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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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Joomla 3.6.0 to 3.6.1 results in a “invalid security token” error

I've just tried to update my site from Joomla 3.6.0 to 3.6.1 and I get the following error message: The most recent request was denied because it contained an invalid security token. Please refresh ...
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How to get value from Sub Form

I want to embed a simple slideshow to my template, and I want to use subform to make easier to change the image. This is the code I use to call the child xml file <field name="slideshow_items" ...
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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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New Sub Form Field function in Joomla 3.6

I have been looking for information about this new feature of Joomla 3.6 but so far I have not find anything. Anyone can tell me what it is about? Thanks a lot
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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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Joomla 3.6 How to migrate data from repeatable to subform

The new field type subform does not retrieve old data repeatable, even fields have the same names. I created many posts with repeatable. The data are stored in extra fields of com_conent. attribs ...
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“Download of update package failed.” when trying to upgrade to 3.6.2

My current version is 3.6.0. When I was trying to directly upgrade to 3.6.2, I always get this error message: Download of update package failed. I've done upgrading on the same site several times ...
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Can I safely disable the core components I don't use

I don't really use: Contacts Banners Search Newsfeeds So my question is: Are they safe to disable? Are they safe to uninstall? Ideally, I'd like to make my installation as lightweight as ...
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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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Updating Joomla Update Component

I have Joomla 3.5.1 and my Joomla! Update Component version is 3.0.0 I know if I want to update to Joomla 3.6.x I have to first update to version 3.6.0 I have tried clearing cache of Joomla! Update. ...
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Transfer website with all categories, articles, menus

I have started developing a website on Joomla! 3.6.5 and need to know if I can later transfer the whole webpage with all the content to a web server without loosing the information (categories, ...
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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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Manual update to Joomla 2.5.999 for 3.6.5 update

Joomla 3.6.5 is released today that includes a High Priority security fix that is affecting Joomla! 1.6.0 through 3.6.4. How can I apply the fix manually to Joomla 2.5.999 (PhilETaylor's unofficial ...
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Mass mail 50k + users, solution?

As the title suggests, I have a pretty large user base, pushing 60k now, and I can never mass mail them, I cant even do batch functions as joomla (or rather my server) runs out of memory when trying ...
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How to add a language pack (or language specific string overrides) to a template?

So, I am in the process of adding a second content language to my joomla site and I'm running into an issue. I have successfully added my second language (German) and have rebuilt my site with the ...
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User Enabled but not Activated

I could see few users in Joomla User Manager as below Enabled = true Activated = false Last Visit Date = 2015-10-31 12:06:20 It looks weird, how a user is enabled without activation? Note: Right ...
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Problem accessing individual modules after update to joomla 3.6.4

I just updated my joomla site on my dev machine to 3.6.4 and I'm having a problem with the module manager. I can access the module manager just fine, but when I try to edit a module I get sent to a ...
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Subform multiple data not saving

I'm trying to use the Joomla subform field with multiple="true" on (instead of using the old modal repeatable method). My problem is that the data is not saving to the database. I have read multiple ...
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PHP Fatal error: Class 'ContentHelperRoute' not found

I am getting this line in the error_log of a Joomla! 3.6.5 site every so often: [21-Dec-2016 18:29:41 America/Detroit] PHP Fatal error: Class 'ContentHelperRoute' not found in /path/to/site/...
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Menu item adding 'Clients/' to url

After the joomla update the menu item seems to be broken. In every url I see websitename.com/Clients/menualias rather than websitename.com/menualias However, I resolved the issue by clicking ...
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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 artcle content update from code job Read More break not working

I am using Joomla 3.6.5 version. In article we can add Read More break point for blog view of articles or introtext in menu. When we click on Read More button in bottom of the page, it will add code: ...
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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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Chosen on AJAX content

I am working on a site (custom component and template) where I want some links to have their content shown in a popup. The popup itself seems to work fine, but I noticed the select boxes aren't ...
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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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how to Validate captcha before submit a form in joomla

I have installed 5 captcha plugins in my joomla site and i set any one captcha out of 5 in com_users configuration in backend of joomla. So how can I want to validate that captcha from client browser ...
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Front end DB error, back end works

I recently moved a Joomla site to a new server, and for some reason the front end only gives a DB error: 0 - Could not connect to MySQL. This is usually due to wrong DB connection details in ...
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Joomla 3.6 Core Override

I have developed a custom component for a client and they needed to be able to reuse email addresses for users. As Joomla required unique email addresses, I created a system plugin that fires on the "...
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Reinstall Joomla failed

I was trying to update my Joomla core to the latest 3.6.5 version, but the update failed due to space restrictions on the hosting environment. Now, when I try to check for updates I get the following ...
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CSS/HTML problem on Joomla config page (3.6.1 and 3.6.5)

I have a rendering problem with my config page, which is loaded with /index.php?option=com_config It shows up without any Styling - and without any embedded JavaScripts. When I look into the HTML ...
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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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Delete User If Email Never Activated

Is there a way, or a component/plugin to automate the process of deleting users who register on my site, but never activate their email? So after 30 days, their account automatically is deleted. I ...
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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 3.4.x to 3.6.4 Update and invalid security token on front-end login

I have to update a Joomla 3.4.7 site. I did first a localhost update to test - everything worked fine. But now on the live site I am not able to login in the front-end. I am getting the invalid ...
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Joomla custom 404 page with Administrator protected folder issue

I have a custom 404 error set up as per the Joomla docs, so adding , if (($this->error->getCode()) == '404') { header('Location: /index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=50'); exit;...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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How to get a JFilterInput instance with 'default blacklist' configured

I'd like to use the Joomla default HTML tag/attribute blacklist for filtering some data coming into a custom API I have inside a Joomla component. The text at the bottom of the 'Text Filters' config ...
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Fatal error in K2 Tools Module

Every so often, I get this error in one of the sites I manage: [16-Dec-2016 17:08:20 America/Detroit] PHP Warning: require_once(/path/to/site/modules/mod_k2_toolsDShelper.php): failed to open stream:...
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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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Auto insert text (or code) on article

I try to find a way to auto insert code or text to every article on submission. I find this article on joomla https://docs.joomla.org/Add_text_to_an_article_using_template_overrides ,that uses ...
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Joomla membership with group administrators

I'm looking to implement a membership system where there are several different levels of membership. For example Institution Properties Name Address Telephone Owner (Joomla User) Richard Members ...
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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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Clear component toolbar task

I've added a custom toolbar button to export the items from a custom component as a CSV. The CSV is getting exported correctly but my custom task is then being triggered when navigating the ...
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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 ...
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Why won't my new blog post display at the top of the blog?

My site is http://rockridgencpc.com, running Joomla 3.6.1. I've used Joomla!for several years, and my standard method for creating a new blog entry is to create an article, flag it "Published" and "...