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Questions tagged [joomla-3.x]

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

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Why am I not seeing current content in my frontend and backend?

I am using a templated Joomla3 system (Joomla version 3.4.8) and have one problem that's causing disfunctionality to the whole site. The problem persists in the backend as well as on the frontend. I ...
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Remove tag association when deleting an item in own component

I followed the MVC Tutorial from Joomla as close as possible to create my own component. I included Joomlas Tags system within my component using the Observer technique in the JTable class class ...
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“0 Class 'JToolbarHelper' not found” error while trying to login to the backend

I am trying to login to the backend of my Joomla installation and have this error: 0 Class 'JToolbarHelper' not found I'm not sure how to fix it. I updated the tmp directory in the server setting ...
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Joomla configuration under Azure with MySQL in-app

I'm running Joomla under Azure using the MySQL In-App option for the database. Everything has gone well, but I have been unable to get the database config variables in JConfig to pull dynamically from ...
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How to programmatically create and install a module during component postflight?

I want to create and install a module via component postflight. I can get postflight etc. to work, but I can't get it to create and install the module. Code I've created: // Get the database object ...
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Install Joomla On Windows 10 And Use MS SQL As Back-End

I have Windows 10 and IIS up and running, I was wanting to know if there was a way to set-up Joomla with MS SQL on windows 10 and IIS?
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How to add new layout in menu item?

I can see there's an option to choose a layout: How can I add new custom layout with template override? I have tried several way for eg. html/layouts/mylayout.php, html/com_content/category/...
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Can't connect to Joomla administration page after Windows10 update

I'm using Joomla version 3.9.6. I encountered a problem just after a windows update. The error displayed is: Warning: session_start(): Failed to read session data: user (path: C:\xampp\tmp) in C:\...
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Access namespaced custom field method from a plugin into another plugin

In one of my previous questions, I learned how to properly set up a namespaced custom form field, but it turns out that it's only available within its plugin scope for some reason. I need the field ...
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j2store add to cart button

I'm trying to add J2Store add to cart with below code templates/name-template/html/com_content/article/default.php code require_once(JPATH_ADMINISTRATOR.'/components/com_j2store/helpers/j2store.php'...
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Extended subform field use own layout from template/html folder

I've created an extended subform field type called families.php, basically I want to have my own custom layout for this custom field, it makes sense I don't want to mess up everything just for this ...
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Article links from Joomla article do not work for multi-language website

I have a Joomla article that contains links to other articles: https://www.dev.gonativeguide.com/de/ I add the links with the "+article" button of the editor. My site is bilingual: English and ...
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How to retrieve request headers?

I am adding custom header in my request (sent from external app) to Joomla controller with a custom header added. How to retrieve the header in my controller? I tried using below but it gives me null....
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autocomplete disable in joomla administrartor

I want to disable autocomplete login details when i am click on administrator login. I tried autocomplete ="off",oncopy="return false" onpaste="return false" but nothing work. I know it's a browser ...
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Dynamically adding Page URL and Page Title into html Link

I am attempting to create some custom social sharing icons using Font-awesome. I started out with the following code: <span>Share this article:</span> <a class="facebook" href="...
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“Temporarily Unavailable” message when a menu alias contains “contact”

One of the websites we manage, http://wesleyunited.ca , recently started having a problem with menu aliases containing "contact" as a substring: clicking the menu just brings up an empty page that ...
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Contacts - Sending to multiple recipients

Never had to deal with this in the past, but now I have been asked to add a second recipient email on a contact form made with com_contacts. At first glance this seems to not be supported by the ...
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Can I interrupt installation process with preflight function?

I'm trying to add a note to user when trying to install an extension / module. Basically I want to add note before user continuing the module installation process when an older version found, and ...
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How to add custom search tools for custom component

I have created Custom component from component-creator website now I want to add Search tools to this component, Search component like Article search provides. can anyone guide me from where I can add ...
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Adding field path and script into form relative to template path

Case 1 I am trying to add field path into templateDetails.xml without specifying a templateName. The following code works <fieldset name="name" label="label" addfieldpath="/templates/templateName/...
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How to get Custom Fields related to Joomla Content?

I want to know how they get the values of custom user fields within Joomla articles. This is to contribute ideas and ways to solve it.
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fetch user custom fields in article

I have created some custom fields in user profile from backend templates/name-template/html/com_content/article/default.php and use this code for load custom fields at joomla article <?php $...
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Home page problem (maybe css related)

I have just made a new installation of Joomla from scratch and adopted the Helix Ultimate, but the look of the home page is quite different. My site: http://www.casalpinachezal.it/ Demo Helix: http://...
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Generate and render a module on an article with PHP

I want to create a module and add it to an article I can already create the module manually and can add it to the article using php. I can't figure out how to add a module using php. So if I have ...
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Create an image overlay on rollover in SP Page Builder

I am trying to create a rollover effect as can be seen here but am struggling as to the best way to do it. The client has requested that the site be built using SP Page builder as they want to ...
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Problems When I change my PHP version to 7.2(Error 0 Using $this when not in object context )

