Questions tagged [component]

Components are the main functional units of Joomla!; they can be seen as mini-applications. An easy analogy would be that Joomla! is the operating system and the components are desktop applications.

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Error saving an edit in a custom component `table_users` was not locked with LOCK TABLES

I'm getting an error when trying to save edits in my custom component. I have another edit.php that works well. I identified that the problem lies in the table file, specifically in the function ...
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How to override “Select an option” header for SQL and list fields

In my custom component, inside the forms, I have several list fields. Some are normal list fields, others are sql fields. All of these show "Select an option" as a header. I can't find the way to ...
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“Error” when developing an MVC Component In Joomla

I'm getting an error when trying to create an MVC Component, as shows here: https://docs.joomla.org/Special:MyLanguage/J3.2:Developing_an_MVC_Component/Adding_a_front-end_form But the problem is ...
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How to group Component sidebar menu, or add headings?

In my custom component, I have a sidebar with several entries. These are added using JHtmlSidebar::addEntry(...), as described in Joomla Documentation. Most of these sidebar menu items will rarely be ...
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Add text and link to fieldset in config.xml

In my custom component, I have some component configs in the standard config.xml file. There are multiple fieldsets (tabs), each one has its own description. I would like to add a line of text below ...
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How to add js library on component installation

I have component which needs a slider. I`ve chosed carousel but how to add it in the frontend part of the component on installation ? Tried to put it in the administrator part but the scripts can't be ...
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Not shown my component javascript code in developer tools

I have simple joomla component with some php pages on that exists inline javascript code. I added "debugger;" word in my js-code to debug it, but when I open my page in chrome with dev tools my code ...
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Backing Up Live Site Using Akeeba

Joomla 3.9.15 I have been using Akeeba to backup my sites and it's very good. I've recently installed in on quite a busy site, users are regularly logging in and out of the front and back end, and ...
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How to override default.php for config.xml

I have component which has config.xml. It is render with the com_config/view/component/tmpl/default.php. I need to override this file in my component and create my custom layout. Red all the articles ...
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Joomla adds / to empty href and src attribute

I have a mustache template and the output via php is: <a href="{{link}}"><img src="{{image}}" title="{{name}}" alt="{{name}}"></a> but Joomla renders my output to: <a href="/{{...
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Optional fields in renderFieldset

I'm updating a component of mine to use the renderFieldset method and remove some unnecessary code in the form template files. However, some of my fields show / hide based on other preferences in the ...
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Akeeba Kickstart Restore Site and Restrict Access

I use Akeeba Backup and Akeeba Kickstart to restore my sites and it's great. I normally backup and transfer the .jpa files then extract manually, not via the transfer wizard. During the restoration ...
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Document Manager Recommendations

I'm looking for some recommendations for a document manager that's compatible with Joomla 3+. Seems to be a pretty popular question throughout the Joomla community. In the past I've always used Phoca ...
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Is there a way to remove component media files on update?

In my Joomla component I have a bunch of Javascript files in media that change on update ( basically a compiled Angular app ) and because of the way the system is structured, I need to only have the ...
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Transfer Custom Code to Module / Plugin / Component

Joomla 3.9.12 I've been using Sourcerer in order to place custom code throughout my site, it's working well so far. I've created a custom html module, within this I have added PHP, JS, HTML and CSS. ...
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How to tell if the file can be overridden?

How do we alter the output of a Plugin that is installed in a Component (Example: "ABC" plugin installed in a Component "ABCD")? I understand that the core files can't be overridden. But how do we ...
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What is the reason pagination of records its not working?

Following the Developing an MVC Component / Basic backend guide, I can't make the pagination to work, following the instructions this is the code I have, the records are listed properly and the ...
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Add custom code to the controller from com_weblinks

I want to add analytics tracking code before the component com_weblinks jumps to an external site with task=weblink.go. The problem is the jump is in the controller.php file. An override for this ...
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Override XML File [duplicate]

Using Joomla 3.9.11 and SP Simple Portfolio When adding a portfolio item via the back end there is a description textarea field, this is required. I'd like to remove this required attribute. Looking ...
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Failed deleting sourcerer_php - Joomla 3.x

I randomly get a warning notice on the front end of my Joomla! website and I really can't understand why. Failed deleting sourcerer_php_d72bnbv27u4bfkdpa01347flf8gfkl I checked my tmp folder on ...
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How to get SEF URL from JRoute when layout set in menu item

I've set up my component which has one view and several layouts. For each layout I've added a views/myview/tmpl/layoutname.xml file which sets the layout via a hidden variable, like so: <field ...
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Jomres Country code and flag not corresponding

Country codes and flags do not correspond. Where can I change the country codes? I checked the mod-language (language switcher), but didn't find all the flags and countries. Is there another folder ...
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Joomla 404 component not found (custom component)

I am trying to create a custom component in my Joomla backend, so I created this xml file: <?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?> <extension type="component" version="3.8.1" method="upgrade"&...
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How to hide <jdoc:include type=“component” /> on the home page?

I am working with a unique template index.php file and want to remove the <jdoc:include type="component" /> because I don't want to display the empty space on the home page.
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Joomla and Eventbrite Integration

I am looking for a way to integrate Eventbrite with Joomla. I want to show a list of upcoming events that I have created. There are a number of default widgets available with Eventbrite (copy / paste ...
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DT Register - Which file to change to customize the registration form of an event?

