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How to copy article from database in joomla?

When i copy row of joomla_content in database, that article show in articles component in management but not showing it in feature page(home). except id all columns are similar with orginal article. ...
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Show articles of the Category in Subcategories

I am using Joomla 3 and I want to know how do to display the articles of the main category in the subcategories in a blog layout: > Category Project * Article Global > City 1 * ...
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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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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....
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Unable to assign permissions to create articles

I am unable to assign permission to create articles in a specific category. ACL permissions are set to their default values. I have edited the category in question, selected permissions, and given the ...
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Editing intro images

I've got a great number of articles to which I have to add various intro images from one specific folder. As I understand it, I have to open each article in backend, go to "Images and links" tab, at ...
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How to increase the time offset of a module?

I'm using the GK News Show Pro 5 module for displaying my articles. I have a problem with the publishing of the articles, because it appears 24 hours after I publish the article. I changed the time ...
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Assign a subtemplate to specific items in K2

I have several items in a category. I'd like to assign to some of them another template instead of the one inherited from the category template view. I know I could create a new category with new ...
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Unpublished Articles - hide

I've noticed that when an article is unpublished in the back end, it's still viewable when an admin is logged into the front end.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 to delete BT Content Slider's article first-letter blank space?

I want to delete in Joomla this kind of first-letter blank space but don't know how. (its marked with a red circle)
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Is there a way to auto create an article after creating user group and access level?

I'm still new to Joomla so bear with me... I have many user groups and each of their access levels. For example, I will have two user groups for each department, Admin Manager and Admin. In the ...
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Have articles show not on home page, but their own menu “template”

I have articles on my website that I'm using for actual "article/blog entries." They have their own categories (News, Tech, etc.). I use these categories to show the articles in modules designed to ...
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What does unpublishing a category do?

If you go to "Content", "Category Manager", you can unpublish categories by clicking on the green tick icon. What's the point of doing so? The articles in that category are still published and still ...
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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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How redirect the button new of frontend to open a seblod form in Joomla 3?

when I enter in frontend as super-user appear a button to create new articles, but this button open the Joomla predeterminate editor and I want that open the seblod from that I designed to create ...
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How To List All Articles for Menu » Articles » List All Categories type

When creating a new menu item type that is "Article » List All Categories" – how can I display all of the actual articles for each sub-category? As of right now, each sub-category being listed has a ...
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Create or edit an article using a form in the frontend in joomla 3.0

I need edit to create articles in Joomla from the frontend using a form because my articles follow a pattern. What I want when creating or editing articles it is to introduce only: a title, upload 2 ...
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Saving edited articles in backend redirects me to the homepage in front-end without saving the changes

I have a joomla 3.0 website that is stressing me out. The issue is that I can not edit/update articles on the website. When I login to the administrator panel and select an article to edit then make ...
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Joomla 3: import rss feed

I could not find any plugin, which could help me with importing rss feed (like this: http://www.verzekeringsnieuws.nl/rss/algemeen.xml) I found feedGator, but it didn't work in joomla 3... maybe ...
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Show article modified date in Article Manager Administrator

I'm trying to find a way to show the date an article was last modified in the article manager in Joomla 3. Doing a google search I can only seem to find ways to do this so it's visible via the ...
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3 column layout will not display after settings are made

I have created my own template and want my category articles to display in 3 columns. I have set these setting to display in 3 columns in the global configuration and the menu settings. It all still ...
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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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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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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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Access article global option programmatically

I'm creating a plugin that changes the article options programatically. I have been able to change an article's specific properties, like title, category, state, etc, by using JTable. But I'd like ...
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Text search within single article content

I have inserted the Joomla search module in an article. Now I wish that this module would allow me to search only in the article in which it is present and not throughout the site! Is it possible?
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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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Change article edition workflow

I have to make some changes on the article edition worflow, to add some features in the middle of the current edition proccess. I mean, the articles when published must be saved in a different status,...
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Display Joomla article contents and title using PHP

I have a component and module built by an external company, they have hardcoded content into the component - I want to change it so the content is called from the Joomla Article Manager. The ...
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Can I allow front-end users to PUBLISH articles in specific categories?

Can I allow users to PUBLISH articles in certain categories without giving them the ability to publish to any category. It seems that they can create articles but then the article requires someone ...
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Joomla 3.3.1 articles disappearing from front end after one year

We have thousands of articles listed as published on our Joomla 3.3.1 website and blog but could not work out why we could only see about 100 articles on the front end. We have now worked out that ...
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How to allow search engines to search through PDF file attached to my Joomla! article?

On my Joomla 3 website, there are articles which contains PDF files. My website is already listed to search engine (e.g Google) but my attached PDF files seems not listed yet. When I type small parts ...
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Joomla install with custom sample data — Customize text during install

What would be the best way for me to customize custom sample data during installation of Joomla? In my particular case, I would like to replace certain words (or tokens, like %NAME%, %CITY%, etc.) ...
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Select code not working in article Joomla 3

I need to display data in an article in tabular form. I am using sourcerer by NoNumber for adding the select code in the article: <?php defined('_JEXEC') OR die("Restricted access"); $user =&...
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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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How do I create a hidden menu with hidden articles?

The following is what I'm doing: Created a Category Created an Article and stored in the Category Created a new Menu without linking to a module Created a new Menu Item within the new menu; single ...
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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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How to write php code inside the article in Joomla?

I have a Joomla article and I need to implement "@include ...." in the article source code, so it loads a PHP page from external link, but only this article should display the PHP page. I searched in ...
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Update article hits through Newsflash module?

So, the article hits for an article don't update if the article is viewed via the Newsflash module. Anybody know how to make the article hits increase each time said article is loaded via the ...
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Create back to Category button for Article View

I am looking to create a 'View all ' button on the article page. For instance if someone views the blog layout of a category and then views an article, I am looking for a Back to blog category view ...
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mod_articles_category Override - Adding category link outside of loop

I have a custom layout for mod_articles_category. I am trying to add the Category link outside that this Articles Category item links to, but outside of the loop of $items. I have tried this, but ...
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Unexpected styling and tag rendering in articles

I've been using Joomla for a long time and the past 2 weeks i have had 2 articles act like they're haunted. The first article won't recognize p or /p tags. It inserts them as text into the article ...
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Joomla 2.5 display articles by tag. Not in menu link

I wanted to display all articles tagged under a specific tag, inside an article (not a menu link). I know I can display articles by tag at the menu. But what I wanted is to know if it is possible to ...
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How to automatically manage joomla featured articles?

I use the Joomla FeedGator extension to import rss feeds from blogs. I set FeedGator to put generated articles as featured articles. I want to have only the latest articles from each feed as featured ...
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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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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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How can I customize/design the View Article page

I want to customize and design the view page for articles I also want to add related articles module and move next and previous articles on the article page. How can I do that? Please advise...
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Display readmore link in all blog entrys

I am trying to get a readmore link after every single blog entry on a Joomla 3.2.3 Page. I already edited components/com_content/views/category/tmpl/blog_item.php to take out the php if ($params->...
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Dynamic article filter

I'm trying to build a dynamic "gallery" for categories/articles on my site. Essentially, there will be 3 dropdown menus at the top: Refine By: COUNTRY | HOLIDAY | LOCATION and each one will have ...
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Content Versioning customization

In the component of Article Manager, right after saving the article, it is automatically set as the current version of the article. I can't find the code that it stores the data also to the ...