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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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Calling module params from custom field type

I've created a module which has a number of settings, one of which uses a custom field type defined within my module. The custom field essentially generates a dropdown list which is populated with ...
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How to edit the link behavior of an image within a module

On my homepage, I have a zentools module that creates a grid of images. Right now, the images link to the articles they are from, but I would prefer that they link to another page on the site. There ...
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Handling of Plugin Custom Field Type Data

I have written a custom field type which will allow users to upload a file (CSV). Upon submitting the file, the plugin needs to be able to read through it and then do its own thing (update database ...
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Can I put link from custom html to wrapper module?

Here it is. I have a custom html with some mouse hover js function. So, when I click on that fade in 'view' button, I want to display embedded video in wrapper module? How do I do that?
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Module position get disturbed after i download new template but keep the old one as default

Here are the steps I followed - Downloaded new template Automatically the new template became the default one I reverted back to old template Result - Module position (main menu) get changed. I ...
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Is there any equivalent event to onContentAfterSave for Modules?

Is there a way we can 'listen' to the module save event so that we can use a plugin to do some additional work. I found this question on stack overflow but I am confused as to where dispatcher will be ...
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Problem with JFactory::getDocument() when module is placed in {loadposition}

I got stuck. I'm coding a simple module which will be placed/visible only on com_content article pages. This module fetches keywords from the current article, and to avoid an additional database query ...
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Module update not detected

I've written the XML for the updateserver per the documentation, and tested that it is both valid and has a downloadurl that is functional. I have tried to clear the cache and check for updates, but ...
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Using Repeatable Field in Module Development + Media Field

Repeatable Fields seem to work OK in my Module (Joomla 3.3.6) One of the repeatable fields is an image ref. Tried to use 'media' field type here but I guess a modal inside a modal is a nono! Is ...
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Translated module is always en-GB

I'm writing a module for Joomla 3.4.3 and having issues with I18N. My module directory structure: + mod_mymodname + tmpl - default.php + language + de-DE - de-DE.mod_mymodname.ini ...
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Using two instances of module -> Articles - Category

Currently attempting to use two instances of the module Articles - Category. However, the results for both listings always end up the same. The problem maybe in the fact that I'm referencing the same ...
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How do I get the “Most read” module to show only articles within a time range

I am trying to display only the most read content from two months ago. I have tried checking through mod_article_popular/helper.php file but can't figure out how to use the $model->setState to get ...
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Separate Link and Title from function

I have another question which was kindly answered by @Lodder here: Echo Category form field type title in Module In the link which is produced, I want to separate the link and title from the ...
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Echo Category form field type title in Module

I'm building a module and using the Category Form Field Type, as outlined in the Joomla docs here https://docs.joomla.org/Category_form_field_type In the module XML I've used the following: <...
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Problem after uninstalling a module

I uninstalled a module using: admin > extension > module uninstall and now I receive this error: 1146 Table 'zog_16659563_rff.wtbl5_tawkwidget' doesn't exist SQL=SHOW FULL COLUMNS FROM ...
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Get all installed Joomla extensions and their version

I'm not really familiar with Joomla, but I need to write a script that is supposed to list all the installed extensions and their version number, if possible. I've already done this for WordPress, ...
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Access k2 extra field from Flexi Code module

I am using the Flexi Code module to display some php in a k2 page. This k2 page has a RoomID as extra field. How can I access it as a variable inside Flexi Code?
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Show module only on the start page

I've made a finder plugin which creates router links to my component. If there is no menu link available (especially when the found item is in a subcategory) the route of the item in the finder plugin ...
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How to make a Joomla module installation from a module already installed on another page

I'm working on a new website and I wanted to install a module that I have on another website that I'm administrating (I didn't make that website and the developer who made it, made that module himself)...
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Joomla install with custom sample data — Customize text during install

What would be the best way for me to customize custom sample data during installation of Joomla? In my particular case, I would like to replace certain words (or tokens, like %NAME%, %CITY%, etc.) ...
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Load module inside module programatically Joomla 3

I was wondering how can we load a module inside a module, in Joomla 3 programatically. Regards,
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How to override Module Frontend Editing Page

I'm trying to override Module Front End Editing Page. I tried to copy this folder [root]/layouts/joomla/edit to [root]/templates/template_name/html/layouts/joomla/edit but it doesn't work. Any idea ...
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Filter not working on repeatable field type

I have a repeatable field in my custom module, and a textarea field inside it. <field name="repeatable_field" type="Repeatable" icon="list" label="My Repeatable field"> <...
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Error on module call

I called a SP Simple Portfolio module from SP Page Builder but it shows this error, but when any other module is called it works fine
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Add a task for a module

Is it possible to add a task to module like how you add a task (other than display()) to a component's controller?
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Create readmore link for custom module

I've created a very simple slideshow module. I have a helper.php that gives me all articles of a given category. My problem is that i don't know how to create the readmore link. That's what i have: ...
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Alternative layout with moduleclass_suffix

I have a Problem with the carousel module from bootstrapjoomla.com Unfortunately the module doesn't support alternative layouts. But I need to have two carousel on my homepage. Therefore I've to ...
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How to increase the time offset of a module?

