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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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Force an AND search between 2 fields in CCK?

I'm trying to find a way to use Zoo or K2 (or another CCK) to create a set of customer records. The customer would be able to enter BOTH their last name and an ID code into two fields in a search ...
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Can't install K2 component

I'm trying to install K2 component, cause it's necessary to launch News Show Pro GK5. But I always have errors connected with tables, like this Table 'solitaire.sw_k2_categories' doesn't exist SQL=...
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k2: How to remove default term “Children Categories” and give it a different title

Implemented k2 extension on client's website. Would like to know how to remove default term "Children Categories" and give it a different title (http://www.wilddusk.com/wild-india).
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Display list of files under categories on K2 in visually-appealing ways

Using K2 component. Did not like default look of files listed under categories (http://www.wilddusk.com/wild-india) with images of directories. How one can explore other visually-appealing way?
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Why Item of a category is displayed in homepage, instead of its category menu item? [duplicate]

I am displaying several items in my homepage, which are grouped in a category. Let's say I have displayed several cars in my homepage, all of them are in the category 'Cars'. I have a menu item called ...
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K2 Different Url same item

I can't manage how to solve this problem with K2. I have had a problem regarding this url: mysite.com/category/1/item-1 and mysite.com/category/item-1 and I managed to solve it using the .htaccess ...
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How to prevent “Featured”appearing in the title tag of my K2 featured articles?

I would like to remove the word "Featured" that appear every time I set an article as FEATURED in K2. For example, if my article meta title is: This is my article It changes to: This is My ...
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How to set ACL for K2 items Categories in backend

Lets say i have 3 k2 categories A, B, C and defined 2 user groups --> UserGroup1, UserGroup2 The Problem is how can I : UserGroup1 can only see/edit items in category A and can only select category ...
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K2—load Items and Categories by ID

I am about to write a little plugin for K2 what enables the user to link Items/categories to items/categories. The backend part is working and I would like to load the items/categories in public ...
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How to get Item's ExtraFields to display in latest.php of K2 - Joomla

Im trying to get ExtraFields from K2 Articles. I have assigned my menu to Latest from Users or Categories in order to display all articles from several categories. It displays fine. But these ...
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k2 plugin not fired by any event

here you are my xml <?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?> <extension version="3.0" type="plugin" group="k2" method="upgrade"> <name>com_related_news_programme</name> <...
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Search for elements in sections, without getting into the articles

I have created a somewhat complex site that shows a lot of mini K2 articles on each page, to make sure that everything is editable. For example, I have a slider (each slide is an item), a list of ...
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k2 item's url under wrong category

Here you are one of my k2 item's url http://{mysite}/index.php/en/express-news/sport/item/12345 Problem: All of my k2items are under /sport/ which is wrong I would like to config it like below: http:...
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Joomla 3 with k2 sef url issue

I have an issue with k2 sef settings. I want all items to have no category structure, example: http://example.com/cat1/cat2/item1 -> http://example.com/item1 I found the setting: Prefix for item ...
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Cannot upload attachment to K2 items using FTP

I am using K2 for content managing. In order to upload files I had to set /media/k2 directory's and its subdirectories' to 775. So, of course the web site has been damaged because of www-data group ...
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How can I change a SEF URL to display another template?

I am using Joomla 3.3 and K2 v2.6.9. I have a category view with several items, namely books. The URL looks like this: http://localhost/index.php?option=com_k2&view=itemlist&task=category&...
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Enlarge text before read more line in k2 article

I am using the K2 extension for articles. In the beginning of each article I leave a little text (teaser) then insert the 'Read More' line. When I go inside the article and click on the plus next to ...
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User Extended Fields Problem

I'm new with PHP and I'm developing a website with joomla 3. I have a module which is k2 users where I show all k2 users, well, I want to add to this module some fields from the User Extended Fields ...
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Include K2 tags in RSS feed

I want to show the tags, that are assigned to a K2 item, in an RSS feed. I have added: $feedItem->tags = $tag; to /components/com_k2/views/itemlist/viewfeed.php and then added: $feed .= " ...
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RSS Feed for K2 Latest Items

I have created a menu item "Latest items from (one or more) users or categories" using K2. I have set it to display the latest 1 item from selected users. I want to create an RSS feed from this page -...
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How to use Ajax to display K2 items in Tabs [closed]

I have k2 categories, and on a category page, I need to implement the following logic: Loop through tabs Retrieve items that match category (note: I have additional categories extension in k2) ...
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How to add image selector field in k2 example plugin?

i am working on k2 example plugin, i want to add image selector field in k2 category section, i have already created html contents and text fields using the same and is working , but i don't know that ...
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How to override the mod_k2_tools helper function?

I'm trying to understand how to override the helper.php found in /joomla_site/modules/mod_k2_tools because it is not a component but a module, and it is not the controller, because the controller is ...
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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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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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Insering items from RSS feed every interval

I would like to insert items from RSS feed to k2, It has to happen every interval and I would like to only insert items that include at least one word from a given keyword list. Can it be done?
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K2 item producing a 404

I have a K2 item with alias junior-tennis2. This item should display at http://www.melvilletenniscentre.com.au/junior-tennis2 However, this URL is being 302 redirected to http://www....
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Joomla Pagination issue with K2 + sh404SEF + T3 Framework

There seems to be an issue with the K2 pagination in Joomla when using sh404SEF + T3 Framework! The urls of the pages are not generated correctly! When I go to Page 2 it still takes me to url ...
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Load K2 article with ajax

I am using the category layout to feature articles on my front page with joomla 3.3. I am customizing this view so that the article links pull the articles into this page via ajax on click. This is ...
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Override inner K2 function for output data?

I have developed with help of @seagul code that changes output data for K2 Authors. It adds to article an author which created the item + another authors based on author_ID located in Author alias ...
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I need a k2 module to show user “unread” articles [closed]

I have extensivly looked for a k2 module that could show logged user only unread articles and havent found anything yet; The idea is that when the user logges in, the module will show only unread ...
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How do deal with Multiple Article Authors (with/without K2)

I have got in our company Joomla publication software to care about. We are using Joomla to publish technical magazine articles. Mostly one article have 2-3 authors. In the past the admins solved ...