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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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Getting reply to bump post in JComments, factoring in another query

I'm posting this in hopes someone is familiar with the variables and objects and all of that in different sections of JComments. I use a query in tpl_tree.php to get the date of the last reply made ...
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Error updating 'COM INSTALLER TYPE TYPE' in Joomla after migration

I have tried to install extension updates since I am getting the following error: 404 Component not found However, when I try to click find updates it finds some of the plugin and stops at a blank ...
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zoo extension broke, are there any alternatives?

I was asked by a friend to take a look at the zoo extension, which broke. It was used for displaying photographs. I have never worked with any CMS, so this is a different world for me. I cannot ...
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Extension Type “File” execute scriptfile tag in manifest

I have declared a XML manifest file for my extension of type file like this: <?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?> <extension type="file" version="2.5" method="upgrade"> <name>...
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Extension that display articles/module based on visitors category choice

Does anyone knows an extensions that will display Joomla! articles, like a category blog layout, based on first interaction visitors choice? I don't want to stress the visitors and to make them ...
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Joomla 3.8.6 cannot save most modules

Since today, one of our sites has a very strange behaviour: - We cannot save most of our modules, it does not matter if we click save or save and close, it simply returns to the modules list, with all ...
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How make a smooth scroll menu anchor for a onepage site?

I have a website made with Joomla 3.x and make a menu (Agence, Regie Pub, Sites Internet, Autres Services, Realisations and Contact), I want when I click on each of them they redirected to the section ...
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Upgrading extension for Joomla 3 gives fatal php error

I have a Joomla extension which is built for Joomla 1.5. At the moment I'm upgrading the extension to work with Joomla 3.0 I updated old deprecated php functions in the new version of the extension. ...
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Form submission on joomla module backend

Created a module and added a form on backend with submit button using custom form field as below public function getInput() { return '<form action="http://localhost/joomla/payment" method="...
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Free extension to embed CalDAV calendars

I want to embed multiple calendars, which are provided by a CalDAV server, on a Joomla site. The extension should preferably include an "Upcoming events" module as well as a calendar view. Is there ...
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How can I tell if it's safe to remove TCPDF?

I'd like to remove TCPDF from a website that doesn't appear to be using it. I have noticed that TCPDF is installed when VirtueMart or RSForm! Pro is installed. Which other extensions install TCPDF ...
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What is the best practice for maintaining the TCPDF Library?

If I understand correctly, there is no library included with Joomla 3.x to help with creating PDF documents. It looks like extensions needing this functionality tend to install TCPDF or a similar ...
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How to reverse-engineer a 3rd party Joomla extension to clone it and to be able to make modifications to it?

I have a template from a provider in which they've included a new content type and a com_content override. The template is a quick install. I'd like to find out - what files have been added by ...
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How do I upgrade YOOtheme - Joomla 3.x Template 1.10.5?

I tried to update this extension, and it gave a 500 error and out of memory error: [Fri Dec 01 15:59:24.757714 2017] [php7:error] [pid 17532] [client ::1:58623] PHP Fatal error: Out of memory (...
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Joomla shop-extension; customers can create their own product bundles

Sorry for the vague title, here's a bit of an explanation. I need to implement a web shop using Joomla with one key factor. The customer needs to be able to create their own product bundle (a ...
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What type of extension processes non-HTML markup in an article?

I'd like to develop an extension that processes images and related data using article markup, such as is done by Articles Anywhere, for example: {article 999}{/article} In my case it would look ...
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Error on save of articles and categories

I'm getting this error when I try to save new category. However, the category is created after I refresh listing. Any ideas? Call to undefined method Joomla\CMS\Application\AdministratorApplication::...
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How to setup a proper extension development environment?

My goal is to setup a proper development environment using Ubuntu 16.04 to build Joomla extensions. Until now I've just been zipping my extension and reinstalling it. That should drive anyone crazy. ...
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After Login waring error You are not authorised to view this resource

I am getting warning error when user logged in. After logged in on top of header show warning message "You are not authorised to view this resource." And when try to download attachment it's showing ...
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I am trying to connect two database with one Joomla site

I have two joomla site with different database.And I want to share all data one site to Another site .For example when I register A user in one website then it's updated on second site database also....
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Joomla learning extension

I am looking for an independent platform, or an "extension" for joomla, that has or allows to develop the following characteristics: Role 'Student' - This has a personal page where you will be ...
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How to assign Files to Categories in DOCman?

I am new to Joomla and frankly feel like everything works the exact opposite of how I think it should... with that in mind: I have been trying to assign Files to Categories in DOCman for longer than ...
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How to control the execution order of the same event?

