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Joomla! Categories are used to logically group content-type data.

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Manage Categories in Site part. Is possible?

I use the com_categories in my custom component based on the joomla Docs Adding Categories. But I need to manage the categories in the site part. I was wondering if there is an easy way to do it, or ...
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Can I change category permissions in MySQL/phpadmin without corrupting assets table in Joomla 2.5?

We are using Joomla 2.5 for a unique application where we had to create thousands of categories. The only issue is that we cannot change the permissions of a particular category using the Admin ...
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Virtuemart active menu for subcategory

I am using Virtuemart for a webshop and I have created subcategories. I have two menu items: Shop (gets all of the products without filtering) Subcategory (gets all of the products from 1 ...
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GoogleBot indexes URLs without their category

Recently, over the last year or so, Google Bot has indexed some articles without their categories Here's an example from our Google CSE City Council Hears Bill on Charter Revision Commission http://...
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Best practices sending mail

In order to develope my own subscription module, what is the best practice sending mail to a list of users: send only one mail with multiple bcc recipients or send one mail per recipient? In case of ...
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if article is part of category or any of it's children

I know I can get the category id and parent category id, but what I really want is a category and any child categories. I'm making a group of articles and I want to do an override to add a class to ...
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I've missed something with how category layout override is working

I'm working on a students directory with the following structures: Directory (parent category) |_ 2017-2016 (child category) |_ 2016-2015 (child category) |_ 2015-2014 (child category) … In each ...
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different category blog/list layouts depending on menu item

I need to have different category blog, or list, layouts according to the menu item selected. If it was different for all the menu items I could do a override, but how can I have different layouts for ...
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Articles list: List only categories user can edit

Using ACL, I create a permission to user only edit or create category X. When I list all articles, keeping me showing articles of all categories, though the user can only edit X, it's needed to filter ...
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Joomla - Re-order articles/category blog by search index

I have a site set up that shows 50 or so articles in a particular order and shows 5 at a time on the page (I have page indexing on the bottom). My articles are small rectangular cards with ...
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Category Manager: How to show a list of a category AND ONLY its subcategory?

I have hundreds of categories on one Joomla site. Using the Joomla administrator category manager, I'd like to find a way to list a category AND ONLY its children subcategories. To be clear, I'd ...
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Has there been a better solution for showing modules only on article list page(but not article page)?

A typical scenario I believe every Joomla users have encountered is: You have a module on the article list page(like Category Blog), but you don't want this module to also show on the article content ...
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Error on save of articles and categories

I'm getting this error when I try to save new category. However, the category is created after I refresh listing. Any ideas? Call to undefined method Joomla\CMS\Application\AdministratorApplication::...
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Joomla set Template Alternative Layout via link, is it possible?

I came across an strange behavior and I am trying to find out if I can solve this by setting the layout to be used via the link to the category. Here is what happened. I have a template override for ...
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Category Blog Allows Viewing of all Categories

I have a Category Blog Menu Item where I have chosen all articles with category News to be displayed and layed out how I like. However, by creating just one Category Blog menu item on my site, now all ...
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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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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 display the year inteast of group items in a Category Blog layout

I'm adapting the Vertical Timeline https://codyhouse.co/gem/vertical-timeline/ in a category view layout. I need to publish the year from the published date by group of the items for example: 2017 ...
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How to get main parent category id from category/subcategory

I am getting one category id in code but it can be the id of either category or subcategory. And by the following code i am able to fetch the parent category chain. $Jcategories = JCategories::...
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Joomla Category Rename Problem

We have a Joomla website, and I renamed a category (it was named "Active Clinical Trials" - and I changed that to just "Clinical Trials") But - if you go to this link (open in a new tab please to ...
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how can i config Menu Type: Category Articles

I bought a theme for my joomla webpage "joomla 3.6.5". This template uses very handy feature: all articles belonging to a category displayed vertical in a row with an navigation button at the bottom ...
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How can I create a list of subcategories in a category showing 1 article for each subcategory?

