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 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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Getting error message as The most recent request was denied because it had an invalid security token. Please refresh the page and try again

In my list view I have added token in my form using <?php echo JHtml::_( 'form.token' ); ?> Then I have redirected from the list view to a controller's task like http://some/joomla/site/...
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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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Spam Emails and Web Host Security

Joomla 3.9.13 The past while i've been receiving a lot of emails with the subject line similar to; Subject: Warning: message 1iTQ2k-00083X-8c delayed 24 hours The email body contains the ...
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Site Online Schedule

Joomla 3.9.13 I'm currently working on a website which is currently offline. I need make make it available and online at a certain date / time. I may not be available to do this manually. Is it ...
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Custom URL for Component Search Results

I am writing to seek help displaying custom results in a SEF URL on Joomla CMS. This is an example url with a customized search: https://example.com/search.html?search=IT&exf_5=1&exf_4=-1&...
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Is there a way in which I can check that whether the cookie and csrf token are of a same user?

I want to check that whether a request hit by an user is actually hit by the same user. For that can I check whether the session cookie and the csrf token are for that user. If there is any mismatch ...
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Breadcrumbs Incorrect URL Path

Using Joomla 3.9.12 and SP Portfolio v1.7 I have a menu item called Locations, this is a menu item type SP Simple Portfolio » Items Whenever I visit example.com/locations I can see all my portfolio ...
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Latest articles structured data markup

I have added microdata into every article manually and it works fine. Now I want to insert them into the latest articles module. To override the module in my template and I added: <li itemscope ...
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JS : How to trigger a Blur event with my code

I need help in triggering a Blur event attached to a calendar field. The event I am trying to trigger is added in /media/system/calendar.js around line 1003 JoomlaCalendar.prototype._bindEvents = ...
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problems with d-flexpagination wrapper and naming buttons

I have two little problems. In moblie version of page I'm currently creating in categories with more than 9 pages of content it's unpossible to reach to the end - numbers of pages above 9 doesn't ...
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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 do you assign jQuery scripts to an article?

I'm working on adding a simple feature to a single Joomla article. Editing the article itself is necessary in this case, I can't modify the template files (or add the JS to the entire site). In the ...
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Joomla 3.9.13 - Error: Failed to start application

I just installed version 3.9 joomla in local using xampp. Once the installation was finished correctly I tried to navigate the site and the backend. After loading a few pages, this annoying error ...
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Generated URL with token - The security token did not match [duplicate]

I'm trying to make a link that acts as the "save 2 copy" button on the edit page. On the main page for the item, I am creating the link according to this documentation: https://docs.joomla.org/...
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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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excel file import in article joomla [closed]

I use joomla article + field for manage branch information. now I want import(excel file) branch information (title-desc-field1-field2,...) in articles. how do it? please guide me.
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Document Manager Recommendations

I'm looking for some recommendations for a document manager that's compatible with Joomla 3+. Seems to be a pretty popular question throughout the Joomla community. In the past I've always used Phoca ...
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How to Update a field only when another filed is changed

My scenario is that I have a field in a table called Stock_Qty that when it is changed I need to update the Stock_Date field with the current date and then the user can replace the date if they don't ...
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use router.php in simple component

I am having a simple component, basically a list view and a single view. I want to nice URLs so I copy pasted and modified the router.php from com_content like this: class BookstoreRouter extends ...
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Can't access websites hosted on GCP after updating joomla core

I host multiple Joomla sites on a Single Google Computer Engine VM. It has been working very well, but after I performed a Joomla core update I suddenly found that those websites can't be accessed ...
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How to change a language constant on the fly with PHP?

In Joomla! (currently 3.9.13) the language constant COM_INSTALLER_TYPE_TYPE_ is not defined. The constant is used in the error message that is displayed if the Joomla extension update system (the 'one-...
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Is having too many subform will affect website performance?

I'm creating a module that has 5 subforms (for theming options purpose), and each subform has about 10 fields. So far I don't see any significant performance issue on my website (except the module's ...
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How to login joomla from an external php file?

