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How to display module in component area

I often need to create a menu item that displays a module in the component area, without any other content. The way I solve this is to create a new article, and add only {loadposition mymodule} in ...
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How to setup a new multi-language website?

One of my old clients want to turn to Joomla instead of a static HTML5/CSS3 responsive Multi-languages website. I'm a newbie to Joomla, and my biggest challenge is how to make a multi-languages Joomla ...
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How to deal with Duplicated Content / URLs in Joomla?

I just found out a major SEO issue and while I have solved it for the time being; I am trying to figure out why it may have occurred in the first place and if there was mistake or is it something to ...
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Generate menu structure from categories

I have a Joomla site with a fairly complex system of categories and sub-categories. My main menu uses the same structure, in such a way that each menu item lists articles within the corresponding ...
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Can content items be automatically unlocked after a certain amount of time?

Most of our users don't understand that they should Save or Cancel when they edit their content, thus we constantly have scores of articles and categories that are locked. I realize that this can be ...
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How to make a menu item scroll to heading on same page?

I'm looking for a way to create a menu item (in this case "Contact") that scrolls down to the bottom of my home page where the contact information is located. I tried creating an external URL menu ...
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How to change the title tag?

On each page I get the option of meta description and keywords but don't get Title. Where can I change what appears under the <title> tag.
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Is “Uncategorised” a Category?

While editing the articles tag, I read about articles on the Joomla! Documentation site, and noticed this: It is also possible to have Uncategorised Articles. These articles exist without being ...
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How can I add custom fields to the article component?

As per the title, how can I add custom fields to the article component? The tutorial, http://docs.joomla.org/Adding_custom_fields_to_the_article_component almost gets there and it a beautiful piece ...
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How is content “locking” handled in custom components?

Default core's com_content has a built in system that, when a specific article is being edited by a user, it gets "locked", so no other user can edit it at the same time. If the user closes the window ...
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Simplify image management in articles

I recently tried to explain someone how to add images from a digital camara to an article in Joomla, and I noticed how cumbersome this actually is. Basically one has to do the following steps: Find ...
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Blog layout - responsive image grid positioning

I use the category blog layout and override it to wrap a link around the article intro-image, which points to the article. Now i want to achieve a responsive image grid positioning like you can see ...
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Trouble finding particular page that exists in the menu

The page in question - the Contact Page - does not appear in Articles. It does appear in my Main Menu, but there is still no way to edit its content. The link the menu item is pointing to is: index....
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How to categorize an Article under many categories?

Is there any plugin or extension that able to allow adding Joomla article under many categories?
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Add custom language to content language

I'm creating a multilangue joomla site with English and Faroese. Faroese isn't in the language list, but my site is just made up of articles and menu's that I'm creating at my own, so I don't need to ...
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Joomla XML form fields in content

Joomla includes many built-in filds that can be used in the XML manifest file (Available fields in Joomla XML manifest), but is it possible to use them to build forms for the visitors, in a module or ...
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How to remove Content older than a specific date with 410 status code

so I have a Joomla Website with a lot of content (10k+ items acumulated over the last 10 years). I want to remove the Content of the first 5 Years because it costs a lot of Crawler Budget for Google. ...
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Facebook Share - Remove: “The Joomla! content management system lets you create webpages…”

When I try to share anything from facebook, I get the default description: The Joomla! content management system lets you create webpages of various types using extensions. There are 5 basic types ...
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How to add any text/script before </body>

Is there any content plugin that let me to put any text/code/script before closing </body> tag? If there is no such plugin, is there any documentation about how to create that kind of plugin?
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Article Table of Content as a sticky navigation

I'm looking for a way (plugin, module?) to achieve the following: auto-generate a Table of Content for certain long Joomla articles based on HTML tags (H1,H2 etc.) or CSS classes of headings show ...
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How to create a category blog layout with all articles shown in full?

Hello Joomla community, I'd like to create a category blog layout where all articles are shown with their entire content. I.e. without having the article shortened at the 'read more' position. What's ...
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How do I add or edit articles in Joomla

Articles (AKA content) are one of the most important parts of a website, but how do I create new articles, or edit existing articles? How does the article editor work, and what are all the buttons in ...
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Batch processing Menu Item options

I'm working on a website with ~100 menu items (type is "Single Article"). Each menu item has it's own, unique settings under the "Options" tab: This obviously overrides the global settings, but I ...
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Article appears even outside given path

I've recently come across some strange behaviour of my Joomla 3.6.5 installation. I've noticed that (with SEF on) any article preceded by its ID is displayed if called directly by its URL, and not ...
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What content is using a given file in the media manager?

Is there a way of finding for a given file in /images what (if any) articles are using it? Or conversely, what dead links towards files exist? The objective is to restore sanity to a wholly messed-up ...
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How to get rendered full page before returning to the browser?

Is there any way to get full rendered page before returning to the browser? I want to get full page (from <html> to </html>), replace some pseudo variables and retrun to user changed ...
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Extension to edit multiple articles in a same pattern?

