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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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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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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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Get ID for new Article or Category

I'm programming in a button to allow users to add a new category or article but I'm also tracking the IDs to create the custom webpage structure. So when the user clicks the button I need to know the ...
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How to prevent category pages from being visited

Here is my problem, I made couple content categories, the structure is something like this: pages (here I store all the pages, like about us, contacts, news, privacy policy, etc); news (with ...
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How to assign a different Joomla template style to subpages?

How to make the sub articles have different template style and not inherit the one assigned to their parent category? Let's say that I have news category which uses the default template style. How ...
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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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Customizing the Article Title

I am new to Joomla. I am trying to customize the Article title. As per my understanding the title is using Header tag h2, now this is same across all the Articles displayed on the site. So basically ...
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Override Global CSS within Article

I have one article, where I want to apply different styling to it than what the global is. I tried to add it like so <link rel="stylesheet" type="text/css" href="https:"/ tag at the top of my ...
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Article Table of Content as a sticky navigation

I'm looking for a way (plugin, module?) to achieve the following: auto-generate a Table of Content for certain long Joomla articles based on HTML tags (H1,H2 etc.) or CSS classes of headings show ...
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Joomla article wont post if the content is over 3000 characters

I am running into an issue where my article will not post if the content of the article is over 3000 characters. When I click save, it appears to be trying to post but then I am taken to a white ...
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Import Excel table rows as articles

I have a different products organized in Excel file. Every column means something - Title, Description, Weight, Price and so on. Can I import them in Joomla in such a way, that every row is a new ...
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Custom redirect points to correct page but prints 404 in <title>

I'm new to joomla and this isn't my field. I'm developing a module which should be shown on a page. The URL which prints the content is info-compagnie-aeree.html?iata=af and I want it to be compagnie-...
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How to show previous/next buttons in my articles?

I'm using helix3. my website is 1PSD.net. how to put a button "next" in bottom my pages?like this picture? I mean, not button "READ MORE". I want multiple pages similar the left post "Beginners" and ...
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Empty error message when saving article

Complete error message when I click save: Error Save failed with the following error: Using Joomla 3.6.5, admin backend. Anyone had the same problem?
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Getting latest article from category including subcategories

I am attempting to get the latest article in a category that has a number of subcategories through the Articles ContentModel. If I use $model->setState('filter.category_id', $this->category->...
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Content History Component Not Found

I have a Joomla installation which is on 3.6.5 and working on upgrading to 3.7. While carrying out a test upgrade on a dev version of the site, I got presented with an error about the contenthistory ...
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How to allow users to view/edit their article(s) only - Joomla 3?

I want to get the following article setup to work on one of my Joomla 3 sites: - Users of the user group A can create, view and edit only their own artile(s) - Users of the user group B can create, ...
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How to remove specific articles from blog view using a plugin custom code. Its possible? How?

I would like to prevent some specific articles from being shown on com_content blog view and featured articles view. For example, if the article has a specific ID that I seted on code like "27" he ...
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insert background image for articles

I am trying to put a background image into all articles on my website. At the moment I am achieving this by hard-coding the div tag into the body of my joomla article. <p>{loadmodule mod_custom,...
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How to find the joomla page from url

Client provide me the url of the joomla page. But I am not able to find it from the administrator. I check every article but I am not able to find it. Can anybody please help me with it where I can ...
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Joomla3 specific article permissions on front end

What I would like to do is create a basic wiki using Joomla articles and categories. On the front-end when someone creates an article I would like for them to be able to give other registered members ...
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Order Broken on Feature Article page

I have a page displaying a list of Feature Articles. It is set up as a Menu Item of type Feature Articles. IN the Layout, I have Article Order set to 'Article Order'. When I have 5 articles on the ...
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Meta Title is not showing in Joomla website for Article pages

I am facing an issue where Joomla article pages are not showing Tag. While it shows other meta tags as below : Here is the URL of testing version site : http://dev.innvonix.in/enlight/ How i can ...
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Run External PHP File From Joomla Article

I have a php file that will echo results in the end of the file. I want to from an onclick event fire some Javascript that will call this php file and print the results on screen. My javascript ...
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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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Cannot find featured articles on Joomla Backend

I'm new at this, any help is appreciated! I cannot find the main page content on the backend of Joomla. I went into Edit Menu Items learned the menu type is Featured Articles, but when I search ...
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Articles titles are not showing up in Uber template

I installed Uber template, but the article titles in the Category are not showing. Please what do I do?
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Is there any way to define a block of text other than the initial text as the intro text?

