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For question regarding Joomla 3.x of the Content Management System. This includes versions 3.0 up to 3.8.

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Change default joomla Backend Language programaticly

I have an Joomla Component installed which does support multi Language. But if I import Data via Api, I can't import im different Language, only in default Backend Language. Unfortunately the owner of ...
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How do create an update for your existing Joomla plugin I've written?

I've written a simple Joomla plugin that I've been using for a year. I want to write an update for it. It would change what is in the .xml file and some code in the .php file. How do I go about ...
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How to fix problem with relative path Joomla for a module using editor form field?

I have created one module in Joomla and added one form field of the type editor inside the manifest-XML. <field type="editor" name="myeditor" default="" buttons="true" hide="...
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how to get value for search in joomla module

how to get value for search in joomla module. Does anyone know how to get the value for the search field? my problem is that after i search for specific data it still shows everything In my helper....
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htaccess to hide Joomla in public_html -> subfolder

I installed Joomla using a quickstart package and store the files in a subfolder (named: jml) in public_html/jml. I normally use the following commands to rewrite the url from https://www.test.com/jml ...
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Magically sections and positions getting lost or deleted

I have an issue on multiple pages, which I cannot explain myself. All pages have in common that they use gantry 5 based themes nearly the same plugins the magically disappearing section is <...
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How to tell if the file can be overridden?

How do we alter the output of a Plugin that is installed in a Component (Example: "ABC" plugin installed in a Component "ABCD")? I understand that the core files can't be overridden. But how do we ...
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As JSubmenuHelper is deprecated, how to migrate to JHtmlSidebar?

The only source I found about this is from this post: Replacing JSubmenuHelper with JHtmlSidebar / Administrative menu in Joomla 4 The issue here is that I tried it, and it doesn't show the Sidebar ...
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Is it possible to edit the SQL custom field to be multi-select?

I want to be able to select multiple values with the SQL custom field. Is this possible? When I use a query which as multiple results, I can only pick one. I found this post: Creating custom field ...
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Create a link from Backend to SEF Path in Frontend

I would like to create a link in Administrator Panel that redirect a user to an SEF url in Frontend. Code in Backend <?php $link = JUri::root() . 'index.php?option=com_content&view=article&...
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Get value for joomla calendar input box to use in ajax call

I have a joomla calendar set up: <?php defined('_JEXEC') or die; JHTML::_('behavior.calendar'); echo '<div id="calendarBoxes" >'; echo '<div id="...
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How to prevent password reset from disclosing private email addresses?

The "Forgot your password?" password reset form in Joomla 3.x can disclose that an email address is registered with the site. This is a personal privacy violation which is illegal under some privacy ...
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Change the 'New Article' message sent to admins

I have a site where registered users can add content in the frontend and when added administrators are sent an email, notifying them of a new article. This is driven by languages constants: ...
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Get module params in custom form field

I need to get all other module field-params of the current module inside of a custom form field in backend. In tmpl/default.php it works with: $bgcolor = $params->get('bgcolor'); But in custom ...
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emails not sent from controller

I'm using a custom function in my controller to send emails, but the emails are not being sent. My code: function sendestimation() { $jinput = JFactory::getApplication()->input; $email = $...
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Deleting obsolete menu types

While programming a Joomla extension, I experimented with Menu Types, however while editing/deleting/adding types in the default.xml it doesn't delete the previous ones. So while I only have 1 menu ...
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Add custom code to the controller from com_weblinks

I want to add analytics tracking code before the component com_weblinks jumps to an external site with task=weblink.go. The problem is the jump is in the controller.php file. An override for this ...
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Joomla frontend user removed from groups automatically on log in / log out

I have this weird bug everytime I log into Joomla with a non-administrative user. Every time the user logs into the site, he is removed out of all Joomla user groups, except the Registered group. I ...
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Contacts - Error Occurred When Editing

Joomla 3.9.11 Whenever I am editing a contact I can see the following error on the page; Error An error has occurred. No other information. I am able to edit and save the contacts, so ...
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Creating a multidimensional JForm field dynamicaly

Item Model protected function preprocessForm(JForm $form, $data, $group = 'examplegroup') { foreach ($data as $i => $item) { $field = new \SimpleXMLElement('<field />'); $...
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ob_flush pushes output before Joomla header

I have a module that I've created to test ob_flush buffering off. I need to understand it so I can have some longer modules buffer output to the page as the script goes through long processes. The ...
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JHTML::_('behavior.tooltip') — Set tooltip position

I'm trying to set the position of the tooltip in Joomla 3.9.8. I've used: JHTML::_('behavior.tooltip'); At the top of the document. I then have field set as: <?php echo JHTML::tooltip($...
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Override XML File [duplicate]

Using Joomla 3.9.11 and SP Simple Portfolio When adding a portfolio item via the back end there is a description textarea field, this is required. I'd like to remove this required attribute. Looking ...
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Users ID numbers messed up - how to change them manually? (urgent)

Background: I develop my website on my dev. subdomain and when ready and test and clone dev to the live domain. However at the same time my users may change their password or any other profile data, ...
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Failed deleting sourcerer_php - Joomla 3.x

I randomly get a warning notice on the front end of my Joomla! website and I really can't understand why. Failed deleting sourcerer_php_d72bnbv27u4bfkdpa01347flf8gfkl I checked my tmp folder on ...
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Modify the META “Robots”

I want to modify the Robots Meta Tag like <meta name="robots" content="nosnippet" /> But Joomla give me only the choice between (NO)Index and (No)Follow and his combination in a article. ...
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How to overwrite a module's .php to control what scripts it adds to the head of the doc?

