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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Equivalent tool to Drupal Web Forms

Getting into Joomla and love the system. Wondering if there's an equivalent to Drupal web forms for Joomla or Gravity Forms for Wordpress.
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RokSprocket automate Load More

for people that have used Joomla for a while you are probably familiar with RokSprocket - a content module from RocketTheme, very useful. It has a 'Load More' button, that can load the next bit of ...
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How to use a MVC paradigma in helpers?

What is the correct way to implement a MVC structure in Joomla 3 helpers? In example I generate a html part through helper function like following: class TestHelpersView { function demo($params =...
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Joomla 3.x and SSE

Is it possible to implement SSE on Joomla, like how it is implemented in pure PHP here? Here is what I have so far: administrator/components/com_component/controllers/sync.php class ...
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Making Virtuemart product detail page accessible to public user

Does anybody know that how can I enable a product detail page available to all public and registered users where the virtue mart component is accesable to only registered users. Is it possible?
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Correct manner of using View- and Model-Abstracts in Joomla 3+

There are a lot of API changes in Joomla between 2.x and 3.x versions. In development of Joomla 3-components I still use the legacy class abstracts: jimport('joomla.application.component.view'); ...
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Add a custom button to a core backend component

Is it possible to add a custom button (with a custom action, of course) to the JToolbar of a standard Joomla 3 component (com_contents) without modifying the original source code? Background: I need ...
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Fatal error: Call to undefined method UsersController::setSubject()

I am getting the following error message on my Joomla 3 site: Fatal error: Call to undefined method UsersController::setSubject() I used JMail::sendMail before I used JUtility::sendMail in ...
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What is best approach to update the user info in custom component user-info table?

I have developed a custom component that store some user information in separate tables, I want to store/update user information when user deleted or updated from admin section or front end.
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Proper way to use MySQL fulltext search on a keyword string?

I have a keyword string on which I want to do full text searching. The current search query in the model is as follows: $jinput = JFactory::getApplication()->input; $keyword = $jinput->...
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How do I add or edit articles in Joomla

Articles (AKA content) are one of the most important parts of a website, but how do I create new articles, or edit existing articles? How does the article editor work, and what are all the buttons in ...
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Clicking on a articles category module title redirect to another page. How to avoid this?

my question is really simple: I have a Joomla website with a private part, and different categories of articles. I have a main "news" page, with the public articles displayed there. I have a private "...
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Link from mosaic

I'm trying to link the news update preview off a roksproket mosaic to the full article on a separate page. I created a category called news and made a new article where I wrote what I wanted to write ...
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Adjust Position of Text with CSS

I need to move the text shown in the slide component in order to center it. Here is the site: http://cmarosac-cp52.webjoomla.es/fav/ The class is: flex-caption .flex-caption { width: 25%; height: ...
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Log-in redirect in Joomla 2.5

i am using Joomla 2.5 inbuilt registration Form .i need to redirect to 2 different pages after different type of user log-in .Can this possible ? .Now my log-in menu redirecting every user to one ...
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Renaming positions in the template XML manifest file

I am converting theme from HTML to Joomla. When I have defined position in below manner, It gave me nothing as output. <positions> <position>top_header</position> ...
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Overriding Content Gallery Layout to Contact Gallery Layout

we have on our template the possibility to creat an Gallery View for Content / Categories. it looks like the following: so and now - i'm trying to get the same view for the contacts. In contacts ...
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Backend menus not showing for a new user

I've created a new access level for my Joomla 3.3 website, because I need to allow users to login into the backend and create/modify articles and some components. I've followed this tutorial: http://...
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Memory overflow error

I'm not very experienced with Joomla. I've installed Joomla 3.3 and Uber 1.0 as a template. I created two languages, English and Italian, and the menu which has to redirect the user. But when I try to ...
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smart search plugin for custom component not indexing

I'm having trouble to implement a smart search plugin for my component. I searched and I could only find this question that looked a bit like mine, but it didn't work in my case. In this component I ...
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Is “Uncategorised” a Category?

While editing the articles tag, I read about articles on the Joomla! Documentation site, and noticed this: It is also possible to have Uncategorised Articles. These articles exist without being ...
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Joomla 3.3 - assign a module to specific pages fails

In the backend under module manager - name of module - menu assignment, you can assign a module to specific pages. But when I try to select some pages and save, it saves it as no pages. The only ...
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Add JavaScript with $doc->addScript with async=“true”

is it possible to use the addScript with async="true"? I found a hack that uses some clever quoting to trick the embed function, but it seems as if this could be a native feature: $doc->addScript(...
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Adding views/tmpl to Joomla 3.x Plugin

I need a advice on how to add some different views/tmpls to a Joomla 3.x System Plugin. I made a simple plugin to replace Joomla 3.x Offline page, but i would like to add several different views (...
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JForm with custom SQL statements

I have a JForm, which inserts records in the database and relies on its own controller, model, view and table, derived by JTable. However, the database table contains one special field representing ...
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Display module in multiple positions

