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

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How to insert "php code" inside the .xml manifest file of a Joomla module?

I want at the fieldset of a joomla module to echo an option with some fetched results from my db: <config> <fields name="params"> <fieldset name="basic"> <field> <?php $db ...
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Joomla Custom field type - How to create one

I am looking for some information about how to create a custom field type for Joomla 3.7 core custom fields. Can anyone point me in the direction of a tutorial, an example of anything that may help ...
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Getting custom fields and their values (com_fields)

I started working a project on the upcoming 3.7 version, using the com_fields. I have created an article and a category level group of fields. The idea is that I want to use the category level fields ...
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Joomla custom fields in Category List

With Joomla 3.7.x article custom fields have finally gotten part of Joomla content. However, I would like to ask how I can render these Custom Fields in the Joomla Category List? Adding custom ...
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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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Custom Form Field not working in Windows environment

My attempt is to re-build the example here: https://docs.joomla.org/Creating_a_custom_form_field_type Somehow, Joomla doesn't see the City.php file in administrator/components/com_testing/models/...
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Triggering onContentPrepare from Category Blog view

I found this page on how to implement a custom field in article: http://docs.joomla.org/Adding_custom_fields_to_the_article_component and it works well, but only in article view. What should I do ...
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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 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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Get form input in custom field

I'm currently working on a custom field, where I manually add a checkbox to a file upload field. PDF Upload field In onContentBeforeSave I want to read this checkbox to decide what to do with the ...
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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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How can I output each item of a multiple list custom field

print_r($item->jcfields); Array ( [1] => stdClass Object ( [id] => 1 [title] => Specialisms [name] => specialisms [checked_out] ...
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How to retrieve active filter from a custom field form?

Having followed the excellent explanation for How to create a view with filters and pagination, I have a custom field that filters for the most part. As it is, the code in the custom field is ...
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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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Joomla custom fields type url file - upload?

I am trying to add a simple file upload field type to the com_contact using Joomla's custom fields. I see there is a 'URL scheme File' type but I couldn't figure out how to get that to work as a file ...
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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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Make a checkbox group disappear

I am using BreezingForms and I have a checkbox group that look for files into my database. It is possible that there is no item to select in the database; at this moment, I want the checkbox group to ...
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Insert Contacts Custom Field In Article

I have created a few custom fields for my contacts. I now want to display these contact details withinin some articles using the following format; {field 1} will display the field with the ID 1 {...
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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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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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Handling of Plugin Custom Field Type Data

I have written a custom field type which will allow users to upload a file (CSV). Upon submitting the file, the plugin needs to be able to read through it and then do its own thing (update database ...
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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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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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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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Custom Fields in component Articles - Joomla 3.6.4

i need add 2 fields to the component content (articles), need add 2 images and try some examples but don't work :-( have a github with the last try https://github.com/javimata/plg_addfield Can help ...
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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 filter articles by jcfields (Custom Fields)?

i'm trying to filter articles by custom fields. In Wordpress it's quite easy to do, but i'm blocked now. Here's what i would imagine right to do, but it's not: JModelLegacy::addIncludePath(...
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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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Adding custom fields to com_content category

I have a component which mainly deals with Joomla content articles. I want to add custom fields to Joomla core category. Is there any chance to add custom fields into category through a plugin or ...
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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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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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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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Accessing current users custom field

I´ve added a custom users field (called "test"). Now I want to call the value of this custom field for the current user who is logged in. In the mysql databse I see the custom field under _fields. So ...
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Getting somehow the Article ID in an Alternate Layout for Custom Fields

I am creating an Alternate Layout of /components/com_fields/layouts/field/render.php to change the layout of some given Custom Fields. And there I need the ID of the article in order to give a unique #...
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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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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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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 ...
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Joomla 3.x - Custom Field automatic updating in article

Perhaps I am not using the Custom Fields properly, but here is my problem: I have a piece of text which appears in a number of different articles. Rather than have to update each individual article ...
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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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Custom form field types unavailable in plugin backend when plugin disabled

I've created a plugin and added a couple of custom fields to its backend. For that I followed the indications from the Joomla docs. I extended for example JFormFieldList to get a dropdown list of ...
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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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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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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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fetch article custom fields in Layouts

I have created some custom fields in my Joomla article from backend templates/name-template/html/com_content/article/default.php and use this code for load custom fields at joomla article <?php ...
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Custom field colResizable plugin not working but works in fiddle

I got this fiddle: http://jsfiddle.net/2h4kLzgj/9/ Now I am trying to add this to a custom field in Joomla but for some reason it does not work at all in the administrator. The table shows up but ...
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How to change custom field order in field group?

For articles, I have created two custom fields and I have registered both in a field group -- this much is fine. Now I would like to change the order in which the fields are displayed on the page. I ...
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Custom Fields inside module override

I am using this code inside a module override that render articles, to show the custom fields: <?php $id=$item->id; $db = JFactory::getDbo(); $query = 'select * from #...
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Dynamic fields in module parameters

I have created a Joomla module that renders a set of headlines in a widget, with links to the main item. It loads these headlines from either a Joomla category or an RSS feed, and is extensible so I ...
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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 ...