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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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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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Authenticate Http request

I'm trying to POST from one controller method to another with the Http class. $http = new Http(); $url = Uri::base().'index.php?option=com_mycontroller&task=my_method'; $response = $http->post($...
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Is it possible to create a component "addon"?

I've created a component for handling a multitude of things for my clients, but I frequently get feedback that certain sections aren't needed or that additional sections are desired. The first ...
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How to get an AJAX call in component's administrator side

I added a component to my site and it accesses my DB via an AJAX call. In my 'tmpl' folder, I have a 'default.php' file which makes an AJAX call that is received by view.json.php just outside that ...
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Using the SQL `Delimiter` statement in component update

For the next version of my component I need split some data into different tables, which requires some rather more complex SQL than I would usually use. The problem is that there doesn't seem to be a ...
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Clear component toolbar task

I've added a custom toolbar button to export the items from a custom component as a CSV. The CSV is getting exported correctly but my custom task is then being triggered when navigating the ...
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Create record from modal edit form

Is there a standard Joomla mechanism / development pattern for creating a modal edit form to create an item from within another item? I've used this tutorial to create a modal list view, where you ...
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admin edit.php saves but doesn't retrieve data from "params" database field

I have a config.xml with some parameters for my component. I need to define these parameters for each individual item. So in admin/models/forms/myview.xml, I've written my fields: <fields name=&...
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Article layout override in J!4

I'm starting to worry about updating my Joomla! 3 to Joomla! 4 (4.0.6 at the time of posting this). In Joomla!, 3 I used a lot the functionality that allows to create article layout overrides by ...
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Where do I add php code to submit an HTML form?

I am new to Joomla, and so far, I used the basics to make a simple website. I decided to try out making a component, using JCB, that has a database of a list of items, and for each item, there is a ...
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"404 Component not found" when trying to set an image for a category

I'm experiencing a really weird error in the backend of my site - Whenever I try to set an image for a category or article, the modal that pops up just shows me the Joomla dashboard. When I'm editing ...
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How do I upload images to a specific folder (Component Backend)

I would like to know how I upload files to a specific folder through Joomla Administrator Panel (My Component Backend). I know how to do it in the site part following along with this tutorial: https:/...
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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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Module placed in main area and displaying article images? Is that allowed?

Edit: ____________________________________________________________________ To clarify this. It’s not about how to code it. But a question about which to choose. Module or Component? ...
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"Joomla is not defined" error when logged in - Pagination

Hi we have 2 different custom componenets running on a website (they aren't loaded together, just have the same issue) and they have pagination. We are finding that when clicking on the pagination an ...
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Desktop application for macOS to generate components, plugins and modules

I would like to know if there's a desktop application to easy generate components, plugins and modules for Joomla. I have tested this two generators: https://www.npmjs.com/package/generator-joomla3 ...
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Com_Contact strange behavior showing labels for empty contact fields, how to resolve?

So, thanks to FFrewin's help I was able to resolve and issue with the default com_contact template not showing entered address information Problems with Contact showing . The issue is that the contact ...
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How does com_contact caching work when it has a form token?

I've been looking into conservative caching recently and felt I'd got my head around it. However, when I added it to a site, I was surprised to see that the core component com_content caches forms. ...
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Using CodeMirror editor in custom component

I am trying to use CodeMirror as the editor for a field inside a component I am developing. I have specified the editor as codemirror in the form.xml file but I get a javascript error on the page: ...
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How to implement nested submenus in the administrative sidebar?

I'm using JHtmlSidebar::addEntry() to build a menu in the sidebar. However, I need a better way to organize the menu items in there. I don't see a way to easily create a nested menu structure. I'm ...
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Are there any file download components for joomla that are MVC and Bootstrap?

I've tried pretty much every free file download component I could find, all of them are flawed to the point where I dont see them as the answer for my site. I would like something that is coded with ...
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Create Custom form field similar to Tag form field type

I want to create a custom field : hobby similar to TAG form field except one thing. I want to create this custom field for my component and therefore want to save the hobby field values or tags in my ...
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How to retain state on refresh when adding a new item?

