Questions tagged [development]

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How to replace deprecated Joomla classes with VS Code?

Is there a way to conveniently replace deprecated Joomla classes with VS Code. I do have the PHP CodeSniffer (with Joomla Coding standards) and Intelephense extensions, although I am not sure if ...
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Reroute all emails to developer / debug address

I am trying to intercept outgoing emails from joomla and reroute them to my email address for development and testing. Ideally I could set up a toggle under Global Configuration > Server > Email ...
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Create record from modal edit form

Is there a standard Joomla mechanism / development pattern for creating a modal edit form to create an item from within another item? I've used this tutorial to create a modal list view, where you ...
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List every contact including the ones in subcategories

I need a phone book with all people of the organization, but also need a separated phone book for each department. We have a "Main" category, with a few subcategories. I cannot duplicate the personal ...
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FieldsPlugin onCustomFieldsPrepareDom $field on save different on front and backend

I currently develop a FieldPlugin for myself. I noticed some things and don't understand them fully right now. My plugin works in the backend perfect, but raises errors on the frontend, so I did some ...
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From outside of a component how to change a parameter

In a system plugin, I am using the onAfterRoute event to change a single parameter from a 3rd party component before being loaded. public function onAfterRoute() { if ('com_abc' == JFactory::...
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Desktop application for macOS to generate components, plugins and modules

I would like to know if there's a desktop application to easy generate components, plugins and modules for Joomla. I have tested this two generators: https://www.npmjs.com/package/generator-joomla3 ...
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How to dynamically add extra input fields in k2 item form

Problem I'm currently working on a form which has to implement a way to create a schedule for a single day. It should use a time for when an event starts, and a description about the events. The ...
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Modal rendering issue

I am using the following code to render a Modal window in Joomla! 3.6.5, inside administration: echo '<a href="#modal-test-modal" role="button" class="btn btn-success" data-toggle="modal">...
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Using CodeMirror editor in custom component

I am trying to use CodeMirror as the editor for a field inside a component I am developing. I have specified the editor as codemirror in the form.xml file but I get a javascript error on the page: ...
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How to implement nested submenus in the administrative sidebar?

I'm using JHtmlSidebar::addEntry() to build a menu in the sidebar. However, I need a better way to organize the menu items in there. I don't see a way to easily create a nested menu structure. I'm ...
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Why doesn't my subform field data get saved?

I've been trying to debug this all day. I can't figure it out. My subform field: <field name="tricks" type="subform" formsource="administrator/components/com_test/models/forms/bagtrick.xml" ...
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$mymodel->publish($id, $state) returns “false” when calling it via CLI - on Web it returns true

I got a little problem: I would like to publish an item with some "different" states (1,0,2,-2,-1). I'm doing this this way: if(empty($this->getErrors())) { $tableitem->store(); $...
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Joomla Checking out items does not work correctly

I would like to check out items, that are edited by user XYZ. Well, it works so far: If somebody opens an item, the default-view shows the "lock" icon. But: If I click the link to the checked out ...
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Field function return the right results but $params->get return an array full of NULLS

I had a full working module that was parsing some values from a dropdownlist at backend and it was editing those values at frontend. Yesterday a co-worker changed something and today it doesnt work. ...
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Implementing CSRF protection with Techjoomla's API plugin

I am writing an API and I want it to check that the data that has been entered came from a valid user session on my website. The API uses Techjoomla's API Plugin. When I send a 'POST' request to my ...
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Form With Buttons That Don't Submit Data

I am trying to make a page that performs various functions in vanilla Javascript. One of the functions involves submitting form data to Joomla. However the issue I have is that Following the following ...
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1146 Error when creating custom table

I have created a secondary user table to store other information in the Joomla database. However, when I try to insert information into that table, I get this error. 1146 Table 'database.#__vvuser' ...
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Combine a custom module and component

I have inherited some custom components and modules for development. One module depends on one component very heavily. Is it possible to combine these two into one installable package? If so, how?
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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/...