Questions tagged [jinput]

Joomla! Input Base Class This is an abstracted input class used to manage retrieving data from the application environment

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What's the proper way to get the entire $_POST?

In Joomla! 2.5.x I could simply run JRequest::get('post'); but seeing as JRequest is deprecated in Joomla! 3.x I should use JInput. At them moment this is the code I'm using to get the entire $_POST: ...
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Input filtering an array of integers, words

This is one that has bugged me for several years now - Joomla provided JRequest, and then JInput to access filtered data from the incoming request. You can ask for filtered strings, integers, words ...
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Class 'JInput' not found after updating to 3.7.3

I am updating a clients site to 3.7.3 and following the update receive the following on both the front end and admin: Fatal error: Class 'JInput' not found in /home/wwwsitew/public_html/rmi/...
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What's the proper way of setting a persistent cookie in Joomla 3.x

I would like to set a "destination" cookie for all users on my site, to serve tailored content. The cookie needs to persist across login/logout so it appears I cannot use jSession, which is cleared on ...
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How to access an array in $_GET using JInput?

I've been researching different ways to get an array using JInput. According to http://docs.joomla.org/Retrieving_request_data_using_JInput there are 2 methods that I can use. Method1 $jinput = ...
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How can I grab the user's IP address?

I want to store the user's IP address in a Joomla 3.5 component; with 2.5, I did a $ip = JRequest::getVar('REMOTE_ADDR', '', 'SERVER'); Which is the most efficient way to get the IP address from a ...
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use Joomla Subform field values in custom field from same module

I have the basic xml file where in I call subforms into two tabs. Called Tab 1 and Tab 2. The content of this file is below. mod_something.xml <fieldset name="tab1"> <field ...
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Get the menu item variable using Jinput

I am using joomla 3.3.6 and have added a menu item type variable. I want to get the value of this variable using jinput to query the database. The controller file is external so i added the ...
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UPDATE query to add 1 to multiple columns

I have a website for my football team. I have some statistics and so on in there, for example how many games each player has played and so on. What I would like, is for me to write in the names of ...