Is it possible to display a module in multiple positions, preferably natively, or through a third party extension? I know there are workarounds... clone the module and change the position, however ...
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Joomla access state variable in modules

How can I access my state variables in Joomla modules? Usually I do it like $app = JFactory::getApplication(); $variable = $app->getUserState('com_mycomponent.view.filter.variable' ,'default'); ...
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Replace deprecated getError and getErrors

I have been looking through some logs and noticed that getError() and getErrors() are throwing deprecated messages in Joomla 3.3 (we just updated). Apparently these were deprecated back in Joomla 2.5, ...
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Loadmodule with parameters

How can i effectively add a custom parameter for the function {loadmodule mod_name}. Something like: {loadmodule mod_video_player src="0Bmhjf0rKe8" start="5" end="20"} Any ideas? Thanks!
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Error when upgrading from Joomla 2.5 to 3.3

I finally took on my last upgrade to have all my joomla installs on their current version. so on this last one during the install of the upgrade package. i am now getting a white page and with error ...
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How to migrate articles from Joomla 1.5 to 3.x?

I am trying to migrate some articles. On my host I get 403 errors for J2XML export so I thought I would set it up on a localhost. The front end looks fine unless you try to login. Fortunately I get ...
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Joomla 3 Website loading without the css

I am using a joomla version 3.+ with k2 and k2store Recently we ran into a issue which we are unable to solve When we enter the site is showing without any css like a regular HTML Page here is the ...
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Joomla contact form

I'm using Joomla 3.0 and I created a basic contact form. I created a mail id in info@domain.com in Webmail. In the contact form, after filling the details and submitting the form, I'm getting the ...
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Frontend: why some fields are not in the $data param of the save function?

I'm using a frontend JForm to manipulate some data. The html form is correct, but when it is sent back to the model save function I don't receive all data. This is the data that save receives through ...
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Joomla custom module $params stays empty

When I call my custom module from the index.php of my template, the $params variable in the modules.php, with my module settings from the backend, stays empty. So I cannot access the module parameters....
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Featured view Title position?

I would like to change how articles are viewed for the featured list view used for my homepage. Normally articles display there title first above intro image and content. Is it possible to change it ...
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Load articles by tag

I've had a good look round and can't find any built-in functionality to load articles by tag (similar to mod_articles_category, but using Joomla 3.X's built in tags as the filter. Does anyone know if ...
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User Module issue

for one of my sites I'm using the module "Plus User Panel". This modules displays a login and once logged in, a user panel or user menu. It works in the sense, that it uses the 'Menu module' for my ...
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Managing sites with Git

I'm starting to use Git to manage Joomla site builds, and I'm looking for some best practice guidance. As it stands: Use WHM to provision a new account. I've written a post-install hook to ...
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Add html in menu title field

This is my need, I want to add an html tag to the menu title. I want to add some icons in front of each menu title in the frontend. I want this result: <li class="active"> <a href="index....
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Joomla print/email function

I wanted to change the way the standard print/email function in Joomla worked, where I wanted to change it from being a drop-down to stand alone icons. In a template override I changed the code for ...
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how to add more frontend feature to front-end editing (alias, association…)

Front-end editing in Joomla 3 is a bit limited. How could I add more features to it such as the "alias" or the "association" tab, or maybe to get on the front-end the same features than in backend?
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How to automatically import video from YouTube?

I just installed Joomla 3.0 and I'm not great at it. Here's what I'm looking for though. I give Joomla my YouTube channel's url or the url of it's RSS feed. When I do it checks this feed at a set ...
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Module: Plus User Panel

would like to ask if anyone know how to recalculate the position of the dropdown of the user menu for this module. The modules works in the way that it opens up a user panel in dropdown when clicked. ...
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Creating a different kind of frontpage

i'm a beginner at joomla and i got a question. I want to make my website's home page empty with only 3 big buttons, those buttons would lead to different categories of the website, how could i do that?...
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Error 0 Could not write to the configuration file,“Joomla can't write any data to configuration.php file”

I have tried to save my FTP layer settings, in a Joomla website,and I recieved this error 0 Could not write to the configuration file Of course I can do it manually,using an FTP manager,or the ...
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Pagination in custom RSS feed reader

I have built a module to read a specific RSS feed and output a list of the feeds. The feed is read like this: <?php $FeedURL = $params->get('FeedURL'); $rss = simplexml_load_file($FeedURL); ...
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Change Banner Size in header - JA Teline IV template

I am using JA Teline IV template and Joomla 3.3.3. I want to change the header banner size to 728x90. But when I add a banner with this size, it is cut of at the right side. How can I solve that? I ...
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How can I retrieve data from MySQL table and insert it into QR code using PHP?

I have this PHP code that should retrieve data from a MySQL database and embed it into a a QR code: <?php include(JPATH_LIBRARIES . '/phpqrcode/qrlib.php'); $db = JFactory::getDbo(); ...
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How to add conditional comments for IE when including CSS / JS?

I am transforming a HTML template into a Joomla template. I have the following block in HTML: <!-- HTML5 Shim and Respond.js IE8 support of HTML5 elements and media queries --> <!-- WARNING: ...