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With Custom Fields you can add extra information fields to Joomla's Articles and Users.

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Adding custom fields on the fly in JOOMLA 3.9

I am trying to develop a hobby project based on https://www.themealdb.com/ api. I am trying to create an article programmatically for https://www.themealdb.com/api/json/v1/1/search.php?s=Arrabiata and ...
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How to add new field types to repeatable custom field?

By default, Joomla provides few types of fields that could be used as repeatable custom fields: editor media number text textarea I want to have more fields like boolean, or maybe even more rich ...
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Registered users public listing showing only the selected fields by each user

I'm looking to display a map (google map or other) together with a list of all our registered Joomla 3.9.x users, their addresses and extra information are stored using Joomla user custom fields. What ...
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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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Custom form field in subform. How to access parent form fields?

I have created a custom file list form field and the field is used in a repeatable subform. The purpose of this custom form field is to display a list of files in folder based on 'name' field in main ...
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How to create custom filter type option for a custom field to extend the custom fields in Joomla?

I'm trying to figure out how to add/extend the "Filter" options for a Custom Field. I first started looking to see if I could figure out where I could add my own filter to the list of ...
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Get article list based on custom field value (com_fields)

I'm trying to get all the articles from a specific category with a specific value in one of the custom fields (com_fields) I have created. I have this code: $model = JModelLegacy::getInstance('...
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Join #__content with #__fields_values then filter and sort using #__fields_values data

I wrote an override in Joomla 3.X and sorted the result from the DB using this query, which works: $query = "SELECT content.*, fieldvalues.* FROM #__content AS content, #...
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How to populate custom field dropdown with values from DB

I trying to create a new custom field, which will have a select field with menu items from certain menu type, I got stuck at populating this select field with values from database. You can see the ...
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Joomla custom fields articles list

Mimicking an old sports site that worked using cobalt with custom fields, I've managed to create a nice "match" article, but now I have two issues I don't know yet how to solve. How could I ...
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Stop display custom fields in edit article in frontend

I’m having some trouble with custom fields and tags when creating/editing an article from frontend. I’m using tags and several custom fields (grouped into five groups). By standard, the custom fields ...
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custom form list field add disabled options - create optgroups

I have a working list based on an sql query. Now I would like to add some spacers (not selectable items). When doing this manually in xml you can add the disabled attr to that item, but how can I do ...
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Adding extra field to joomla categories

I need help in adding extra fields to Joomla categories(not article) in my custom component categories and I didnt find any documentation for that. I want to add a time field to categories. I tried to ...
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How to display custom user profile plugin fields on “Edit account” page?

We are building a website with multiple authors using PWT ACL to restrict their access to the users tab so that they don't mess with each other's profile or content. I created a custom user profile ...
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What is best practice for inserting the link for custom fields in third party extensions

If I want to integrate custom fields into my Joomla 4 extension, then I have to change the database so that a link appears in the administrator menu, right? For example like here: https://github.com/...
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confirm dialog, on New Custom Field creation

I am in the process of creating a new type of Custom Field. (Joomla 3.9x) As a new Field under Plugin. I need to have a confirm-dialog on beforeSave, but I can't find any proper tutorial on how to do ...
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Save/load a custom form inside a new tab in the article edit view

I have a plugin which loads a custom form in a new tab inside the article edit view. So far, no problem with this part: public function onContentPrepareForm(Form $form, $data) { // Check we are ...
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Own Custom Field Plugin - Multiple Inputs

I am currently creating a custom field plugin for Joomla! I am now faced with the task / problem that the user needs more than just one field when adding the information. In detail it is so that it is ...
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Showon field attribute targeting field from a group to root

So this is an example XML: <form> <fieldset> <field name="field1" type="text" default="" label="" description=""> ...
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Custom field type with showon attribute for list options

When creating a showon attribute in list options one can do that in form XML since Joomla 3.9 like this: <field name="fieldx" type="list" default="0" label="...
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How can I create my own custom field?

I know how to create a custom form field if I am building a module/component/plugin but how do I build one of the Joomla! custom fields? I can't find a tutorial and I think I'm probably Googling the ...
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Using form XML for custom filter and removing group definition

I'm creating a small component with a search module. I will dumb this example down so that the question will be clear. The component manages books. The book form XML looks like this and its structure ...
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Error JLIB_APPLICATION_ERROR_INVALID_CONTROLLER from CLI on Joomla 3.7

I have an issue with a cli php script that I'm trying to execute. I want to add an article with custom fields. The part where I add articles is working well, but when I add the code to load the ...
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Joomla 4 template namespace

I'm working with latest Joomla 4 beta, and wondering how can I use namespaces with templates so I can start using and developing custom fields for my templates. I need to know what should I set in the ...
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Using isset or is not set PHP variable with extra fields?