I want to have a page listing each sub-category in a category but with each subcategory showing n number of caracters from the most recent article in each sub-category. The layout I am after is ...
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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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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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Need to display category dropdown for custom component on frontend site using joomla category extension

I have tring with the same thing but using following code but it not retuns any category what need to pass not getting for the same: $model_categories = JCategories::getInstance('Thirdparty'); $root =...
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Get parent category tags in template override

I am building a template override for the default featured blog layout. Item tags are displayed with : <?php if ($info == 0 && $params->get('show_tags', 1) && !empty($this->...
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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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Create plugin to edit category form

i'm trying to edit joomla's category form with a plugin following this guide https://docs.joomla.org/Creating_a_profile_plugin xml file <extension version="3.1" type="plugin" group="category"> ...
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Redirect or add missing category alias to URL in Joomla 3.6

how can I redirect a URL in Joomla 3.6 from: domain.tld/articleid-my-seo-title.html to domain.tld/category-alias/articleid-my-seo-title.html I need to do this because Google sometimes seems to ...
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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 query the categories table and get a resultset with my stored order?

In my Joomla project, I have one main category which contains a few subcategories. I have rearranged the ordering in the backend by drag and drop. How can I query the database to check the ordering? ...
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Joomla!3.6.x - BDD - ACL inconsistent

I have got a too amazing feature regarding ACL : a category and a sub-category for which ACL of three user groups is inconsistent. One group's got herited right at sub-category however it hasn't right ...
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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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Joomla 3 helloworld component category

After i follow the Joomla "Developing an MVC Component" document until step 15- "Adding ACL" everything works. Then I tried add a new view "category", but it did not work. Here is my code: In admin ...
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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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Creating a category from inside any 3rd party model

Hi I need some help creating a category from inside an upgrade method for a custom component. This is what I have tried to do, any help will be great! // start up the DB $db = JFactory::getDBO(); $...
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Displaying articles in categories

Joomla 3.4.8. I have a fairly simple category hierarchy of meeting minutes: - Minutes - 2016 Minutes - 2015 Minutes - 2014 Minutes etc. Minutes are each articles with the appropriate (sub)category ...
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Problems with Search

Im new to Joomla and trying to figure out how to use search. I have three categories: French level 1, French level 2, French level 3. When I do search for French level 1, all three categories come up ...
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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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Joomla show catgory page of dynamic cat id

Id like to show a page that contains all articles of that category , however in this case the cat id is dynamic , how can i create a template category alternative layout for this article(category page)...
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Module that will display 10 random featured articles with full read more text

Ive spent quite a few hours looking but have been unable to find so far, but am thinking this must surely be available. I just need a Joomla Module that will display random featured articles from a ...
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Uncategorized category in Joomla 2.5

I just started to use Joomla 2.5 and it has this uncategorized category. I read that it should be like any other category- you can re-name it, delete it and so on. I was able to change its name, but ...
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Will changing Article Category in Bulk with MySQL affect the integrity of assets table?

I need to change the category of around 100 articles from CatA with id 1 to CatB with id 2. Both categories are created and there are 100 Menu Items that point to the Articles currently in Category A. ...
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How to get Categories of custom extension or third party component

I have a thirdparty component which stores its categories in #__categories table. -----+----------------+-----------------------+-----------------------+----- ... | extension | title ...
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How to change the order of the items on the blog-layout page for “page-header”?

I 'm trying to change the order of the items showing in the <div class="page-header">, where the Title comes before the category name, but I want the category name to show before the title of ...
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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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Upload form to upload files and filter the public view based on category

I am looking for an extension or a way to allow users to upload their documents based on the category e.g. a User will upload food recipe document (pdf/doc) in the category of "Chinese" or "Maxican"....
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Load category parameters in mod_articles_categories

I'd like to access category parameters in mod_articles_categories - Each time needed parameters should be loaded from category assigned to module. I have looked into module's php but there's nothing ...
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Adding custom fields to com_content category

I have a component which mainly deals with Joomla content articles. I want to add custom fields to Joomla core category. Is there any chance to add custom fields into category through a plugin or ...