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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Create user and immediately log them in

I built a component where a user fills in a form, and on submit it creates an account for them and tries to log them in immediately. The account creation works, but when it tries to log users in, I ...
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“Failed deleting inaccessible file” error while updating JCE editor pro to 2.8.1

I am trying to update JCE editor pro to 2.8.1, but I get the following error: Joomla\Filesystem\File::delete: Failed deleting inaccessible file controller.php We are using PHP7.2 and Joomla 3.9.13 ...
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Custom Fields Issues Saving - Video Included

Joomla 3.9.13 PHP version: 7.3.9 Mysql Ver 15.1 Distrib 10.4.6-MariaDB I am using the default Joomla contacts component, with no changes or overrides. I have configured a number of custom fields ...
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Where can I put my self-defined constant in Joomla?

I've used many php framework , there always be a place (ex: constants.php) to put developer's self defined constants, but I can't find that in Joomla. Could anyone tell me where to put these self-...
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How to programmatically write Joomla article customs field values?

I added some custom fields to the articles of my Joomla website: I work on a custom Joomla module that creates new articles programmatically using the below code: static function createArticle(...
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How do I find the first NON bootstrap class ancestor of my current module position?

Not sure I'm wording this right so please forgive me. I'm working on a situation where I want to apply the background to the 1st NON .container ancestor of my current module. So, for example.. <...
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how to set <title> tag from article title with custom menu entry?

I am searching for a option to use the article title as a page title if I have defined a custom SEF-menu item. The only way which I have found is to set the page title via the menu item. But this ...
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1054 Unknown column 'a.extra_query' in 'field list' SQL=SELECT DISTINCT [duplicate]

I'm finally upgrading Joomla 2.5 to 3.9 with a step to 3.5.1. However, whatever I try, I keep getting this error: 1054 Unknown column 'a.extra_query' in 'field list' SQL=SELECT DISTINCT a....
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How to get back the ID of programmatically created Joomla Article? [duplicate]

I work on a custom Joomla module that creates articles programmatically. I use the below code to create the article. It all works fine. Now I would need to get back the ID of the newly create article ...
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Add a Calendar field in Joomla 3.9 without using form xml

I am trying to create a Calendar field in Joomla 3.9 inside my custom component. Since I am framing this inside an AJAX script, I can't use the XML form. Below is the code I am using. The field ...
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Jooma Article content to load from mysql based on ID in url?

On my old website, built in php i had a link on a page, wich picked an ID based on what line it was. <td width=124><a href="tp/package.php?ID=<?php echo $row[0];?>">Package</a>...
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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 following, ...
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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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