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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 to show entire article content as a single-article module?

I'm trying to add two pieces of content to a page, an article and an custom HTML menu. I've set the page to type of featured articles and created a module from a single article. How can I have this ...
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Hide article titles on Tagged Items

I have the article Show Title set to hidden at the global article options. However, when the articles display on menu link (tagged items) the article titles are shown. Please advise, thank you.
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How to get all the articles by only knowing half of the ID or Name?

I need to get an array of all the articles that have a fixed part in their ID or Name and then create a template based of them. For example: I'll create many articles that have in their ID "plants" ,...
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Article settings priority (global, menu, article)

I have a hard time remembering where I can change the articles settings, e.g. the "show category" setting. I repeatedly have to discover that it's possible Globally (go to Content->Articles and pick "...
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Joomla 3x ,articles anywhere plugin ,not loading my article inside a module

I'm new to Joomla,so I got this problem: I have Articles Anywhere and Modules Anywhere plugins instaled and I have a module for the Home page. In this module I try to load another module and in the ...
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Custom Article plugin loses functionality after article creation

I have created a plugin that adds a radio selection and text fields to back-end Article creation (and I thought edit as well) but the functionality behind those custom inputs only fires on creation. I ...
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link to a single article with catatogy

I am new to Joomla. I have created a module that shows some articles with a link to those articles. I fetched latest articals with : <?php $list= ModArticlesLatestHelper::getList($params); ...
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Change Logo image file after user login

I want to change the content of a specific article by the time user login. So I create a plugin and put my code inside onUserLogin(), the problem is how do I get the content of this specific article?...
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Display an article's Access Level on the article's page

For a website of an educational institute I would like to show registered users what the article's access levels are. In this case the access levels for articles can be "Students", "Teachers" or "...
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How to create bulk articles by using php script?

I have seen this post and it was really helpful Create categories, subcategories and articles using php but I am not able to create articles by using same script. I have modified the script but ...
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“Home” Menu item - Assign blank article to see homepage hits?

I would like to see my homepage hits in my "Popular Articles" module in Joomla backend, so I created a blank article titled "Homepage" and assigned it to my "Home" menu item and have starred this menu ...
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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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Nothing Visible in Media manager & in Article Images & links

In my joomla website, if i click on media manager, nothing is visible(i.e. everything loads except the images & folders), same thing happens in articles when i add the intro image or full article ...
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how to run php code in joomla content and custom module without third party plugin

i wonder how to insert php code in joomla content and custom module without plugins when i change the editor from tinyMCE to none i can insert js/css code and they work perfectly but when i insert ...
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After upgrade to Joomla 3.6, new saved articles are on the bottom of the articles list

Yesterday I upgraded Joomla to the new 3.6 version and I published an article which didn't show up on my page. I've browsed through the articles, and the newly published article was at the bottom of ...
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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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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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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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Blog page showing Categories and their Articles in blocks?

In a 3.5 Joomla I have multiple articles and subcategories and want to show them in a page like: Computers -- Article 1 -- Article 2 -- Article 3 Health -- Article 4 -- Article 5 -- Article 6 Science ...
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What is Joomla article options stored table?

I am searching where in the database (table, column) are stored the choices we make at Option tab, when editing an article. To be more specific I was looking to see where is the "Show Author" (Show ...
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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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Displaying a module in specific articles

I am new to joomla and I am not a joomla developer. I need a plugin that let modules be displayed in specific articles. I mean: Specify some content IDs in module management page. Then display the ...
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Creating href links pointing to the associated article in the other language

I want to create a href link in my Joomla articles pointing out to the one which is associated with its one. I used to copy an old article and edit its content its time. So I ask if there is any ...
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I can't get changes to a published article to show

IMPORTANT UPDATE I have finally been able to get in touch with the guy who was running the site prior to my taking over and he has told me he had stopped using Joomla and was just updating the pages ...
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Customize article options publish print and email links in Joomla 3.5

I would like to display the articles in the front end, without the print and email links. I have configured the publishing article options in Joomla for that, both article publish links disappear. ...
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unplublish article showing on frontend for every one

I am working on joomla 3.5.1 and facing a strange issue that after unpublished the article, article is visible on front end for everyone. I cleared cache and other relevant things but no effect. Only ...
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How to fix “in article” links after upgrade

So... I had to upgrade joomla 1.5 to 3.5 today. It was much fun :D Managed to fix everything except links to other articles that are embedded in the content. Site is multilingual. Here is original ...
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Send Article Details when user click Email Icon

