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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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Joomla 4-5 backward compatibility plugin not working

I was under the impression that all plugins which worked under Joomla 4 would work under Joomla 5 with the Backward Compatibility plugin. However, with one of my extensions (Minitek Slider), I get ...
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J4 default page from CiviCRM extension not working

It seems that it is not possible to set a menu item from the CiviCRM extension for Joomla as the default page in J4. Or rather when the website is visited there is no content, while the menu item is ...
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Joomla Logman Notify modify email message

A question about the joomla plugin Logman Notify. (https://www.joomlatools.com/extensions/logman/documentation/plugins/notify-plugin) The Notify plugin can send activity notifications to a selected ...
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Simple Image Gallery Cropped Images

I have a new website using the Simple Image Gallery extension. I have it working pretty well it seems. However when I crop an image in my image directory, the original is still displayed in the image ...
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Call to undefined method Joomla\CMS\Mail\MailTemplate::ClearAddresses()

In my extensions updated for Joomla! 4.0 i use the method ClearAddresses(). In Joomla! 3.x the Joomla\CMS\Mail\Mail extended phpmailer class now in Joomla! 4.x the Joomla\CMS\Component\ComponentHelper\...
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Language file not loaded into extension directory

In my extension a language file which aren't loaded from the directory : /components/com_exten/language/en-GB/en-GB.com_exten.controllers.ini. In the Joomla! debug there are no parse error on this ...
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Is SweetAlert2 html parameter length limited in size?

I recently created a plugin for Joomla which uses the nice SweetAlert2 popup script and it generally works fine. However, surprisingly, when the size of the html message I use is too long, the box ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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Show code viewer in my article

I'm a programmer. I want to show my codes and scripts inside a joomla (4) article, something like below: This image has taken from this site. As it can be seen, line numbers are supported which is ...
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Joomla Mastodon Extension

I would like to try the extension https://github.com/nikosdion/fediverse/. I have followed the instructions https://github.com/nikosdion/fediverse/blob/main/docs/usecase_single_author_blog.md for ...
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Joomla file extension - how does it work?

In principle, libraries for Joomla are a useful feature. Unfortunately, in practice they have problems stemming from the way Joomla upgrades them. Some aspects of the problems are described at https://...
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Article Show and Link to Article

I use the extension "Article Show" in Joomla 3 https://www.olwebdesign.com/joomla-extensions/article-show-joomla-module.html I create a module "Last news" with the position "...
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Error not clear in query in component, how to track the query which fails

In my component i have an error showed in top of the page coming from a query which has failed : Syntax error near to '' at line 3 Is-there a way to track the place and the query which fails in this ...
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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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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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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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Explain Different Dialog Appearances?

I'm having a problem with a modal dialog. It's not displaying consistently, and I'm not understanding the issue. If you go to this page: http://joomla.connectdaily.com/index.php/calendar click on ...
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Joomla Shortcode Ultimate plugin duplicating link ID's when creating button

Over the past few months we have been developing a new Joomla site (3.4.3). The first initial install was on a linux host, using the Effortless template and everything was going fine. Now that we're ...
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Is there a way to automate component installation in a build script?

I have a build script that watches the files in the component for activity, and automatically zips up the component, and overwrites the existing zip. I still have to manually go to the admin interface ...
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J2Store add quantity input and add to cart button for each product option

I'm using J2Store and would like to display a "quantity input" and an "add to cart button" for each product option so that I can get rid of the radio button completely. This way, clicking the add to ...
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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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