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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Post-login Redirection Not Working

I wonder if anyone can help me with this redirect problem... Here's the 'Tutorials' section of my site: http://www.schoolofsugarcraft.annpickardsugarcraft.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=...
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Gzip compression for files outside the template

In global configuration I have buffering set to conservative, compression enabled and in JCH Optimize settings set like this (Tak means yes in Polish :) On http://checkgzipcompression.com/ they say: ...
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Why does {mosmap} not show markers?

I am using Joomla plugin "Google Maps" (i.e. plugin_googlemap3). I created a map with markers on Google maps pro and downloaded the kml file. I utilize the {mosmap} call with the kml parameter in the ...
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Suggestions for Performance improvement based on Result differences

We have a Joomla site (http://guru99.com) running over dedicated server. Currently, Rockettheme's gantry based template is installed on the site. So, to optimize my site's performance I have tested ...
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Media manager popup renders twice [closed]

I have a problem with the popup of the media manager. This popup is shown when we want to select an image under Images and Links tab. On one of my site it shows up in a smaller window, the folders are ...
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Standard CSS classes / id naming conventions

When building a custom component, and while designing the layout file to render the view, I'm having difficulty determining what CSS classes / id's to use in my HTML elements to ensure it takes ...
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How can I translate RokSprocket views?

I'm using RokSprocket (from RocketTheme) to create the layout I want on my website, but it's a multilingual site, and I want to translate some of the strings. I looked for en-GB.mod_roksprocket.ini ...
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Is there a way to promote articles between environments?

Is there an easy way to move articles between Joomla installations? For example in a development/staging/production environment, I have the same 20 articles in each. If I make a change to all 20 ...
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Set cookie in from joomla plugin

I want to display App download message(an image)to users browsing my site from Android device only. So i have developed a plugin to achieve this . Now i want to display this message only first time so,...
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Avoid counting my own visits on the pages

I have just installed Joomla 3.3. I'd like to have the chance to avoid incrementing the visitor counter while I visits my own pages. Is it possible at least when I'm logged in?
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Why doesn't Joomla use foreign keys in the core table structures?

I am developing a custom component and want to use a foreign key user_id referenced to #__users(id). I noticed that Joomla doesn't use any foreign key in its core tables for example in #__user_notes ...
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How to link entire article content as menu

How to link entire article content (including text, paragraph, etc.) as menu in Joomla. Any help greatly appreciated. Thanks in Advance Entire above block I want as menu Thanks
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J2Store add quantity input and add to cart button for each product option

I'm using J2Store and would like to display a "quantity input" and an "add to cart button" for each product option so that I can get rid of the radio button completely. This way, clicking the add to ...
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Can you have multiple custom Login Forms with unique templates Joomla 3.x

I want to use our Joomla 3.x site to do three different functions and therefore have three templates and I have setup three menus, but assigned more than one login form doesn't seem to work. It just ...
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Tag view Notice: Array to string conversion in

OK i have a major problem under Joomla 3. When i generate a search URL for tagged items i get the following message and i am missing a lot of items: Notice: Array to string conversion in /www/htdocs/...
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Calling model's method from view works, but not from controller

I am trying to call model's method from controller. controller.php if($view='myview'){ $model= $this->getModel('mymodel'); //on echo-prints class name of model $locations= $...
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Can some form extension write to/populate with values from database?

I want to have a very basic form, basically just a couple text fields and a few checkboxes. Ideally this form would be able to save to a table somewhere with the userid/name of the user that filled ...
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How To Get Extension ID of any Type

For Components and for Modules I know we can get the active ID of an extension using JComponentHelper::getComponent("com_") and JModuleHelper::getModule("mod_"). However I want to be able to obtain ...
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Using Separate Databases for Each Component

My client is a Data Center Architect. Due to his experience with his work (many customers come to him because they have suffered great data loss in the past), he would like me to configure his ...
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How to get article intro image by article Id?

I'm trying to get Article's intro Image in Joomla 3.3 I found this code and it's not working: $article = JTable::getInstance("content"); $article->load(JRequest::getInt("id")); // Get Article ID ...
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Leverage browser caching

Following htaccess code is available at siteground for Leverage browser caching. My question is that I want to set images expiration time for 1 week and css and scripts expiration time for 2 days. ...
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gtmetrix and pagespeed low score

I am using Joomla 3.3 and JA Teline IV template. My sites gtmetrix is very low. Here are my settings: Joomla Cache ON Cache Plugin Enabled SEF Enabled JCH Optimize Plugin Combine CSS files Yes ...
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Mavik Thumbnails for Joomla 3

Is there a way how to use Mavik Thumbnails plugin on Joomla 3?
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Smart search indexer hangs

I want to use smart search. But my indexer won't finish indexing. I’ve enabled the smart search plugin. Made a custom smart search plugin. When I hit the index button, joomla starts indexing VERY slow ...
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Batch processing articles in database

I'm upgrading a site to Joomla 3.3, and making some structural changes to the content. Currently, the article images are displayed inside the articles with normal <img> tags, but I'd like to ...
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How to link Jquery files in Joomla 3x to head section

