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Questions tagged [front-end]

The Front-end is the public part of a Joomla site, and what the users see when they visit a website.

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How can I enable the created date for an article to be edited in the front end?

I don't know how to enable editing the created date of an article in the front-end, after updating to Joomla 3.8.10. So far I used to override the article's edit form com_content -> form > edit #...
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How do I make a login page just like Joomla's backend?

I want my homepage to be like Joomla's administration page, meaning there is only a login form displayed on the page. The hard part is, although it is not hard to make a homepage like this and I can ...
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How display values from subform in front end?

I created a simple component with a subform that stores data in a database. Now I need to display this data on the front page. The data is displayed as is from db {"comment0":{"comment":"one"},"...
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How to find path and list files in directory?

I would like to simply list some files from my web server and display the file names on the front-end of my website. I use Sourcerer plugin and created a custom module where I inserted this code to ...
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where is frontend user parameter in Joomla 3.8

I want to hide some fields from Joomla front-end Profile editor (Editor, Timezone, Front-end Language). There was a post on this exchange in 2014 that describes the procedure: Users >> User Manager >...
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How to let logged-in users choose which modules to display

I want to create a widget-type style frontend where users are able to choose which modules they want to show on specific positions. For example I have a homepage where you have 2 positions (A & B) ...
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How to restrict number of successful frontend logins per user

Is there any plugin for restrict number of successful frontend logins per user? I looked around but without success, and have no idea how to achieve that on the other way. Any advice? Joomla is 3.8.1
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Disable Two Factor Authentication on Frontend only

I want to diable the two factor authentication on the frontend only. I want to keep it for the backend! I have set the value "Site Section" to "Administrator (Backend) for both plugins "Two Factor ...
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Joomla! 3.8 - How to hide Publishing Tab in front end

My registered users can log in to see, create and edit only their own articles. This works fine. However, when a user creates or edits an article, the "Publishing" tab appears at the top with "Content"...
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How to edit 'created date' from front end

What file I have to change to edit the created date of an article from the front end? Using joomla 3.8.1.
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Crash front page, can access any page, only control panel works

I need your help, I must revive this site but I don’t know what is going on and it doesn’t work the website. The administration panel works fine. Any ideas or from where to start http://www.enpi-...
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filter db by a single date - how to hack the standard calendar form field

I used component-creator.com to build a component. The component has a table with a date field and a frontend view which shows the contents of the table with a filter which can show the items between ...
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Article appears even outside given path

I've recently come across some strange behaviour of my Joomla 3.6.5 installation. I've noticed that (with SEF on) any article preceded by its ID is displayed if called directly by its URL, and not ...
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K2 Items edit icon missing

I have been trying a lot lately to get this thing work.I'm using Joomla 3.6.5 and I am using JA University Template.I see when I log in through front end I am able to see the K2 edit icon for modules....
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Make “Version Note” mandatory in frontend form

I am using Joomla 3.6.5. On my site I allow registered Authors to add articles. "Version Note" is one of the fields but it is optional. I want to make it mandatory. I have enabled versioning for ...
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What dictates the HTML that is generated for Front-End Search Tools?

I'm not much of a front-end guy, and many areas of the "magically created" code remains a mystery to me as it just "happens" and I'm satisfied with it, so this is likely going to be one of the "duh" ...
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Frontend edit not working - “ReferenceError: Joomla is not defined”

When i try to edit my posts in the joomla frontend i get the following error: Uncaught ReferenceError: Joomla is not defined I can open the posts editor in the frontend, change the content and when ...
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Show frontend pages in backend

I have a component (in fact it is a ticket system) that only provides ticket editing in the front-end. However since most of our other important admin functionality is in the backend (administration)...
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Joomla 3.6.2 Users can't log in on the front-end. Back-end login unaffected

I have a Joomla 3.x site that I recently updated to 3.6.2. Everything was working fine, or so I thought, until I received an email from the client saying that they can't login to the employee section ...
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Displaying version-note on articles

How can i display a version-note from an article on the front-end – like the date or author tags?
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Override category list of K2 frontend item form

I have overwritten K2 Frontend item submit I made a copy of components/com_k2/templates/default/itemform.php to templates/YOUR TEMPLATE/html/com_k2/SUBTEMPLATE NAME/itemform.php Based on the ...
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Creating articles in front end. Status field is disabled and articles remain unpublished

I have a site were certain users can create, edit and publish articles on the front end. These users are using the default "Author", "Editor", "Publisher" user groups and permissions. They can do all ...
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Moving “Category” to the “Content” in the Frontend Edit

This is a hard question I know that. But i hope someone somehow have the answer for it. When you login the fronted in Joomla, and press "edit article" and you can se the tabs which are "Content" "...
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Joomla frontend not loading after upgrading to 3.5

Yesterday I upgraded my joomla site from 3.4 to 3.5 . From then I can access the backend but nothing shows up in the frontend. How can I troubleshoot it? Thanks
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K2 add item in frontend without registration

I wonder if there is an option in K2 to allow any visitor of my page to add an article without registration? For security reasons there also should be a recaptcha for the submitting form enabled. So ...
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First Attempt PHP Plugin

New to php and plugin building. I am a front end guy but need to learn templates building in Joomla. I have a small one working that gives you the ability to insert and change some text in the ...
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What are the JS dependencies of the Joomla frontend editor?

