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questions about the layout (appearance) of the Joomla website

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Custom layout for plugin options

I'm looking to display my system plugin options in a custom layout. So i checked something like options for article blog layout: But these use a custom layout that renders the options with a form-...
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I've missed something with how category layout override is working

I'm working on a students directory with the following structures: Directory (parent category) |_ 2017-2016 (child category) |_ 2016-2015 (child category) |_ 2015-2014 (child category) … In each ...
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Unable to set Category Blog layout; (read-only) Link stuck to 'layout=ja_purity_iv:new'

Created a new website using Joomla v4 (latest version). Quickly checked out the Purity IV template (still installed), then decided to use the Cassiopeia template. The problem is that the Category Blog ...
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Unable to install theme with live-preview features

I recently bought this template ("Beat" from WiselyThemes) and followed the instructions to make it look like the live preview the seller posted on Themeforest (http://preview.themeforest....
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How to make an adjustment on User Profile page in Community Builder

I have a Joomla 3.9.26 site with CB 2.6.0 installed. I need to make some little update on the User Profile page. This is the url of the page: index.php?option=com_comprofiler&task=userProfile&...
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Joomla 3.8.1 Neither Alternative Menu Item Nor Layout Reflects on Front End

Within mytemplate, I created an alternative menu and an alternative layout for the com_content articles view, and neither reflects on the front end. For com_content, in my template, I created the ...
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Custom parameters in blog menu with own layout without messing up the sef-urls

Just recently, I started working on a project in which I needed to add blog-menus in which I have to add custom parameters (for further filtering of the articles on the frontend). I've added a ...
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Show configuration forms of different plugins into a single tab

I wrote several plugins and for each one exists a relative configuration form loaded by the onContentPrepareForm event using the $form->loadFile() method Now each time I use this technique, Joomla ...
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How to show tagged items in category blog layout and adjust the photo size

I am following the advice from How to show tagged items in category blog layout. It works, but I'm having a problem with the photos. The photos are being shown twice -- one below the other. I would ...
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Custom layout path for fields

I have a central library \libraries\mylib\ containing some models, tables, helpers and stuff all of my components use. I also have a folder there containing some custom fields i use. It is simple to ...
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Layout Overrides: Intro Image Link

I have searched everywhere for this answer but I can't find it. I really like the new layout overrides in Joomla 3 but I want to be able to add a link to the intro_image.php file so that when a user ...
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How to make a onepager?

I have a bit of a problem creating a one page template. I'm half way there, I get stuck with the menu links. Here is what I do, I'm using Helix Ultimate: 1- create the required rows in the template I ...
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Adding viewport metatag breaks my template layout

I have separate templates for desktop/tablet and phone. I don't feel that viewport meta is needed in my mobile template, but without it Google is saying: Error: The page is not mobile friendly ...
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How to create one page Joomla site? [duplicate]

what is the good way to create one page Joomla site? I just need one or two module for each menu item. So, that would be okay with one page site. I have a thought using external link as menu item, ...
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Tagged items listing layout after clicking on a tag is displayed on homepage

I have installed a Cloud Tags module to display most used tags on my site. I would expect that when clicking on any of the Tags on the module, to see a page with a list layout that will show all ...
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Where to edit category blog layout for alternative menu item

I've made my own version of blog.php, blog_item.php and blog.xml for my own category blog menu item. And I've changed a few things so far. But I need to change it so that the intro image is above ...
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How do I change the appearance of the search results page?

Can anyone offer some guidance on how to change the look of the Search Results page? Right now there is no visual separation and everything looks very condensed and cluttered making it hard to view. ...
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Layout for a custom component leads to a 404 Error

I need to create a new page for my custom component, however I don't want (and I don't need) to create a new view for that. I know that this can be achieved by creating layouts; the problem is that my ...
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How can I have multiple layouts for a View that are available as a menu option such as &layout=xxx?

I need to be able to specify different layouts of the same View by way of the Menu item, resulting in a url having &layout=blahblah appended. - NOT using a template override. i.e.: index.php?...
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Creating multiple layout overrides for category blog layout

I have looked at other questions on this matter, but would like to be clear on what is the 'correct' approach to this. Example: https://stackoverflow.com/questions/13715665/joomla-override-category-...
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Get Category intro image in the index.php

I want to display the intro image of my categories on the category page. I have a template override for the category blog. Because of the layout, I need to place the code outside of the override - ...
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Trying to repair or eliminate "Written by" author field in article view

I'm trying to figure out where in the heck is the "Written by" tagline displayed at the top of each news article...basically, which css/php/whatever file holds the layout for articles and would ...
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How to create page only with modules and no component?