I have my website in production now, The site works very good with PHP 5.6 and 7.0 but When I try to change the PHP version to 7.2 the website doesn't work. It shows me an error message like this: I'...
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htaccess problem with joomla and sef

I have the standard joomla .htaccess file installed. The site is at 3.9.4 and works fine. The pages have no extra modules published other than joomla custom modules - nothing else is published. ...
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JLayout Search Tool not populating filters and inputbx

I am converting the searchbar in one of my components to JLayout Search Tools searchbars to become more ready for J!4. Everything is working fine but it is not populating the filters. In view.html....
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configuration.php unwritable when permission is 0644 but writable when 0664

My Joomla is 3.9.4. When I tried to make some global configuration change in the backend, I got this error: Could not write to the configuration file. I looked at the file system, configuration....
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Disabling Menu Recovery Mode for user groups

I'm actually trying to get two administration level for my Joomla Website. The first is the standard Super User with the standard admin menu The second is a "Communication Admin" with only some items ...
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Unable to log in to Joomla! front-end

When attempting to log in using the standard Joomla! login page, the following message is displayed: Warning The security token did not match. The request was aborted to prevent any security ...
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Calendar Field Showing Incorrect Date

I am using the Calendar form field type and am experiencing an odd result. I am passing in a date of 03/23/2016 as a string and it is instead showing 03/22/2016. This is true for all dates I have ...
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Installing Language Filter and Language Code system plugins

I have a Joomla website (which I didn't install myself) that seems to be lacking the system plugins "Language Filter" and "Language Code". It seems like it wasn't installed as a multi-language site in ...
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Uploading a module adds a new line each line of every file

I'm new to Joomla! and I was asked to create some modules, I have succesfully created and installed about a dozen by following the documentation here (https://docs.joomla.org/J3.x:...
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Joomla keeps wrapping content with user-visible p tags

I have observed the same behavior when installing Joomla from multiple so called Quick Start Packages embedding themes and plugins. Right now, I have installed, Basic Joomla running on a production ...
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How to link article to specific menu item?

I have two menu items, for example Menu1 and Menu2. Both are a Category Blog for same category Cat1, but Menu1 has some specified tags. Of course, some articles are present on both pages, and all url'...
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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 always returning results to component, not the defined new page

I've read this: Joomla 2.5 How To show Smart Search results on their own page but it seems to apply to J 2.5 only. I've followed the steps here to set up Smart Search on a J 3.8.2 site: https://docs....
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I'm creating a custom payment method using example plugin, but during checkout, I get an error 30 - Failed Missing Field Merchant ID

I'm creating a custom payment method using example plugin, but during checkout, I get an error 30 - Failed Missing Field Merchant ID. Has anyone encountered this? Can someone help? Where should this ...
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How to force auto versioning of css and js to renew on file change within Joomla! template?

I would like the version of css and js within a template to be renewed automatically on file change. I tried JHtml with auto versioning without the desired result. JHtml::_('stylesheet', 'template....
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How to get k2 item and category to use different templates?

This is a very old problem, I asked it before but never got a satisfying answer. By default, on a "k2 category" page, when you click one of the items, the "k2 item" page will keep using the current ...
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404 Error when site is opened to general public but works fine when logged in

We started getting a 404 error on a new site using Joomla 3.5. It is not open to the public yet. When testing it we just found that when we do open the site to the public it gives us a 404 error. ...
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Create record from modal edit form

Is there a standard Joomla mechanism / development pattern for creating a modal edit form to create an item from within another item? I've used this tutorial to create a modal list view, where you ...
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How to change the default page in the Language Switcher?

I am creating a multi-language page in Joomla with 5 different languages. Everything is ok except for the language switcher. My home page is set for English, when I try to change the language from ...
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Redirect problem in multi-lang site

I have developed a multi-language site, all necessary steps are taken in regard with plugins, menuitems and its associations, modules etc. The language-switcher module works perfectly, but yet, when I ...
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Server name removed from text when submitting JForm TinyMCE editor field

I'm working a custom Joomla module that has a JForm with an editor field. My users use this form to edit and send some email messages to our customers. The field is prefilled by the system with some ...
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Article Table of Content in the sidebar

I need to find an extension to generate the Article Table of Content or Outline in the sidebar like this page (right sidebar). The page will scroll to that heading/content when click to the sidebar ...
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Update multiple columns with plus 1

I have a website for my footballteam. I have some statistics and so on in there, fx how many games each player has played and so on. What I would like, is for me to write in the names of every player ...
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How to iterate over the “params” of an item ZOO Joomla?

The item of my interest is in the __zoo_item table. My query: $query ->select($db->quoteName(array('params'))) ->from($db->quoteName('#__zoo_item')); $db->setQuery($query); $...
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Hikashop: Category Name in products listing div

I want to show the category name of a product, inside the category product listing div (category name inside each product div). I use this code to show manufacturer: <?php $db = JFactory::getDBO();...