The Problem I'm trying to implement a functioning frontend editor within my Joomla template which has been developed in-house at my company. For the most part it works - a user can make basic text ...
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Joomla 3 frontend view xml: How do I add a custom field to the menu item's paramaters?

I have frontend views on a custom component. When I add a menu item for that view, I want a tab with custom paramaters. The field type will be sql. This is what I have thus far: <?xml version=...
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How to view joomla user in frontend with profile data?

I use Joomla 3.4.4 I would like to view list of users in front end. Along with username i need to view profile data, email and phone, in front end. Is there and extension/plugin/component available? ...
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No category listed while publishing an article in front-end

I'm having a strange issue - No matter with what user I login in my front-end Joomla site (even administrator) and try to add an article and then press button 'publishing', I do not see any category ...
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Showing a custom field in front-end without a form

I have a custom field called time which has the below coding. jimport('joomla.form.formfield'); jimport('joomla.form.helper'); JFormHelper::loadFieldClass('list'); class JFormFieldTime extends ...
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What is the correct method of developing a front-end list and edit view

I created 2 front-end views. One view is to list the records and an another view to edit a particular record. The first view name is 'products' which shows the list of products from the table. In ...
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Hide a value or data on table

I'm using this Mshah frontend user manager extension. I have below table and I want to hide the "Registered" value from that column, is that possible? As you can see, the third column is a user group ...
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How to override Module Frontend Editing Page

I'm trying to override Module Front End Editing Page. I tried to copy this folder [root]/layouts/joomla/edit to [root]/templates/template_name/html/layouts/joomla/edit but it doesn't work. Any idea ...
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How to enable Alternative Layout in the frontend editing

I'm trying to enable user to choose article alternative layout in the article frontpage editing form. I add this code below to [root]/templates/protostar/html/com_content/form/edit.php <?php echo ...
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Fatal error: JApplicationCms::getUserState()

I was trying to update my Joomla 3 site to the 3.2 stable release via Extension manager on localhost, but after installing it, I got a white screen when I try to access the back and the front-end. I'...
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Frontend “Save” button not working

I have Joomla 3.4.3 with the standard protostar template for the frontend. When my site is offline and I'm logging into the frontend (not the adminstrator backend), then I can browse and edit articles....
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Unpublished Articles - hide

I've noticed that when an article is unpublished in the back end, it's still viewable when an admin is logged into the front end. This has causes some confusion with some (easily confused) clients. ...
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How redirect the button new of frontend to open a seblod form in Joomla 3?

when I enter in frontend as super-user appear a button to create new articles, but this button open the Joomla predeterminate editor and I want that open the seblod from that I designed to create ...
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Create or edit an article using a form in the frontend in joomla 3.0

I need edit to create articles in Joomla from the frontend using a form because my articles follow a pattern. What I want when creating or editing articles it is to introduce only: a title, upload 2 ...
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Joomla Template support for Frontendediting

What do I need to do to make my self-written template for Joomla support frontend editing? Atm when I enable frontend editing I do get the edit button, but when I click it, it does not open anything, ...
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Joomla 3x MVC Component “getState” not working properly

I'm developing something like a content component I choose a specific item through Menu Items component and choose what item i want so that once i navigate to that menu I can see the item i choose ...
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SimpleCalendar - display category in module

I am configuring the simplecalendar module in Joomla 3.2.2 Wich seems not to be capable of displaying the category of an event in the module? In the backend there is a line loading different ...
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Front-end unable to read component's code between { }

Using Saxum Picker, I'm trying to insert a Paypal Form in the Component's Description Field, but whenever I insert code between { }, it saves on backend, but it doesn't show properly on front-end. - ...
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Optimizing frontend load, how do I properly combine and compress my JS?

My website for an enterprise client has approximately 90 assets that download on load, 35 or so are JS files. Even "optimizing" extensions that are made for Joomla only seem to get me down to 31 or ...
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Frontend: why some fields are not in the $data param of the save function?

I'm using a frontend JForm to manipulate some data. The html form is correct, but when it is sent back to the model save function I don't receive all data. This is the data that save receives through ...
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File selector in the front-end of a specific directory

I am developing a component which has a front-end form. In this form it must be possible to select and upload a File to a user-specific directory. I found and tested the module Easy File Uploader ...
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Upgraded to 3.3: can't save in Frontend anymore (“category field required”) [duplicate]

I can't edit anymore in the frontend. Each time I want to apply my changes I get an error "Field required: Category". Any idea how to solve this? EDIT: this question has already been asked here
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Only articles with article anywhere are accessible

I have a weird problem on my Joomla 3.3.1 website. I have made the migration from J2.5 two months ago and until yesterday everything was working fine. Now, only menu-items that are linked to an ...
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No acces to front page but acces to backend is working

My Joomla 3.3.1 website was working fine until today. I haven't install nor updated anything since two-three weeks. Yesterday it was working great, but today I get this error message: This webpage ...