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For question regarding Joomla 3.x of the Content Management System. This includes versions 3.0 up to 3.8.

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Joomla 3 permissions setup

I am using Joomla 3.4.3 and I am trying to give permissions to a specific group. I want this group to Create/Edit/Delete articles in a specific category. I have created a group under Registered users....
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How do I pass the generated form together with the custom fields to model class?

I have this code here, which I modified in the getForm function from my Model Class: $elementHeader=' <fieldset name="reportFilters">'; $elementName = $elementHeader; $form ...
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Hikashop, extract text after read more

I want to have the introtext and then the rest of the text in Hikashop product details page. So in the product description I insert the <hr id="system-readmore" /> to separate the introtext and ...
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Trying to repair or eliminate “Written by” author field in article view

I'm trying to figure out where in the heck is the "Written by" tagline displayed at the top of each news article...basically, which css/php/whatever file holds the layout for articles and would ...
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Unable to log in to Joomla! front-end

When attempting to log in using the standard Joomla! login page, the following message is displayed: Warning The security token did not match. The request was aborted to prevent any security ...
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CheckToken() error when TinyMCE init

I have a form, which add some data to DataBase. <form> <input type="text" name="mydata" /> <textarea name="mytext"></textarea> <?php echo JHtml::_( 'form.token' );?> ...
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Is there a way to change the layout or theme used when editing an article or module from the frontent

I don't have any problem using the back-end for creating and editing content, but my clients do. I want to provide them with some simpler menu options that are targeted for editing or creating ...
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Displaying Videos in Responsive Slider

Joomla 3.9.13 I've been searching for a way to display Youtube videos on my site, in a responsive slider. I wasn't able to find a suitable plugin or component so I had thought about creating one ...
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Joomla editor field wraps two <p> tags when saved

I have a joomla form which contains an editor field in it. When I toogle the editor and paste a html code and save it why does the two p tags appear <field name="template" type="editor" label="...
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Why do we Route url using JRoute or Route namespace? What is the purpose of routing urls?

I want to know the purpose of routing the urls. Can anyone explain me why do we route urls?
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How to include images in Joomla's search results?

I'm trying to display images in search results for the default search of Joomla. I messed with some code from the web and I managed to display images with the following: in template/html/com_search/...
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Hide Joomla module on blog detail page

I have been struggling with this one for about 4 hours to no avail. I have a joomla site that uses numerous modules on the homepage and a few other pages. I have done tons of research and see that I ...
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OTP verification through SMS & Email while registration

Are there any free plugins/extensions which send the OTP through registered email as well as a mobile number during the registration process?
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How to use joomla language in a script?

I'm developing a module, in my template (MyModule/tmpl/default.php) I'm able to bring my language string to my script by doing this : <script type="text/javascript"> Mymodule.options.mydz = {...
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Need to add a hyperlink to a logo

I've put a logo on my site's homepage and the logo was clickable. And then I adjusted its position through custom.css file, but now the logo is NOT clickable (plain image). How to make it clickable ...
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“Failed deleting inaccessible file” error while updating JCE editor pro to 2.8.1

I am trying to update JCE editor pro to 2.8.1, but I get the following error: Joomla\Filesystem\File::delete: Failed deleting inaccessible file controller.php We are using PHP7.2 and Joomla 3.9.13 ...
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Create user and immediately log them in

I built a component where a user fills in a form, and on submit it creates an account for them and tries to log them in immediately. The account creation works, but when it tries to log users in, I ...
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Where can I put my self-defined constant in Joomla?

I've used many php framework , there always be a place (ex: constants.php) to put developer's self defined constants, but I can't find that in Joomla. Could anyone tell me where to put these self-...
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How to add a custom field for a product details page for Hikashop?

I have just started using Hikashop for ecommerce and followed the directions from this link: https://www.hikashop.com/support/documentation/42-hikashop-field-form.html My problem is that I can't get ...
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How to programmatically write Joomla article customs field values?

I added some custom fields to the articles of my Joomla website: I work on a custom Joomla module that creates new articles programmatically using the below code: static function createArticle(...
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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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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

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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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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How do I find the first NON bootstrap class ancestor of my current module position?

Not sure I'm wording this right so please forgive me. I'm working on a situation where I want to apply the background to the 1st NON .container ancestor of my current module. So, for example.. <...
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Selling Digital Downloads

This isn't an issue, just looking for advice and suggestions on how to achieve this. So happy to close if it's too opinion based. My client provides training, at the end of the training they provide ...
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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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how to set <title> tag from article title with custom menu entry?

I am searching for a option to use the article title as a page title if I have defined a custom SEF-menu item. The only way which I have found is to set the page title via the menu item. But this ...
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Why Joomla 3 add Canonical tag to current page and made it unindexable?

Joomla adds canonical tag to almost all pages that refers to themselves, so they will not be indexable (I checked URLs by Doctor SEO extension in FF) and they are not shown in google search result (i ...
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Changing redirect login path for guests?

Suppose a menu's (or article's) access is set to registered users only. Path to the page : http://localhost/menu when this URL is directly access by any GUEST USER, he's redirected to : http://...
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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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1054 Unknown column 'extra_query'

I have a new Joomla installation with this error: 1054 Unknown column 'extra_query' in 'field list' SQL=SELECT DISTINCT update_site_id, type, location, last_check_timestamp, extra_query FROM ...
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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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1054 Unknown column 'a.extra_query' in 'field list' SQL=SELECT DISTINCT [duplicate]

I'm finally upgrading Joomla 2.5 to 3.9 with a step to 3.5.1. However, whatever I try, I keep getting this error: 1054 Unknown column 'a.extra_query' in 'field list' SQL=SELECT DISTINCT a....
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Joomla calendar popup does not appear when loaded by ajax

I'm loading a calendar field via jquery ajax. When I click the calendar button nothing happens. The calendar popup is not showing. in model.php $tr = "<td>" . JHTML::_('calendar', '2015-09-09'...
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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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How to remove username field from the reset password confirmation form?

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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How to get back the ID of programmatically created Joomla Article? [duplicate]

I work on a custom Joomla module that creates articles programmatically. I use the below code to create the article. It all works fine. Now I would need to get back the ID of the newly create article ...
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How can I show the Published date of the current article inside a module?

I want to show the published date inside a module, how can I do that? I will make of course a module override and use the changes inside the default.php Thank you
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How to remove category from URL?

I have a little problem - I want to remove categories and submenus from URL in Joomla 3.9.3. Of course, I did basic things like removing ID from URLs, but removing category is like a milestone for me. ...
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Header row with 3 columns on Protostar front page

How can I make a header on my Protostar front page template which is one row with three columns? Circled below is the header design that I want: Circled below is the header that I currently have: ...
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Prefill new user registration fields in the backend by URL

Hey I want to prefill in new user details by setting the parameters in a link. I am talking about the default Joomla User Manager in the BACKEND and then clicked on new user. So this link, ...
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What is the correct way to programmatically delete a joomla user and their data?

I want to remove a set of users by id from a Joomla 3.x database. I am trying to figure out from the documentation if this is possible without having to write my own SQL for each database table. ...
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Joomla old code to latest 3x series with best practice of safe and secure code

Am Trying to rewrite this code with latest joomla and php for best practice Confused on where to use this function in new code onchange="showModelVariant(this.value)"> Is the new code correct ...
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Removing single JForm option via setFieldAttribute

I'm working on a small component and depending on $someoption I need to remove a certain option from the JForm. So for example if $someoption == 1 then I need to remove this option <option value="1"...
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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. $...