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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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Category blog - Ordering not working

I've got a problem with a "News Archive" page on a website (http://www.mss-hx.com), running Joomla 3.8.10. I have setup the menu item "News Archive" (http://www.mss-hx.com/news-archive) as a "...
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Best way to handle a possible duplicate data

I am developing a component where it has multiple users: - Parents - Coaches - Players Parents can login to the site and 'create' a player (which is their child) and check their stats throughout the ...
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Joomla core table names for JTable::getInstance?

I'm building a tool to import content for various languages. It makes copies of existing items such as menus, articles, modules, etc. that have language specific content. For example, when copying an ...
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How to change browser page title structure

Can anyone help me how to change the structure of Joomla browser title page? I couldn't find the code structure. As we all know that whatever info we put in the Menu "Page display" tab "Browser page ...
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How is the relationship between template styles and menus stored in Joomla 3.x?

I'm working on a tool that imports content for a new language. As part of that process, I'm creating a copy of a template style specific to the new language. After making a copy of the template style ...
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How to allow the guest check out option?

I'm unable to disable the user registration during checkout. I need to allow guest checkout only, but in my case it's asking for a login or registration. I have unchecked the below mentioned options ...
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Failed to load ressources (404) after update PHP 4.4 to 5.6

I have updated my version of PHP from 4.4 to 5.6. I have the lastest update of Joomla (3.8.10). The landing page is working but the others pages are not loading the ressources. For exemple <link ...
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How to generate missing column data using a reformatted substring of another column?

Due to a process issue (i.e. client not following instructions) I have over 900 urls with missing aliases in a mosets tree table. If possible I would like to create an SQL query that will generate ...
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“Headers Have Already Been Sent”

I was having difficulty with a Joomla! site and decided to move it to another server for testing. The Akeeba backup I had would not fully extract for some reason (a large backup file included in the ...
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sitemap.xml rewrite rule no longer working

We use a base build template for most of our site builds, and until a few months ago we have not had a problem re-writing the sitemap url to sitemap.xml. The rule we use is: RewriteRule ^sitemap.xml$...
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issue with adding alias menu pointing to an external link

I'm having a problem, usually when we want to point to an article with a direct link, and not show it in a menu, we use Hidden-menu feature, then we choose an alias, let's say: secretpage then we ...
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Use a field on administrator side to set a value on the frontend

What I want to do is to create a back-end field through which I can set the default value of a front-end hidden field. I have successfully created the back-end field, The xml code is as follows: <...
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Component SQL install script works in phpMyAdmin not in script

I have an install sql script for my component which works fine standalone but not when it is run during the component installation process. (in file sql/install.mysql.utf8.sql) I am adding a column (...
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Strange Bootstrap behaviour - Correct display on one page not on another

I have the following code in a module placed in the footer of my site: <div class="container-fluid"> <div class="row"> <div class="col-md-5 col-sm-5"> <p></p> <a href=...
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Generate link to a page with specific language

Lets say I have a menu pointing to an article translated to both english and spanish. How can I generate a link to the english page from the spanish translation? I want to put a notice in all the ...
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Select default Parent Group id admin / usergroup edit.php

In administrator/index.php?option=com_users&view=group&layout=edit, the default selected Group = Public How can I with jQuery select another default group? I have tried (thanks Praveen Kumar ...
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How can I assign Administrator Module to different page other than main page?

I am new to Joomla. I have to add an administrator module to the page where a specific module is being edited at administrator side. For example here is the module editing page where I want to add an ...
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“ERROR 504 - GATEWAY TIMEOUT” in Joomla! 'Administrator' Only

I have a Joomla! 3.8 site that is running fine on the front-end. However, when I try to access /administrator/ I get the following error: ERROR 504 - GATEWAY TIMEOUT There is nothing new in /...
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Errors de-crypting libsodium encrypted values from database

I've been implementing some encryption at rest in one of our Joomla components, but keep getting a couple of errors when de-crypting the values when they're written and read from a database. So I ...
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Get Status Code in Plugin (onAfterRender)

I have written a simple StaticCache Plugin, which saves $this->app->getBody() as a HTML file and redirects to this file via .htaccess. My Problem now is that it caches the 404 site as index....
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Tag Template Override - Access to Data

on the override for com_tags > tag > default.php I'm trying to add the [note] data It would seem that this > $this->item->note should work. But it doesn't Here's a short result of the <?php ...
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jQuery is not a function in ajax function

I'm modifying the website (I got it the way it is right now, maybe even worse). I'm getting the "Uncaught TypeError: jQuery(...) is not a function" on the website, the error appears in ajax function, ...
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How to find path and list files in directory?

