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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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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How to customize user registration in Joomla 3.7?

Now that Joomla 3.7 supports custom fields, can anyone point me to documentation or a YouTube video that outlines how to customize user registration? I assume that additional work is also required to ...
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Document Manager Recommendations

I'm looking for some recommendations for a document manager that's compatible with Joomla 3+. Seems to be a pretty popular question throughout the Joomla community. In the past I've always used Phoca ...
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Joomla and Eventbrite Integration

I am looking for a way to integrate Eventbrite with Joomla. I want to show a list of upcoming events that I have created. There are a number of default widgets available with Eventbrite (copy / paste ...
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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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Joomla 3 versioning approval

I was wondering if anyone knew of any kind of extension which will allow a manager to edit / update the content (articles) in the backend - but only a Super User can approve the changes prior to it ...
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How can I provide language specific access to Multi-lingual Associations?

I'm trying to get away from the deprecated Josetta translation component, which has always served us well, but is choking on php 7. I like what I see in 3.7 with the ability to perform side-by-side ...
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Language changing only after page refresh

I have multilingual (fa/en) Joomla 3.6.2 site using Protostar template. The problem is when I click on the fa - (persian flag) or UK flag, the lang and dir tag does not change, but when I hit the ...
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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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Change priority of loading Joomla core class and custom core class overrides

I would like to know in Joomla framework, there is a way to change priority loading some Joomla core classes after using JLoader::register() method in a system plugin developed to override Joomla core ...
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RSS Feed for K2 Latest Items

I have created a menu item "Latest items from (one or more) users or categories" using K2. I have set it to display the latest 1 item from selected users. I want to create an RSS feed from this page -...
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Custom Fields Issues Saving - Video Included

Joomla 3.9.13 I am using the default Joomla contacts component, with no changes or overrides. I have configured a number of custom fields my contacts. One of these custom fields is type sql. It ...
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Add a Calendar field in Joomla 3.9 without using form xml

I am trying to create a Calendar field in Joomla 3.9 inside my custom component. Since I am framing this inside an AJAX script, I can't use the XML form. Below is the code I am using. The field ...
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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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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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fetch article custom fields in Layouts

I have created some custom fields in my Joomla article 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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Adding Additional Fields to Admin Component

I'm using Joomla 3.9.1 and SP Simple Portfolio v1.6 I would like to add some additional fields to the SP Simple Portfolio component. Image of current fields (taken from Google); How can I add ...
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Why calling addIncludePath from self has different results than from JModelLegacy

I'm trying to get an instance of a com_menus model from within my component. The following code works: JModelLegacy::addIncludePath(JPATH_ADMINISTRATOR . '/components/com_menus/models/'); $model = ...
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Installing Joomla Quickstart package on AWS Lightsail/Bitnami?

I am trying to install a quickstart package on Lightsail/Bitnami. But whatever I do I cannot seem to get it working. My latest attempt was to install the QS on another server while installing just ...
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Ways to analyse TTFB for a Joomla site

My site's ttfb is very high. www.farafan-market.ir I used to use JCH-optimize plugin to enhance the page load. Then when I enabled Joomla's system-cache plugin, TTFB reduced to less than 1 second. ...
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Virtuemart AJAX Cart pop up error over https

I'm working on an extremely outdated shop template, trying to keep everything else up to date for a client. The client has set up cloudflare to be used as SSL which is pretty much all sorted, however ...
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Custom Component with ACL not apearing in admin menu

I have been asked to help maintain a custom component that has already been installed on a server, but had no ACL. I followed the sample tutorial in adding both XML files (Access.xml and config.xml) ...
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How to manage navigation links in multi-language website?

I have some trouble to understand how the navigation links between different language versions work in Joomla! 3.6 So I just got a website to manage - http://www.pontech.co.uk/en/ When you choose ...
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Add “show all” button to BT Content Slider module

I am using Joomla 3.X. I have a module which displays three news and events at a time to see next set of news and events user has to press the next button. The name of the module is "BT Content Slider"...
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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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Ask for confirmation before extension update via update server

We are implementing update server for our custom joomla extension. Is it possible to ask a confirmation after selecting the extension and clicked the update button before connecting to the update ...
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Why isn't JTableUsergroup implemented as nested set inheriting JTableNested?

Joomla uses Nested Sets to represent the category structure JTableCategory and the menu structure JTableMenu. Therefore these classes inherit the JTableNested class: JTableCategory extends ...
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Remember language with no content-languages site

Hello I'm developing a website that has not content languages, it would be some kind of joomla administrator, only language strings are loaded (no contents needed for this website). I want that Joomla ...
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Problem with SEF URL For K2 Users/Authors

I'm having trouble setting up proper SEF URL's for the users / authors on a site I'm working on. I have "Enable advanced SEF for K2 URLs" on, and everything works fine as long I can associate a menu ...
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getUserStateFromRequest variable become empty if name starts with '.filter.'

In my view.html.php I set UserState Variables. One of this variables is set like this: $app->setUserState('com_mycomponent.modelname'.'.filter.status', 1); When I try to get the variable in the ...
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Override blog layout to display articles under subcategory headings

What I'm trying to do is create a category blog layout that will display the title of a category, followed by subcategories with the articles of those subcategories (full article, not just it's title) ...
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Getting error message as The most recent request was denied because it had an invalid security token. Please refresh the page and try again

In my list view I have added token in my form using <?php echo JHtml::_( 'form.token' ); ?> Then I have redirected from the list view to a controller's task like http://some/joomla/site/...
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Spam Emails and Web Host Security

Joomla 3.9.13 The past while i've been receiving a lot of emails with the subject line similar to; Subject: Warning: message 1iTQ2k-00083X-8c delayed 24 hours The email body contains the ...
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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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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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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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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 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 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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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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Custom Field Tag Style List

Joomla 3.9.11 I have created an SQL custom field for my joomla contacts called location, this allows me to assign a location to my contacts. The SQL simply selects location_name from a custom db ...
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Homepage of multilingual site not working anymore after removing index.php (404); all other sites working

So I removed the "index.php" - part from the URL in Joomla in the following way: Change the htaccess.txt - file name to .htaccess via FTP Set the URL-rewrite Option in the Joomla Configuration ...
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How to get ride of duplicate and useless URL from /component/contact

I try to use the form from Joomla, but seems there are strange downsides… If I setup a contact form, from Components > Contacts, and put this Contact Component inside a Menu, I can access the "...
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j2store add to cart widgetkit

I'm trying to add J2Store cart to widgetkit grid stack layout with the following code in my administrator/components/com_widgetkit/plugins/widgets/grid-stack/views/widget.php file. require_once(...
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Changing default editor in component to tinyMCE

I'm trying to integrate tinyMCE with my component but I'm getting issues with embedding tinyMCE JS and switching it from default. I've tried removing WYSIWYG.attach and replacing ...
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Code for the Content Language Field type

What is the proper way to call for the Content language field type. My below code works but I don't use the content language field type. I am building a drop down from all available languages. $...
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Echo PHP output in a slider effect

I'm fetching data using for loop and echo results on a page. How do I output the results in a slider effect? I have tried a simple CSS slider but can't get the intended result. What I end up getting ...