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Programmatically set article image

I generate/update several articles through a PHP script (in the cli folder) that parses an external data source (custom tables). This works well. Now, if an article has not yet an image, the script ...
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How can I use first image in article as featured image?

I have searched all over the internet but nothing got useful. I have only hope on this forum. Please tell me how can I use the first image of the article in Joomla as featured image. I don't want to ...
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Difference between article meta description and Google result's presented text

I'm using Joomla 3.9 for posting my articles. I've recently noticed the meta description appearing for my articles on Google and the ones I've written in Joomla are different. It seems Google is just ...
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Insert Contacts Custom Field In Article

I have created a few custom fields for my contacts. I now want to display these contact details withinin some articles using the following format; {field 1} will display the field with the ID 1 {...
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How to add category name to url path for an article in Joomla 4?

How to display category name in the url path? Say I have a category named cat1, and an article1 under this category. I want to display website.wb/cat1/article1, but what I get is website.wb/article1. ...
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Content plugin doesn't add text to articles

I have the following plugin written: defined( '_JEXEC' ) or die( 'Restricted access' ); jimport( 'joomla.plugin.plugin' ); class plgContentModifyArticle extends JPlugin { function ...
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Avoid that text Line “Search Results” appears when switching to another language?

I can't post my URL, so to simplify it, let's say: you have a website in three languages. in your main menu (one defined for each language, that all works well), you have one menutab, whose type is ...
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Default value for repeatable custom field

I am trying to set a default value for the repeatable custom field. My subform has a number field, a media field and a text field. I am using the default value field in the repeatable field ...
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Define a default intro image on article submissions

I'm searching a way to define a default intro image in the Joomla article creator from the core (when a user create an article if he don't add an intro image there is one by default generated from a ...
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komento comments count at article

I'm trying to add komento comments count add to article at below file templates/name-template/html/com_content/article/default.php code $query->select(' COUNT(jc.id) AS ...
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Article Settings Priority (again…)

Is there a way to make the individual article options settings take priority over the Menu or Global options settings? I have found that it makes no difference what the individual article options are ...
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Article Shows as white screen but plugins load

I have an article which shows as published in my back end. If I click on "preview" which I believe is Regular Labs "better preview" I see a screen saying the article is unpublished. I also have a ...
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Article links from Joomla article do not work for multi-language website

I have a Joomla article that contains links to other articles: https://www.dev.gonativeguide.com/de/ I add the links with the "+article" button of the editor. My site is bilingual: English and ...
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How to get the canonical SEF URL of an article in PHP?

Is there any way to get from the article it's SEF URL? <?php $id = JFactory::getApplication()->input->getInt('id'); $article = JTable::getInstance("content"); ?> searching ...
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Find Article SEF URL by ID

Is it possible to get SEF URL from Joomla article ID through some API? I'm moving data from old custom CMS to Joomla. Articles in old CMS contain links to each other. Old articles had their full URL ...
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Article Table of Content in the sidebar

I need to find an extension to generate the Article Table of Content or Outline in the sidebar like this page (right sidebar). The page will scroll to that heading/content when click to the sidebar ...
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Using Link A instead of the title link

I am using the module Articles - Newsflash to show a category of mine, which works just as intended. Now I can see all intro images of the selected articles and also some corresponding text. ...
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How to change appearance of “action items”, the button which reveals email and print actions on an article

I want to show a simple "email to friend" button on my Joomla articles (3.9.5) The Articles global options allows Email and Print actions to be added, but they are then "hidden" behind a blue cog icon....
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“Use Global” not available on menu entry

I have an installation where the article options are wonky. Global and article seems to be working, but on the menu (blog) the "Use Global" options is not available (as it is with a fresh install or ...
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Joomla 3.9.3 Articles: 500 Unknown column 'a.note' in 'field list'

I've updated to Joomla 3.9.3 and now when I open the articles pages, I get this error: 500 Unknown column 'a.note' in 'field list' I've tried to fix the database with the repair function, but this ...
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Suddenly URLs with “table/”

I'm running a simple site based on Joomla. The SEF URLs are defined by SH404SEF and look like https://[domain]/[category]/[sub category]/[article title alias].html. In some cases there is a 1-to-1 ...
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Add a message after saving an article

Based on this question:. https://joomla.stackexchange.com/a/24042/8968 I want to add the return code as a message after save to see if it was successful or not. Can someone tell how I can do this?...
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Joomla tag links in articles url problem

Having the latest Joomla 3.9.1, when I insert tags in articles, the url when I hover over the tags under the article from a category blog page is example.com/component/tags/tag/my-example-tag. I have ...
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How to automatically update CDN after saving an article?

I am looking for a solution and have no idea how to start. All my static joomla HTML sites are cached by Cloudflare. After updating an article on joomla, I update the Cloudflare cache manual with a ...
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Joomla.submitbutton is not a function at HTMLButtonElement.onclick

I have been facing a problem when I try to update the article from the frontend then it shows this error Joomla.submitbutton is not a function at HTMLButtonElement.onclick Here is my code &...
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Find out which menu an article is assigned to

Does anybody know a way to find out which menu item an article is attached to in Joomla 3.x ? When you open a menu item you can see which article is attached to that menu. But the opposite is not ...
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How to get rendered full page before returning to the browser?

