles” Admin Module - Why do some articles have blue number of hits in the list?

In the "Popular Articles" admin Module in the Control Panel - Why do some articles have blue number of hits in the list? What does this mean? I have highlighted the area in red. Thanks
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How to Remove Joomla Icon at the bottom Admin Login page?

How do I Remove Joomla Icon at the bottom Administrator Login page? I have searched and can't figure it out. Does anyone have experience in removing this? Thanks.
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How to remove/hide “Help” button from the admin toolbar?

How do I remove the "Help" button from the admin toolbar in Isis template? I have tried placing the following in the Isis template.css file with no luck, #toolbar-help.btnwrapper button.btn-small { ...
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Inject HTML overrides in admin Template

I would like to create some html overrides for a given Admin Template (isis). So I could throw in all the code into the template's directory, but I guess an update will wipe out all my changes, so ...
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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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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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Admin panel works for short period, then links all go 404

I'm doing update and maintenance on a Joomla site that hasn't seen much care for the last year or so. When I log in as an administrator I can only click around for a few minutes before all the links ...
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Upgraded from 2.5 to 3.5 : Joomla.JMultiSelect, Class is not defined

I've upgraded an old site from 2.5 to 3.5 and have managed to fix everything except this error : Uncaught ReferenceError: Class is not defined @ multiselect.js:12 Uncaught TypeError: Joomla....
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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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How do I make the registration verification email send all user details?

The website requires administrator approval of users but I need the email to the admin to contain not just the name and email address of the new user but also all the other details in the login form. ...
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Joomla Administration menu auto-disable in the internal sections

When I go to a section in the administration, for instance Article -> Create, the administration menu turns disabled. It seems the reason is to prevent sudden click on the menus and turning away from ...
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Getting a blank page after logging into administration on non-SU account

I want to give certain users permission to access the administration panel, but no permission to modify things aside from that which I've specifically allowed. I created a group called "John" in ...
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disappearance of all the tabs in my joomla administration interface

I just noticed a my surprise the disappearance of all the tabs in my administration interface... (see attachment) You should know that all components work perfectly. For example when I type http://...
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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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Adding a popup to com_users in joomla

I want to add a popup and a trigger for that popup in com_users( i.e Users page) and load a external link into that popup. I have added a button next to the "Add a note" button but i am new to joomla ...
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NOT Super Administrator as default

I am new to Joomla, just added a website with a new account there today. By default I am the Administrator (not super) and missing some of the functionalities. Any ideas ?
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My Joomla website admin panel suddenly has no menus available after I refreshed messages

I'm using j3.4.8 and suddenly after I changed the Special ACL to include Manager, and I went back to it after dinner, Joomla displayed "Refreshed Messages" button, which upon clicking produced Profile ...
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It is safe to allow access to Joomla default Administrator user-group?

I need to allow access to an untrusted person to a site. I understand that the "Administrator" user-group is not allowed to upload or edit php files, install extensions, or any other stuff that ...
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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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Assign admin module to all admin pages

Id like to assign an administrator module to all pages, This is very simple with site modules as you can assign in the "menu manager" tab , however in the admin module the "menu manager" tab is not ...
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Error viewing Joomla system info

I am getting an error while trying to view the system info of my Joomla site. I am on Joomla 3.4.5.The error is as shown Fatal error: Class 'JPlatform' not found in /public_html/mywebsite/...
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Access Errors After Changing Addon Domain Directory Root to Joomla! Folder

First: I would consider myself an advanced beginner in terms of administration. I know enough to be dangerous to myself and my projects :) I have an addon website hosted at HostGator. The HostGator ...
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Article Manager: “No Matching Results” when navigating in pagination after page 1 - Joomla 3.4.5

I am getting a weird issue on site I 'm setting up on Joomla 3.4.5. When in article manager trying to go the next page (so to show the next bunch of 20 articles), it shows no articles and a message "...
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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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Email notifications when users logging in to the administrator site

I would like to be notified via email when someone is logging-in to Joomla Administration interface as Superuser, and also know his ip address. Is it possible?
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Save and Close redirect

I'm modifying the administrator panel in Joomla and when a user press "Save and close" in the edit module i want it to redirect to /administrator, not /administrator/index.php?option=com_modules. Is ...
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Users can't save new article in backend (buttons does not show)

I've got an annoying problem and can't solve it. I need to create a lower-level admin access in my website backend, which can only create and edit articles. I started creating a new group (Admin ...
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Backend menu administrator GUI broke

When trying to edit or add menu item in Menu Manager, I have lost the GUI interface and all of the functionality. Just updated to Joomla! 3.4.4 Stable [ Ember ] 8-September-2015 21:30 GMT and ...
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Resetting 'view all users' back to 10 per page

I have approx 14,000 users on my Joomla website. I wondered what would happen if I tried to view all the users on one page. Predictably, it wouldn't let me view all the users and now gives me a ...
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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, ...