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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Remove elements from Joomla control panel admin menu

Im doing my internship as a web developer in a company. we got a customer that owns a blog site that was created with joomla 3.3 . the problem is that the customer is really curious and knows nothing ...
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Joomla 2.5 Admin menu translation issues

I am currently busy debugging an extension a colleque wrote. That means I have not full knowledge of how the extension works, and my limited experience with Joomla does not help me with a little ...
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Why doesn't the admin page for Joomla have https:// ssl encryption?

Is Joomla backend without https:// secure from hackers grabbing the password and login details? Can you get away without having an ssl certificate for a very basic site with no e-commerce or data ...
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Administrative Login Permissions Disabled

Another Super User disabled login permissions for every group, including Super User; no one can login. Is there a straight forward way to reverse this from within the database? P.S. If anyone can ...
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How to enable error_reporting only for administrator?

There are many times that I need to debug issues on the administration area of Joomla and need to do so on the live site. But I don't want to enable error_reporting also for the front-end. Is there ...
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What is best approach to update the user info in custom component user-info table?

I have developed a custom component that store some user information in separate tables, I want to store/update user information when user deleted or updated from admin section or front end.
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How to write html tags under “contact details” in components > contact > contact us

Please visit this link : http://naadiastrology.info/index.php/contact-us On the menu bar, you can see "Contact us" menu.[Components > Contacts> Contacts > Contact-us in admin ] If you click on that,...
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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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Does joomla automatically populate the redirect component?

In com_redirect in the Joomla admin, there are disabled redirect entries that shouldn't be there. I'm certain that no one put them there. The column heading is "expired url". How do these get there, ...
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Hiding and showing fields based on menu item

I have a module with a few text input fields. For example: menu a menu b I also have two menu types, each for different sections of the site. Is it possible based on which menu type the module is ...
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Joomla works without my new ftp password, how that's possible?

I changed my database password and I have changed it in the configuration.php file but concerning my FTP password I can't find where I need to change it in Joomla. The weird things is that my new ftp ...
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How to add image/icon to the header of the administration pages of a component?

I am building my own component and I would like to add my icons/images left of the Title in the administrative pages of the component (backend), like the core components have. How to do this?
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Joomla - one admin panel for multiple sites [duplicate]

I'm trying to find some possible solutions to manage multiple Joomla sites through one administration panel, but couldn't find anything relevant. Does anybody know if it is possible in Joomla 3.x? ...
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How does the Administrator main menu come up with menu item text?

I had to change the text on an Administrator menu item, and found that some of the menu items yse the title, others use the alias. One used a language string in the title column, and it works, but ...
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Change Date Format in Article Editing page on Publishing tab

I would like to change the date format of the following fields Article Editing page on Publishing tab): Start Publishing Finish Publishing Created Date Modified Date The format is by default Y-m-d H:...
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Admin menu items disappearing

Weird thing happend to one of my websites: In admin panel (Joomla! 3.3.1 Stable - default backend template) after I click an item from the top dropdown menu (Articles for example) and then click ...
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Is there a way to have the article edit box stretch the full width of the screen in Joomla 2.5?

When editing articles with EDITOR set to NONE, is there a way to have the article edit box stretch the full width of the screen (in Joomla2.5)? I know you can resize the width manually, but I'd like ...
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Display the category notes on the page “article manager”

I use the category note field as a reminder for the "article template" I use for the articles in that category. An example of a category note: always add module 20 (using module anywhere) at the ...
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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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Set display All by default in backend for category/menu/module

Do you have any idea how I could set by default "display All" instead of "display 20"? I would need it for category manager, menu manager, and module manager?
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Customizing K2 admin panel

I would like to hide/show specific fields in the K2 article editing panel for specific users. I would like to hide all the "item view options in category listing" and only show the image size ...
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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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Fatal Error : Could not Access the Global Configuration part in Administration

I have Installed Joomla 3.3 on My site through FTP and have created database for the Site with the User.I successfully installed the site but I'm not able to access the Global Configuration part on ...
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Joomla: Blank administrator backend after login

I'm facing an issue when I try to migrate a Joomla installation to a different server. Let me first of all say I have copied all files from the old server to the new one, and migrated the Joomla ...
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Default menu assignment for a new module

While creating a new module, is it possible to change the default menu assignment from 'All pages' to 'no pages'? I haven't be able to find anything that would allow that switch in the global ...
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Pagination of lists at backend – how to add custom list size?

How can I add custom value to Site Settings > Default List Limit in Joomla 3.X? I can see dropdown menu with values 5, 10, 15, 20, 25, 30, 50, 100 there. I would like to add item 500. Can be the ...
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Guide for using Bootstrap in Joomla backend

This is based in the Joomla backend, component development. I notice that the base features of bootstrap 2.3 that Joomla uses is modded, so it is missing icons and such. Is there any guide to show ...
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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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What do the options of component “Joomla! Update” mean?

In the options of the component Joomla! Update you can specify the update server. The current help info doesn't provide enough information to decide to use Custom URL and Currently configured (no ...

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