In a component I'm building I plan on having a 'new item' screen featuring a button that will, on click, allow a modal selection from a 'list' view using a custom modal form field type. Once done, I'...
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Remove /components/ from Popular Tags Cloud module

I have set up a page called domain.com/tags.html on the root which links to the com_tags component and shows a set of tags most used. I also want to use the Popular tag cloud module, mod_tags_popular,...
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500 Joomla\CMS\Form\Form::getInstance() could not load file on Multicategories Component

I have a site that I upgraded from Joomla 2.5 to 3.10.12. The previous site is using Multicategories v1.0.4 component, it doesn't work on Joomla 3.10 and there is no update from the Author so I tried ...
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Discover utility not finding component

I'm developing a component and Joomla can't find it using the Discover utility. This is my component xml file. <?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?> <extension type="...
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How to use emoji picker plugin from editor in Joomla in a textarea field?

I need to use the emoji picker plugin from editor to add emojis in a textarea field. Is it possible? It's for my chat component: https://extensions.joomla.org/extension/communication/chat/tabapapo/
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In extensions, make the schema update SQL conditional

In the xml install file for an extension for Joomla! 4.0, there are these lines that make the SQL update : <update> <schemas> <schemapath type="mysql">sql/...
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Trying to add subform field to existing component xml

I've added the following into my components XML file : <field name="activity_name" type="subform" label="Activity" description="" multiple="true&...
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Run model function in view file to insert default value into sql

I am new to Joomla and received a half-done component. It is a mostly database-dependent component. The component consists of a SQL file that inserts all the data and is able to display it. I am ...
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An error has occurred. 1062 Duplicate entry '0' for key 'PRIMARY' Return to Control Panel?

I have been trying to add a new post from few days using the EasyBlog component in my Joomla 3.9.24 site, but I am getting anerror after clicking the add new button from the Joolma backend. I can't ...
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Joomla - PHP session in joomla disappears

I am programming a little component and module in Joomla. My component and module reads a variable from the php session (this variable is set before for external php script). External php script: ...
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Adding a module from a component

I have a component that I want to use to add a module automatically. This needs to be achieved in the administrator area. My idea is to have a button in one of the component views. That component ...
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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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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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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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Admin Component File Upload -> Cannot Get JInput to work

I am struggling to get an admin form file upload to work using JInput. I have tried pretty much every permutation of $input->files->get(''); I can think of with no luck. No matter what I do, it ...
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Content History Component Not Found

I have a Joomla installation which is on 3.6.5 and working on upgrading to 3.7. While carrying out a test upgrade on a dev version of the site, I got presented with an error about the contenthistory ...
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Restrict user to only edit its own items in zoo

I'm trying to restrict to each user to only edit its own items created in zoo but I can't achieve that. My steps was: Create user group fake group (inherit from public). Create level access fake ...
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How to limit the number of users displayed in my component using pagination?

I have a component that displays a list of people. I want to limit the number of users displayed using pagination. My view therefore includes : pagination- > getListFooter( ) <? Php echo $ ...
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How to use a Toolbar Button without redirect?

I am developing a Joomla Administrator Component. In the Toolbar, I created a Button via JToolBarHelper::custom('administrat.saveIt', 'save.png', 'save.png', 'SOME_TEXT', false); In my controller, ...
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Is there a way to automate component installation in a build script?

I have a build script that watches the files in the component for activity, and automatically zips up the component, and overwrites the existing zip. I still have to manually go to the admin interface ...
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Always force limitstart=0 for component's paginated lists when revisiting the list

I am facing problem with Joomla listing. When I log-in into Joomla admin panel and use pagination for listing, if I click and visit the 3rd page of the paginated data of the 3rd page, then go to ...
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Joomla 3x MVC Component "getState" not working properly

I'm developing something like a content component I choose a specific item through Menu Items component and choose what item i want so that once i navigate to that menu I can see the item i choose ...
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SchuWeb Sitemap error: non-numeric value encountered

I'm trying Schuweb Sitemap (3.1) on two Joomla sites (3.9.21). I'm getting the same error on both sites: Erreur d’analyse XML : données incompréhensibles après l’élément de document Emplacement : ...
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