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Questions tagged [joomla3.8]

For questions regarding version 3.8 of the Joomla Content Management System.

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Does JRoute by default finds path to menu link (SEF)

What do I understand in Joomla is that until you create a menu for a specific view you will be getting component links to its views, in this manner: component/component_name/location/new-york (ex #1)...
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Virtuemart 3.4 - products on manufacturer page

Virtuemart 3.4.2, joomla 3.8 i try copy code from category template, but cant fix this errors: at /my_template/html/com_virtuemart/manufacturer/details.php NOW I HAVE Two ERRORS: Call to a member ...
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Admin side login template override, extra field on login

I want to add an extra field onto the admin login page. I already have the front end login override sorted, just having trouble with the admin side. I copied file. administrator/components/com_login/...
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Joomla 3.8 PDF view using DomPDF

I was searching a way to save a layout of my custom component as PDF. I tried various libraries JS / PHP. What I wanted was utf-8 support, tables, images to be properly saved in the pdf file. I ...
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in Joomla 3.8 default search tools do not respond in my own component and cannot set and get state of the filters

I try to get some help from you to spot what I am doing wrong (what I am missing) on applying search tools and filters in the admin of Joomla 3.8 in my own component. I am pulling my hairs out since ...
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J3.8 Module Manager Articles Category generating wrong links

The list of categories in Module Manager Arcticles Cateogries is generating wrong links. It's like the News section doesn't have subcategories. The Title is displayed, but all have the same main ...
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Link to article with anchor

I have following site structure, 2 big anchored articles: Frontpage, url=/, menu item type=article About Us, url=index.html#about-us Contacts, url=index.html#contacts Article1, url=articles.html#...
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Set background image to body

Is it possible to set background image to whole body? I have tried to put into different files (Extensions -> Templates -> Templates -> Details and Files): * css/custom-styles.tpl.css * less/...
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Load view in views folder. $this->loadTemplate from new folder

To load parts of currently opened view I use default template part loading function $this->loadTemplate. $this->loadTemplate('default_cover'); But for easier view management I want to put ...
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How can I programmatically install a plugin?

How could you do programmatically what Joomla does when you install a plugin? Let's say, for simplicity's sake, that you have a plugin package file local with your Joomla instance. A solution might ...
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Create tags by name programmatically

I'm looking to create tags programmatically. I've done it through a direct DB insert but that doesn't seem to be working correctly as I can't associated those created tags with a piece of content via ...
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Site synchronization between localhost site and live site

Is it possible to sync a Joomla website (Database and preferably files too) on localhost (example WampServer) with a live production website and vice versa? A customer has asked about this and a ...
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redirect to login page after session life time is over in joomla 3.8.10

Is this possible to redirect to administrator login page after session lifetime is over in joomla 3.8.10. Right now session get unset but it's not get logout. we need to refresh page then it's ...
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Execute PHP code on every call

I need to execute some PHP code on every admin view/action. E.g file_put_contents('somelogfile.log', 'I just executed admin action'); Where should I put this code so that it wont be swept away when ...
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Why is the head.php file suddenly not found?

I don't know what's changed, but I'm getting this error message when trying to access site: Fatal error: require_once(): Failed opening required '/homepages/1/d565826656/htdocs/maldonsharks/...
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Plugin description translation

I have problem with plugin description translation. After first install the description is not translated. After second install (without uninstalling) the description is translated. Where is problem?
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issue with adding alias menu pointing to an external link

I'm having a problem, usually when we want to point to an article with a direct link, and not show it in a menu, we use Hidden-menu feature, then we choose an alias, let's say: secretpage then we ...
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Smart Search truncate the results

Is there a way to show the smart search results without stripping the html tags? The descriptions are truncated and I need to show the HTML tags of the article in the results page. I was trying to ...
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Set default module style in template

A menu module, for example, has an option Module Style in the advanced tab. The default option is Inherited (from the template). Is there a way to set this option to (Chrome)well or no in the ...
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Add where statement to database query

I need to modify the database query to not select a certain ID in the database so the items with that ID do not show in the results. However, I cannot figure out how to do this. below I added a WHERE ...
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Sending frontend data to Private Messaging in Admin

I want to use the Private Messaging function to send form data to the site admins from the frontend of the website and keep send the email alert. I can do it by writing to the data to the relevant ...
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Footer columns render different in each page

Here is the website. The footer should have 4 columns like this page, but in other pages it renders with 2 columns (here) like when page is rendered in smaller screen. Why is that?
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Home page access level preventing access to 'public' pages

This relates to a Joomla 3.8.7 site where most of the content is available only to logged in users which is done by setting the Access Level on menus/articles to Registered. There are a few pages ...
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Reduce disk size after disabling smart search

I decided to use simple search against Smart Search. However, after i cleared index and disabled smart search, disk size is still large. Nothing changes even with clearing cache as well. How can I ...
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Joomla Migrating Live Site To Localhost -Navigation Not Working

I just migrated a Joomla site from live to localhost. Have the front end up and can access the backend without problem. Front end wise none of the menu items work. I have renamed the live site ...
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Custom Module - Subform get file type

Sorry the English. I have a subform, xml: <fields name="params"> <fieldset name="basic"> <field name= "sliders" description= "" type= "subform"...
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JFactory::getApplication()->input->post->get() prunes empty sub arrays/objects

I am sending a POST ajax call like this: var request = { option : 'com_ajax', module : 'mod_test', // to target: mod_test method : 'Test', // to target: function TestAjax in ...
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Shortcut to insert non breaking space in TinyMCE?

