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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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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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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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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Field of type contact

In a form of a custom component, how can I add field of type contact instead of type user?
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if statement for components - template

i use a Solution for my Custom Bootstrap Template. Here is my idea: If a certain component open in the frontend, they add the word "-fluid" to my containter css class. but i don't know how i can ...
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List of users in form

In a component, if I want to add an user field to the form, I can easily use a field of type user, and play with it as I want. But what can I do if I need a field that stores an array of users? The ...
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Errors de-crypting libsodium encrypted values from database

I've been implementing some encryption at rest in one of our Joomla components, but keep getting a couple of errors when de-crypting the values when they're written and read from a database. So I ...
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Error! Could not find a Joomla! XML setup file in the package

I'm looking for an extension to serve my Joomla 1.5 websites contents as REST, after some search I've found https://extensions.joomla.org/extension/rest-api/ component, but there is no specification ...
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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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Component Development PHP Version Check

I've been developing a component, and have been trying to find some information, to no avail, of having my component perform a check of the PHP version before install. If PHP is greater than 7, then ...
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Calling Joomla!'s Default 404 Page

I am working on a custom component that displays pages to the user on the front-end. It is possible that a user may try to access a page of the component that no longer exists, and in these instances, ...
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How to trouble-shoot alert error message with no information

I am receiving the following error on a site component list view "Error An error has occurred." That's it. Nothing said of what caused it, where the error occurred or anything else. By searching ...
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How can I make it pssible for users to login and add their products?

I want to build a form for the users of my website to let them easily add their products in frontend page under the name of their shop. To this end, which plug-in, component, or extension ...
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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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Trouble Connecting to External Database

Context: Joomla 3.8.5 MySQL Joomla database = berrien_dev External database = BMP PHP 5.6.33 I am attempting to access in a component I am writing an external database that sits in the same MySQL ...
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Need guide on Joomla [closed]

Its my first time to work with Joomla and I need to make a plugin that basically stores/updates a name and a City the thing is that I want this functionality only in admin panel not in the front end. ...
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Component/software recommendation?

I want to know if you guys know of any good components or extensions which can perform the following: I want a user to be able to submit a form, view this form and edit it when they require. Every ...
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How can I save multiple dynamic values using check boxes?

I have a form which fetches and displays data from two databases (sessions, students) and allows a curriculum manager to select different combinations of students and classes by clicking check boxes. ...
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How to assign template to a component?

Does anyone know how to assign a template to a specific component? I know I can create menu items and then assign URLs to a template. But how can I assign a template (not the default) to a component ...
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Using a non-numeric ID in a backend component

In a backend component, I have one table that does not have numeric ID numbers. It is instead indexed on a unique alphanumeric value (think like a list of U.S. territories indexed on abbreviation, e.g....
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Joomla! 3.6.4 router.php for a custom component

I am developing a custom component for Joomla! for the first time and I am stuck on the creation of a router.php. I alredy read the Joomla! Documentation but without clearly understand what to do. ...
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Dependency check while installing a component

Suppose, one component is dependant upon the presence of another component. I found a function that is activated before installation: create a file "script.php": <?php // No direct access to this ...
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Minimal/Basic Structure for a frontend Joomla component without using Joomla MVC

What is a basic/minimal skeleton structure on which to build a component without extending the Joomla MVC classes? The skeleton should install and uninstall, not throw any errors, and be practically ...
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Joomla onExtensionAfterSave event

I am developing a component extension to create different forms for insurance. When I create a form in backend and save it by clicking the Save or Save & Close button, I am going to create a ...

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