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Category blog view - filter by tags

Joomla 5. I am using the category blog view to show all the articles in a category. I have set up tags and applied them to the articles to enable some kind of filtering on the same page/view? Ideally ...
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Try to make ACY Mailing newsletter archive view look more like a blog

I am using ACY to create and send newsletters - I am using their "menu newsletter archive view" ([https://www.beeswaxcandleshop.com/home/newsletters/archive/listing.html]) - The page looks ...
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Joomla 4 - hide custom fields in category blog

I am using some custom fields at article level. These are also showing on the category blog view. How do I disable these? Am I being stupid or do I really need to create an override for such a trivial ...
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How do you change category blog article titles to H2?

I'm trying to change the Category Blog article titles from H1 to H2. I've already tried creating a template override for com_content > tmpl > article > default.php. I found this line: <div ...
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Can't access Front End Editing for articles of a category blog

When I login on the front end of my Joomla-Site, I can only edit articles that are shown in a menu-item-type "single article". Those articles that are shown in a menu-item-type "...
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Joomla 4 - Category blog view - hide content of article

Am I missing something here? Using Joomla 4 and Cassiopeia template. On the category blog view, I just want to output the article image and title. But underneath that is the WHOLE article text. Is ...
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Joomla 4 - Subcategory title in category blog

I am using a Category Blog to show items from 2 categories using the subcategory option. Cat 1 ---- article 1 ---- article 2 ---- article 3 Cat 2 ---- article 1 ---- article 2 ---- article 3 All of ...
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Category blog - 8 column layout

I have a fresh install of Cassiopeia/Joomla 4 and I am trying to give the Category blog 8 columns. When I add that number under Blog Layout it reverts to 1 column? Values 1-4 seem to work. But ...
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Edit category list to show items from a category and its subcategories

I'm trying to modify the Category List of the com_content component via override, so that it shows both the articles of the selected category and its subcategories. I tried to edit the ...
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How to show list of articles filtered by category and custom field

I am looking for a way to show Joomla 4 articles in a category blog filtered by one (or more) of my custom fields. - The category blog settings in the backend seems only allow to filter by category, ...
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How can I convert a field value to string for use in a custom category blog override?

In Joomla (both 3x and 4x) I am trying to add a php 'if' query to a category blog override so that if the category title is 'X' then it does one thing, but if not, do something else. (I'm having ...
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Joomla 3: Display tags as a Category Blog [duplicate]

Is it possible to create a menu item type -> Tags list BUT display as a Category Blog? I want to display a list of articles of the same tag in the same way as a category blog, that is, not just a ...
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How to show all articles in blog without tags etc

I created my own design for blog layout, but after I understand, that blog don't display all articles - only intro of lead. Maybe I somehow can edit code and display all articles? Sorry for my English....
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Popular Tags module, show tags only from selected categories

I have a site with many articles, each articles has own tags, they are assigned to 3 main categories, lets say: Cat. "Blog Food": 15 articles with own tags Cat. "Blog Travel": 25 ...
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How to show tags of item in category blog view item class

i need to show items tags into class of this item in category blog view. This blog_item.php doesnt show items tags: <?php defined('_JEXEC') or die; $params = $this->item->params; JHtml::...
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How to pass a variable from blog.php through to intro_image

I have blog.php blog_item.php and then the layout intro_image.php I wanted to count the number of blog posts, which is already being done in leading and intro articles in the blog. But how ...
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Remove Subcategories title and links from bottom of Category blog

I am using a category blog menu item type in order to display article intro’s for a number of subcategories. Under the blog layout settings, 'include subcategories' is therefore set to all in order ...
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"Use Global" not available on menu entry

I have an installation where the article options are wonky. Global and article seems to be working, but on the menu (blog) the "Use Global" options is not available (as it is with a fresh install or ...
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Category blog on homepage: how to open detail article as part of a different menu item?

Following scenario: i published 2 separate main menu items: "Home" & "News" for "home": i got a category blog published as homepage menu item showing the latest 3 articles tagged as category "...
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Joomla custom fields for category - subtitle & headerimage

I have an override for the category/blog.php layout and i want to display a headerimage and a subtitle with the custom fields introduced in joomla 3.7. For this implementation I already use Joomla 3.9....
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Routing of news items not working as expected

I have a business site (www.go4people.nl) with multiple "business units" (Inspiratie & Advies, Onderwijs, MKB, etc). I have one custom-made template with a template style for each unit. I do use ...
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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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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 - 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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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 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 - ...
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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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