Questions tagged [custom-field]

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

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Joomla 4 - how to set namespace for custom field addfieldprefix

I have the editors-xtd\vimeo plugin with this structure ..\plugins\editors-xtd\vimeo\models\fields\(a bunch of custom fields) ..\plugins\editors-xtd\vimeo\forms\form.xml ..\plugins\editors-xtd\vimeo\...
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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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How to fetch joomla article custom fields in another component?

I have created some custom fields in my joomla article from backend now I want to fetch them in another component. What would be the code to achieve it?
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How to show article's custom fields in the header of the page?

I am using Jommla's default Protostar template. I have custom fields for articles and I want to show this custom field in the header of the page, not inside the article. How can I achieve that?
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How to remove the default editor inserted in a custom module

I have created a custom module in Joomla 3.5; I have a set of fields, but surprisingly, a default editor is inserted into the module basic tab, while I have not such fields in my fields XML: <...
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How to select predefined options in an custom form list-field?

I'm trying to pre-select several options in a custom form field. I created a new JFormField which extends JFormFieldList and gets its values from my database. This is my current code: protected ...
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Passing Arguments for custom field

I need a custom field which has to select the database with some conditions. When customer A logged in this field has to select records belong to customer A only. The custom field is as below ...
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Getting Category's custom fields in a blog view

I'm trying to get the custom fields value of a category in a blog view. I have try the article item method but on the child item (supposed to be the current category item in the loop) : JLoader::...
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Use a plugin defined field inside template

I've created a custom field for my plugin and it's working great, but if I want to use the same field within my templateDetails.xml I get an almost blank page in the template style edit page. I should ...
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How to save data from subform fieldtype in joomla 3.7 custom field

I made a subform repeatable fieldtype custom field plugin to integrate with the custom field extension in 3.7x, and it works correctly to display the the fields during article submission. However, the ...
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Joomla 3.7.x PHP API set value of custom user field

I'm writing a PHP script that goes through the users, and reads and writes some custom user fields. The reading part is done, by the use of the FieldsHelper. It works nicely. However, trying to write ...
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How to get Custom Fields related to Joomla Content?

I want to know how they get the values of custom user fields within Joomla articles. This is to contribute ideas and ways to solve it.
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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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use Joomla Subform field values in custom field from same module

I have the basic xml file where in I call subforms into two tabs. Called Tab 1 and Tab 2. The content of this file is below. mod_something.xml <fieldset name="tab1"> <field ...
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Call php function in backend of module

I am trying to call a php function from the backend of a module (I'm using a custom form field). com_ajax does not work because it pulls the current menu item, which doesn't exist since it is not ...
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Custom 'dynamic' form field creation

I tried to look around, but didn't exactly found what I was looking for. Joomla have documentation about how to create custom form fields. That was useful, but what I need is (I guess simple..?). I ...
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Extended subform field use own layout from template/html folder

I've created an extended subform field type called families.php, basically I want to have my own custom layout for this custom field, it makes sense I don't want to mess up everything just for this ...
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Customize Global Configuration

Can we customize global configurations ( configuration.php ) to add custom parameters? . As it stores DB / FTP settings, I want to add payment gateway configurations. If there is a way to add ...
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How can I add custom user field values to an article?

I have created a custom user field named "Gender". How can I show this field in an article? I can only manage to show: username, name, email and User Id Here is my current Sourcerer code to access ...
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Running content plugins for a custom editor type field in com_content

For our latest Joomla-Projects, I extended the com_content component with custom fields using the following documentation: https://docs.joomla.org/...
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Event for saving Custom Fields data? Or before save

I am looking for the event is triggered when saves or just before the com_fields custom field saves the data? Also, is there any where I can find the list of all com_fields event trigger the ones I ...
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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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Access namespaced custom field method from a plugin into another plugin

In one of my previous questions, I learned how to properly set up a namespaced custom form field, but it turns out that it's only available within its plugin scope for some reason. I need the field ...