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K2 is a Content and CCK (content construction kit) Extension for Joomla! that provides more features than the standard content component.

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SEF URL Issues on several sites

I am running into an issue on several sites where the urls are "nesting" other links in the main url structure. For example: https://retrolube.com/blog/five-benefits-of-new-tires-for-your-vehicle/...
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Error 503 service unavailable in my Godaddy hosting with Joomla 2.5 website

I create a Joomla website before 1 year, but before 1 month my Godaddy hosting said we have reached all resources and the CPU 100%, when I contact the support they said we have a PHP Script that start ...
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How to get k2 item and category to use different templates?

This is a very old problem, I asked it before but never got a satisfying answer. By default, on a "k2 category" page, when you click one of the items, the "k2 item" page will keep using the current ...
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K2 SEF issues including Joomla Smart Search

I am having an issue with smart search and k2. If I search for a Joomla article then everything pulls the correct SEF URL. If I try to search for something that is a k2 item it loads correctly but ...
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Problem with SEF URL For K2 Users/Authors

I'm having trouble setting up proper SEF URL's for the users / authors on a site I'm working on. I have "Enable advanced SEF for K2 URLs" on, and everything works fine as long I can associate a menu ...
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Background music on a homepage

I want to have a background music played on my site's homepage. Preferably without the controls. So that the music would start playing on its own (ie, without user's interaction). I tried different ...
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Showing K2 itemID in frontend

Well as title says, I need to show ITEMID of K2 Item in frontend of that specific item... I know how to do this for Joomla Article, but is for K2 different?
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Customize and Display Layout / URL of K2 Articles in Joomla

I'm currently designing a website in Joomla working with the k2 extension for Joomla. Let's simplify things and say I made a Category "A" of k2 articles. 1) I link a main menu to display the ...
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K2 Categories Upload Image

This never happneded to me before, I can't open the "Browse Server" box to search the image and upload. For some reason, I upload image from PC and when I save changes, it doesn't record the image ...
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K2 content module not showing articles images in category view / article list view

I associated articles of one category via its category to a K2 - content module. They all display when the page of the module is called, but the images of the articles only show up when you click on ...
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Customize alternative layout for the K2 Content module in Joomla

I already established an alternative layout php file and it's recognized by the Joomla administrator for the K2 - content modules. What I need to do now is code the layout I want in php, but the ...
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Problem with display of K2 Articles

I'm currently designing a new website, but am having issues with the frontend layout of K2 Articles (using them in Joomla). They display well on a page, but when you open them, they open either on the ...
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Display clicked K2 Article on new page, and not on page you already are

My website works with a main menu whose tabs are directly linked to K2 Articles / Categories of K2 Articles. The article(s) all nicely show if a given menu tab is chosen, BUT when an article is opened,...
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Avoid that text Line “Search Results” appears when switching to another language?

I can't post my URL, so to simplify it, let's say: you have a website in three languages. in your main menu (one defined for each language, that all works well), you have one menutab, whose type is ...
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Is it possible to associate two publications so that they can be redirected properly when changing language?

I work on a joomla project that uses the component k2 to manage a blog, the project allows switching between two languages, English and Spanish. I require that being in the public view of the site ...
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Customize K2 articles Layout (center articles, add titles to primary, secondary, etc.)?

I'm currently designing a website with K2 articles, but I would really like to customize their layout, further than available with the simple options as number of columns in the primary, secondary, ...
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how to show joomla k2 article previous date only and up cumming only.

i am create k2 article for event type post. 1: upcoming event 2: old event. i am, not able to showing old event for current date. how to filter both type event with single category. in k2 article ...
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Bulk delete disabled k2 users Joomla 2.5

I have thousands of spam users. I use K2 and I would want to delete them from "k2_users" and from "users". I want to delete the blocked ones. I have tried deleting K2_users from the admin, but it does ...
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Call additional categories of an item

I'm using k2 to generated various tiles, which I need to filter by an additional category. In essence, I need to get the additional categories to the front-end. I've located the PHP where this is ...
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K2 Add tag to article if the keyword is in the article title

This seems to be a bit out of my league and knowledge of MySQL. So if someone can help it would be much appreciated. I would like to do the following: Enter/define a keyword e.g. mercedes Find all ...
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Override category list of K2 frontend item form

I have overwritten K2 Frontend item submit I made a copy of components/com_k2/templates/default/itemform.php to templates/YOUR TEMPLATE/html/com_k2/SUBTEMPLATE NAME/itemform.php Based on the ...
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K2 Items under K2 Category

Basically I have the following K2 hierarchy: - Category CARS -- Sub Category Audi --- Item Audi A3 --- Item Audi A5 -- Sub Category BMW --- Item BMW 120d --- Item BMW M5 I wanted to display those K2 ...
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How to use convert_tz in a joomla query?

This is my current query: $uvdatetime = JFactory::getDate('now', new DateTimeZone('Europe/Athens')); $db = JFactory::getDbo(); $query = $db->getQuery(true); $query->select("distinct ". $db-&...
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Is there still no convenient way to hide an article's content on the category blog page?

