Questions tagged [module]

A Joomla module is an extension that offers certain functionality to a site, usually to present small pieces of information, in specified locations of the site (e.g. latest or popular articles), that is not supposed to serve as the main content, and is placed in the available module positions, around the component content output (e.g. sidebar, footer etc).

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bxSlider as module loads the body of my template again

I face a problem with plugin bxSlider and my 2.5 Joomla website. I am using it as a custom module. The problem is that when it loads, under my image it loads the whole template again! This happens ...
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Parent menu item not marked if sub menu item is active

As the title says, when one of sub menu items is active, parents of that item are not marked in any way. I'm using latest default Joomla and stock menu module without any overrides and mods. I ...
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How to develop a Joomla module?

I've looked far and wide for a tutorial on this, but can't seem to find anything satisfactory. How do you make a new module for joomla? Right now I'm using custom HTML modules all over my code, and ...
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Call com_ajax from module backend

To create thumbnails & cache files, I have to access my already created Ajax Functions inside my helper.php file. I'm already able to call the functions within the frontend (button that is ...
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Is it possible to add a new module position within a module?

I know in a template you can add <jdoc:include type="modules" name="newposition" /> and then within the positions tags you add your new position. <positions> <position>...
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Deleting module from front-end I Can't find in the back-end

I am very new to Joomla and I am responsible for updating a website that has been created by another web administrator. I have what I believe to be a module that I want to delete, I see it in the ...
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Joomla and Eventbrite Integration

I am looking for a way to integrate Eventbrite with Joomla. I want to show a list of upcoming events that I have created. There are a number of default widgets available with Eventbrite (copy / paste ...
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Getting CSS style to vary with different module instances

Edit: see the Update below for the current status of the problem. I have a module that has to display a variable number of rows, based on how the user configures it in the back-end, and several ...
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How to conditionally show fields in module xml?

I created a simple module to enter values in textfields which I show in module positions on the frontend (banner images...). Now I need a solution like if dropdown value in fieldname "xy" is "xyz" ...
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Can't edit my module, blank page with an select input

This is probably a difficult question to ask because I can't give a lot of information. When I open the edit screen in the admin-side of a module, it's being shown for a split second and then the page ...
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Make Search bar dynamically appear at top of body

One of our clients would like to have a search icon in their Main menu, which when clicked causes a search bar to appear at the top of the website's body. An example of this behaviour is at https://...
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{loadposition} Only in the first blog contribution

I have the following problem. The {loadposition} is specified in the contribution text and appears in the article as it should. Unfortunately, I have now also in the blog view of 6 articles each other ...
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Right modules to the top on mobile (responsive) version

I have layout that is like this LEFT - COMPONENT - RIGHT. I have NEWS page where I have my news in COMPONENT area and modules (search, news archive etc) on the right side. When I open my site on ...
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(Module override/PHP) Checking if a content-item has an image otherwise display a placeholder

I am customising a Joomla module (Override) and it does not seem to accommodate if an image is not selected (just shows a broken image symbol). What I'd like to do is check if there is an image and ...
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Including 3rd party SDKs in a custom extension

I'm trying to develop a J2Store app for the shipping broker FlagShip, using their SDK found here. (Their SDK essentially provides objects which handle calls to their API so that the developer doesn't ...
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How to render mod_articles_category using custom php code?

I am writing PHP API for Joomla3.9 website where I need to deliver the HTML produced by mod_articles_category modules. I tried blow code to get Module HTML output but it does not working any more It ...
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How to programmatically create and install a module during component postflight?

I want to create and install a module via component postflight. I can get postflight etc. to work, but I can't get it to create and install the module. Code I've created: // Get the database object ...
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Generate and render a module on an article with PHP

I want to create a module and add it to an article I can already create the module manually and can add it to the article using php. I can't figure out how to add a module using php. So if I have ...
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Uploading a module adds a new line each line of every file

I'm new to Joomla! and I was asked to create some modules, I have succesfully created and installed about a dozen by following the documentation here (https://docs.joomla.org/J3.x:...
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Class not found in Joomla 4 when using JDate inside a function

In my last question I tried to modify mod_latest_articles module, and added myCustomFunction to ArticlesLatestHelper.php like this : /** * @package Joomla.Site * @subpackage ...
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Module Removed The New Window Option of Link

I am using a SJ Flat menu module and some of my menu items have the Target windows set to New window with navigation. Unfortunately, the module removed that attribute and it has a new declaration of ...
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Fatal Error: Class 'ArticlesLatestHelper' not found in Joomla 4 module while trying to add new function

I'm testing and playing with Joomla 4 alpha. What I tried to do is to quick-edit / modify the module Latest Article (mod_articles_latest), adding a new function. In joomla 3.x I usually adding a new ...
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Module: Show Category blog Fulltext in Module

Related Q/A: How to create a category blog layout with all articles shown in full? I have the same issue as the referenced article above. I want a category blog to show introtext and readme by ...
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Joomla 3 - JSON with modules

I am new to Joomla and facing a situation - I need to have a page with custom URL (/dashboard) which would return some data in JSON that external application will read. I have a Slideshow CK module, ...
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<customContent /> or <field type=“editor”>