I'm using Joomla and it's integrated TinyMCE editor. I would like to use a shortcut like shift+space or ctrl+shift+space to insert a non breaking space fast and simple instead of to have to click a ...
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Virtuemart payment plugin override

I'm trying to override the "vmpayment" plugin. I've changed the layout of the "post_payment.php" file and put the file in the following folder structure: templates/mytemplate/html/...
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Custom fields don't render plugin shortcode

I am using custom fields introduced in Joomla 3.7 as a way to structure articles in my Joomla 3.8.3. installation. One of my custom fields contains shortcode to be rendered by another plugin. But all ...
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Additional “Images And Links” fields - corect way

Just edited administrator/component/com_content/models/forms/article.xml to add more Images fields. The control is very user-friendly. Is there a way of doing it more right without changing core ...
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How to add a payment reference to RSForms!Pro?

Okay, so I have this Joomla website that I maintain for someone. It has the components RSForm! Pro and RSEvents!Pro installed. Every once in a while, we have an event, and the signup for it will be ...
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Control order of loaded scripts

Unfortunatelly I can't register on the joomla forum, so I'll try my best here. Please help, is there any way to control the order of loaded scripts. Example: in my template's index.php I do: $...
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Make an ajax request on submit on register page with custom fields

I'am on Joomla! 3.8.3, on the register form i have added some custom fields. I want when the user submit the form, make a check on one custom field to check if the value entered is in the list of ...
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Form with nested set dropdown

I have to write front-end form in my component with dropdown list of categories and subcategories. Categories and subcategories amount should be unlimited. Should I use a nested sets model to do that?
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Hiding created date not working

I've looked at other questions and I've tried what was suggested with no success. I'm trying to get the created date to not show on my articles. I've checked the global article setting and the ...
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Joomla removes img tags from HTML of modules loaded in article content

Somehow, Joomla removes img tags from the HTML code of modules loaded in article content by {loadmodule} or Modules Anywhere and I can't find a way to stop it. I have a Joomla 3.8.2 site where there ...
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Joomla 3.8 // New Router & Nested View

I want to use the new router classes to implement SEF stuff. I still struggle to get it to work. I have a view which can show categories. So this view is called categories. If you click a category, ...
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How to get article id on BT CONTENT SLIDER?

I have a BT CONTENT SLIDER module on main page of my website to show a list of 3 articles from category called "News" on main page. I would like to read custom params of that articles shown on that ...
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Undefined index in legacyrouter 3.8.2

I get lots of notices for components/com_content/helpers/legacyrouter.php, like: "/home/xxx/domains/xxxxxx/public_html/cc_j34/components/com_content/helpers/legacyrouter.php on line 95\nPHP message: ...
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Has there been a better solution for showing modules only on article list page(but not article page)?

A typical scenario I believe every Joomla users have encountered is: You have a module on the article list page(like Category Blog), but you don't want this module to also show on the article content ...
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How to use relative domain name for each jooma 3.8 websites running on the same server

Hello i run multiple joomla 3.8 websites on one server, each installed in there own directory. They are reachable from the internet via there own domain url. On dns level i used a redirect from the ...
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K2 Item view —Call to undefined method K2HelperHTML::loadjQuery()

my client has updated to the latest version of Joomla: 3.8.1 und K2 to 2.8.0. Frontend and Backend are working, but it is not possible to edit a k2 item or k2 category. List view is working, but not ...
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Error on save of articles and categories

I'm getting this error when I try to save new category. However, the category is created after I refresh listing. Any ideas? Call to undefined method Joomla\CMS\Application\AdministratorApplication::...
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Joomla registration emails and PHP mail() taking hours to deliver

UPDATE UPDATE UPDATE: Okay so all the emails ended up arriving, but they took anywhere from 30 minutes to 9 hours. Here's the raw message of one maybe osmeone can decipher it for me. Delivered-To: my....
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Two menu items set as default; how to revert to just one?

I have set 2 menu items as default by mistake (both have a yellow star), and it's not possible to change this, as I get the message: "Save failed with the following error: At least one menu item has ...
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JFactory stopped working in Joomla 3.8, what now?

A client called today lamenting that our automated mail (they fill a form and we mail them a code) is not working. Of course, this is because my code still has the JFactory class and is looking for......