I have a Joomla site with DT Register 3.3.2 and I need to customize the layout of the event registration form for the front end. I need to simply alter the position and formatting of some fields, so ...
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setting component parameters

I'm trying to set a parameter of a component. I have models->rules then the php rule. This seems to work fine. However when I try to set one of the component params it refuses to do it. I've ...
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Remove tag association when deleting an item in own component

I followed the MVC Tutorial from Joomla as close as possible to create my own component. I included Joomlas Tags system within my component using the Observer technique in the JTable class class ...
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Accessing path to tmp directory in my component

How can I access in a custom component the full path to tmp directory configured in the Joomla configuration? I have changed the tmp directory to be outside of the Joomla! installation.
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How to write a complex installer script for a component?

I would like to ask the user some questions in a dialog way during installation of my component. As far as I know, this could be done in the preflight method. But I am not sure how to do user ...
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How to configure Eclipse Project for Joomla Component Development

I like to develop a fresh Joomla Component for Joomla 3.x in Eclipse and created therefore a simple PHP project. The problem I have is now how to setup the correct "include path", so that the basic ...
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How to execute an ajax script to update form fields in an .xml file rendered by Akeeba FOF?

I would like to populate the "Owner" select option list by SELECTing the owner column from the #__gscrm_accounts table WHERE the gscrm_account_id (primary key) is the selected "Person or Business" ...
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Simple plugin to check folder contents on component update

I'm wanting to make a very simple plugin. All it needs to do is On installation of the plugin, copy a folder to a particular component's library folder. When a particular component library is ...
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How to set noindex on components

Anyone who can tell me how I can disable the component users to provide search engines the noindex, means: <meta name=robots content="noindex" /> for example in all Joomla instances, the URL /...
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Display specific Joomla user groups

This code snippet below shows the list of all Joomla user groups(registered,editor.superuser and ...) at component // load in joomla user groups $qry = "SELECT * FROM #__usergroups ORDER BY ...
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How to add a CLI file to the /CLI directory as part of a component install

I have a component that needs a CLI file for use with cron. Is there a proper way to use the components manifest file to specify that the component includes a CLI file and that CLI file should be ...
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Adding Additional Fields to Admin Component

I'm using Joomla 3.9.1 and SP Simple Portfolio v1.6 I would like to add some additional fields to the SP Simple Portfolio component. Image of current fields (taken from Google); How can I add ...
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Why are methods randomly placed in models as well as controllers in Joomla

I am quite new in Joomla. I have now understood the components, modules, templates thing and can also build modules and simple components. But the one thing that has always confused me in Joomla is ...
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Simple AJAX call to a component giving 403 (Forbidden) error

Disclaimer: I'm pretty new to Joomla and web-development, so I probably am making a dumb beginner mistake. So far I've worked through much of the MVC tutorial in the Joomla documentation, and I've ...
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How to hide grey 'button bar' in administrator component view

Is it possible to hide the grey bar where buttons would normally go in an administrator view of a custom component? The grey bar shown below: I have no buttons to show, so don't want it to take up ...
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MVC what stage sets a task if none provided

I am trying to understand Joomla's MVC logic. please help me figure out the processing of the task Unedited code from a Joomla package has the front end article edit form with the task field, but its ...
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Adding multiple Models into a component.

in my component Centros I have the view and model for Hospitals, working fine. I want to call a general model. general.php located in the models folder. class CentrosModelGeneral extends JModelItem ...
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How does JFactory::getApplication->input get the input id

I am trying to get the current itemid of an especific menu which calls a custom component. I had a custom component called on the menu with the url /something. Inside of the site model of my ...
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Upgrade component under development without reuploading files

I'm developing a component and as I make changes to the SQL update files and install files, I'd like to run the component upgrade process without having to package up the component and upload it. ...
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Run function in com_content with ajax - doesn't call it correctly

I've been following this tutorial to make an AJAX login form: http://www.mysite4u.net/joomla-articles/jquery-ajax-joomla-login.html But I can't get it to work. The ajax call doesn't work. It gives ...
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in Joomla 3.8 default search tools do not respond in my own component and cannot set and get state of the filters

I try to get some help from you to spot what I am doing wrong (what I am missing) on applying search tools and filters in the admin of Joomla 3.8 in my own component. I am pulling my hairs out since ...
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How to build valid json object for a component's ajax response?

I've set up an Ajax call in my component. I seem to have got the initial call, the controller, the data model is working because when I make the JavaScript call I'm showing this in the code inspector ...
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What are the differences of Joomla modules vs components vs plugins?

A very basic question probably... But what are the differences in Joomla terms between: module components plugins If I am a developer for Joomla what and why should I name it a module, component, ...
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Website speed is awful

I work as an apprentice web developer who has been left in charge of the web team (all of my colleagues have left) and have been left with an impossible task. We have a 10-core Windows server, with ...
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Checkin When Moving From One Component Edit Screen to Another

We have built a custom Joomla! component that has multiple sections and edit screens. In many cases, our component pages are related to each other and it makes sense for users to move from one to ...

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