How to link jquery files in Joomla 3x to head section. I also downloaded and installed plugin "jQuery++ Integrator by tushev.org", But this is not going to work for me. I am trying this for a image ...
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When to upgrade to Joomla 3

I've seen a number of posts here and in Joomla's docs about upgrading. I'd like to upgrade to Joomla 3.3. But have seen conflicting posts of 3.4 coming. I'm on Joomla 2.5. My questions: EOL for ...
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Assigned User Group selections unchecking themselves

I can't for the life of me figure this one out. On a school site I built that's using Joomla 3.3/moodle/joomdle. For some reason, and only on SOME users, their user level is getting unchecked and ...
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Broken Image Link - Custom HTML module

I have created a default Custom HTML module, and put few thumbnail images and added hyperlinks. And when i see preview it show broken image link on few menus and some time it work perfectly. I checked ...
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Strange Issue - Adsense Appearing/Disappearing

This is my site url: livemedia24.com. I was using AdsElite module for placing Adsense. But today few ads were not working. I tried mozilla, only two ads were showing, then tested chrome and it was ...
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Menu item without link

I often create a menu item with no link (like a not-clickable menu item with a dropdown menu), but in the "System Links" tab, there are several options that look similar. What's the difference ...
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How to load a partial view into a normal view via AJAX?

I'm making an AJAX call to my JController and would like to send back a 'partial' view for display within the existing page, populated with some data. Is it possible to load a file from <view>/...
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phpmyadmin: how to save changes made on multiple rows using “edit”

Using an "find and replace" chrome's app, I made some changes in the fulltext field of 300 joomla articles. I could save each row one by one using the "go" button under each row (cf picture) but is ...
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Module to show all articles with Tag and in a Category

I am trying to make a module to bring back all articles in a category "holidays" that have a tag of "cuba" All the examples I can find are tag clouds or getting tags for the current article. Does ...
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You cannot access the private section of this site

On a Joomla 3.3.3 site which was upgraded from 2.5 (latest version at the time), we are having some issues with regard to user logging in. Some users have reported that after registering, they are ...
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Identify and locate missing translation strings in joomla 3

In my site I have 2 languages, norwegian and english. I'm developing a new component using a component creator, but I'm facing a problem with the translation: The english language files are updated ...
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Multiple styles on a website

I'm creating a Joomla! 3.x website with 3 different styles according to the visitor type (mostly color differences and different modules being displayed or not): Blue style for "people" Green style ...
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Add a class to all images in article dynamically

I'm trying to build a plugin that adds a class to all images in my articles. So far I have the following code: <?php // no direct access defined('_JEXEC') or die; jimport('joomla.plugin.plugin'); ...
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Customizing K2 admin panel

I would like to hide/show specific fields in the K2 article editing panel for specific users. I would like to hide all the "item view options in category listing" and only show the image size ...
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Migrating Joomla 2.5 site to 3.3

I have been asked to migrate a site using Joomla 2.5 to a GoDaddy hosting account. On this account I can only use the latest version of Joomla. Are there any major problems I will run into or is it ...
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Joomla: Unable to decompress data OSX folder permissions?

I installed a blank new installation of Joomla3.3 on my localhost. I am trying to install a plugin, but I keep getting the error message "unable to decompress data". Joomla attempts to create a ...
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JInput object does not work outside root folder? [duplicate]

i use JInput to get data from a form and insert that into the database, but it only works when the PHP file containing the JInput script is placed inside the root folder? PHP SCRIPT : <?php ...
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How can I configure Joomla with several languages? [duplicate]

I know Joomla supports multiple languages since version 1.6, but what is the correct way to configure Joomla and set up my multilingual content/modules?
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Site Randomly Broken - String could not be parsed as XML

I have just viewed my site after the weekend to see the message String could not be parsed as XML. Joomla 3.2.3, T3 Framework, Purity Template If I manually type mydomain/blog I can access the blog ...
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Get head of current template from component

Is it possible to retrieve the <head> of a document from a component then use it within a raw view? I'm know if you use format=raw you can have the document only output what the component ...
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How to re-enable an extension's update site

I have an extension shipped as a package, which combines a module, a plugin and a component. I have the usual updateserver tag in my manifest: <updateservers> <server type="extension" ...
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MathJax and latex2html5 Joomla System Plugin

After reading this Adding Mathjax to a Joomla website I don't know anything about writing extention but based on mentioned link, I am assuming it is should be easy to write a simple system plugin to ...
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Google indexing k2 urls wrong

I moved one of my site to new domain. And also upgraded it to joomla3. i have around 200 articles/tips displaying using k2. Before moving to new domain google was indexing site well and i was getting ...
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Delete folder on extension update

I've created a script.php which contains the following function: protected function update400() { jimport('joomla.filesystem.folder'); jimport('joomla.filesystem.file'); JFolder::delete(...
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Modify layout of component options

I'd like to style the component options page of my custom-developed component. I can see in the Articles com_config options there are coloured buttons for radio buttons and a nicer page layout (e.g. ...