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Can't override com_content controller

I'm trying to override com_content controller (administrator/components/com_content/controller.php), for this I have installed the joomla-override plugin and followed as the documentation says. ...
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Change article edition workflow

I have to make some changes on the article edition worflow, to add some features in the middle of the current edition proccess. I mean, the articles when published must be saved in a different status,...
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Display Joomla article contents and title using PHP

I have a component and module built by an external company, they have hardcoded content into the component - I want to change it so the content is called from the Joomla Article Manager. The ...
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Custom content plugin not saving data when conditionally restricted to single page

I have written a simple plugin to include custom content against Joomla articles. Here's the code: defined ( '_JEXEC' ) or die ( 'Restricted access' ); class plgContentHomegrid extends JPlugin { ...
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Displaying more articles in the article view

I'm using joomla 3.3.6 and I designed content page as I want, but I need one more thing. Is there a plugin or a component to display all/other articles as a list, so the user can move to them. The ...
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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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Crawler finding URLs with ids and catid

While trying to generate a sitemap with a crawler, it is finding some really weird URLs which is not giving a 404 and displaying incorrect content on the wrong section. So for example, I have a Menu ...
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How can I turn off Front-End editing of articles without changing Content Permissions?

Our component depends on the users permission to edit articles, but is intended to intervene with that editing process, so the icon that allows the article editing to occur is a problem for us. ...
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How to trace source of open <div> in Joomla template

I really hope you can help me! I'm building a site as a favour to a charity (I am only a beginner with Joomla. I'm alright with html and css but crap with php). My problem is on a category blog page. ...
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Triggering onContentPrepare from Category Blog view

I found this page on how to implement a custom field in article: http://docs.joomla.org/Adding_custom_fields_to_the_article_component and it works well, but only in article view. What should I do ...
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No way to make any changes on com_content category blog view - T3 Template

I am out of ideas with this one... I have to make a few changes on the category blog template on a Joomla 2.5 site. The issue is that whatever I do in any of the templates of the view, it won't be ...
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How to move print/email to be inline with article title for blog view?

for single article view I've moved the print/email function up to be inline with the title, instead of being located below the title in top-right corner of the content. Did this my moving the code ...
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Is it possible to display a list of category “grand children”?

We have our articles organized as shown below - the main Producers category has a subcategory for each Producer, which then has a category for each of their Programs. I've been tinkering with the ...
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Menu Item loads any article content when ID passed in the URL instead of showing 404 error

I am having a very strange issue where I have a menu item called /foo which loads article Item 1. Now if I do /foo/2, I would expect this to generate a 404 page since I don't have a sub menu item '2' ...
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Overriding Core Components Model Form XML

I want to change the Field type for the Article's Links, from input text to DropDown List with internal menu items. I am looking for a convenient way to do this with the minimum work. I can't find ...
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Separate custom fields in com_content from the options tab

With a content plugin and the onContentPrepareForm trigger, I inject custom extra fields into article's edit page. The problem is that my Custom Fields Tab binds with the Article's Options Tab (...
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Running content plugin on content prepare trigger for com_content attributes text

I created a custom plugin that allows the user to save custom text from a predefined list through editors buttons, in the attributes (attribs). The idea was to give the users an easy way to add a few ...
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How to deal with Duplicated Content / URLs in Joomla?

I just found out a major SEO issue and while I have solved it for the time being; I am trying to figure out why it may have occurred in the first place and if there was mistake or is it something to ...
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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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Filtering com_content in the backend by url in Joomla 3.3.1

I am trying to filter the article manager in the backend via the url like: index.php?option=com_content&filter_category_id=18 but it doesn't seem to work. Instead it gives me a warning: ...
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Display Categories in Different Layouts

I've got two categories, say "Cat A" and "Cat B" and both of them are associated with a menu item so that a category list can be displayed. Now, I want to display Cat A in list style, which is the ...