I am trying to fix an old joomla site so it can be responsive. In the articles, every image comes with style="width:1150px;height:650px", I need to replace all these occurrences with style="width:100%...
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Is there an out-of-the-box way to configure user-submitted content?

I remember that long long ago there was an extension called JA submit that let users create unpublished Joomla articles, that I could then go into Joomla, edit, and approve. I would essentially want ...
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Module to show selected articles in frontend with links to article page

I am writing a module to allow admins to select upto 3 different articles (taken from Joomla Content) to show in the frontend of a site. I want to show the article title and the intro image, along ...
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How to make it easier for a client to update Joomla website?

I'm new to Joomla! and I'm designing a website for a client, my very first in Joomla!. He doesn't know how to code, so I'm trying to make it easier for him to update content after I finish with the ...
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Module positioning layout

I'm using the following theme based on helix3 framework and I'm encountering some issues on the positioning of the main content. I have a row with 2 columns, the one the side is fine because it's a ...
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Content type with own fields and form

I am a Drupal developer and now I am trying to create web using Joomla. What I need to do: Create new content type "Product" Create few fields to content types - e.g. price Create order form which ...
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Display readmore link in all blog entrys

I am trying to get a readmore link after every single blog entry on a Joomla 3.2.3 Page. I already edited components/com_content/views/category/tmpl/blog_item.php to take out the php if ($params->...
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Create a Custom field for content for adminside as Video

I am in need of custom plugin that allow me to add custom fields like Video from admin side for Articles of all category. Can anyone guide me please. Video File type (I will select file and that ...
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How to wrap selected blocks inside a custom html tag in article editor using TinyMCE

I have a situation where sometimes a block of paragraph texts or one single image needs to be wrapped in a special div. I am trying to figure out a way to do it without having to edit the HTML which ...
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How to automatically import video from YouTube?

I just installed Joomla 3.0 and I'm not great at it. Here's what I'm looking for though. I give Joomla my YouTube channel's url or the url of it's RSS feed. When I do it checks this feed at a set ...
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Canonical tag problem in Joomla articles

look at the URLs below: 1. /essays/technical-essays/180-technologies/247-megapixel 2. /essays/technical-essays/247-megapixel 3. /essays/technical-essays/technologies/247-megapixel 4. /essays/...
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How can I export my joomla website media?

I am closing down my website which has a large archive of photos and video in the media section and want to be able to a copy of the photos and videos and put them into DropBox or such. Is there a ...
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Override the blog_style_default_title.php file

Hi I'm learning the php and this has gone way over my head. I'm trying to make the blog item page links go to an external link if the A-link in the article is entered. I found some code in the ...
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pop-up does not close, but is white

I tried several plugins and no one was able to load (inside the popup) the web page I wanted i.e. http://www.nicovon.joomlafree.it/sala_camino.html this testing site is, instead, the site where I'm ...
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Joomla plugin - get parameters from syntax

based on the this tutorial https://docs.joomla.org/J3.x:Creating_a_content_plugin I managed to write my first content plugin with this helper.php code $regex_cat = '/{reillorama:(.*?)}/i'; ...
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Javascript in custom content plugin output

I want to use javascript in my custom Joomla content plugin, but I can't get my custom text when type text in my input by using getElementById. My code is: <?php $output = ' <input ...
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About jquery and $document->addScriptDeclaration($js) by developing a plugin

I seem to be having an issue when using jQuery in my plugin, which results in a blank page. When I delete the last line $document->addScriptDeclaration($js);, the site display but the code doesn't ...
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Create or edit an article using a form in the frontend in joomla 3.0

I need edit to create articles in Joomla from the frontend using a form because my articles follow a pattern. What I want when creating or editing articles it is to introduce only: a title, upload 2 ...
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Can I insert custom attribute information into the MySQL content table?

I'd like to be able to give each article an additional attribute. Not sure if I can use the columns that exist in #_content. I'm concerned any modifications I do will be overwritten or cause errors. ...
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Show image from the article in blog layout

I'm looking for some help with our website. So, we have this news site which gets lots and lots of new articles in short period of time and therefore it requires lots of journalists working on it. ...
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How to update a page that is not built from articles?

So, I'm trying to update a page on a site I am maintaining and it doesn't seem to be made up from articles. I have explored the menu for the page, and there doesn't seem to be any obvious candidates ...
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missing save, save and close and cancel button

I have created one user group under public called "Special Author" and in the Global Settings I have assigned right to that group for the Admin login and also a right to create and Edit Own because I ...
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Placing contents from a page, within another page

Is it possible to place the contents of a Joomla menu item within an article? Here's a little background to what I'm trying to achieve: I'm currently using a Joomla component, form2content on my ...
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Dynamic content plugin/module, depending on the site name [closed]

Is there a plugin or module which shows content depending on the site I am currently on? For example: If I am on site with alias site-1 I want picture images/pictureXY.jpg to be shown by the plugin/...