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Questions tagged [joomla-3.6]

Joomla! 3 is the latest major release of the Joomla! CMS, with 3.6 the seventh standard-term support release in this series.

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Custom joomla template navbar issue

I am totally new to this kinda stuff but i have got this index.php(index.php) and this template.Details.xml(templateDetails.xml). But the navigation bar looks completely different than this . It now ...
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How to render mod_articles_category using custom php code?

I am writing PHP API for Joomla3.9 website where I need to deliver the HTML produced by mod_articles_category modules. I tried blow code to get Module HTML output but it does not working any more It ...
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MySQLi PHP Warning

I am getting the following errors (in this order) thousands of times in my error log: [08-Jun-2016 13:11:05 America/Detroit] PHP Warning: mysqli::stat(): Couldn't fetch mysqli in {...}/libraries/...
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Smart Search exclude search articles by author name

I have Joomla version 3.6.5 and Content Smart search version 3.0.0. When we write author name in search box it will display articles written by that author. I want to stop this search. e.g. article ...
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Database errors after moving remote db to localhost

I've recently run into a strange issue after upgrading to 3.6.5. I've been trying to resolve issues with a failed one-click-update to my live site. Thankfully, I had a pre-updated backup living on a ...
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Override order_date but query.php not working

I am looking for a solution to sort a Category-Blog by 'unpublish-date'. What i have done so far: created an own menu-style by copyingblog.xml, blog.php, blog-item.php and blog-links.php to my-*.* ...
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Not receiving emails sent from contact form

I am running Joomla hosted on a server with sendmail installed. The PHP mail and sendmail are working perfectly; I tested them. The configuration for the mail in Joomla is correct (the info in which ...
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Cannot send emails after migrating hosted joomla to localhost

I have trouble sending emails with Joomla! 3.6.5 I get a message Notice ??SMTP connect failed?? The settings in the configuration file are the same as the same ones as at the hosted website. public ...
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Joomla! 3.6.2 Template Purity III Layout Glossary - second alphabet ordering

I'm on Joomla! 3.6.2 with Purity III template (JA). I try to use the glossary layout with Cyrillic alphabet but the php doesn't check the language and puts the articles in alphabet order only in ...
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How to Downgrade from 3.9 to 3.6

Accidentally I upgrade Joomla version from 3.6 to 3.9 and it was a big mistake, as it destructed all alignment on home page. Need to know, how to downgrade to 3.6 back?
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Google Search Console Crawl Anomaly in Joomla 3.x

Check the URL - no errors https://www.dach-spengler.eu/sitemap.xml https://www.dach-spengler.eu/robots.txt In the google search console, I got the error: Crawl-Anomaly Submitted Sitemaps Status ...
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Sending a message to admins when a user registers

I'm trying to figure out whether it's possible to utilize the built-in joomla messaging system to notify admins when a new user registers? I'm trying to find the function which sends messages, so I ...
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Fatal error: Call to undefined method WFEditor::getContext() in …/administrator/components/com_jce/models/model.php on line 128 [closed]

I am unable to login into back end of joomla, i am using joomla 3.6 and when i operate PHP Version 7.0.12 and try login, i get Fatal error: Call to undefined method WFEditor::getContext() in .........
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Errors processing query result set: Undefined variable and Trying to get property of non-object

I already have a database table called "form"; I added a new field in same table. The problem is in the query select * from "form". While the old fields display, the new field doesn't. I have no ...
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“ERROR: The archive file is corrupt, truncated or archive parts are missing” while trying to update

I tried all the other similar answers for the same error without success. I guess there are some kind of problem specific to the update on my host (GoDaddy). I tried: Upgrade normally via backend (no ...
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Overriding renderfield.php in contact form

I've got trouble with my contact form. It seems that com_contact is using its own renderfield.php that can be found in components/com_contact/layouts/joomla/form. Why its own renderfield.php and not ...
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Trouble overriding contact form

I'm trying to override the contact form. I've got two trouble: In mytemplate/html/com_contact/contact I've copied and renamed default.php default_address.php default_articles.php default_form.php ...
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How can I insert email address to database who sent an email via contact form? [closed]

I'm trying to save email addresses to database when a customer send an email via contact form. I put the insert query into the _sendEmail function, but when I send an email, it didn't insert the ...
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What's the correct way of adding code after the start of the body tag?

So, I've just recently added the Facebook Javascript SDK to my site to be able to enable a "like" button to my pages. Facebook recommends adding this right after the opening <body> tag. The ...
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I cant access all my joomla admin menus and menu labels have weired symbols, How can i resolve this?

I am from migrating a joomla website from server A to my server B but i other parts of the website work fine but my administrator side or backend has the following issues. I am not able to access all ...
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How to query the categories table and get a resultset with my stored order?

In my Joomla project, I have one main category which contains a few subcategories. I have rearranged the ordering in the backend by drag and drop. How can I query the database to check the ordering? ...
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How can I activate a module via script?

I install together with my component a few modules. Also one for the backend. This shall be directly activated via the script. So I have a few lines added to update the #__modules table to get this ...
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How to define access control for menu items?

I'm trying to use Joomla's Access Control List to limit the menu items in my website. There are mainly 5 menu items: Level 1 Start Level 2 Developing Level 3 Aspiring Level 4 Advanced Level 5 Elite ...
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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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After update to 3.6.2 no intall plugins are visible even not in “discover”

I wanted to reinstall the plugins via the "discover" button, but they do not appear there at all. Do you have any suggestions how I can reinstall the install-plugins manually without the discover-...
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Displaying Syntax highlighting and indentions. Specifically for Java, C#?

