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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Front End Management of Joomla Users

Joomla 3.9.20 I know there's no default way of managing Joomla users on the front end (a huge drawback of Joomla imo). There appears to be some commercial extensions and components that do this, but ...
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Joomla. How to disallow Joomla download OpenSearch xml-file?

We can enable OpenSearch in Joomla search-component to insert links in <head> section like this: <link href="http://site.name/component/search/?id=45&amp;Itemid=104&amp;format=...
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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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Bootstrap 4 header stacks logo over menu (want side by side)

I inherited work on a site that uses Joomla, SP Page Builder, Helix Ultimate framework (based on Bootstrap 4), and a 3rd party template. Needless to say, it's been messy trying to make modifications, ...
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Alternative Article Layout Options

It is possible to create an alternative article layout in the folder com_content / article (of course not written with an underscore, but with hyphens it works). But when I try the same procedure ...
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Backend - ERR_EMPTY_RESPONSE

I have installed joomla 3.3.6 and I had no troubles installing it. I login as super user, and everytime I try to change any element (menu, items, modules) it displays the ERR_EMPTY_RESPONSE error. I ...
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I've missed something with how category layout override is working

I'm working on a students directory with the following structures: Directory (parent category) |_ 2017-2016 (child category) |_ 2016-2015 (child category) |_ 2015-2014 (child category) … In each ...
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Menu permissions problem

I have one menu that is associated to one group acess level. This menu is not appearing if i acess an user with a different level of acess. But this menu is appearing with none user logged in. I ...
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Article backend layout is gone only for articles belonging to specific category [closed]

For some reason only articles belonging to a specific category are not showing their layout. This is what I am looking at: And this is how it should be: There is no difference in the articles, only ...
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Custom fields - JS in template override

We need to add some enhanced ecommerce tags to standard Google Analytics tracking on few pages. We think the best way to do it would be to use Joomla Custom fields so we created a custom field for ...
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How to correct a sesssion_write_close() warning?

I have the following error shown on error log. But I am a Joomla novice. Could I get a simple step by step guide on how to solve my WSOD problem here? [10-Nov-2018 07:48:20 UTC] PHP Warning: ...
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How to list a Category Blog and sub-categories with Articles still in Category Blog layout?

Using Joomla 3.8.5. Using the Menu Category Blog I've been able to list the Category title as a heading, and the Articles in blog layout style with two columns for the Articles using a Read More when ...
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Joomla - Display block of a tooltip not work in main menu

I'm trying to display a tool tip when you have your mouse over to the menu item " blog ". My tooltip, content in the menu is this: < li id="newitem91">< div class="tool-tip">< span>tool tip!...
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Tagged items listing layout after clicking on a tag is displayed on homepage

I have installed a Cloud Tags module to display most used tags on my site. I would expect that when clicking on any of the Tags on the module, to see a page with a list layout that will show all ...
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Joomla post requests

I'm trying to make an android application and so i want to connect it directly to my Joomla website, i want to send some post requests but they are getting denied, I'm not asking for any help ...
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Unset Unwanted Backend CSS and Javascripts

I'm creating a modification of K2 module and I want to remove some unnecesary K2 css and script load. I have tried to use unset($this->_scripts['']); unset($this->_styleSheets['']); but ...
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Send email upon publish/unpublish of an item in custom component

I have created a hello world component based upon this documentation https://docs.joomla.org/Special:MyLanguage/J3.2:Developing_an_MVC_Component/ I want to send a notification to users if an item's ...
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.htaccess redirect causes invalid security token when logging in thru email link

I wanted to eliminate duplicate content by redirecting all requests to https://www... by using the below .htaccess entry: ## Begin - Custom redirects # # If you need to redirect some pages, or set a ...
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Responsive footer issue with spoiler. Joomla (JSN Megazine PRO template)

I can't make a responsive footer in joomla. The problem manifests itself when using the spoiler widget (Shortcode Ultimate http://bdthemes.net/demo/joomla/shortcode/en/shortcodes/spoiler.html) When ...
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Invalid security token locks out users trying to log in through an email link

I ran into the below problem that blocks my users to log into my site: When the user needs to log in she gets a notification email with a button that links to the below address: https://www....
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How to remove username field from the reset password confirmation form? [closed]

Does anybody know how to remove the username field from the reset password confirmation form? I edited the reset_confirm.xml file in /components/com_users/models/forms to remove it from the front end,...
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Individual user fine grained ACL is it possible in Joomla! 3.x

I was wondering if it was possible in Joomla! 3.x to have permissions down to individual user level. Eg: user A can see item X but not user B even if user B is in the same group or have the same ...
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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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List Limit Override

Joomla 3.6.5 I have a menu item type Contacts » List Contacts in a Category. I have 150+ contacts. I would like to override the default list limit on this page only. Currently when the contact page ...
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Disable Update Sites

Joomla 3.9.20 I have disabled an update site in Extensions > manage > update sites The status changes to disabled, but it doesn't seem to last very long, a few days later i'll see an update ...
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Add field to menu settings to output open graph image

I want to add a media-field to the menus settings to pick an image for each menu item and output this as open graph images. I see two options: I add the field to the tab "Metadata" which ...
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Can i use different site using one Joomla installation? [duplicate]

I am trying to use same Joomla files for two different website. is it ok? Please guide me regarding this. Thank you in advance. Regards, Omkar
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How to Submit detail page (edit.php) with random amount of data?