In joomla, I need to link every page to a component view. How can I create a page with no component output on it? Example : On my home page I only want a module output. For this, I can link the home ...
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How to get SEF URL from JRoute when layout set in menu item

I've set up my component which has one view and several layouts. For each layout I've added a views/myview/tmpl/layoutname.xml file which sets the layout via a hidden variable, like so: <field ...
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Category Blog - Layout if the intro image is set

I would like to add a tag around the intro text, but only if the article has an intro image. It's easy to add markup around the image in the intro_image layout file. And in the file blog_item.php, I ...
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j2store add to cart widgetkit

I'm trying to add J2Store cart to widgetkit grid stack layout with the following code in my administrator/components/com_widgetkit/plugins/widgets/grid-stack/views/widget.php file. require_once(...
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Joomla! 3.6.2 Template Purity III Layout Glossary - second alphabet ordering

I'm on Joomla! 3.6.2 with Purity III template (JA). I try to use the glossary layout with Cyrillic alphabet but the php doesn't check the language and puts the articles in alphabet order only in ...
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How to use a custom layout with JForm subform fields?

I want to reuse some forms in my component. The subform field does the job. However, I need to remove some fields and/or field groups when displaying the subform. I tried to use the JForm methods ...
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Gantry5 framework - Where are the core particles located?

I am trying to customize my Gantry5 Header and Menu. I searching for the menu particle but I can't find in my template. Where is the core menu particle located? Some extra info about what I am ...
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How to display all articles on the website in Joomla! 3.8.7?

I have over 200 articles in this category but actually, on this page, it is displaying only the last 30 recent ones and also in a column format. https://www.kiagia.com/index.php/bollywood-mobile/...
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Joomla set Template Alternative Layout via link, is it possible?

I came across an strange behavior and I am trying to find out if I can solve this by setting the layout to be used via the link to the category. Here is what happened. I have a template override for ...
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Alternative layout for single article menu item possible?

I created an alternative layout for an article (in templates/mytemplate/html/com_content/article/newlayout.php). I can see it in the Layout option of the Article => OK Actually, I would prefer to set ...
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Adding a title attribute on the image tag - How to customize article's full image layout?

I want the full image of an article to use the value of an alt attribute in a title attribute, too. I have been searching everywhere and just can't find the correct file. The file which provides the ...
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Articles list from a category displayed in 2 columns

I try to display the articles list from a specific category (mod_articles_category) in 2 columns. There is a great example here about what I want: http://jsfiddle.net/HP85j/393/ I would love to do ...
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Module positioning layout

I'm using the following theme based on helix3 framework and I'm encountering some issues on the positioning of the main content. I have a row with 2 columns, the one the side is fine because it's a ...
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Hide tags in category blog layout

I have some category blog menu items with a couple of articles showing in a blog layout. The articles are tagged and those are showing above each article preview as well as in the articles themselves....
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How to fix missing article separator (Joomla 3.4.8)?

I have a Joomla website that missing article separator (featured article menu,and category blog to be precise),while my other Joomla site the article separator still showing up. Both updated to Joomla ...
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Show content from all users for a given Category [closed]

I'd like to create a layout that lists the article content from a chosen category.and subcategory for specific users. I've been looking into overriding the blog layout but I'm not familiar with what ...
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How to set featured section of home page to two columns?

I'm working with a joomla 3 site and I need to change the layout of the featured section on my home page. At the moment, I have my modules showing up on top of one another in a single column layout. I'...
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Where do we set layout value in Joomla

I am eager to know where we set the layout value in joomla. When I used the code $this->input->get('layout', 'edit', 'string'); I am getting a value, which I dont know from where it comes. ...
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Menus and layout a mess on mini upgrade 2.5.28 to 3.3.6

I'm running a lamp stack on ubuntu 14.04. Just upgraded my local site from 2.5.28 to 3.3.6. It upgraded okay but all the menus are messed up. The formatting is shocking! Can anyone advise as to why ...
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How can I assign a module to multiple positions?

There already exists a couple of questions on this, but they are mostly about actually wanting multiple copies of the same module on a page. My problem is the layout and templating. Templates often ...
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Menu Item - Show only a few articles

I have a general question. I want to show for instance four articles ( or ten, the number doesn't matter just so much as I want ) that are in a category "articles". So the problem is that in the ...
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Random image in an article

I've built my own template so that when someone creates an article, the image on the top ( like an intro image ) has a width of 100% and its own height ( could be 200px or whatever ). Now someone ...
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How do you change the width of the container size of the default Protostar template that comes with Joomla 3.3.6

The default (container) width of the protostar template is set for 960px, in the default responsive Static layout. I need the protostar template to remain in the responsive Static layout, yet with the ...
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How to display tag on top of article and author at the bottom

I would like to display the tags at the top of the article but the author at the bottom. One way to do that would be to tweak the split option for Position of Article Info in Article Manager Options, ...
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Edit blog_style_default_item_title.php

I would like to edit the file blog_style_default_item_title.php so that the head of the articles appeared in the publication date and the label disappeared "published:" Can you help me, what is the ...
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Use of com_checkin and $canChange and $canCheckin in listview

I 'm writing a listView's default layout for my component in which I 'm implementing Joomla's publish & unpublished feature in which user can publish an item on single click on check box. I am ...
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How To List All Articles for Menu » Articles » List All Categories type

When creating a new menu item type that is "Article » List All Categories" – how can I display all of the actual articles for each sub-category? As of right now, each sub-category being listed has a ...
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Layout override of admin com_users

I am trying to override the layout views of com_users in the admin side. I have copied all view of com_users ie: com_users/views/user/... and copied it to the administrator template ie: ...