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Getting Category's custom fields in a blog view

I'm trying to get the custom fields value of a category in a blog view. I have try the article item method but on the child item (supposed to be the current category item in the loop) : JLoader::...
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How to set the title and intro text as hyperlinks to the full article in blog layout?

When displaying articles in blog layout on my website, I want the respective article link on the title and the whole intro text. I looked at the code in components/com_content/views/category/tmpl/...
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Display article title and image instead of more articles

I use Joomla 3.8.x I want to display articles with title and small thumbnail and intro text in category blog view instead of More articles... ?
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How can I duplicate a category blog on the home page but still use the original article URLs?

I have a category blog for News. If I click its menu item I'm taken to /news, and if I then click an article link I'm taken to /news/article-title as expected. However, I also want to show some of ...
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Category blog - Ordering not working

I've got a problem with a "News Archive" page on a website (http://www.mss-hx.com), running Joomla 3.8.10. I have setup the menu item "News Archive" (http://www.mss-hx.com/news-archive) as a "...
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Category Blog - Layout if the intro image is set

I would like to add a tag around the intro text, but only if the article has an intro image. It's easy to add markup around the image in the intro_image layout file. And in the file blog_item.php, I ...
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Joomla category blog is displaying only a number of leading articles in the 'blog' section, and putting all other leading articles outside of it

Okay so this has gotten me stuck for more than i'd like to admit. I made a joomla ovverride for blogs just to test it out. I see the code below: <?php if (!empty($this->lead_items)) : ?> ...
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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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Smart Search URL and Layout

Two questions: 1.) Is it possible to search for articles using smart search in a blog layout without changing the URL (not redirecting to /component/search/...)? For example, making use of hidden ...
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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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How to list a Category Blog and sub-categories with Articles still in Category Blog layout?

Using Joomla 3.8.5. Using the Menu Category Blog I've been able to list the Category title as a heading, and the Articles in blog layout style with two columns for the Articles using a Read More when ...
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Showing both intro text and main article text

I want to show the latest blog article on my home page, and I want to show both the intro text (the part before "read more") and the main text (the part after "read more"). I can do this with a menu ...
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Category blog ordering not working

I had a question about category blog layout ordening, I have a lot of articles from november, but last I added a lot of articles trough a API from august. The import was all good and nothing was wrong ...
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Joomla page title is not article title for some articles

I am using version 3.6.5. After some SEO inspection, we realized that some article pages are using duplicate page titles (the site name being the page title). I compared the article whose page title ...
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How to hide subcategory titles in category blog and only display the subcategory descriptions

I have the newest Joomla version. I have created a Category Blog with a link from the homepage menu. And want to achieve something like this on the page: What I have now: Subcategory title ...
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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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Category blog - hide category (options) makes tags disappear

I have had a category blog with a lot ot items and all of them has tags. I want to show tags, but when I choose Show Category [Hide] the tags is not visible. Show Category [Show] makes the tags ...
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How to make my articles have other modules than Category Blog

I'd like to reorganize my site stucture, and to make my articles be published without menu items (I'm tired to make menu items and to make all SEO settings through it), but I have a problem. Page 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 show items only using AJAX “Load More” button instead of pagination in category blog

In category blog by default ten items are visible. I would like to replace a standard pagination with "Load more" button, so that clicking on it would show ten more items each time. There is a blog ...
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{loadposition} Only in the first blog contribution

I have the following problem. The {loadposition} is specified in the contribution text and appears in the article as it should. Unfortunately, I have now also in the blog view of 6 articles each other ...
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Tagged items blog layout

This has come up before but I don't have enough reputation to comment into the original questions. User webchun gave a great tutorial in How to show tagged items in category blog layout which works ...
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Cannot order articles in the correct order

I would like to put my artciles in order of date, you would think this is simple, since the options are in the menu item. Im using joomla 3.6 and for troubleshoting I have a fresh install, I have ...
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Hide full text or intro text from blog layout

How i can hide full/intro text from blog layout? I chose "Hide" from "Show intro text", but it didn't work. Joomla version 3.x
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Hide tags in category blog layout

I have some category blog menu items with a couple of articles showing in a blog layout. The articles are tagged and those are showing above each article preview as well as in the articles themselves....
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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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Override blog category location

I'm new to overrides and want to change the look of the category blog that I've assigned to my menu item type. I can't find which override to create and which file to edit. It's the blog layout that ...
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Show image from the article in blog layout

I'm looking for some help with our website. So, we have this news site which gets lots and lots of new articles in short period of time and therefore it requires lots of journalists working on it. ...
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How to hide articles from Blog Category mode

I'm trying to make a more dynamic News & Events posting process on a website. To do this I'm using the free version of Deluxe News by JoomlaXTC. Overview This is the result I'd like to achieve, ...
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Get Category intro image in the index.php

I want to display the intro image of my categories on the category page. I have a template override for the category blog. Because of the layout, I need to place the code outside of the override - in ...
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Override order_date but query.php not working

I am looking for a solution to sort a Category-Blog by 'unpublish-date'. What i have done so far: created an own menu-style by copyingblog.xml, blog.php, blog-item.php and blog-links.php to my-*.* ...
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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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Do you know how can i redirect anonymous users to the login page?

Some sections of my website have to be protected by a password. I made an element in the menu list (blog category) with restricted access to “registered” users. When I’m logged, by clicking on this ...
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How to find the URL of a blog item in blog category view

I am doing a category blog override. As part of that I require the blog item URL. Not the current URL, which I can get, the read more URL of the blog. I tried to create a JLayout override, and ...
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How do I set a default “Intro text” limit?

How do i set the default number of characters of INTRO TEXT before a "Read more" button is displayed on all my "Blogs" in Category Blog view. Right now, all of the blogs show it's entire content ...
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More on tags in category blog layout

I have been trying to create a menu item that shows all articles in category blog layout for tags. I followed webchun's instructions here: How to show tagged items in category blog layout (which it ...
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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 specify layout for Joomla Category page linked from List All Categories page

I have a Joomla! site that has several modules displaying on my home page. I specify that these modules should show up on my homepage layout using the Module Manager. Great. I have a separate menu ...
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Fix image size in category blog layout

How to crop and fix image in intro image on category blog layout? and this is full image in full article like this
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module to appear below category blog

In my Joomla installation, I need to display one module (call it myModule) at the bottom of a category blog, in the same position (say user3). myModule is a custom html module. The category blog is ...
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Make current menu item clickable in the category blog

Hello I am using this code: <?php $active = JFactory::getApplication()->getMenu()->getActive(); echo $active->title; ?> To show the current menu item title, but how can I make ...
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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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Link Collection Menu Item

I think I'm just overlooking something. What I got: At the moment, there's a menu entry which shows a category blog, so basically, it lists all contents from this category. What I'm looking for: I ...
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Adding ?ref=nf to all links on existing page

Currently, on the blog page: http://www.sagu.edu/news/page-14?ref=nf The page number links contain the text "?ref=nf" appended to it. I have no idea how its being generated. However, when viewing ...
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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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Hide blog layout title when reading an article

When reading a blog post the category title is given the h1 heading and the blog post is also given the h1 heading. I think I want to remove the category heading totally. Is there a menu option ...