I've been using K2 since Joomla 1.5. I noticed that in recent versions Joomla has done a lot of improvements to its content system, so I decide to switch back to use vanilla Joomla com_component for ...
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How to change home page title and description in meta tag

I have a test website running joomla 3.4: http://test.amberaviation.com.au If you look at the source code of the home page. It says <meta name="description" content="change_here" /> <title&...
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jQuery is not a function in ajax function

I'm modifying the website (I got it the way it is right now, maybe even worse). I'm getting the "Uncaught TypeError: jQuery(...) is not a function" on the website, the error appears in ajax function, ...
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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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How to display social sharing buttons in k2 category items, tag list, and item's page?

The native K2 CKK social sharing feature don't pop by default so i spent some time and came up with this social sharing codes i want to share with the community. See my answer below and hope it helps ...
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How to dynamically add extra input fields in k2 item form

Problem I'm currently working on a form which has to implement a way to create a schedule for a single day. It should use a time for when an event starts, and a description about the events. The ...
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Joomla K2 articles redirect

I have a lot of URLs like this: www.mywebsite.com/blog/item/1021-le-foreste.html that becomes, after SEF changes, like this: www.mywebsite.com/blog/le-foreste.html How can I write an .htaccess rule ...
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Wrong Creation time for article and error on edit of existing article

This may have been discussed but I can't find a fix. I get the following error when Saving an existing article. 0 DateTime::__construct(): Failed to parse time string (-1-11-30 03:00:00) at position ...
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K2 Category Filter Extension freezes after selection and filter

Just need a little bit of help with this extension: https://extensions.joomla.org/extension/filter-for-k2/ Basically it is a dropdown filter for K2 articles. My problem is that after you make a ...
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Align to center JO K2 Slideshow

How to aling to center JO K2 Slideshow of my web site? http://www.enpi-medscapes.org/index.php/en/
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Joomla 2.5 slow after migraration to a dedicated VPS

Recently I migrated a joomla 2.5 site with K2 from a shared host to a dedicated web server with WHM/cPanel with 1 GB of RAM. I used migration procedure recommended by WHM and everything went fine. My ...
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Redirect K2 article url after alias change

I need to change the alias of a K2 article from id-alias1 to id-alias2. The issue is that search engines have already indexed the url with id-alias1 so I need to use a 301 redirect from id-alias1to id-...
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K2 Items edit icon missing

I have been trying a lot lately to get this thing work.I'm using Joomla 3.6.5 and I am using JA University Template.I see when I log in through front end I am able to see the K2 edit icon for modules....
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Get rid of 404 Errors after removing K2

I want to explain the issue so hopefully any body can help me I had a website that use to contain K2 Component on it for different reasons that website got destroy so I had it to redo the whole ...
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Fatal error in K2 Tools Module

Every so often, I get this error in one of the sites I manage: [16-Dec-2016 17:08:20 America/Detroit] PHP Warning: require_once(/path/to/site/modules/mod_k2_toolsDShelper.php): failed to open stream:...
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Get K2 itemID in category listing

I have a form created with RSForm Pro and I am loading this form in some K2 items with the RSForm Content Plugin. I want to get the title of k2 item that form submitted from it. in k2 item view I ...
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K2 show items to selected users

Using K2, I want to select the users of whom the K2 items would be shown to. How do I do this? So far I have created user groups and put them under registered users. Are there any components that ...
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“PHP Fatal error: Call to a member function get() on a non-object” in K2 Template

On December 8, I first received this error on a site I manage: [08-Dec-2016 13:38:28 America/Detroit] PHP Fatal error: Call to a member function get() on a non-object in /path/to/site/templates/...
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301 Redirect all K2 Items (or Joomla! articles) to the Parent Category

I have a Joomla! + K2 site that uses categories as main landing pages with articles filling in various sections of the page. Thus, I don't want articles to be seen or indexed by Google individually. ...
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K2 URLs not working after migration to Joomla 3

I've just migrated to Joomla 3 and my K2 URLs are returning 404's. Before the migration this was an example of a correct URL: [url=https://www.portal-gestao.com/item/7687-o-que-significa-mass-...
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How to add custom tab in component's new item editor [closed]

I want to to insert a tab(inside some input fields and save button) in some top components' add/edit item(or article..) editor so that while adding/editing new item/article in backend, user can add ...
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K2 Pagination not showing on correct item

I have an issue where the pagination in K2 Category layout is not showing the active class on the correct element. This page is an example https://realsport101.com/news/page-3 This is showing the ...
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How to create Multiple Sets of K2 Extra Fields for the same K2 item

Take this scenario: K2 Extra fields: from-date, to-date, tax-rate. Now for any single K2 item there will be multiple sets of these extra fields. But K2 item shows only 1 set of extra fields and no ...
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K2 User show total number of Item hits

I have a requirement where I want to show the total number of hits that a user's items have been read. For example, if they have ten K2 items, each have been read 10 times, then I want to show the ...
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Koowa suddenly throwing strict errors

Got a call from a client today who suddenly had these errors on the site, on Joomla 2.5.28 Really interesting is - no one has made edits to this site in over a month, but these errors were not ...
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Editing K2 Items showing error

I am running K2 (Version 2.7.1) on a local instance of WAMP running Joomla 3.6.2. I was able to edit K2 items perfectly, but suddenly this morning, when trying to go into K2 (just the items) I'm being ...
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How to Select K2 Category to Show When Creating Menu Item

Can anyone tell me how you select WHICH K2 category to show when assigning it to a new menu item? It gives you the option to show a list of items under a specific category, but no way to pick which ...