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 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 to get all tags of articles of specified categories in Joomla?

I want to add a "filter by tags" feature to mixitup in Joomla. I need a list of tags for specified category articles and later for each item to add titles of tags for each item. There was a "...
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Joomla 3. Dependent select in custom component

I make a component for Joomla 3. It has two lists "City" and "Place". How can I make the "Place" list update without reloading the page when I select "City"? <field name="cityid" type="sql" class="...
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SELECT id FROM table using LIKE in 2nd table both related by a 3rd table [closed]

I have 3 table and I want to select t1_id from table_1 where table_2.en_name = $name; table_1 table_2 table_3 t1_id fr_name t2_id en_name t1_id t2_id 1 ...
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Joomla SEF url in CLI script

I am new to Joomla, I am writing a script under folder cli. I am calling helper file of admin component where I fetch category and return url of category. The function in helper is fine and works ...
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How is onContentAfterSave working in the Front End?

I have created a plugin that works using onContentAfterSave to fire off some other processing once a record is saved. This works as expected in the Back End but nothing gets triggered when I save a ...
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Joomla 404 component not found (custom component)

I am trying to create a custom component in my Joomla backend, so I created this xml file: <?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?> <extension type="component" version="3.8.1" method="upgrade"&...
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weblink with JCE add &task=weblink.go

If I add a weblink via JCE the link will be added with &task=weblink.go For what is it, and in wich file will this evaluated?
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Getting user id of logged in user in component

I'm making my first component and am trying to get the id of the logged-in user and request some data from the model based on that user id. If I search around this would return the current user: use ...
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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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Best practices for staging Joomla based custom web-application?

I develop a Jooma based custom web application. I work on the "dev" subdomain (adding new modules and also content), test the app on the dev subdomain then clone the whole site to the live domain. The ...
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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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how can i change the layout of manage directories [on hold]

How can i change the layout of manage directories ? Because when I change details Layout, nothing changes knowing that i use a link : "RSForm! Pro » Submissions - Directory"
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Search functionality returning wrong results on multi-lingual site

Search works well for only one language on my site. My website is on 2 languages -- French and English -- but the search works for French only and not working as desired for English. Example: If I ...
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About Rsform submission

I have a claim form built with RSform used in local network. The users who write the complaints are the users of the joomla site(for exemple user1 user2 user3). The form contains : the details of the ...
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Joomla Contact Form's and some of RS Form's fields aren't editable (disabled)

I've noticed that Joomla Contact Form's and some of RS Form's fields aren't editable (disabled). I think it's probably because of wrong settings of Joomla ACL for a public access to the fields, but I ...
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Joomla 3 call model function inside controller

I want to call a function from model inside controller my model : httpdocs/components/com_storemanager/models/searchmanager.php <?php /** * @version CVS: 1.0.2 * @package ...
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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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Joomla 3 database query select with limit [duplicate]

How can I use this query with joomla 3 with limit to 3 SELECT * , (3956 * 2 * ASIN(SQRT( POWER(SIN(( $coorlat - latitude) * pi()/180 / 2), 2) +COS( $coorlat * pi()/180) * COS(latitude * pi()/180) * ...
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Override JHtml (HTMLHelper) class methods

I'm developing a custom Joomla template and have unset a lot of the core dependencies, such as jQuery and Bootstrap in the template's index.php. The problem now is that the core extensions call some ...
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Create a Joomla Access Level to manage users in a particular Group

My Joomla Version is 3.8 I want to create a Custom User Access Level to manage users in a particular group. I have a user group which is configured as the default user group when new registrations are ...
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Insert Contacts Custom Field In Article

I have created a few custom fields for my contacts. I now want to display these contact details withinin some articles using the following format; {field 1} will display the field with the ID 1 {...
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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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How can I deploy UI updates on the fly locally in my dev environment?

I am new to Joomla. I want to setup a development environment through Visual Studio Code that allows me to go into any Joomla template location to edit/save/compile files AND automatically reload my ...
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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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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 render nested modules, (parent outside articles)

I tried the following code: $document = JFactory::getDocument(); $renderer = $document->loadRenderer('modules'); $position = 'precisions'; $options = array('style' => 'raw'); echo $...
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Joomla 3.9: Menu item set to Separator is not clickable to reveal sub-menu items

I am building a website in Joomla, and I'm trying to make a menu in which some menu items should not have any article associated with it; clicking on them should only reveal the sub-menu items, but ...
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remove css admin template from component

I'm designing a custom component where I am utilising the tmpl=component ability to render the component only rather than displaying the default template How can I, within the component remove the ...
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How to fix “Application Instantiation Error” caused by “JFactory::getApplication('site')” in docker application?

