Questions tagged [joomla-3.9]

For questions regarding version 3.9 of the Joomla Content Management System.

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Add tags to K2 article programically

Is there any way to add tags to a K2 article using PHP? Maybe there is a K2 tag observer class that I can use to add the tags like the code below. $tagsObserver = $Table->getObserverOfClass('...
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Add an Image to K2 article pragmatically

I want to add an image to a K2 article using PHP. Is there a way to add an image when I am creating the article using PHP? Adding the title, body, and category is simple enough. All you have to do is ...
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Managing authors of Joomla articles

We have a Joomla site with a few people managing it, adding articles written by numerous other authors. I would like to set the author name for each article and show it in the front end in the article ...
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Create a table observer

I am trying to create a table observer in a module. I am using the Table Advanced API guide in the Joomla documentation https://docs.joomla.org/Table_Advanced_API_Guide. When I use the code provided, ...
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How to use joomla default Captcha with Custom Module?

I search nearly whole google to use Joomla default Captcha to custom module. The Captcha can be shown up, but as if it couldn't validate. Anyone can offer how can I show Joomla Captcha in my module ...
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How to display custom user profile plugin fields on “Edit account” page?

We are building a website with multiple authors using PWT ACL to restrict their access to the users tab so that they don't mess with each other's profile or content. I created a custom user profile ...
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Get the subfolder from current url

I'am wondering how to get into Joomla! component the subfolder from the current URL. Is-there a way to achieve this ? Thnaks by advance
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Joomla 3.9.19 get the constants from global configuration in component display function

I have created a component and need to get a constant value in the component administrator and list the item according to it. I have tried different ways to get the constant value in the display() ...
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How to change language in specific page using Joomla

Currently, I am creating multi-language pages with several type of languages. My home page is set for English. When I try to change the language from the second/third page, the others language will ...
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What if I assign every user group to a Super User?

This idea came to me when I was trying to formulate a question on this site found here. Ok, bear with me, before you scream at me not to make every single user a super user, let me explain. This is in ...
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loadAssocList() is not working properly when assigning a column name as the key parameter

I have a complex query like below. I want the p.ComponentId values to be the first level keys of the multidimensional result set array. However, it does not work as expected. In my case, when I don't ...
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0 Call to a member function getState() on bool in search bar

As per mentioned in subject, my website is generating the following error when the user fails to search with a keyword: 0 Call to a member function getState() on bool in search bar. Can anyone ...
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Method to remove all accented characters from a string

In my model i get content of input search, i just want to clean accented characters before doing a query. In Joomla! is-there a method to clean in string the accented characters ? Thanks by advance
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Trigger controller method from another component

I'm working on SOAP method to update some values in some component. I need to trigger the save() method from a controller of a particular component, but I'm unable to get an instance of the controller ...
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Custom search box query for homepage

I'm really new to Joomla and I have some basic experience with HTML/PHP and mySQL I have a seperate DB in mySQL which has only 1 table & 3 fields to be populated, this part I've already setup and ...
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Akeeba backup update broke the site

I was trying to update Akeeba backup in my Joomla site. After two seconds from start, my site returns with a 500 server error. Definitely the "Akeeba update" was the culprit! I think the ...
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Moving a Joomla site to a new hosting and now getting missing dependency errors

First, some background information... I am a medical doctor, not a professional webdev, and I am not very experienced with Joomla. I have only used Wordpress in the last few years for some random ...
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Charts/Graphs for RSFORM using mysql for VChart and/or PlotaLot

I am working for a homeless organisation in Capetown. We are using RSForms to register our clients (about 3500 per year). We have a sizable database, but it's very hard to create a dashboard. We are ...
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Custom component: different redirect when changing language/logging in

I inherited a site with a custom component: an agenda viewer. When I click on an agenda-item from the list and then login (via login module) or change the language, I am not redirected to the agenda ...
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Joomla routing adding a 'view' query parameter to traffic destined to com_api component

I'm planning a series of APIs to execute in a Joomla instance to provide data to other sites. Experiments ongoing to understand how to implement. Considering com_ajax, com_api or new component. ...
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Get values of other custom fields in field layout override

I am using a repeatable custom field for articles in Joomla! 3.9.16 with an alternative layout (override) of com_fields/layouts/field/render.php and an override of plugins/fields/repeatable/tmpl/...
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Right side bar included in component area in Helix3 framework template

I recently installed a template based on Helix3 framework and I've noticed an inconsistency in the way how pages are created. Specifically, I have created two different menu items list of a single ...
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Custom Category Field

Using Joomla 3.9, although Custom Fields is now available, I am opting to do this in a plugin instead for reasons. I have created a plugin to hook into the Category view in admin, so that I can add a ...
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authorise('core.admin') how to include administrator level also?

We want Administrators to be able to see Privacy Requests in the module on cpanel. But this module has the following code: // Only super user can view this data if (!JFactory::getUser()->authorise(...
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New Joomla install but can't install extensions. Get 500 Internal Server error

Tried installing extensions 'from Web' and installing 'from Folder'. The files were added to the /tmp folder and extracted, but did not get installed. Screen jumps from installing to 500 error: 500 ...
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Custom field in menu item

I am trying to get a custom field type into the menu. I want this to be a dropdown which I poulate with some php code. Where the arrow points in want my dropdown field. So I created in /components/...
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My site's form or captcha stopped working after upgrading to Joomla 3.9.15

After upgrading to Joomla 3.9.15, my site / extension / custom form captcha stopped working. I get "Please complete the CAPTCHA" or "invalid-input-response" or something like "Invalid Captcha". What ...
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Menu item “tagged list”: How to disable link on image and title?

