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 can I know if JTable->save() is inserting or updating a record?

I have a custom-made Joomla 3 component used to create users in the frontend and adding some fields to another table. Now, I must change a bit this procedure: I must send an email to the new user with ...
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My footer won't go to the bottom of the page

Hello can anyone help me and let me know as to why my footer won't stay at the bottom of the page. I have my logo at the top followed by navigation and then a custom HTML module full of text. Instead ...
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How to set login session in Joomla 3 as persistent cookie?

I´m specifically looking for a way to make the login session persistent so that a user is kept logged in even after closing his/her browser. Per default the login session is always terminated ...
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Inserting php in a custom html module

I'm trying to introduce a simple php in a custom html module and it doesn't let me do it.Why? This is the code: <p> </p> < ? php echo " Hello World" . "\n"; ?>
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Joomla database BLOB file download

I am storing some files in the MySQL database as BLOB. I would like to have a download possibility for the BLOB files in my view. All informations are accessible, but how can I download the file from ...
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Why is Joomla 3.2 SEF working for links to menu items but not links to articles not published in a menu?

I have SEF, URL re-write and Add suffix all enabled and htaccess.txt renamed .htaccess. If I link to a menu item, SEF works fine. If I try to link to an article from the Content tree as opposed to the ...
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User Extended Fields Problem

I'm new with PHP and I'm developing a website with joomla 3. I have a module which is k2 users where I show all k2 users, well, I want to add to this module some fields from the User Extended Fields ...
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How to edit user activation mail body in Joomla 2.5?

i am using Joomla 2.5 user registration form .After successful registration user will get Activation link throw their registered mail id . I want to Add some content to email body(Footer). i have ...
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How to have a Joomla module on top of another module

Is it possible to have a module on top of another module? If so how would I go about doing this. Can anyone help me out please?
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Problem in Joomla 2.5 user activate and enable

I am using Joomla 2.5 user registration form. After successful User registration user will get activation mail and his status in admin back end is inactive and blocked . And i have made one changes ...
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com_content task not on the controller's method?

I have this link right here which I got on the restore button from versions in article manager. I was wondering on what specific task was loadhistory, since I cannot find it on com_content/controllers/...
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How the change the date format when using the Calendar field type?

In the extension I have used a date field, with the Field Type of Calendar (this uses the Joomla Date selector). However, the date is being formatted to YYYY-MM-DD. Any ideas?
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Language Switch between browser tabs

I have a joomla site that enabled the arabic and english languages.The switching is working fine. I have some clarifications. First I open the english site and do the content change. Then I open ...
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Joomla Menu Structuring

I'm looking to alter the menu structure of my site, to add better segmentation and ultimately create a portion of the site for google news. As it exists right now, my menu structure looks something ...
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How to add external CSS or JS file on joomla Helix framework

Try something like that: templates->shaper_helix_ii->index.php ->addLess('master', 'template') ->addcss('demo', 'template') ->addLess( 'presets', 'presets/'.$this->helix->...
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*.obj file extension is filtered in Joomla 3.x and browser [closed]

It seems that Joomla is set by default to filter the some of the files with different file extensions. Physically the file in question with *.obj(Wavefront) extension exist on server side but I can ...
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Remove custom component from component menu

When I create custom components and I need to add a menu type to the site part I've always followed the tutorial on how to do this. In other words I create the default.xml in the view and I now can ...
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Permissions and Ownership

So everyone and there cat is on about permissions in the web folder structure. Popular question is the one about Recommended Practices. Great post and I understand the importance of setting 755 for ...
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Get category-ID of overview of featured articles

I'm trying to get the category id's of a site listing multiple featured articles. JFactory::getApplication()->input->getInt('catid'); works fine if the site contains just an article. Is there ...
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Dropdown Value not loading on page's first load

I have a dropdown which has a value saved from the database. The problem is, when I go to the page to view the values it returns to the default. Here are my screenshots: On my 1st image, it displays ...
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Connecting API with Joomla 3 using PHP

I have mobile unlock code remote api which allows user to search for mobile unlock code using dropdown, so I want to attach it to my existing Joomla website. It uses curl to address the remote server ...
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All directories listed as unwritable

Previous title: Can't install extensions: Error: Archive does not exist I removed and reinstalled Joomla 3.3.6 on my CentOS 6.5 server. Wanted to install some backup utilities and a CCK. However i'm ...
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Akeeba Backup vs. Akeeba Kickstart

They both perform the same task of backing up a website ( or just files essentially ). Are there any important considerations that would suggest it is better to use the Akeeba Backup extension or just ...
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Can dynamic fields generated to form use a jquery event?