I am about to move a Joomla application (Joomla! 3.7.3 Stable) into a docker environment. This unfortunately causes the JFactory::getApplication('site') an Application Instantiation Error that I do ...
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How to package modules with admin back-end

Say I want to take mod_custom as a base for a future module. This module has an admin back-end and is not provided as package. After modifications, how can I package it for installation? Seems there ...
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What kind of extension should I use in order to build a back-end GUI to edit parts of the theme?

I'm a Web Developer who has recently begun using Joomla. I've written a custom theme using php, html and css etc but would like to create a way for someone with absolutely no programming experience to ...
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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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Remove index.php - file on multlilingual Joomla Site

As supported by various posts, I did : change the htaccess.txt - file name to .htaccess via FTP set the URL - Rewrite Option in the Joomla Configuration Options to "YES" Result: - index.php is ...
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Can't login to admin with no errors (joomla 3.9.3)

My site on Joomla 3.9.3 is working well but since last week no one admin user can log in. There are no errors, the login form just refreshes after any submission. I've tried to rewrite Joomla core ...
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TypeError: Form is Null on Button in Admin toolbar

I am receiving TypeError: form is null in the browser console when I select a custom button added to a form using JToolbarHelper. I can insert the button to any other component as is and it will ...
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Change boolean field in JModelList table like “published”

Joomla 3.9.10. I have custom component. In admin panel I show items list from one DB table with JModelList. models/mycom.php: class MyComModelMyCom extends JModelList { public function getItems()...
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Translation file for Contact form module in French?

In my Joomla website, I'm using the module type "Perfect AJAX Popup Contact Form": The problem is that my website is multilingual, and a translation in French doesn't seem to be available. No when ...
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Link to Page & Pre-Filter Portfolio Items

Joomla 3.9.10 I am using this template. I would like to create a link on my home page that when clicked, will take the user to the portfolio page and display a pre-selected tab.. For example my link ...
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Resize image width in function of set image height in CSS?

I'm trying to tell an image to be displayed with a maximum height of 400 pixels, and a width adapted onto the used height, with the following CSS - Code: span.itemImage img { max-height:400px; ...
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Raw sql query returns multiple rows, but with Joomla methods only one row is returned

For some reason the query I put directly to DB works, but when set in Joomla syntax it is returning only 1 result, and there should be a lot more... Clear Mysql query: SELECT vmp....
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Trigger switch from main menu bar to offcanvas menu when main menu would break in two lines?

I have a website in three languages, so the main menu doesn't take the same space for all the languages. Because of that, the main menu gets broken up into two lines when the words in the main menu ...
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How to customize amount of columns in Joomla megamenu?

My website has a mega menu dropdown in the main menu which shows up nicely, but the problem is that I had to choose the design for six columns to be able to implement my five desired columns in the ...
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K2 content module not showing articles images in category view / article list view

I associated articles of one category via its category to a K2 - content module. They all display when the page of the module is called, but the images of the articles only show up when you click on ...
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Customize alternative layout for the K2 Content module in Joomla

I already established an alternative layout php file and it's recognized by the Joomla administrator for the K2 - content modules. What I need to do now is code the layout I want in php, but the ...
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How can I create a custom joomla backend clone that works with the same sessions

I am trying to create a custom backend page in the same layout as Joomla. So none of the buttons have to work since I am going to be writing my own code, the only exception to that is the logout ...
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Problem with display of K2 Articles

I'm currently designing a new website, but am having issues with the frontend layout of K2 Articles (using them in Joomla). They display well on a page, but when you open them, they open either on the ...
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Joomshopping in Joomla - Wrong php-file assigned

I have a website using three languages, and the website includes a webshop via the Joomshopping component. The translation of the products and all worked, but the things controlled by the joomshop - ...
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Need help in removing a bg image

I have a WARP6 Joomlaplates' JP-X2 template and I'm on a latest version of Joomla. I used to have a big bg image of a lady on every site page. So one has to scroll down to see the actual pages' ...