I've seen other options for some languages, like PHP, HTML and CSS, but nothing for Java and C#. Also it needs to be current, for Joomla 3.6.
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CSS files and Js files not loading in https

Recently I try add https to a Joomla site. In https everything was ok, now it’s not loading some CSS files and Js files. Using the network tab in chrome dev tools I get the following error: (failed) ...
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Getting Joomla to be more verbose about errors

I'm having problems with a third party component and I'm trying to debug the issue. I get a failure with: An error has occurred. 0 Cannot access protected property UsersModelUser::$name but I'd like ...
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Joomla incorrectly displays the modules of the homepage on blog articles page

The Blog article URL is like the following: http://example.com/en/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=166&Itemid=140. It only shows the modules that are assigned specifically to ...
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Natively override core extension classes from templates?

Is there any way to do this natively yet (ie. without using a plugin)? I'm hoping there's native support similar to the way the old MVC Override plugin allowed class overrides using a /code folder in ...
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Joomla! 3.6.4 router.php for a custom component

I am developing a custom component for Joomla! for the first time and I am stuck on the creation of a router.php. I alredy read the Joomla! Documentation but without clearly understand what to do. ...
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SMTP Error: Could not authenticate

Here is the global configuration of my mail setting. I thought I did everything right but it is throwing "SMTP Error: Could not authenticate.". Any suggestion would be highly appreciated.
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How do I pass the field value for a plugin into the myplugin.php itself?

I have a simple Joomla plugin I wrote and added a field to the .xml manifest: <config> <fields name="params"> <fieldset name="basic"> <field ...
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Can't override bootstrap CSS

I'm using the Joomla template RsKala! by RSJOOMLA. I have successfully put CSS override code in the custom.css for these items: .item-image.pull-left, .item-image.pull-right { float: none !...
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Duplicate Menu Item Alias in Joomla 3.6.5

We upgraded our Joomla sites from 3.4.8 to 3.6.5 a while ago and it looks like the default behavior on how the alias for Menu Item Type [Menu Item Alias] is generated has changed. And this is either a ...
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After updating to Joomla 3.6.0, I cannot install a new extension

After updating to version 3.6.0, I wanted to install a new extension, but I got this warning message: No installation plugin has been enabled. At least one must be enabled to be able to use the ...
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Can Prepare Content option be added to a Module?

With a Custom HTML module, there is an Option and you can select Yes or No for Prepare Content. This is needed if you have something like the content plugin I developed to acknowledge this, as it does ...
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How to show images in intro text section on article news flash advanced gallery

So, I'm trying to set up intro text for some of my articles displayed on a page by the Article Newsflash Advanced Module. I'm using joomla 3.6. I want to be able to include images in the intro text ...
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How to force an administration field be filled-in or plugin won't be enabled?

I have a Joomla plugin I wrote. There is a field for the Joomla Administrator to fill-in, it can't be left blank and there is no good default value to put in there. How can I force it that the plugin ...
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Parse code for plugin call in $row->text of Joomla article?

I'm writing a Joomla plugin where I want it to look through the Joomla Articles (and modules) for this: {myplugin} partno=12345678 {/myplugin} and change {myplugin} partno=12345678 {/myplugin} to a ...
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JModelLegacy::getInstance error Call to a member function on boolean

I am trying this code in my module but getting error jimport('joomla.application.component.model'); JModelLegacy::addIncludePath(JPATH_SITE . '/components/com_idlmessaging/models','IdlmessagingModel')...
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Set module assignment at menu creation

I have a component which creates content pages for custom entities. I have an xml which allows to set those pages as menu items of that entity type. I have 1 module that I always want to display on ...
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Is it possible to encrypt the database password in the Joomla configuration file?

Is it possible to encrypt the database password in the Joomla configuration file? Example : change public $password = 'xxxxxx'; by : $password = hash;
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Reverse Caching Support using nginx

How can I implement Reverse Caching Support using nginx mentioned in Joomla 3.6 features? Joomla! 3.6 now supports reverse caching proxies like Varnish or an NGINX caching proxy. These help to ...
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AJAX test module is not working. POST 404 error

I'm trying to create my own ajax module. When I submit the form I'm getting a 404 post error. Any idea what went wrong? This is what I have done so far. mod_ajax_test.xml <?xml version="1.0" ...
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Category Blog Allows Viewing of all Categories

I have a Category Blog Menu Item where I have chosen all articles with category News to be displayed and layed out how I like. However, by creating just one Category Blog menu item on my site, now all ...
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Failed loading XML Start tag expected '<' not found

I keep getting two messages on screen as soon as I enter my site "" or refresh a page after dismissing message and moving to a new tab, i.e from HOME to Subscribe. The site works 100%, the only ...
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Joomla 3.6 nested subforms not saving

I am trying to use the new subform feature to implement nested forms. This greatly increases the readability for developers and I thought it was already possible to do but after testing I am not so ...
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Custom field colResizable plugin not working but works in fiddle

I got this fiddle: http://jsfiddle.net/2h4kLzgj/9/ Now I am trying to add this to a custom field in Joomla but for some reason it does not work at all in the administrator. The table shows up but ...