Questions tagged [joomla-3.9]

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

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How to make my Editor plugin (type: editors-xtd) survive after updates?

I have a project that I am writing a component, module, and editor plugin for. I have managed to piece together a rudimentary plugin that works with TinyMCE (at least) which: Displays a custom ...
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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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Joomla 3.9.1 publish/unpublish no longer working (custom components)

I've recently upgraded my joomla site to 3.9.1, and now my custom components publish/unpublish buttons aren't working and I can't figure out why. The database column is called "state" and this is the ...
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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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Joomla Discover is asking for FTP Login Details

I am working Joomla! 3.9 website and wanted to check that all extensions etc were installed correctly. I used the Joomla Extensions > Manage > Discover option. Nothing was found but above the ...
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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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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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How to automatically update CDN after saving an article?

I am looking for a solution and have no idea how to start. All my static joomla HTML sites are cached by Cloudflare. After updating an article on joomla, I update the Cloudflare cache manual with a ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Remove Itemid from URL generated from manual links in articles

I have been looking for hours but I have been unable to find an answer for my case. I have an Article which is used for the home menu. For some reason the Read More option is not working but that is ...
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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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Joomla 3.x - Custom Field automatic updating in article

Perhaps I am not using the Custom Fields properly, but here is my problem: I have a piece of text which appears in a number of different articles. Rather than have to update each individual article ...
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How to display message on admin from within controller or helper file?

I'm creating a new component. I have a VERY long series of steps that are being processed within a helper file (called by the controller - in the postSavHook function). Within the controller function ...
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ACL Joomla Permissions of different users for different categories and articles

Where exactly do I have to set so that only this one category and article are visible to the user in Access Control List? I was able to set that the rest of the content is not edited by a user who ...
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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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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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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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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 ...
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Joomla 3.9 replace zero dates with null on save/checkin (mysql zero date deprecated)

So zero dates are deprecated in MySQL. J4 has replaced them with nulls.I am trying to update a J3 component to stop J setting zeros in the modified and checked_out_time fields. For modified I am using ...
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Is it possible to open a lightbox in Joomla 3.9 from an external link inside an Epub?

I'm a writer. I'm creating an enhanced Epub novel with Sigil. Within the novel, I display small size pictures. For each picture, I want the reader to click on the legend below the picture that will ...
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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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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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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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Update path does not exist. / Error updating COM_INSTALLER_TYPE_TYPE_

Since upgrading to J! 3.9.0 I'm getting this error on EVERY extension update except for the few who use an update routine that appears to bypass normal Joomla workings - StackIdea's EasyBlog and ...
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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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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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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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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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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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SQL Error when updating custom component in Joomla 3.9

I have a custom component and I want to add language filter to my extension. So in my sql update file I added the following two lines to Alter my tables. ALTER TABLE `#__contract_contracts` ADD `...
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When using Joomla\CMS\Http\Http to do a request, how to check timeout?

In a component, I'm using the call to retrieve an xml file hosted on a website . However, in some cases, the firewall blocks this kind of request so there is no answer. In this case, how can I check ...
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Failed opening required JPATH_LIBRARIES.'/joomla/document/html/renderer/head.php

I update my Joomla version from 3.9.13 to 3.9.25 then I received this error: Warning: require_once(/home/MYHOST/public_html/MYSITE/libraries/joomla/document/html/renderer/head.php): failed to open ...
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Moderators for individual user groups

I develop a learning platform on Joomla! So I need to create the following hierarchy of users by rights: Super User | The school administrator, moderates the attached group of users of this school. He ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Call to a member function get() on null when adding extra custom fields in default.xml

I'm building a Joomla-component (as an example I use com_weblinks) and in the category view I want to have extra fields, e.g. a field for choosing from several layout themes. In default.xml I've added ...
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How to link to external file that contains a link to the Boostrap stylesheet and another for the js files

I have several Joomla 3.9 websites now using Bootstrap 4x - currently v4.1.3. In the head of the index.php file for each website is this link: <link rel="stylesheet" href="https://stackpath....
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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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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 ...