Questions tagged [component-configuration]

The tag has no usage guidance.

Filter by
Sorted by
Tagged with
2
votes
2answers
60 views

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'...
2
votes
2answers
687 views

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 ...
2
votes
3answers
73 views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
29 views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
60 views

Execute custom script on save component config.xml

I am working on a custom component. The component has some component options, using the standard config.xml file and saving it to the extensions table. But what if I need to execute a custom script ...
1
vote
1answer
60 views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
61 views

Joomla 3.9.19 get the constants from global configuration in component display function

I have created a component and need to get a constant value in the component administrator and list the item according to it. I have tried different ways to get the constant value in the display() ...
1
vote
1answer
364 views

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 ...
0
votes
2answers
51 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
47 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
23 views

Virtuemart installation first page not working?

I'm trying to install Virtumart on my apache server. I used this reference as my installation guide: https://hostadvice.com/how-to/how-to-install-joomla-on-an-ubuntu-18-04-vps-or-dedicated-server/ ...
0
votes
1answer
60 views

How to use component config permissions on the frontend?

I am having an issue with the Access component parameters from inside own component. I have tried the code listed in the first answer, but it did not work. Below is an image of the back end config ...