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How to generate a dynamic note field for a custom component?

I am attempting to develop my first custom component called com_image. Because of the structure and function of my project requirements, it made best sense to clone the com_contact folder and ...
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Importing Joomla CMS to custom PHP script (outside root folder)

I am trying to import Joomla CMS to a custom PHP script by this : define( '_JEXEC', 1 ); define( 'JPATH_BASE', realpath(dirname(__FILE__).'/' )); require_once ( JPATH_BASE .'/includes/defines.php' );...
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with insert on duplicate key update - updating multiple rows at once

With latest joomla version I try to achieve one query to the database and updating multiple rows at once. I want to make a query like this: INSERT INTO `tablename` (`id`,`date`) VALUES ('79','2018-...
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How to use HTMLHelper to add to the document head

In this post: How to add CSS/JS/an Image to a module backend @lodder shows me how to use HTMLHelper to add CSS and JavaScript. Previously I had followed the Joomla! documentation https://docs.joomla....
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Manually render filter form fields in layout

I am using the searchtools filters in the front end of a custom component. So I am displaying the fields in my template : <?php echo JLayoutHelper::render('joomla.searchtools.default', array('...
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Call Controller's Publish-Method from CLI or Helper

I would like to call the publishing-method I defined in my item's controller from a CLI-script or a helper (which is included in the CLI). The best case would be to call it like this: $...
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Save multiple fields in DB

Please help advice. How to save multiple Fields in the database. I have a form with X number of fields. Fields added using JQuery <input type="text" value="" name="jform[phone]"> <input type=...
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How to dynamically reload admin-form-fields in Joomla

In a custom component, I'm developing an admin form with 2 fields, a combo-box for jobTitles and checkboxes for technologies. Both fields are loaded from a database table. The values of the checkbox ...
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What is the proper way to use content.prepare?

I am trying to put a module inside another component. According to https://www.joomlashack.com/blog/joomla-how-to/module-position-component/ I can put <?php echo JHtml::_('content.prepare', '{...
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Load language files inside custom library

I have a a library inside \libraries\mylib\. That library contains an include.php which uses following to load language files that are also inside a /language folder in the library: $lang = JFactory:...
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Custom form field not working on server

I created a custom component and in the form one custom field categoryList to list all categories dynamically. Following is the code: formname.xml <fieldset addfieldpath="/administrator/...
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What is the best way to have pages displaying articles from our custom content table in Joomla 4.1?

Related: Is it possible to make it so that authors can edit their own published articles creating a new unpublished version of them? The answer to that question is "In Joomla 4 it is, but authors ...
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How to debug an empty Bootstrap error generated by non-empty Tags field in a custom component?

Flowing on from my previous question about writing my first component (now called com_picture) which is nearly an exact clone of the com_contact directory, I have hit a snag with trying to save a new "...
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Multiple templates for the same view of a custom component

In my custom component, I would like to have multiple slightly different templates for the same view. Something like com_things/ ... - views/ - thing/ ... - things/ - tmpl/ ...
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