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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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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Multple urls for a product with multiply categories

I have a cctv camera shop and I'm using the last version of joomla and virtuemart. I have a "bullet hd camera" the categories are: camera --> hd-camera --> bullet-hd-camera bullet-hd-camera is ...
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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 / PHPMyAdmin bug when “select” is in the value

This question was originally asked on StackExchange, and it was recommended by @mickmackusa that I ask it here. Background We recently changed over from one server to a brand new one. Old server: ...
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Tracing source of this error: Call to a member function reorder() on boolean

Is there a way to trace this error: Call to a member function reorder() on boolean I'm checking my PHP Logs but this particular error isn't showing up there. It happens when I'm trying to create ...
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Internal (but non-joomla) URL as Menu Item

The Goal We have a subset of items on our site that are not Joomla pages, but other systems such as a selection of HTML5 and Flash (for now) Games: /play /photobooth etc. These should only be ...
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Edit a record saves a new record with updated fields

I'm writing a small Joomla component for my school but there is a little problem with it. When I go to edit a record and then save it, instead of updating that record, it saves it as a new record ...
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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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Install Joomla On Windows 10 And Use MS SQL As Back-End

I have Windows 10 and IIS up and running, I was wanting to know if there was a way to set-up Joomla with MS SQL on windows 10 and IIS?
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How to add new layout in menu item?

I can see there's an option to choose a layout: How can I add new custom layout with template override? I have tried several way for eg. html/layouts/mylayout.php, html/com_content/category/...
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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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Pre-flight Joomla checklist extension for moving websites to a new server?

I am aware of the pre-flight that Joomla runs before installation to show what the settings and what might need to be changed. I develop websites on one server and then move them to a hosting service ...
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Joomla.submitbutton is not a function at HTMLButtonElement.onclick

I have been facing a problem when I try to update the article from the frontend then it shows this error Joomla.submitbutton is not a function at HTMLButtonElement.onclick Here is my code &...
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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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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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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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How to get Custom Fields related to Joomla Content?

I want to know how they get the values of custom user fields within Joomla articles. This is to contribute ideas and ways to solve it.
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Custom Component - Copy / Archive record when values change

For a custom component, I want to incorporate a way of keeping track of changes made to records in specific tables. For example, when the mileage value of a car is changed, the record having the old ...
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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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htaccess problem with joomla and sef

I have the standard joomla .htaccess file installed. The site is at 3.9.4 and works fine. The pages have no extra modules published other than joomla custom modules - nothing else is published. ...
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JLayout Search Tool not populating filters and inputbx

I am converting the searchbar in one of my components to JLayout Search Tools searchbars to become more ready for J!4. Everything is working fine but it is not populating the filters. In view.html....
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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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Media Manager js Error - custom plugin

There is this content builder: http://innovastudio.com/builderdemo/example1.html I am working on a plugin for FLEXIcontent to implement it. I'm trying to call the media modal. In the javascript of a ...
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Trying to set up new joomla from old joomla files

So basically my Joomla site was attacked a few weeks ago by SQL injection and was taken down. What I am hoping to do, is to go into the file manager and download all of my articles, categories, ...
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Administrator logout not logging out

One of my sites was hacked the day after I got the notice that there was a vulnerability with 3.4.6. Sitelock cleaned it (this particular site is on Bluehost). They told me I was good to go. Since ...
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Joomla site hacked. Some visitors see spam content, while others see normally my site's real content

My website address is http://bethelrc.org Google is reporting it may be hacked, when I look at the file system, there are many unauthorized folders and files recently created. I deleted all these ...
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How to secure Joomla from Monero Crypto-currency-mining hack

my sites has been hacked and what I could find online it was a Monero Crypto-currency-mining hack. I did the usual security precousions on my site - the one that I usually do on Joomla pages, but its ...
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User logins only work from some computers and browsers

I have a Joomla! version 3.4.1 site that we just launched. We have a very strange issue where user credentials work or don't work consistently from certain workstations within certain browsers. One ...
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Site clean up tips

I was hoping for some tips on how I should routinely 'clean up' my Joomla sites, as it's that time of year again! I'm sure we all do it to some extent, so I'm just looking for advice on what others do....
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How to manage multiple Joomla sites and their updates

I have a number of Joomla 3.x sites, which I want to manage centrally, however they are all for different clients, so I cannot share any information between them. What I want to achieve is to ...
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Unknown code in my site - am i hacked?

I am using Joomla 3.3. I checked my homepage source code and found unknown code: <div style="position: absolute; top: 0px; left: -6500px;">Bookmakers bonuses with <a target="_blank" rel="...
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Mass Joomla sites Updates / Maintenance

I have around 100 websites on a single server, all in j3.2.x all working fine. Now if i want to add a single module/component/plugin in all the websites i have to log-in in all the websites and add ...
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Edit multiple images at once

I've got 25 images in one article and I want to make them all have a margin of 20px. Is there an easier way of doing this than opening the image manager and edit every image one at a time? I'll have ...
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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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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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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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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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How to link article to specific menu item?

I have two menu items, for example Menu1 and Menu2. Both are a Category Blog for same category Cat1, but Menu1 has some specified tags. Of course, some articles are present on both pages, and all url'...
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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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MySQLi PHP Warning

I am getting the following errors (in this order) thousands of times in my error log: [08-Jun-2016 13:11:05 America/Detroit] PHP Warning: mysqli::stat(): Couldn't fetch mysqli in {...}/libraries/...
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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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I'm creating a custom payment method using example plugin, but during checkout, I get an error 30 - Failed Missing Field Merchant ID

I'm creating a custom payment method using example plugin, but during checkout, I get an error 30 - Failed Missing Field Merchant ID. Has anyone encountered this? Can someone help? Where should this ...
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How to get k2 item and category to use different templates?

This is a very old problem, I asked it before but never got a satisfying answer. By default, on a "k2 category" page, when you click one of the items, the "k2 item" page will keep using the current ...
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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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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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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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How to change the default page in the Language Switcher?

I am creating a multi-language page in Joomla with 5 different languages. Everything is ok except for the language switcher. My home page is set for English, when I try to change the language from ...
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Redirect problem in multi-lang site

I have developed a multi-language site, all necessary steps are taken in regard with plugins, menuitems and its associations, modules etc. The language-switcher module works perfectly, but yet, when I ...
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How to iterate over the “params” of an item ZOO Joomla?

The item of my interest is in the __zoo_item table. My query: $query ->select($db->quoteName(array('params'))) ->from($db->quoteName('#__zoo_item')); $db->setQuery($query); $...