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

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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 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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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New menu items lead to 404 - given bad URL - version 3.4.0

Running Joomla 3.4.0 SEF = on URL writing = on I have no idea but for some reason I cannot create any new menu items without them either showing a 404 or strangely being directed to the weblinks page?...
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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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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 ...
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Unable to hide subcategories in category blog layout

I have a menu item of the category blog type, which is pointing to a category which has category children. I have configured this menu item and the category manager options to hide all subcategories, ...
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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 get the link of a category for item

I searched google and read many articles but no luck, is there a way to get the link of a category for joomla 3.3.6 item/article. More details: I'm building a custom theme on Joomla 3.3.6 I have ...
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Show message Cannot Delete item : foreign key

I am using foreign key mapping in my component. Now, i want to add an error message 'Cannot delete item' whenever user tries to delete the parent item. Just like we see in the category manager '...
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When developing a component, is there a default back-end item that you can use the same way as categories but without the tree structure?

When you develop the back end of a component, you can add a couple of lines in the addSubmenu function of the component helper to use the category management interface: class MyComponentHelper ...
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Joomla - Modifying default category list view (through overrides?)

I'm building a site for a friend and I should state that this is not what I'm doing for living. I just started working with Joomla a few days ago. Everything is good so far, except I'm stuck at one ...
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Joomla! - Give Blog Categories Classes

First off, I'm a PHP noob :/ just to get that out of the way My goal is to give each Joomla! category a class, so I can pre-style layouts for my client, and when they choose a Category, they would ...
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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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Why Item of a category is displayed in homepage, instead of its category menu item? [duplicate]

I am displaying several items in my homepage, which are grouped in a category. Let's say I have displayed several cars in my homepage, all of them are in the category 'Cars'. I have a menu item called ...
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Layout Override shows up as menu Item but not as category layout [duplicate]

I have created a layout override starting from the blog template and added it in mytemplate\html\com_content\category : galleries.php galleries_item.php galleries.xml I can create a new menu item ...
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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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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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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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