Questions tagged [extensions]

An extension is a software package that extends your Joomla! installation in some way. The most common Joomla extensions are Templates, Components, Modules and Plugins.

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How to display external SQL table using Joomla?

I am looking for good free extensions I could use to display SQL tables on my website. I have tried a couple but, they either don't work or ask for indexing which my tables don't have. https://joodb....
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Reading your site's content with PURGECSS Joomla Template

Is there a PurgeCSS guide to setting up with a Joomla! Template. WP has this guide. My problem is I can't get it to read all the pages in the site. What should I put in content: [],? Now - I want it ...
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Seeking an extension that displays “Who visited my profile”

Programming is my weakest point; I searched all possible topics, but haven't found what needed. Joomla 3.9.27 + Easy Profile Pro 2.9.1 I need to add the function to view the visitors of my profile. I ...
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Restrict access to your paid extension

Our company is wanting to deploy a pro and free version of our extension onto JED. Is there any way that I can prevent people with the free version from hacking to get the pro version? I would like to ...
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Helix Ultimate Template: Error “500 icon::print_popup not found.” when clicking on a blog article

I am currently using Joomla 4 Beta 7 with Helix Ultimate 2 Alpha 5 and PHP 7.2. When I go to my website's homepage > Blog and then click on any article, I get the following error: 500 icon::...
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How to check an extension is namespaced?

I'm working on namespaced templates feature and I came to the point where I need to check if an extension is namespaced or not. One possibility would be to load the templateDetails.xml file and check ...
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Error “500 behavior::tabstate not found.” when trying to access SP Page Builder

I am currently using Joomla 4.0.0 Beta 6 with Helix Ultimate 2.0.0 Alpha 3 and PHP 7.2. My website runs on LiteSpeed Web Server, NOT Apache. When I go to The Joomla administrator panel > SP Page ...
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Uploading a .ZIP To Site

Using cPanel on Host Gator, I am trying to upload a .zip Extension. However, anytime I try to upload this I get the errors: JFolder::create: Could not create folder.Path: /home/packages Warning: ...
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Licencing of Custom Extensions

The answer to this is probably on the joomla site but I can't find it. The business model for my company is Software as a Service (SaaS). I am using joomla. If I write an extension for joomla am I ...
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Is Joomla a correct choice for a social medium with rankings of products?

I'm thinking about creating a certain website and I'm not sure if Joomla is a tool I could use and would be one of the best choices. I would like to create something like https://www.imdb.com/ , i.e. ...
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How to get access to image metadata from PHP?

I am in the proces of writing a Joomla extension that utilizes metadata embedded in image files in IPTC, EXIF and XMP chunks. In particular, I want to gain access to "Title", "Tags"...
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Using Tags in an Extension

So far I made the follow changes looking for add tags functionality to my extension: Register a Content type Add Observer methods to the extension table class class TagimagesTableTagimages extends ...
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Login via facebook/google?

Can someone recommend working extensions for login via facebook/google? I've tried some but they are either not working or not working very well. Firstly I tried Akeeba Social Login. After I install ...
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Cannot install/manage extensions due to 403: Access to the Joomla! installer is disabled

I'm trying to install extensions and plugins on my site, but when I hit the Extensions > Install/Manage buttons, I keep getting a message that says: 403: Access Forbidden, Access to the Joomla! ...
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DPDocker and Joomla

I'm new to Docker. I tested https://github.com/Digital-Peak/DPDocker. I was able to implement things quickly with the component https://github.com/Digital-Peak/DPAttachments. Now I'm in the process of ...
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Disable Update Sites Reverts Back to Enabled

Joomla 3.9.21 I have a number of extensions that are notifying me of updates in the Joomla dashboard, I want to temporarily disable these notifications. (I know this isn't best practice and it's ...
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Front End Management of Joomla Users

Joomla 3.9.20 I know there's no default way of managing Joomla users on the front end (a huge drawback of Joomla imo). There appears to be some commercial extensions and components that do this, but ...
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How to build a podcasting site?

I am new to Joomla so I want to know if it is possible to build a podcasting site with user registration on Joomla. I want guests to be able to subscribe to an individual user's podcast (not ...
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504 Gateway Time-out on Update

Joomla 3.9.19 When I attempt to upgrade from 3.9.19 to 3.9.20 I am getting the following error after about 2 - 3 minutes after clicking 'update'. 504 Gateway Time-out The server didn't respond in ...
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Javascript accordion with anchors for joomla

I do not know javascript and scss very well so I am struggling with creating an accordion for a page. I would like two options: When one panel is opened, the other collapses. Every heading of a ...
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Joomla 3.9 Child Sub Menu Not Showing

I am using a custom Joomla template called 'Portent' built by Joomlanauts -- a @SethWarburton creation. The issue which I am facing is that the Sub-menu under my Child menu items are not showing for ...
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Need help to create payments in Invoice Manager

I'm considering buying this software and I went to its demo, but can't figure out myself how to break a total sum into payments. For example, my client owes me $300, okay? He can pay me $150 and then ...
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JomSocial Extension causes error: 0 String could not be parsed as XML

I have installed a JomSocial extension and now I am seeing an error: 0 String could not be parsed as XML screenshot of error The same error message is also presented in the title tag of my ...
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Upgrading an Old Joomla 2.5 Site to 3.x Version

I have an old Joomla 2.5 site and am trying to upgrade it to the current version. My problem is I need to update some items but I'm not finding the old versions of them for doing that. They are: ...
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Update screen turns white when initialising an extension update

I have a customer who asked me to upgrade his site to the latest version of Joomla 3.9.18 being that he is on 3.9.16. Why do I worry? Well, I have the site set to remind me every day if the site has ...
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Retrieve data from database to front-end

I created a form using ConvertForm extension for guests to submit information (name, age, ...etc) into my Joomla database. Is there a way to display the information the guests submitted to another ...
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New Joomla install but can't install extensions. Get 500 Internal Server error

Tried installing extensions 'from Web' and installing 'from Folder'. The files were added to the /tmp folder and extracted, but did not get installed. Screen jumps from installing to 500 error: 500 ...
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How to build a commercial component from my free component?