When a user clicks email icon in frontend article, a default message is sent giving the article link. But I want to modify this, and also send Article title and Introtext in the email. For this, I ...
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Creating articles in front end. Status field is disabled and articles remain unpublished

I have a site were certain users can create, edit and publish articles on the front end. These users are using the default "Author", "Editor", "Publisher" user groups and permissions. They can do all ...
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Random image in an article

I've built my own template so that when someone creates an article, the image on the top ( like an intro image ) has a width of 100% and its own height ( could be 200px or whatever ). Now someone ...
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Menu Item - Show only a few articles

I have a general question. I want to show for instance four articles ( or ten, the number doesn't matter just so much as I want ) that are in a category "articles". So the problem is that in the ...
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How do I sort articles by article order in Joomla 3?

I've got a category with two sub-categories, the articles appear to be grouped in the back end by sub-category and it doesn't allow me to set the article order to mix them. Is this normal? It's ...
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How to override joomla article pagination

I'm using Joomla 3.5 I want to change style of my pagination. I already add pagination.php to my template folder and change the html and classes, it works at featured, category ... except article ...
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How Much Database Space do Content Revisions take up?

We all know that Joomla, since v3.2 offers content versioning, by means of saving previous copies of articles while editing them. In Content | Articles | Options | Editing Layout tab we have ...
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Joomla shows always the home page even if direct to other pages

I have the newest version of Joomla and every was working fine during 2 yeas. Since 2 weeks ago any menu entry shows only the home page. If I change the home page and write "Under Construction" on ...
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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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Edit multiple images at once

I've got 25 images in one article and I want to make them all have a margin of 20px. Is there an easier way of doing this than opening the image manager and edit every image one at a time? I'll have ...
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How to fix missing article separator (Joomla 3.4.8)?

I have a Joomla website that missing article separator (featured article menu,and category blog to be precise),while my other Joomla site the article separator still showing up. Both updated to Joomla ...
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How to check if the user is authorized to view a particular article?

How can I check if the user has access to any particular article? I was looking at $user->authorise() method but it looks like it's only for core edit, edit own and some other permissions.
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Creating new articles, suddenly a /2-uncategorised/ page is created with all these articles in a list

I've added some articles to a joomla website. I copied exisiting articles and then changed the titles/text/links/meta. All the articles are in the category 'uncategorised'. At first, the links were ...
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Migrate newly added articles using CMigrator

I have migrated a WordPress site into Joomla using CMigrator component. But after the migration and while working in development server, there are some more articles added to the Production site. I ...
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When I save an article, URLs are modified to include hostname

I've inherited a Joomla site. I've noticed that some articles contain URLs like this: <a href="http://testdomain.test/rest_of_url">example</a> This site gets copied from our staging ...
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Making $url from article.php available in Joomla Articles for custom readmore links

I'm trying to make the string $url from article.php, which contains the link to the full article in Joomla, available to make custom readmore links in my articles. To be exactly clear: I want to use ...
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How to show a module inside com_content/article/default.php

I'm attempting to show a module inside the com_content/article/default.php file but it fails. Here is the php code <div class="mySearch"> <?php jimport( 'joomla.application.module....
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Allow registered users post content or articles - Joomla 3

Im looking to allow users to post information on a page. I understand I can give them author rights but I only want them to be able to edit and post content on the 'Submit' page and not the other ...
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Display a module in article full view and not in teaser view

I have a category blog menu item and want to display a module in the full view of the article rather than teaser view. When I assign it to the main menu item it shows in teaser view as well, which I ...
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Limit the number of items in a mod_articles_category module?

I have a really simple question: is it possible to limit the number of items displayed when using the mod_articles_category module? If not, it's possible to add a paginator? Because I have a ...
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Truncate Article Titles

I'm looking to have the system truncate any titles appearing on the front end of the website (Basically not directly on the article itself). I'm doing this to keep from ruining formats when my authors ...
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Joomla 3-article is published but not showing

I'm a newbie to Joomla 3 and I have installed it on my PC using Wamp 2.5. I published an article, but the article is not showing on the website. What is the problem and how do I fix it?
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Why does my table look OK in the back-end but is not formatted correctly in the font-end? [closed]

The following table is displaying correctly in the back-end. Why is it not displayed correctly in the front-end? <table border="1" style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; z-index: 0; text-align: center; ...