I have an issue with setting up variables - if the custom field is filled then it should be shown, if it's empty - then date (+1 month from today's date) is shown. However, it doesn't work properly. ...
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joomla returning invalid fields for user registration

I've added in custom fields for joomla registration, however it's returning them as Invalid Fields? $requestData = $this->input->post->get('jform', array(), 'array'); echo '<pre>';...
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Insert custom field into modules .xml file

I have currently created a Joomla Module, and i would like to make it a bit more advanced now. I have created a Custom field, and i have tried to add it to the mod_NAMEOFMODULE.xml file. To use it ...
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Default options on a multi-select form field using setFieldAttribute

We got a custom jform field as below <field name="select_course" type="courselist" label="Select Course" multiple="true"> </field> Assume the ...
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Use custom fields in index.php template file

For some reason i need tu use articles custom fields in index.php file template, i try this code without success : This after defined('_JEXEC') or die('Restricted access'); JLoader::register('...
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Get values of other custom fields in field layout override

I am using a repeatable custom field for articles in Joomla! 3.9.16 with an alternative layout (override) of com_fields/layouts/field/render.php and an override of plugins/fields/repeatable/tmpl/...
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How can I call com_contact fields in an article view?

We have linked the author to com_contacts and now I want to show an author image which will be a custom field in com_contacts. I was able to show it as a com_user custom field using the following ...
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How to add the current user's user id in query of a custom field for a plugin?

If I hardwire a created_by clause in a joomla sql custom field, the query works as it should (for this specific userid the clause is, and created_by = 305): SELECT id AS value, title AS text FROM #...
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Custom Category Field

Using Joomla 3.9, although Custom Fields is now available, I am opting to do this in a plugin instead for reasons. I have created a plugin to hook into the Category view in admin, so that I can add a ...
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Access repeatable subform fields and display in article override

I have been testing the following code to retrieve and output the values from a repeatable subform field with no success. JLoader::register('FieldsHelper', JPATH_ADMINISTRATOR . '/components/...
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Custom field in menu item

I am trying to get a custom field type into the menu. I want this to be a dropdown which I poulate with some php code. Where the arrow points in want my dropdown field. So I created in /components/...
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Custom fields published state not working as expected

I am using the following code to check to see if my repeatable custom field's state is published/unpublished. If the state is set to 0, the code in between should be hidden, but instead an error is ...
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Override output for repeatable custom fields

I am struggling to find a way to output the values from a repeatable field in Joomla 3.9.15. I am currently accessing the custom fields assigned to articles using the following code: JHtml::...
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How do I sort articles in category blog using a custom field value?

I have created a custom field date and added content to the articles of a category. How can I now sort the articles in the category blog overview by this field? What should a blog.php and blog_item....
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How to use 'showon' with global settings in menu item parameter?

In a custom component I have some component params (config.xml) and I have some menu item params (default.xml). Inside the component params I make use of the showon attribute many times. But to keep ...
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Custom fields not for all usergroups

I'm triing to use custom fields in users for personal details on members of a group, but I've got some "system" users that don't have these details. But everytime I want to edit these users I'm nagged ...
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enable Selected option for a custom field extending JFormFieldList

I am creating a custom field extending JFormFieldList as below Form field is defined as below <field name="reltype_rev_id" multiple="true" type="customfield" ...
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how to add custom field type to user core component?

I need to integrate a custom field in the user component of joomla core that allows me to list some data in a select, I get this data from an endpoint, and because this type of field does not exist ...
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How to programmatically write Joomla article customs field values?

I added some custom fields to the articles of my Joomla website: I work on a custom Joomla module that creates new articles programmatically using the below code: static function createArticle(...
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Get the list of article and related specific custom field value

I need to compose a list for a RSFormPro form field which contains options that display article titles and their respective date from a custom field. In front something like this : Select your ...
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How to extend the article search to take into account the values of custom fields?

In articles I have added a series of custom fields, now I need to be able to filter through these fields, while being in the article manager view. I have searched about it but without success, I just ...
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Only show joomla custom fields on certain category levels

Is it possible to only show a field on for example the 3rd level of categories? Now when I link a field to a top level categorie, the field is shown on all articles on all levels of categories, but is ...
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Extra fields Vs. float numbers

Well, I am trying to develop a simple web system that uses Joomla CMS. The project is simple and becomes from a thought of working with Joomla categories, subcategories, articles and extra fields ...
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How to programmatically set the value of a custom field of type checkbox?

In articles, I have created a series of custom fields, including two date fields and a checkboxes field. Now, through a plugin in the onContentBeforeSave event I need to verify that if date 1 is less ...
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Is it possible to edit the SQL custom field to be multi-select?

I want to be able to select multiple values with the SQL custom field. Is this possible? When I use a query which as multiple results, I can only pick one. I found this post: Creating custom field ...
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Get module params in custom form field

I need to get all other module field-params of the current module inside of a custom form field in backend. In tmpl/default.php it works with: $bgcolor = $params->get('bgcolor'); But in custom ...