On my detail page edit.php I have a list of records. The user can select records by a checkbox and the number of selected records is not fixed, I mean it can be one record, but also one time 5 or 11 ...
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Joomla not logging PHP errors to file with system default error_reporting

I'm using Joomla 3.9 with APACHE + PHP 7.0 with these settings php_flag[display_errors] = On php_flag[display_startup_errors] = On php_value[error_reporting] = E_ALL & ~E_DEPRECATED & ~...
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504 Gateway Time-out on Update

Joomla 3.9.19 When I attempt to upgrade from 3.9.19 to 3.9.20 I am getting the following error after about 2 - 3 minutes after clicking 'update'. 504 Gateway Time-out The server didn't respond in ...
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Menu Specifically For Super Users

Joomla 3.9.20 I allow users to register on my website, they automatically go into a group called 'Training', their parent group is Registered, see below; - Registered -- Training I have created a '...
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After moving from server to localhost it points to main folder index.html instead of showing the site I had live

I am using MAMP and pointing to the project folder. After I access http://localhost, it does not show the website but shows index.html file. I also added db locally, the configuration file I also ...
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Trying to connect to an external ODBC data source

I have a need to connect to a data source on an old unix box via ODBC, but I don't seem to be getting far and I can't find any examples to help me. I have started with https://docs.joomla.org/...
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Change user permissions programmatically on the fly

I have in the code I don't conrol such a line which returns false: if (!$user->authorise('core.create', 'com_jdownloads.category.'.$option->value)) { I can run my code before and after this ...
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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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Error when updating Gantry from 4.1.20 to 4.1.32

My joomla is version: 3.2.7 and Gantry is 4.1.20. I downloaded Gantry 4.1.32, but when I tried to update, this message appears: Fatal error: Call to undefined method JInstallerAdapterPackage::...
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Failed to Read Session Data After Renaming DB

Joomla 3.9.11 Working on localhost, today I decided to rename my database from dbtest to dbnew. I did this using HeidiSQL > rename db When I visit my site I now see the following error; Warning: ...
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How to migrate old J prefix classes to new Joomla classes

I am trying to migrating old classes names to the new ones available on classmap.php However after renaming the classes I am having these errors: Class 'Text' not found //JText works Class '...
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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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category links don't work

On my site there are 2 types of categories: the first has link mysite.com/id-category and in this case I cannot see the content of the page (the div with id "t3-mainbody" is missing in the generated ...
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From outside of a component how to change a parameter

In a system plugin, I am using the onAfterRoute event to change a single parameter from a 3rd party component before being loaded. public function onAfterRoute() { if ('com_abc' == JFactory::...
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Jquery script loaded on every page

Every page on site has this script Is there any role, seems like of tinymce editor how to disable same, any plugin to disable, as i do not use tinymce on front end of site <script type="text/...
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Joomla installation on localhost using WAMP does not start

Joomla installation/Joomla website on localhost using WAMP does not start. No error is reported in the logs file. I'm using Windows 10 WAMP 3.1.4 (64 Bit) Apache 2.4.35 Port 80- PHP 7.2.10 MySQL 5....
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Display specific Joomla user groups

This code snippet below shows the list of all Joomla user groups(registered,editor.superuser and ...) at component // load in joomla user groups $qry = "SELECT * FROM #__usergroups ORDER BY ...
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How to post checkout data to component using Ajax?

$.ajax({ url: Joomla.getOptions('system.paths').base+'/index.php?option=mypage&view=cartcheckout&task=cartcheckout_autoSave&tmpl=component&stepId='+stepId, type: 'POST', //...
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PlotALOT RSForm Query showing only one result

After being helped very well by Stack community and learning a bit I created a query to show the sum of payments per client. A client can pay multiple times. I would like to know the sum of payments ...
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How do I upload images to a specific folder (Component Backend)

I would like to know how I upload files to a specific folder through Joomla Administrator Panel (My Component Backend). I know how to do it in the site part following along with this tutorial: https:/...
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How to get an AJAX call in component's administrator side

I added a component to my site and it accesses my DB via an AJAX call. In my 'tmpl' folder, I have a 'default.php' file which makes an AJAX call that is received by view.json.php just outside that ...
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Cannot Connect To MSSQL Server

I am using php 7 and trying to connect to mssql server. I have this code: <?php $serverName = "server"; //serverName\instanceName $connectionInfo = array( "Database"=>"...
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“Fatal error: Only variables can be passed by reference” while trying to upgrade to Joomla 3.6.5

I cannot upgrade my site to Joomla 3.6.5 because I am receiving the following error: Fatal error: Only variables can be passed by reference in /home/esteemso/public_html/administrator/components/...

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