On some articles, the best text to use as the intro text isn't necessarily the initial text in the article. Is there any way to define an alternative block of text later in the document as the intro ...
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How to implement conditional style in CSS for Joomla articles

I own a website called www.elitemaths.com.au. The issue I am having is the with the template.CSS file which seems to make all images to stretch because it has the following syntax .article-intro img,....
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How to prevent Article images width being stretched to 100%

I am asking about this again because the solution from joomla v3.6 article - uploaded image stretches to max does not seem to work for me. The issue I have is the article images keeping their size ...
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Apply CSS to multiple articles via URL

I have some custom CSS I'd like to add to my template's user.css file. It's CSS that is supposed to be applied to all of my newsletter articles. There's a lot of them. So, I know how to apply CSS to ...
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Add extra fields to article

I'm trying to create a simple plugin that adds 4 textfields to the article options. But I'm not getting it to work. This is my plugin structure: extrafields.xml extrafields.php These are the ...
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Cannot order articles in the correct order

I would like to put my artciles in order of date, you would think this is simple, since the options are in the menu item. Im using joomla 3.6 and for troubleshoting I have a fresh install, I have ...
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Is There a Way to Display the Rating in the Category List?

I really like the native implementation of article rating. I want to display an overview of all the articles including the ratings. I thought I can activate the 5 star rating view on the category-...
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Does it influence SEO if I make short url for all pages in my site?

1) Is it OK if i make short URL for almost every article in my Joomla! site like http://myjoomlasite.com/4rhd789d? 2) Is it OK if some of the articles has more than one menu? 3) What is the best way ...
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Make “Version Note” mandatory in frontend form

I am using Joomla 3.6.5. On my site I allow registered Authors to add articles. "Version Note" is one of the fields but it is optional. I want to make it mandatory. I have enabled versioning for ...
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Change multi-language admin panel setup

I am new to Joomla. I want to create a multi-language website using Joomla CMS. I followed the instructions at https://www.templatemonster.com/help/joomla-3-x-configuration-multilanguage-site.html#...
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Add “show all” button to BT Content Slider module

I am using Joomla 3.X. I have a module which displays three news and events at a time to see next set of news and events user has to press the next button. The name of the module is "BT Content Slider"...
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301 Redirect all K2 Items (or Joomla! articles) to the Parent Category

I have a Joomla! + K2 site that uses categories as main landing pages with articles filling in various sections of the page. Thus, I don't want articles to be seen or indexed by Google individually. ...
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How to update bulk articles using php script without content modification

I want to edit/update Joomla article using an external script. The assets table has been broken and for that I used ACL Manager to fix it. But there are some missing assets for which I need to open ...
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Backend article order not same as frontend order

Someone please help I seem to be gong around in circles with this. I am using a category blog and setting the order to article Order. In the backend I have set them up how I want them but the ...
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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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Structure of content and assets table of joomla

Can anyone explain structure of content and assets table. I m adding articles by API so how i can insert data into that two tables. In which table i have to add first. Please guide.
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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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Link to article changes depending on module

I've created some article, and I've create a some custom modules with the list of articles (by using the +article button for adding a specific article to the custom module). In a page I've added an ...
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404 error when publishing a new article joomla!

I recently installed joomla! to my website when I published the getting started article and loaded up my website it worked, but when I tried to get rid of that article and publish my own article, I ...
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Cannot remove article info

I've created an article, and in its options I've set to hide the article info (Publish date, Hits, and so on). When I show the article on the site, I can see these data that are not hidden. I've ...
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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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How to publish the article to specific folder in joomla?

I want to publish the article in specific folder? Just like a following link, http://a4academics.com/interview-questions/57-c-plus-plus/419-cpp-interview-questions-answers
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Administrators cannot edit articles after Joomla update

After Joomla update to 3.6.2 the user group Administrator cannot edit some articles while some articles can be edited. Super Users can edit all the articles. I think the issue is with the category . ...