I have developed a free Joomla component and I want to create a commercial version of this component. What are the differences regarding the code between a free extension and a commercial extension? ...
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Unknown extensions - 1062 Duplicate entry '0' for key 'PRIMARY'

I'm using Joomla 3.9.14 Release and am no longer able to add new articles or extensions. The original installation was 3.7.x on which I recently encountered this problem. On the main administrator ...
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How to use Composer and Symfony in our Joomla extensions?

I develop Joomla extensions since 2008. Just today, I realized that Joomla uses Composer and the Symfony framework within its core libraries. I had seen it in the past, but never really gave it a ...
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How can I display the first name of the currently logged in user in content

Matthew Murphy asks the following on the Joomla Facebook Group: Anyone know of an extension for content that replaces the name with the person who's logged in? For example I have been working on a ...
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Deleting obsolete menu types

While programming a Joomla extension, I experimented with Menu Types, however while editing/deleting/adding types in the default.xml it doesn't delete the previous ones. So while I only have 1 menu ...
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How to overwrite a module's .php to control what scripts it adds to the head of the doc?

I am new to Joomla. I have installed a plugin and I want to overwrite the module file to remove some of the unwanted scripts. project modules mod_modulename mod_modulename.php How can I overwrite ...
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How can I use first image in article as featured image?

I have searched all over the internet but nothing got useful. I have only hope on this forum. Please tell me how can I use the first image of the article in Joomla as featured image. I don't want to ...
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What kind of extension should I use in order to build a back-end GUI to edit parts of the theme?

I'm a Web Developer who has recently begun using Joomla. I've written a custom theme using php, html and css etc but would like to create a way for someone with absolutely no programming experience to ...
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Image Gallery with frontend upload

I'm currently evaluating the different gallery extensions and there are lots of them. I'm looking for a simple gallery with: frontend upload of bulk images while you're creating an article automated ...
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OTP verification through SMS & Email while registration

Are there any free plugins/extensions which send the OTP through registered email as well as a mobile number during the registration process?
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How to find the version of extensions used on a Joomla website without access to the backend?

First of all, I would like to check myself: An extension is an aggregate of modules, plugins and components, right? If that is right, then modules, plugins and components have the same versions. Is ...
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What is the best approach to implementing a component that responds to events?

I am working on a Component that will add a set of administrative functionality, which I am fairly confident in, but part of its behaviour will rely on code being triggered by events, which seems to ...
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What is the difference between a Page Builder and a Framework?

I assume that a page builder is a kind of extension intended to build pages in terms of appearance and style. On the other side, a template framework is a tool that allows us to modify template, ...
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Asking for Tag creation [closed]

I would like to use this community to give support for my Joomla! extensions. http://extensions.schultschik.com This for I would like to get a tag like "SchuWeb", "SchuWebExtensions" or something ...
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How to integrate my custom Administrator component with core Joomla database tables during install?

Background: I am starting to package up three associated custom Joomla extensions that I've developed. (This is directly associated with my previous JSE question, if you want more context.) The ...
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How to integrate google reviews into the page?

I am searching for a option to integrate Google Reviews in Joomla so that: I can show the reviews easily to vistors of the page (e.g. in a module) I can give google these review to show in the search ...
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Lazy loading script doesn't run after AJAX load

Issue related to Video lazy loading skipping first video in every list The css shows up with a black box and the arrow, but script doesn't seem to run after ajax load from pagination, and also when ...
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Best intelligent form creator extension?

I've posted a couple of other times here, and have gotten GREAT assistance! Thank-you dedicated Joomla Stack Exchange helpers! I have a 22-piece big band swing/jazz group called William and the ...
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Develop a System Plugin with Sample Data for Options

I'm in the process of developing a system plugin. In the options is a subform-field (repetable), which contains several fields. In the "default" of the subform I can specify a record. a) How can I ...
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How to sell extensions using Akeeba Release Systems and Akeeba Subscriptions

I developed local payment gateway plugins for some Joomla components, and would love to sell them on my site, using Akeeba Release Systems and Akeeba Subscriptions. Can someone please help put me ...
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How to add 5 hours to a datetime stamp?

I've set up an edit column in the database, it stamps the correct time whenever a change is made to the database entry. For some odd reason whenever this datetime displays it displays 5 hours behind ...
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Add Database result As a Select Option

I'm creating a Joomla 3x SP Pagebuilder3 addon, but I'm having a bit of challenge getting a database results as an option in a select type. This is what I've done so far. class MyCustomTypes { ...
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How to add last edited stamp to JComments?

Was wondering if anyone knew how i might add a last edited stamp when someone edits their post in JComments. I've added an extra column to the end of the jcomments' table called editdate. Mostly not ...

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