I am new to Joomla. I have installed a plugin and I want to overwrite the module file to remove some of the unwanted scripts. project modules mod_modulename mod_modulename.php How can I overwrite ...
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K2 tools Archive redirects to homepage

K2 tools Archive redirects to homepage. How can I fix it? There's a topic with the same theme: www.joomlaworks.net/forum/k2-en/36125-k2-tools-archive-redirects-to-homepage,-how-to-fix But the advice ...
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How to redirect all exceptions/error to a 404 page or back to home page

I'm currently using Joomla and we have a small security vulnerability in our URI. Currently, it displays the Exception/Error directly to the user like so: You have an error in your SQL syntax; ...
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How can I add a module to the tags page?

I created a site with Joomla3. When I click on the tags link on a blog post, it shows a page of articles but without a module. I want to add a module to this page.
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How to remember User State settings when returnng to a Site View?

I have a fairly straightforward front end List display with pagination and headings that can sort columns and navigate to a different page number and everything works as expected. The URL for the page ...
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I can't install Joomla because Zlib Compression Support no

I'm trying to install Joomla 3 on docker server using php 5.3.29 but I can't because : Zlib Compression Support no In Pre-Installation Check I tried every thing found on internet but still having ...
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How to enter relative (to current page) URL as a menu item?

I would like to be able to enter relative URLs (relative to the current page URL). I've tried the menu type URL (nested within System Links) but when I enter e.g. first it becomes /first and when I ...
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JoomSEF extension not create SEF URL on page visit

I am using free version of JoomSEF extension. When I visit any page, JoomSEF extension is not creating according SEF URL entry in the backend. It looks something minor but I am clueless for this. If ...
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How to get all tags of articles of specified categories in Joomla?

I want to add a "filter by tags" feature to mixitup in Joomla. I need a list of tags for specified category articles and later for each item to add titles of tags for each item. There was a "...
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Joomla 3. Dependent select in custom component

I make a component for Joomla 3. It has two lists "City" and "Place". How can I make the "Place" list update without reloading the page when I select "City"? <field name="cityid" type="sql" class="...
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Joomla SEF url in CLI script

I am new to Joomla, I am writing a script under folder cli. I am calling helper file of admin component where I fetch category and return url of category. The function in helper is fine and works ...
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How is onContentAfterSave working in the Front End?

I have created a plugin that works using onContentAfterSave to fire off some other processing once a record is saved. This works as expected in the Back End but nothing gets triggered when I save a ...
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Joomla 404 component not found (custom component)

I am trying to create a custom component in my Joomla backend, so I created this xml file: <?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?> <extension type="component" version="3.8.1" method="upgrade"&...
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Weblink with JCE add &task=weblink.go

If I add a weblink via JCE the link will be added with &task=weblink.go For what is it, and in wich file will this evaluated?
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Getting user id of logged in user in component

I'm making my first component and am trying to get the id of the logged-in user and request some data from the model based on that user id. If I search around this would return the current user: use ...
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How can I clear the cache for the params of a custom component?

I am working on a custom component and it works as intended as long as I do not have cache enabled. In the admin section of the component, I have a view that can change the "component params": $...
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Best practices for staging Joomla based custom web-application?

I develop a Jooma based custom web application. I work on the "dev" subdomain (adding new modules and also content), test the app on the dev subdomain then clone the whole site to the live domain. The ...
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How can I use first image in article as featured image?

I have searched all over the internet but nothing got useful. I have only hope on this forum. Please tell me how can I use the first image of the article in Joomla as featured image. I don't want to ...
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Search functionality returning wrong results on multi-lingual site

Search works well for only one language on my site. My website is on 2 languages -- French and English -- but the search works for French only and not working as desired for English. Example: If I ...
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About Rsform submission

I have a claim form built with RSform used in local network. The users who write the complaints are the users of the joomla site(for exemple user1 user2 user3). The form contains : the details of the ...
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Joomla Contact Form's and some of RS Form's fields aren't editable (disabled)

I've noticed that Joomla Contact Form's and some of RS Form's fields aren't editable (disabled). I think it's probably because of wrong settings of Joomla ACL for a public access to the fields, but I ...
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Joomla 3 call model function inside controller

I want to call a function from model inside controller my model : httpdocs/components/com_storemanager/models/searchmanager.php <?php /** * @version CVS: 1.0.2 * @package ...
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Joomla 3 return view with parameters

I'm using Joomla 3 and I have a controller with the function abc that should call a view with some parameters title & address My controller :components/com_storemanager/controller.php <?php /...
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Joomla 3 database query select with limit [duplicate]

How can I use this query with joomla 3 with limit to 3 SELECT * , (3956 * 2 * ASIN(SQRT( POWER(SIN(( $coorlat - latitude) * pi()/180 / 2), 2) +COS( $coorlat * pi()/180) * COS(latitude * pi()/180) * ...