I am using ( Joomla! 3.9.11) define('_JEXEC', 1); define('JPATH_BASE', realpath(dirname(__FILE__) . '/..')); require_once JPATH_BASE . '/includes/defines.php'; require_once JPATH_BASE . '/...
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How can I display the first name of the currently logged in user in content

Matthew Murphy asks the following on the Joomla Facebook Group: Anyone know of an extension for content that replaces the name with the person who's logged in? For example I have been working on a ...
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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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Only show joomla custom fields on certain category levels

Is it possible to only show a field on for example the 3rd level of categories? Now when I link a field to a top level categorie, the field is shown on all articles on all levels of categories, but is ...
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JS file not loading on IE, works on Chrome in Joomla Seblod

I have added JS as a field on Joomla Seblod, which calls a JS file in my file system my_profile.js as follows- jQuery.getScript("/components/com_msp/js/my_profile.js") .done(function(script, ...
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Joomla! 3.9.12 ignores error.php when URL rewrite is turned on

I try to implement a 404 error page for my Joomla! theme without using the way to create an article. I simply want to use the error.php file as described in the documentation. Unfortunately, when "SEO ...
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Redirect administrator login page of multiple Joomla websites hosted in Apache server

I have around 10 Joomla websites hosted on Apache server. The admin URLs are similar to below patterns. http://m1.aa.example.com/administrator http://m2.aa.example.com/administrator . ...
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Tips On How To Optimise A Joomla Site

Joomla 3.9.12 What's the most effective way of optimising a Joomla website? I'm not sure if my site is particularly large, details below; Files / folders 28GB Database 314MiB When I take a backup ...
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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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Change default backend language programmatically

I have a component installed which doesn't provide multilingual support. If I import data via the API, I can't import in a different language, only in the default backend language. Unfortunately, ...
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How do create an update for your existing Joomla plugin I've written?

I've written a simple Joomla plugin that I've been using for a year. I want to write an update for it. It would change what is in the .xml file and some code in the .php file. How do I go about ...
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How to fix problem with relative path Joomla for a module using editor form field?

I have created one module in Joomla and added one form field of the type editor inside the manifest-XML. <field type="editor" name="myeditor" default="" buttons="true" hide="...
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how to get value for search in joomla module

how to get value for search in joomla module. Does anyone know how to get the value for the search field? my problem is that after i search for specific data it still shows everything In my helper....
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htaccess to hide Joomla in public_html -> subfolder

I installed Joomla using a quickstart package and store the files in a subfolder (named: jml) in public_html/jml. I normally use the following commands to rewrite the url from https://www.test.com/jml ...
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Magically sections and positions getting lost or deleted

I have an issue on multiple pages, which I cannot explain myself. All pages have in common that they use gantry 5 based themes nearly the same plugins the magically disappearing section is <...
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How to tell if the file can be overridden?

How do we alter the output of a Plugin that is installed in a Component (Example: "ABC" plugin installed in a Component "ABCD")? I understand that the core files can't be overridden. But how do we ...
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As JSubmenuHelper is deprecated, how to migrate to JHtmlSidebar?

The only source I found about this is from this post: Replacing JSubmenuHelper with JHtmlSidebar / Administrative menu in Joomla 4 The issue here is that I tried it, and it doesn't show the Sidebar ...
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Is it possible to edit the SQL custom field to be multi-select?

I want to be able to select multiple values with the SQL custom field. Is this possible? When I use a query which as multiple results, I can only pick one. I found this post: Creating custom field ...
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Create a link from Backend to SEF Path in Frontend

I would like to create a link in Administrator Panel that redirect a user to an SEF url in Frontend. Code in Backend <?php $link = JUri::root() . 'index.php?option=com_content&view=article&...
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Get value for joomla calendar input box to use in ajax call

I have a joomla calendar set up: <?php defined('_JEXEC') or die; JHTML::_('behavior.calendar'); echo '<div id="calendarBoxes" >'; echo '<div id="...
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How to prevent password reset from disclosing private email addresses?

The "Forgot your password?" password reset form in Joomla 3.x can disclose that an email address is registered with the site. This is a personal privacy violation which is illegal under some privacy ...
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Change the 'New Article' message sent to admins

I have a site where registered users can add content in the frontend and when added administrators are sent an email, notifying them of a new article. This is driven by languages constants: ...
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Get module params in custom form field

I need to get all other module field-params of the current module inside of a custom form field in backend. In tmpl/default.php it works with: $bgcolor = $params->get('bgcolor'); But in custom ...
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emails not sent from controller

I'm using a custom function in my controller to send emails, but the emails are not being sent. My code: function sendestimation() { $jinput = JFactory::getApplication()->input; $email = $...