I would like to know if it's possible to control the order of the execution of the same event in several plugins. For example, I have the event event1 in 2 plugins, and I want the plugin1 execute the ...
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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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pdf protecting with joomla extension

I'm developing a Joomla site. There are 3 features needed: - file management, to grant access to an user to certain PDF files - PDF edit to insert the user's name - PDF edit to protect the pdf with ...
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Redirect on extension plugin with onExtensionBeforeInstall

i've created an extension plugin and i'am having issue to redirect on the trigger onExtensionBeforeInstall Here is my code : class plgExtensionExample extends JPlugin{ function ...
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How to assign a different Joomla template style to subpages?

How to make the sub articles have different template style and not inherit the one assigned to their parent category? Let's say that I have news category which uses the default template style. How ...
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Joomla 3.7 404 Component Not Found

I've just upgraded to Joomla 3.7 (from 3.5) and now I'm encountering issues after installing extensions & components. I receive a 404 Component not found error. I've tried with various extensions ...
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What is wrong with this XML Package Installation file? Joomla cant find XML on Package

I am following everything on: https://docs.joomla.org/Package And still got the error: JInstaller: :Install: Can't find Joomla XML setup file. The XML file has the correct name. The package zip ...
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Joomla3 specific article permissions on front end

What I would like to do is create a basic wiki using Joomla articles and categories. On the front-end when someone creates an article I would like for them to be able to give other registered members ...
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I need extension to create popup

I'd like some advice. which extension is recommended for anyone needing to open an html page in a pop-up after clicking on an image?
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what component allows me to open a Virtual tour in a popup? [duplicate]

I'm trying to create a popup by modifying the source code through the editor. the code is as follows: <a href="#" onClick="window.open('mypage.htm','pagename','resizable,height=260,width=370'); ...
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Extension to edit multiple articles in a same pattern?

I am trying to fix an old joomla site so it can be responsive. In the articles, every image comes with style="width:1150px;height:650px", I need to replace all these occurrences with style="width:100%...
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Adding PHP In Article

I am wanting to connect to a SQL Server Instance in my article, and I have the below syntax to do such. My issue is that when I view the article it writes ".$row['book_name']." "; } ?> onto the ...
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updating premium joomla extensions from update manager

As this article says, the extension update system is now compulsory for all extensions in JED. I searched the web but did not find any satisfactory information about implementing it for my premium ...
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Where to save extension configuration?

I am writing a component which creates two user groups by install. I'd like the component to keep the same groups by update (maybe change the group title) and remove these groups by uninstall. Should ...
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Installer Script - Copying files from installer temporary directory to joomla site

I am creating a Joomla package that will install some plugins and some image files together. I want to copy the images from the package to the Joomla site using an installer script. How do I find the ...
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Implementing Joomla update system for extension hosted on Github

I have a number of Joomla extensions on the JED. I haven't set up a site for them; I'm just pointing JED at their location on Github. I've also never implemented auto-update for any of them. JED now ...
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Publish/Unpublish module on a schedule

I look after a website which is run by a church and every 1st sunday of the month they have a slightly different service schedule. The site uses an image slider which rotates advising of the services ...
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Hooking into the Notices Loop

I have an extension, and I'd like to walk users through the process of using it a little more. The process is: Installation Configuration Inserting Shortcode Creating Events Right now, when a ...
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Force uninstallation of extension

Is there anyway to uninstall an extension (force), even if there are errors during the process like folder not found etc...
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Update extension using zip file

I'm developing a component for Joomla 3.6.4. The component includes some custom SQL tables. Now I'd like to add more tables in another version of the same component, but it seems like there's no way ...
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Multilingual Site Map joomla

I have a multilingual Joomla 3.6.5. My question is how can I create a sitemap for the installed languages? I know that extensions exist for doing that, but if you don't want to use it how is this ...
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When a Component/Plugin was updated

Is there a way to check when a component/plugin was updated? I have a problem with my Joomla installation and I updated a component/plugin soon, but cannot remember which and when..
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How can I make a site like StackExchange with Joomla?

I really like stack exchange, you ask questions, get answers, vote for them and many more. I'd like to have a similar platform for my company so that employees can discuss different subjects and tag ...
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Need Extension Suggestions for Multi-Restaurant Ordering Website

Hello Can anyone suggest me which extension should i use? i want to create a Multi Restaurants food ordering website eg: https://eatoye.pk for Joomla!
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How to use 3rd party extention in Joomla JA Purity III?

I'm trying to use JPro Final Countdown extension in my Purity template. I use quickstart and modified it as I want. I already installed the extension and set up the configuration in JPro Final ...
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Finding a clean version of extensions during Joomla! migration?

I'm working with a set of Joomla! installations that has been infected by malware and have to clean them up as soon as possible. I'm not used to working with Joomla!. The sites have been badly managed,...
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Disabling Google+ voting icon

I have created my website by using Joomla 3.5. How can I remove Google+ icon and its plugin or component from Joomla. Picture shown below illustrates my problem:
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The Extensions: Install page is empty in 3.6.2 Admin

I've updated Joomla to 3.6.2 in the past month on a site. I'm looking to update Akeeba Extensions but I don't have either the side menu or upload box in the Extensions: Install page. I have ...