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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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Filtering tags of featured articles Joomla within override of featured articles

In Joomla 3, I want to filter on tags for featured articles within an override of featured/default.php itself. I have a module that filters the tags of featured articles out. Is it possible to 'use'...
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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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Downloadable files in a new browser tab

I have a problem: in an article, there are downloadable files. I wish that all of these were open in a new browser tab, without having to set them one by one (+ 3000 pdf files). Do you know of a ext ...
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j2store plugin tag is not working in bt content slider

I have used J2Store my for website. All articles are working and add to cart button appears but in "BT content slider" module I have displayed articles in 3 columns and inside articles I just added ...
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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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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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Enlarge text before read more line in k2 article

I am using the K2 extension for articles. In the beginning of each article I leave a little text (teaser) then insert the 'Read More' line. When I go inside the article and click on the plus next to ...
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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 ...
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Clicking on a articles category module title redirect to another page. How to avoid this?

my question is really simple: I have a Joomla website with a private part, and different categories of articles. I have a main "news" page, with the public articles displayed there. I have a private "...
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Load Module in Featured Article

What I use: - Version 2.5 - gantry framework Need: I must place in my homepage a slideshow module inside the mainbody as a featured article. What I did: Installed a slideshow module and ...
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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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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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How to link entire article content as menu

How to link entire article content (including text, paragraph, etc.) as menu in Joomla. Any help greatly appreciated. Thanks in Advance Entire above block I want as menu Thanks
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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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Cannot access article, get 1146 error.

I cannot access any articles on my Joomla, all i get is this error: 1146 Table 'trasman.trasman_jreviews_categories' doesn't exist SQL=SELECT dirid FROM trasman_jreviews_categories WHERE id = 83 ...
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How to get article intro image by article Id?

I'm trying to get Article's intro Image in Joomla 3.3 I found this code and it's not working: $article = JTable::getInstance("content"); $article->load(JRequest::getInt("id")); // Get Article ID ...
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Can't create new Article & Modules - page just reloads

I've inherited a site, however whenever I try to create a new Article or Module by pressing new. The page just reloads. Joomla 3: .1.1 | PHP Version :5.4.26 - front end works fine, not seeing any ...
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Articles With No Menu Item

I was hoping somebody could explain this to me as I cannot seem to get my head around it. I have a website with numerous articles and categories, all displayed at mydomain.com/blog My homepage (...
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Two different modules showing the same content

I've replicated the mod_article_category module from Joomla 3.3.3 to only show one article, filtered by id (which you can choose in a dropdown). My main code: defined('_JEXEC') or die; require_once ...
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Default menu item for articles

How do I assign a default menu for all articles ? For example, I could create a hidden menu (like "Single Article" but actually not for any single article) and use its Itemid at the end of each ...
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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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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 add custom tab in component's new item editor [closed]

I want to to insert a tab(inside some input fields and save button) in some top components' add/edit item(or article..) editor so that while adding/editing new item/article in backend, user can add ...
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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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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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Is it possible to update an article remotely?

I'm maintaining a few software support sites in Joomla where parts of the content is web-formatted copies of user manuals and technical documentation. Since the source for this information is stored ...
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Article Content formatting Issue with modules

I faced a strange issue with Joomla default Articles option with custom module. In joomla article section when I enter some text like Price is $20 its not displaying on the site front end. When I ...
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What is the purpose of page heading?

In Joomla each page can have page heading and page title both at the same time. I'm very puzzled at why that is so. I simply don't understand what's page heading supposed to be. Categories have ...
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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 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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“echo” title article before read more

I need to print my "article title" in Joomla intro text article content. I have this code $option = JRequest::getCmd('option'); $view = JRequest::getCmd('view'); if ($option=="com_content" &&...
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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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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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Menu items and item ID

I've set up a site using a RocketTheme template. On the homepage there are several blog items (articles of the blog category). The homepage item ID is 110. I also have a blog menu item (articles-> ...
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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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Posts after the first one are shown as columns

So well, I have an issue with an artisteer theme, or so I thought. The problem lies within Joomla because using other themes results in the same outcome. Please look at TKMS.si, so you'll know what I ...
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Should I change the way I include javascript into Joomla? If yes, why and how?

I use a lot of javascript on my site. It works and has passed crossbrowser testing, but the thing is the javascript files are being included within Joomla articles. I’ve read that this is the wrong ...
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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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Only show articles by current user in category view using plugin

Hi I'm trying to write a content plugin that will only show articles written by the currently logged in user in the category view. Using the onContentPrepare and onContentBeforeDisplay triggers I ...
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IP-driven CMS behavior

As part of an intranet project, I'd like to know whether a CMS behavior can be linked to a range of client IP addresses. The intranet contents and menus would change depending on the range of IP ...
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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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Adjust screen resolution

I'm trying to adjust the body for every screen resolution. I'm using Joomla to develop a website, and as you know it has a default template with its own CSS. Then I created some articles that need a ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Content Encoding Error when try to add an Article

I have been doing some speed optimization tests and changes to improve a joomla 3 site and now the site and admin works fine until I try and add a new article and the page will not load I just get a ...

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