I would like to simply list some files from my web server and display the file names on the front-end of my website. I use Sourcerer plugin and created a custom module where I inserted this code to ...
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Override template result of joomla.searchtools.default

I have this function working on a listing view of users in Joomla backend: JLayoutHelper::render('joomla.searchtools.default', array('view' => $this)); I want to change the placement of some ...
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Joomla print / mail function

The Joomla print and mail function opens a new browser-window, either with a mail-form or with a preview of the article. Do you think this is a good usability - respectively how do you solved this ...
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Make div disapear after a while

I have made a page, where if the user update its form, the backend will send the user back to the form with a message like this: header('loaction:/index.php?msg'); On the index.php site, it loads ...
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Select file stored on web server and send as attachment in email?

I was hoping someone could help me/guide me in the right direction with this issue. I want to create a button called "Send File". When this button is clicked, a directory on my web server is opened ...
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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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How to redirect a different url using Controller page

After submitting a form, the page refresh with a thank you message. So how can I redirect that page to a different url after successfully submitting the form. Current Form codes are as following: &...
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Joomla 3 XML Feed Via FTP

I am looking for some advice on the best way to pull down an xml file off an ftp address and display the content in an article or module. https://en-gb.wordpress.org/plugins/wp-expert-agent-xml-feed/ ...
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How can I use a username and password to login with PHP?

I have a custom page that checks if cUser->id is zero and, if it is, I pop up a login form. Now I can't seem to find any documentation on how to remotely log in to Joomla. Any ideas?
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How to fetch data from database in a function of helper.php file of joomla module

I am new to joomla. I have developed a simple module. I need to fetch data from database in a function of helper.php. I am using $db = JFactory::getDbo(); But it giving fatal error Uncaught Error:...
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Update custom php to change quantity in VM based on User group/category

I had some custom code created for an older version of virtuemart which no longer works with the latest version. I'm struggling to understand what I need to do to get this code working again (limited ...
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How can I pass a value from a field in a modal to a processing script using SEBLOD?

I have a button in a list & search form that when clicked displays a modal where the user can select an item from a dropdown and click another button to call a processing script. The user can ...
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“Joomla is not defined” error when logged in - Pagination

Hi we have 2 different custom componenets running on a website (they aren't loaded together, just have the same issue) and they have pagination. We are finding that when clicking on the pagination an ...
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SH404SEF Append Items Per Page Option In Config Not Working For Virtuemart Pagination

The Problem: At the moment we have a pagination drop-down for how many items to display when browsing a category. The problem, however, is the "Always append #items per page" option in the SH404SEF ...
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How can i use Joomla NEXT pagination code to populate Elite Player manual Video playlist

I just can't seem to get the code to work from /templates/your_template/html/plg_content_pagenavigation/default.php to work in /templates/your_template/html/layouts/joomla/content/videos.php. My ...
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JOIN multiple queries?

I was wondering if anyone could help me JOIN multiple queries into one query. Currently, these 2 blocks of code retrieve information from the DB. I am using "Sourcerer" plugin to add custom PHP code ...
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Upgrading Joomla 2.5 component to work with Joomla 3.x

My very first question on this forum. How to use _ide_helper.php to map old classes to the new ones?
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How to get CDN to deliver missing images for Virtuemart?

I have a Joomla site using Virtuemart and had recently applied for a CDN. My issue is that there are some images not being delivered by the CDN, especially images that update through the Admin ...
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Update Server for extension type=“file”

I've developed a "file" extension that works just fine, but trying to publish it in JED I need to setup the update server entry, but I really don't know how to setup that for my new extension, which ...
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Adding a menu item to the users menu in admin

In "administrator/components/com_users/helpers/users.php" I added a custom menu item and it will appear on the users section in the admin. JHtmlSidebar::addEntry( JText::_('...
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Set default module style in template

A menu module, for example, has an option Module Style in the advanced tab. The default option is Inherited (from the template). Is there a way to set this option to (Chrome)well or no in the ...
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Can't pass params to external php file

I'm trying to make a simple contact form but I can't pass params from my module to external action="contact.php" file. This is how I'm trying to get parameters to an external file: $app = JFactory::...
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Adding google link tracking to blog post URL redirects to home page

I'm coming across a strange issue - when adding google analytics link tracking code to a blog post URL it redirects to the home page rather than the blog post, without the GA tracking details the post ...
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Disable pagination from view

I have 2 view in my backend component view.html.php (display the results) view.raw.php (print the results) In view.html.php, it shows pagination as normal. But in view.raw.php I want to disable ...
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Editing responsive html codes

I own a website called www.elitemaths.com.au that is joomla based. Because I am new to joomla I need to ask you two things that may be basic for you guys. First, how do I go about changing the texts ...
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login a user and granting core permissions

I am working on a project which requires some manager level access to perform tasks, so when I receive a call I forcefully logging in the request as a superuser so that it will have all permissions to ...
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How to extend / override the JFile class?

I want to extend/override the JFile class without hacking Joomla files. How do I even begin to extend the class using best practices?
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Upgrading to PHP 7.2 causes 500 Error

I currently have a Joomla 3.8.7 running on a Xubuntu 14.04 LAMP server. The site was working normally until the server was upgraded to PHP 7.2. Now when we try to access the admin login or the site we ...