I was interested to see the answer to this question which mentions the <customContent /> tag. I'd never come across this before, and I'm struggling to find much information on it. It does not ...
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Can't save or save & close any modules

I'm using Joomla 3.7.2. I am not able to save any changes to my current modules or create new modules. I only make edits to my site in the administrator backend (siteurl.com/administrator). Save and ...
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My module parameters aren't saving . and can't use them in my files

**mod_cookiACT.xml** <?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?> <extension type="module" version="3.1.0" client="site" method="upgrade"> <name>Cookie Notifications !</...
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Creating a module and giving it config parameters options

on the documentation for creating a module, the basic is all there but they don't talk about giving parameters to your module. Example the color of the background or the size whatever. So I want to ...
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Getting post installation script to run for a module

I've a module that I want to run a script post installation, post update etc. I think this can be done by adding a script.php into the module zip file and then calling it in the installation file. &...
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Article Table of Content as a sticky navigation

I'm looking for a way (plugin, module?) to achieve the following: auto-generate a Table of Content for certain long Joomla articles based on HTML tags (H1,H2 etc.) or CSS classes of headings show ...
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Create form in frontend in a module

Am creating a simple custom search , where users will search using a droplist of option , i have successfully created the module , however i do not know how to show the form in frontend and how to ...
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Creating a module to search the database and display the results

I have got a table in the database called #__magazines, this holds data for magazines (date published, issue number etc..). I have created a Component, Plugin and Module which is for Joomla 3.x, I ...
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Module get items from specific component category

I am developing a slideshow extension for Joomla 3.x. The extension consist of a component in which you can create categories and create slides. When creating slides, you assign each one to a category....
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Can't clear a cache of Joomla module

I created some Joomla module for my client and he installed it in his backend. After a while I made some edits in the module and my client reinstalled it but my edits don't apply on his website (...
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Disable submenu items on bottom of page in gantry 4?

I have really tried multiple settings, I cannot find the setting to disable the submenu item creation. How can I disable the submenu entries showing at the bottom of all pages? See here the issue: ...
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How to add CSS/JS/an Image to a module backend

I have long wondered how to change my admin particularly for my custom modules. For many cases using an XML file is fine and I can use the built-in Joomla! form fields. In some cases, I'd like to ...
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XML file does not upload with my custom module

I have created my own module. Within my module I have used the Joomla! subform which allows me to create repeatable fields using a separate XML file. If I look at my module I see an error: JForm::...
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Can't open edit module, get error from JRouter::getInstance('site') in joomla 3.9.x

I have the code: $uri = JUri::getInstance(); $router = JRouter::getInstance('site'); $vars = $router->parse($uri); I'm wanting to parse the uri out at the module's backend (Just the module I'm ...
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Joomla! extension/plugin for creating productbundles in an onlineshop

We looked up for a solution to create a product bundle in the frontend of our webshop. Yet we haven't found any solution that enables the User to "create a product bundle". Currently we are using the ...
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Can Joomla! read from a CSV file?

I'm building a Joomla! Website (currently running 3.9.0). It's a website of a Sports Club and we would like to add Live Score, Scoreboard and Last Result. The Sport Association told us the only two ...
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How to display module in component area

I often need to create a menu item that displays a module in the component area, without any other content. The way I solve this is to create a new article, and add only {loadposition mymodule} in ...
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Can Smart Search index menu items or custom modules?

I am using Joomla v3.8.13 and have enabled Smart Search v3.0.0 which is indexing articles correctly. I've also installed ChronoForms by ChronoEngine to create a Contact Us form and some other forms. ...
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How do I add custom css to a Joomla! Module?

I am using a module called JM - Inrto Articles which in short allows you to add little preview tiles of other blog articles that have been posted. Problem is, I want to edit this using my own css. I ...
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How do I get a watermark on a sigplus gallery?

I have install SigPlus 1.5.0.262 on Joomla! 3.7.5. I am just trying to get the watermark to work. I cannot seem to get it to appear. I think my issue is just where I am placing my image. According to ...
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Sending POST data within module - AJAX

Requirements for this task is - I can NOT use any type of components (com_ajax is out of the options list) GOAL: send post data if checkboxes are 'checked' using ajax within custom module. Is my ...
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Cannot update RokSprocket Module 2.1.x to latest 2.1.24

I'm having a issue with a module update in Joomla. I cannot update from RokSprocket Module 2.1.x to latest 2.1.24 I am getting the error on trying to update Error RokSprocket needs at least ...
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What are the differences of Joomla modules vs components vs plugins?

A very basic question probably... But what are the differences in Joomla terms between: module components plugins If I am a developer for Joomla what and why should I name it a module, component, ...
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Get ajax post data from another module in plugin

is it possible to catch ajax post data from another module in my plugin? I'm using SimpleForm2 https://allforjoomla.ru/extensions/mod-simpleform2 So this module creates a form and pass post data via ...
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How to style a module or article title with font awesome icons?

I am using the Helix framework template. Is it possible to add a font awesome icon to a module or article title? If yes, how do I go about it? I have seen around that you can style a title using the ...
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Joomla 3 - How to call a function on Module save?

I have a module, and a number of different fields for authentication with an API. I want to perform the API authentication when the Save button is clicked, and return a success or fail message ...