How can I disable linked titles and the link on the image in a menu item tagged list? I am running Joomla 3.9.14.
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JRoute::link('site') generates different strings depending on the app context

I'm developing a component in Joomla! 3.9.13 with SEF urls turned ON and I use this line of code JRoute::link( 'site', 'index.php?option=com_mycomponent&task=profile.edit', false, JRoute::...
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Why general match and exact match not functioning properly in smart search?

I use the Joomla smart search on my site (com_finder). I have an article with the term not connected in it. When I search for the term not connected I get 0 results. When I search for the word ...
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Issues with cookie bot on Joomla 3x and jQuery

I am trying to install a cookie library on a site. We are getting jQuery is not defined from the cookie library. Presumably because it is being loaded before the jQuery library. The jQuery library is ...
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Joomla 3.9 + Gantry 5.4.31 mismatch layout issue on localhost

I am trying to build a regional blog/magazine. The home page layout which came as almost default with Gantry is satisfying. I am using XAMPP on Ubuntu 18.04.3 and Joomla 3.9.13 and Gantry 5.4.31. ...
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Modification of the generated Joomla head (<jdoc:include type=“head” />)

I try to modify the generated <head> of a Joomla website 3.9.13. Unfortunately I faced on the famous <jdoc:include type="head" /> How can I modify it? I could not find any reference if ...
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onAfterRender plugin only triggers on backend

I have created a system plugin for onAfterRender event however I'm unable to make it execute. I'm on Joomla 3.9 Here's the sample code of the plugin <?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?> ...
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How to add a field to com_content in the backend?

I'm confused about this. I want to add a field to the com_content core component that needs to show up under the "Title" field in the administrator backend when you edit an article and of course to be ...
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Advanced Module Manager Assignments

Using Joomla 3.9.11 and AMM 2.7.1 I have a blog with the url www.example.com/news I need to display some modules on the right hand side of this page, but only on that exact URL. If the URL ...
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Cannot insert image in k2 article

I'm facing an issue on the backend side of my Joomla 3.9. I'm using K2 as the content builder and set TinyMCE as default editor. I wanted to insert an image by using the modal button "image", but, as ...
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What kind of extension should I use in order to build a back-end GUI to edit parts of the theme?

I'm a Web Developer who has recently begun using Joomla. I've written a custom theme using php, html and css etc but would like to create a way for someone with absolutely no programming experience to ...
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What are the code changes for the Security patch vulnerability in 3.9.9

I am a total beginner in Joomla. I found that the security patch for the following vulnerability was fixed in 3.9.9: Filter attribute in subform fields allows remote code execution But I am not ...
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How does the JSession works, and how to use it in different files?

I'm using JSession (in Joomla 3.9.x) to implement sort of a captcha field in a form, apparently the captcha code is been saved correctly in the session but I can't find the way to retrieve it, and ...
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Embed a leaflet map

I'm using Helix Ultimate alongside Joomla 3.9.6 with Sourcerer installed and want to embed a leafletjs-Map. According to leaflet's documentation, I need to load their CSS as well as their JavaScript, ...
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com_weblinks Unhandled exception - InvalidArgumentException

Admin Tools is notifying me of a PHP exception that occurs within the Weblinks component on Joomla 3.9.6. I have included the stack trace below for reference. The exception occurs infrequently (about ...
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Remove textfilter partially for <link> and <meta> not working

I want to add <meta> and <link> tags in the source code from TinyMCE to add schema.org declarations. Tiny MCE is set to use the filter from Joomla. The Joomla textfilter is set to "No ...
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How can you hide Joomla admin password while inputting the characters?

I have followed the advice at autocomplete disable in joomla administrator. How can I hide the password characters while I am typing without losing the functionality provided by Zollie?
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Admin Info Mail on registration isn't send anymore

I have setup a Joomla website with registration confirmation through admin. Global setting for mail sending - set to yes The user is set to get system mails Info mail to admin on registration - set ...
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No longer able to access the User object in Joomla 3.9.3

I built a small website using Joomla 3.4.0./ Wampserver 2.4 on Windows 8.1 Pro. Now I've upgraded the computer to Windows 10 Pro and Wamp 3.1.7 (64 bit). I've rebuilt the website with latest version ...
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Joomla admin redirects to language code after login

I've been extensively searching the web but found no useful solution and would be happy for any input. After migrating the site to a new server (Apache, no apparent changes, just newer) and adding ...
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Login Form Module redirects not working

Quite new to Joomla and have a problem with Login Form Redirects I’m using Joomla 3.9.4 / PHP 7.1.9 / Apache / mysql 5.7.22-22 I have a Landing Page using one Gantry/Helium template, all other pages ...
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Why can only superusers administer information requests?

I have activated the new privacy suite that came in Joomla 3.9 in a website. It is impressive software: its capabilities and the userfriendly way it is presented. The documentation tells me that ...
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Problem changing tooltip css in Joomla 3

I'm trying to change the css properties of the tooltip css in Joomla 3.9. That is, when you hover over a text-label and a description appears right to it. I can't find the corresponding css class, not ...