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Joomla Contact Component - can I change “Miscellaneous Information” to “Bio”?

I don't want my board members bio's to be called miscellaneous information. To avoid that I'm putting bio's in the address field! This is not a good permanent solution. I would like to know if there ...
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How to integrate my custom Administrator component with core Joomla database tables during install?

Background: I am starting to package up three associated custom Joomla extensions that I've developed. (This is directly associated with my previous JSE question, if you want more context.) The ...
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Why doesn't this 'usergrouplist' field show a label?

To elaborate: The component's configuration is supposed to show a field where i choose which usergroup gets access to a certain view. The fieldtype used is 'usergrouplist'. I've also tried 'usergroups'...
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How to add CSS to component settings?

I am working on a Joomla component, which includes hyperlinks. I'd like to include the URLs for the links in the configuration of the component. Therefore I added a config.xml to the main directory ...
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How can I create a page that links to all articles with fake long titles?

I would like to have a page that lists all articles in a category by subcategory, and to have these articles listed by titles longer than Joomla's built-in maximum length. In asking this question I ...
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Where to save extension configuration?

I am writing a component which creates two user groups by install. I'd like the component to keep the same groups by update (maybe change the group title) and remove these groups by uninstall. Should ...
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Make “Version Note” mandatory in frontend form

I am using Joomla 3.6.5. On my site I allow registered Authors to add articles. "Version Note" is one of the fields but it is optional. I want to make it mandatory. I have enabled versioning for ...