I have this situation wherein input fields only appear in the edit form when they are toggled as active in database set-up. Any ideas on how to implement Jquery/AJAX on those fields? For example, i ...
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Is it possible to assign a color to a single article

I want to be able to assign a color code to seperate articles. Such that the border or background of an article changes color, like; Article A = Purple Border Article B = Green Border Article C = Red ...
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Disabling a dropdown list

First of all, I posted this in Joomla Stackexchange because I have created a simple html file and the disabling of the dropdown works. I have this javascript code right here: function disable() { ...
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Remove entire joomla installation

After an malresearched update I have broken my joomla installation trying to push 3.2.7 to 3.3.6 as my server does not support the Php version required. Since I didn't keep backups as it is currently ...
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Clean up a WIP site before launch

I've been working on my own template for work, and in the progress made different temporary articles, categories and menu names. For the launch I'd like to clean it up as much as possible, resetting ...
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Cannot execute a php file in administrator/component directory

In my administrator/component folder, i have the a download.php file which performs downloading of a file from the browser. I have a link to the php file below: <a href = "<?php echo ...
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ReCaptcha not working on Contact page [closed]

So I have a Joomla! 3.3.6 site and I have everything set up as it's suposed to be (the ReCaptcha as the Global Captcha and I've changed the keys several times, but nothing happens). I use a plug-in, ...
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Anchor menu # without Path system URL

I have bought a template, this template has an HTML5 template like , i mean the different sections are separarted as sections and its menus click make an slides to them, but , i don't know why, the ...
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Configuration of open web analytics locally

I try to run the openwebanalytics software locally under wampserver and joomla using the instructions of this video. I have created the db. I have insert the owa file under the joomla site. I type ...
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Joomla 3 Flexicontent custom form based on jForm

After hours of googling and experimenting, I gave up :( I need to add form to my articles in Joomla 3, that collects data from article's additional fields and emails them. Articles are managed by ...
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Open Web Analytics in Joomla

How can I run Open Web Analytics software through Joomla? Is there any plugin? For example in order to run piwik through Joomla you can use the plugin named nfrPiwik.
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Change styling for specific pages in Joomla 3.x

I want to create a specific page (e.g. On_Line_App.html), where the Javascript (Three.js) editor will run and show the WebGL content to the end user. If I place it into a module then its rendering ...
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Registration page of jomsocial edit

I'm working with Jomsocial on Joomla 3, and i want to edit the registration page of jomsocial. So far, i've been able to locate the file, the view which shows the registration page, but i've been ...
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Joomla not always displaying webpage correctly

so my problem with my webpage NerdyFuture is that it does not display it correctly on the web. On my localhost the page looks fine. Strangly when i put it on the web it looks fine first but after a ...
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How do I trigger a jquery action when someone clicks submit

This isn't specific to Joomla except that I'm triggering a yootheme Widgetkit action. I have an email sign up form that loads via a javascript, and I've placed it inside a widgetkit lightbox. I've ...
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j2store plugin tag is not working in bt content slider

I have used J2Store my for website. All articles are working and add to cart button appears but in "BT content slider" module I have displayed articles in 3 columns and inside articles I just added ...
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Latest News module not going away?

So I tried to remove the latest news module. But it just kept on displaying on my home-page. How can i make it go away? I tried to clear cache, that did not work, also if I change the Menu Item Type ...
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How to get a Joomla3 template to install the images in a different location-specifically joomlaroot/images?

I've created a Joomla 3 template. When I install the template, I'd like to have the template images automatically install into the joomlaroot/images location. The reason I'd like to do this is because ...
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Joomla layout difference edit.php and default.php

I had already created some custom components in the past and how it is, at the beginning you cannot understand all things in detail. But with continuing always new question arise. Could someone ...
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Banner with multiple links

Using the Joomla built-in banner component, is it possible to have more than one link in a banner? I need to add a "disclaimer link" to some of my banners. Say my ad looks like this: I would like ...
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What is $asset_id value in configuration.php file for?

I've noticed this a value at the end of my configuration.php file in Joomla 3.3.6: public $asset_id = '1'; What is that for? Maybe a default fallback?
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Rename my template [duplicate]

I'm trying to to change the name of the default Protostar template so that /templates/protostar/ is not visible in my source code. I tried by creating a new style with a new name in the template ...
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Custom Latest News Module?

i'm new to Joomla! but I really like it, i'm working on 'migrating' a website template to Joomla. This is how the template looks like NerdyFuture. It's not finished yet but i planned on finishing it ...
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PHP code to display Registered Date & Last Visited Date?

How can I make a PHP script that displays a users Registered Date and Last Visited Date as it appears in the core Joomla profile page?
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Single Sign On (SSO) Joomla with other System

I've been searching over the net on how to make a Single Sign On Joomla 3.3 to work with a system that is based on Java. Both Joomla portal and java system are under the same server. I need it to ...
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My joomla 3.x website went down and I can't re-run it

Hello I have joomla website running lastest vesion 3.3.6 I think. But today suddenly while posting new articles the website got offline. When I try to open the website only blank page is shown, the ...
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How can I save multiple values selected in a list?

I have a form with the dynamically generated XML and by dynamically, it was programmatically created during getForm function. I want to save the value I selected as a key:value pair to be stored in a ...

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