Is there any way to get full rendered page before returning to the browser? I want to get full page (from <html> to </html>), replace some pseudo variables and retrun to user changed ...
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Responsive Height Columns in Article

I am trying to fix a formatting Error in a Joomla! Project I took over in my School. Currently they used a HTML Instructions (as far as I unterstand this) in the Article. [columns add_margins=true ...
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Joomla add article & extra field values from custom component

I have a custom component, from which I am taking my data & creating a new article with extra field values(from code). Below, is my code & attempt. JLoader::import('components.com_content....
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Tracing source of this error: Call to a member function reorder() on boolean

Is there a way to trace this error: Call to a member function reorder() on boolean I'm checking my PHP Logs but this particular error isn't showing up there. It happens when I'm trying to create ...
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How can I add custom user field values to an article?

I have created a custom user field named "Gender". How can I show this field in an article? I can only manage to show: username, name, email and User Id Here is my current Sourcerer code to access ...
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Set featured article first in custom sort order

I am using a bespoke module (which has been inherited with the site) and the module sorts the articles shown based on the selected sort order from the XML params: <field name="sortopt" type="list" ...
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How do I make article images that can be enlarged on mobile devices?

I'm trying to enter lessons with images on my website, but the images are too tiny on mobile devices. Is there any way to make it so they can be enlarged by clicking on them rather than trying to ...
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How to set the title and intro text as hyperlinks to the full article in blog layout?

When displaying articles in blog layout on my website, I want the respective article link on the title and the whole intro text. I looked at the code in components/com_content/views/category/tmpl/...
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How to create many pages with the same content except for one variable?

I have over 100 pages to create and they will have the same exact content except for one variable (dog breed). Examples: www.dog.com/husky-dog www.dog.com/rottweiler-dog www.dog.com/pitbull-dog and ...
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Delete row from custom made SQL when deleting article in Joomla

I´m still new to Joomla and to coding SQL. I was thinking about how I should manage a big system I made with information that is saved in a sql table, that contains some user input and the "id" of an ...
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Why doesn't an article appear when following some links?

When I try to access an article by following a link like thisindex.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=9, the post appears as expected. However, when I use the link index.php/2-...
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How to dynamically filter blog/list layout by today's date?

I've created a Joomla article category 'Events' with three list views: all events past events future events All three views refer to the same "Events" category. The past and future events layout use ...
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Get tags for an article

How can I query the db for all the tags associated with an article? I have been able to use JTable to query to *_tags table, but that doesn't return the tags that are associated with the article ...
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How to automatically append slash to article links?

I want to make sure that all my links from one article to another end in a '/'. Currently, there is a link on article "One" that contains a link to "Two" and it's generated like this: https://...
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Send values from article to article

I have two articles in my Joomla site. One article has various links to the same article. The other article display, with code of java script, the HTML content of a file depending on what link was ...
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How to display all articles on the website in Joomla! 3.8.7?

I have over 200 articles in this category but actually, on this page, it is displaying only the last 30 recent ones and also in a column format. https://www.kiagia.com/index.php/bollywood-mobile/...
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PHP: Check if a module is displayed on the current page

I'm having some issues with checking if a module is displayed on the current page. I tried out different approaches with JModuleHelper methods, eg isEnabled, but it only works with module types not ...
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Extended tag field joomla article custom field

I have some joomla custom fields in articles. But I need 3 custom fields that should behave like the joomla "tags" so that, besides selecting from the options available, the user can also insert a new ...
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Additional “Images And Links” fields - corect way

Just edited administrator/component/com_content/models/forms/article.xml to add more Images fields. The control is very user-friendly. Is there a way of doing it more right without changing core ...
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Canonical tag problem in Joomla articles

look at the URLs below: 1. /essays/technical-essays/180-technologies/247-megapixel 2. /essays/technical-essays/247-megapixel 3. /essays/technical-essays/technologies/247-megapixel 4. /essays/...
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SQL Query error when displaying article list

I am running a number of sites on the same server. All are updated to Joomla 3.8.2 Suddenly some of them but not all have the following problem. When I list the articles I get a list of the first 20 ...
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Article title and category not bolding

We upgraded to 3.8.1 and since the upgrade the article titles and categories are not bolding as they did in the past. We have an article-category module and I checked the tabs to see if there was ...
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Checking if category has an published article

I have this piece of code in my template <?php if ($showLeftColumn) : ?> <aside class="sppb-col-md-3 custom-style-left"> <jdoc:include type="modules" name="left-top" style="...
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How do I find out the URL for an article?

I created the following article: Which shows up in the list at http://localhost:81/fecms/administrator/index.php?option=com_content&view=articles I tried to navigate to http://localhost:81/...