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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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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.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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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“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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Getting module parameters in AJAX call using module id

I have set up an AJAX call in my module which works fine. I want to get the module parameters when I make the ajax call. So I'm doing this $app = JFactory::getApplication(); $module = JModuleHelper::...
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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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After updating Joomla 3.9 - Class 'Joomla\CMS\Cache\Cache' not found

I have updated Joomla to 3.9 and now I see this error every time I try to load the website: Error: Class 'Joomla\CMS\Cache\Cache' not found: Class 'Joomla\CMS\Cache\Cache' not found Error reporting ...
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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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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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JRoute not working - always shows the current view

I have created a view for my custom component and it works OK however I've noticed that JRoute only works for the current view. If I am, for example, on the view picture and I try to "JRoute ...
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Virtuemart installation first page not working?

I'm trying to install Virtumart on my apache server. I used this reference as my installation guide: https://hostadvice.com/how-to/how-to-install-joomla-on-an-ubuntu-18-04-vps-or-dedicated-server/ ...
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Error Updating Component - does not update

I'm not sure if it's a good title for my question, because my component actually updates - at least that's what Joomla tells me. So, the problem is that I developed a component and now I need to ...
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How do I add async attribute for scripts?

I would like to add async to script tags coming from here <jdoc:include type="head" />. I have done some research and I found a few solutions, however those are for custom scripts. I ...
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Search Tools not expanding for Advanced Module Manager

My joomla 3.6.4 site has been recently upgraded to Php7.1.33 I am seeing one issue in Advanced Module Manager. "Search Tools" are not expanding for it. It is expanding for Article Editors ...
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Json encoding being escaped

I'm writing to the db (I'm automatically creating a module): $module = new stdClass(); $module->title = $moduleTitle; $module->note = ""; $module->content = ""; $module-&...
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Creating a menu using php

I'm trying to create a menu item in joomla 3.x using php I've been trying to get this code to work: $menuItem = array( 'menutype' => 'client-pages', 'title' => "new Menu", '...
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Adding a module from a component

I have a component that I want to use to add a module automatically. This needs to be achieved in the administrator area. My idea is to have a button in one of the component views. That component ...
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Redirect Working on Module Not Menu Item

Joomla 3.9.19 I have a login module and in the Login Redirection Page I have selected a menu item > single article. This redirect works fine. I also have a menu item type > login form. In the ...
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SchuWeb Sitemap includes Noindex Pages

I am using Joomla v3.9.19 along with SchuWeb Sitemaps (v3.1.0). Recently, I added some new pages (single article menu item) and added in menu entry the metadata noindex, nofollow, but SchuWeb Sitemaps ...
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How to retrieve all essential cookies used by Joomla?

I need to display all cookies that Joomla uses. I tried print_r(headers_list) and I got this Array ( [0] => X-Powered-By: PHP/7.3.12 ) So I tried print_r($_COOKIE) and I got this: Array ( [...
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Joomla hide core tags in meta description

Joomla core tags appearing in meta description I used joomla core tags to display modules inside an article but now it's messing with SEO. The tags are appearing in meta description instead of the ...
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How to add google recaptcha not working on joomla 3.7?

I have problem with google recaptcha on my joomla site. I am using gk contact form plugin and joomla 3.7.0 version. But recaptcha is not showing due to console errors. https://www.google.com/...
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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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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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Registration Email Include Additional Contents

Joomla 3.9.18 I'd like to include some additional content in the default Joomla user registration email, for example am image and some footer details. I have seen this question but it involves ...
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cli file for sending email fails to sent email

I created a file in the cli folder name it sendemail.php with the following code inside: <?php /** * @package Joomla.Cli * * @copyright Copyright (C) 2005 - 2019 Open Source Matters, Inc. ...
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How to change logo's link URL?

I recently bought a new domain and transfered my old site's files to it. It's all nice, but the logo still points to the old site. How can I adjust it? Here's my new site home page and the logo is in ...
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Using Language Constant File in a Module

I'm creating a module but I need it to be multilingual. I know that I can create field params, duplicate the module, and set different values for these params based on the languague but I would like ...
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Update Joomla Site With FTP From Admin Panel

I just set-up a VPS and installed Joomla. Now I need to update. When I click on the update button, and I try to do it through FTP I get this error message JFTP: :connect: Could not connect to ...
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Select query with FOR UPDATE

I am trying to select a record from a database and lock that for update. How do I do that? The situation is I got a process that gets triggered in multiple sessions (say 2 sessions trigger the same ...
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How to set article options and associations programmatically?

I work on a custom Joomla 3 module that creates articles programmatically based on user input. I can create the articles, but I could not find a way to set the article options and associations when ...
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Best way to clear a group's cache in Joomla via php, from an administrator plugin?

So background: I'm making a caching plugin that clears our site and CDN caches when content is saved in the administrator backend. In this instance, I want to clear the site cache for one group. My ...
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Is it possible to change the parent of a menu item at certain widths?

I have a horizontal main menu in which the last item is a dropdown containing further items. Is it possible, as the screen width is reduced, to move items from the horizontal menu into the dropdown? ...
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Controller Joomla - Output Class construct for color css style

thanks to you i'm learning a lot about php and Joomla Develop! Many thanks! Now i'm trying to understand php class into joomla and construct output i've created this class into my controller.php ...
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How to extend class on my component class in controller.php

I have created a Basic Joomla Component with Component Creator in order to prepare every single files in less the 1 minute :D (I'm lazy, i know.) I have one view default and one for form edit. I ...
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Searching for the timepicker like Mozilla thunderbird

I have been searching and googling for the timepicker like Mozilla thunderbird (see attachment). I need only a timepicker not a datetimepicker. I hope that it is in jQuery so that I can add this ...
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Joomla Calendar format not displaying the correct format

Below is my calendar field in the form <field name="job_next_run_date_time" type="calendar" label="JSCH_JOBV_NEXT_DATE_TIME" description="...

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