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Trash Joomla Article in frontend

I'm developing a small plugin for Joomla 3.x that adds a "Trash article" button when you're in Joomlas Frontend. See screenshot below. http://imgur.com/NYLGRdY Now I have this AJAX call that ...
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Implementing sticky articles

I'd like to implement something similar to "sticky" articles in a forum, where one or two of these appear at the top, followed by blog content, and I want these "sticky" articles to be editable by a ...
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How can you hide the title from a featured article?

How can you hide the title from a featured article? I already tried setting "Show Title" to "Hide" in Article Manager but it doesn't work. This article is "Uncategorized" and only used in "Featured ...
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How to migrate articles from Joomla 1.5 to 3.x?

I am trying to migrate some articles. On my host I get 403 errors for J2XML export so I thought I would set it up on a localhost. The front end looks fine unless you try to login. Fortunately I get ...
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How to get the intro image of a joomla article

I am trying to customize the the category list of my website. So I have a menu option that shows the list of all article is a certain category. In this list I would like to show the into image of the ...
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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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com_content—get associated article in right language

I have a template, where would like to print the content of an article, what is working quite nice so far, using this code: JModelLegacy::addIncludePath(JPATH_SITE . '/components/com_content/models');...
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Show only unread articles for a particular user

I need a component for read and unread articles. For example, when a user is logged into the Joomla site, the component should list only unread articles. If the user reads an article, it should ...
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List articles by Category and Sub-Category

It seems unbelievably difficult to display a list of articles, grouped by their category/subcategory with the category as a sub-heading. The Articles Category module seems to come close as I can ...
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Unable to post SQL code as part of the article text

I've created a new Joomla site and trying to post a new article that contains SQL code. When ever I enter the text Declare @allowance decimal(18,2) and save the article I get the following error. ...
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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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Multiple categories linked to menu item

Hi everyone i'm new here and also not really used to Joomla. I got Joomla 3 and was wondering if i could link multiple categories to one menu item? Because i want to have on this side some articles, ...
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iFrame in a Joomla 2.5 article

I'm trying to put an iFrame (from Google Maps) in an article but it the code just appears as text. I've had a look at the HTML source and its not in any tags or anything. Any help please?
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Trouble finding particular page that exists in the menu

The page in question - the Contact Page - does not appear in Articles. It does appear in my Main Menu, but there is still no way to edit its content. The link the menu item is pointing to is: index....
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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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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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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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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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Can't edit article after Joomla 3.4.7 update

I've just updated from Joomla 3.4.6 to 3.4.7 and after doing so, I went to edit an article and received the following error message: Error You are not permitted to use that link to directly ...
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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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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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Unpublished Articles - hide

I've noticed that when an article is unpublished in the back end, it's still viewable when an admin is logged into the front end. This has causes some confusion with some (easily confused) clients. ...
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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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Getting the source code of an older version of an article?

I want to get the HTML source of an old version of an article from the version history without restoring it. I can only seem to get a rendered preview or a change list in HTML from the compare option. ...
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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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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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Is there a way to have registered users auto-publish their articles

I'm extremely new to Joomla and even simply hosting a website, so answers should be pretty step-by-step if possible. I am running a hobby group site that will have multiple users submitting articles ...
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Article multi language selection

I have a multi language site with 4 languages, and I need one article to display in all languages except one. I need to assign more than one language to each article, how can I override and change ...
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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 . ...
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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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Determining if on a Category Blog page or Article page

I have a shop setup using J2Store, which sets up products as articles. On the main layout I use the Category Blog layout. I have customised the addtocart.php file to add a View Product Information ...
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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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Trying to count the number of articles in a category but give wrong number

I'm trying to use some PHP I found on here to count all the articles in a specific category (10), the PHP is working but only showing 20 articles, when a manual count shows 28. $model = JModelLegacy:...
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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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Set Category and Full Article Image

Joomla 3.4.4 I have a single category called 'Departments'. This contains hundreds of articles. Is there any way I can set the same 'Full Article Image' for each of these articles? See image; I ...
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Get number of articles inside category

I wanted to get the number of articles inside category id=13. How can I achieve this with PHP? I've been searching and nothing.
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Joomla 2.5, can´t put canvas element into article

Upon request I created a little HTML5 canvas animation for Christmas (so, tomorrow) and now I am trying to put it into an article. I am using JCE and turned off textfiltering in the configuration of ...
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Show all articles from specified categories sorted/filtered by date

I am listing all articles from categories, which are in a specific categorie and have articles within. So like within categorie news: Sports (1 article) Politics (2 article) etc. (12 article) So ...
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Parse Article Content for Template Layout

I want to create a layout (or override) that i can run a foreach loop on the div's of certain classes. Is there a method in joomla to help me? I have seen a little about php HTML DOM parser but I ...
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Dynamically Showing Articles Of The User Who Has Logged In?

I want to make a custom page/module/iframe or whatever which, when opened, will display only the articles written by the user WHO HAS LOGGED INTO MY JOOMLA WEBSITE. Is there any way to do that? ...
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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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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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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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Article not saving with tags

Joomla 3.4.4 Having a strange issue when trying to save an article with tags. I receive the following error (which doesn't give me much info!); Whenever I remove the tags the article saves just fine....