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Questions tagged [articles]

This tag is for questions related to Joomla articles and the com_content component.

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List articles by author

I am looking for the simplest way to create a menu item that lists all articles by a specific author. Any help is appreciated. Elad.
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How to add article image to module mod_article_categories?

I am using Articles - Categories module in my Joomla website (my custom template) and it works great, meaning that it lists all articles with intro text from the categories I want. But it does not ...
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Displaying more articles in the article view

I'm using joomla 3.3.6 and I designed content page as I want, but I need one more thing. Is there a plugin or a component to display all/other articles as a list, so the user can move to them. The ...
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Articles Frontend Editing Issue: Field required: Category

I am doing some articles editing on the frontend, where I came across an issue. Some of the articles cannot be saved and Joomla returns the message "Field required: Category. Of course the articles ...
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How to modify article structure?

Sometimes, we need to customize the structure of Joomla! articles with custom fields in order to propose to users different textarea / input where he can enter datas such as date, location, text 1, ...
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How to fetch joomla article custom fields in another component?

I have created some custom fields in my joomla article from backend now I want to fetch them in another component. What would be the code to achieve it?
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How to create teaser articles on home page with “read more” link to article page

I'm new to Joomla and I'm trying to create a home page that will show the 3 most recent articles, with only the first few lines of the article text, a thumbnail and a read more button for each which ...
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1answer
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Can't override com_content controller

I'm trying to override com_content controller (administrator/components/com_content/controller.php), for this I have installed the joomla-override plugin and followed as the documentation says. ...
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1answer
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Joomla keeps automatically blocking articles

I have been recently assigned to take care of a website that uses joomla. First things I'm trying to do are "smaller", like posting or editing articles. I've received a super user account, but even ...
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Changes on a joomla site do not reflect on the front end

I got a a joomla-powered site. Recently I added an article to the back end, published it but it does not show up on the front end of the website. I went further to 'unpublish' some of the articles ...
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2answers
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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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Add custom / extra field to a category

Is there any way you know of to add a custom/extra field to just a single category and not all articles as described here, without using an extension like k2?
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How can I increase the maximum length of article titles?

I need to create a few articles with very long titles, but it seems like Joomla has a maximum article title length of around 256. How can I increase this limit?
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How to show images in intro text section on article news flash advanced gallery

So, I'm trying to set up intro text for some of my articles displayed on a page by the Article Newsflash Advanced Module. I'm using joomla 3.6. I want to be able to include images in the intro text ...
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1answer
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Different templates for viewing and editing articles

I would like the template for editing articles to be different from the template for viewing articles. How can this be done?
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2answers
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Creating variables inside article text

I am very new to Joomla. I started 4 days ago. Does anybody know an easy and not very time consuming way to use the article like a template, defining variables that could substitute simple strings. We ...
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1answer
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How to display tag on top of article and author at the bottom

I would like to display the tags at the top of the article but the author at the bottom. One way to do that would be to tweak the split option for Position of Article Info in Article Manager Options, ...
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joomla v3.6 article - uploaded image stretches to max

I noticed the above issue when I was composing an article in Joomla. The following is the uploaded image when viewed on a smart phone device which looks fine. However, the web version looks very ...
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1answer
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Adding PHP In Article

I am wanting to connect to a SQL Server Instance in my article, and I have the below syntax to do such. My issue is that when I view the article it writes ".$row['book_name']." "; } ?> onto the ...
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Adding Images to Latest Articles module

I am looking to display my latest articles on my joomla website. Using the module latest articles I can display the articles titles but I am wondering is there a way to display an image along with the ...
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How can I create a page that links to all articles with fake long titles?

I would like to have a page that lists all articles in a category by subcategory, and to have these articles listed by titles longer than Joomla's built-in maximum length. In asking this question I ...
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duplicate content for an article URLs [duplicate]

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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Category Blog - open article on intro image click [duplicate]

i use the menu item type "category blog". For the articles in my Category i set a Intro Image which will be shown on the left side of the blog entry. At the moment it is only possible to open the full ...