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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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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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Use a Field value in a Query (Seblod Query plugin)

I'm using the Query plugin that lets me create a Query field on my List & Search. I have a hidden field with ID 'id_number' which I'm trying to use in my query. When I check the Page Source(Ctrl+...
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How to get all tags of articles of specified categories in Joomla?

I want to add a "filter by tags" feature to mixitup in Joomla. I need a list of tags for specified category articles and later for each item to add titles of tags for each item. There was a "...
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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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Including 3rd party SDKs in a custom extension

I'm trying to develop a J2Store app for the shipping broker FlagShip, using their SDK found here. (Their SDK essentially provides objects which handle calls to their API so that the developer doesn't ...
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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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Search for articles by alias

Our client wants visitors to the site to be able to find an article (actually a J2Store product if that makes a difference) by searching words in the alias. I found an old forum post from 2010 where ...
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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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Update path does not exist. / Error updating COM_INSTALLER_TYPE_TYPE_

Since upgrading to J! 3.9.0 I'm getting this error on EVERY extension update except for the few who use an update routine that appears to bypass normal Joomla workings - StackIdea's EasyBlog and ...
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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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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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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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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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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 ...