I'm using the GK News Show Pro 5 module for displaying my articles. I have a problem with the publishing of the articles, because it appears 24 hours after I publish the article. I changed the time ...
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TypeError: jQuery(…).slicebox is not a function

Ok so I'm trying to use slicebox on my website and I can't get it work. It gets loaded, I mean the module is there, the script goes into the page but nothing is really shown. If I don't load it's ...
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Show state of menu as active

I have made the submenus with 'menu alias' type links, but when I go to a page, it won't give it the state 'active'/'current' like it normally would on a normal 'single article'. i have used a menu ...
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How to access a component variable from a module? [closed]

I want to access a component variable (a simple array) from a module without using session (no persistence across page loads necessary in my case), JRequest/JInput, global, plugin nor model. Is it ...
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Menus: hiding left sidebar menu items, leaving main menu intact

I'm fairly new to Joomla and have a site with some menu troubles. My header menu looks as follows Menu1 Menu2 Menu3 Menu4 Menu5 Now I'm trying to set it up so that the menu across the top of the ...
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What are the module styles?

When I add a module statement in a joomla template, I always use this code : <jdoc:include type="modules" name="left" style="xhtml" /> What does the style attribute stand for and what other ...
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How to delete BT Content Slider's article first-letter blank space?

I want to delete in Joomla this kind of first-letter blank space but don't know how. (its marked with a red circle)
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Use layout of a template on page with different template

I recently downloaded the ja_nuevo template from JoomlArt. On the homepage of its sample site, there was a module called Services, and it used an alternative layout from ja_nuevo to have a specific, ...
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Insert into database with ajax from a joomla 3 module

I have seen a lot of inquiries about ajax, but normally there are about retrieving data from database. I was wondering about how to insert data directly interacting inside a module. I have a module ...
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Looping items in category view of component with condition from plugin

If we have some list of items in category view of some component (no matter what component — interesting in general solution) how can we loop only the items with some condition that is given from some ...
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How to transfer a module between sites

My problem is clear, I have a module on a sample Joomla project and I want to transfer is as it is to another Joomla site of mine. How might that be possible? I have searched the database and found ...
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Joomla Cache Control After User Login/Logout

If i set cache setting to Progressive or Conservative in global configuration setting page, it gives problem for users. Content that should only visible to logged in user will be shown if once ...
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How can I customize/design the View Article page

I want to customize and design the view page for articles I also want to add related articles module and move next and previous articles on the article page. How can I do that? Please advise...
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$params and $module stay empty for custom made modules

I created a custom mod_helloworld module, according to the instructions in the Joomla 3 documentation. I have a "lang" parameter on the mod_helloworld.xml config section. The module is loaded ...
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Component doesn't use route Joomla 2.5.28

I'm doing some work on an old joomla website which I can't upgrade at the moment. I have booking component that has a search module which than redirects to component url like this: mysite.com/...
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Making custom template for Joomla - module edit form buttons lack skin/style?

I'm making my own template for joomla 3.x first time around. The problem is that when I click on a module to edit it, and I get the Joomla form for front-end editing, the skin/style is only "half ...
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Forcing Joomla module to be displayed in specific layout override

I have a dropdown menu as main navigation of my website and I want to create an offcanvas menu that displaying the same menu items as the dropdown menu items, for responsive design purpose. Since ...
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Is there a module that allows us to show Python code in a Joomla article?

I was searching for a module or plugin or an extension in general that allows me to show Python code with the syntax highlighted. I found 2 extensions, namely Display Code and Flexi Custom Code, but I ...
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How to change the size of the entry box of a search module?

I am quite new to Joomla, and for me it is still difficult to move around, for example to change the style of some module or template by searching through the folders in the file system, but I guess ...
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How to modify article structure?

Sometimes, we need to customize the structure of Joomla! articles with custom fields in order to propose to users different textarea / input where he can enter datas such as date, location, text 1, ...
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Strange modules style behaviour when loading similar module position twice

I want to load a module position twice with different module style, but strangely the style on the 2nd position load is always following the 1st one. The code is like this : <jdoc:include type="...
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PgwSlider equivalent for Joomla 3 [closed]

Is there a module for Joomla 3 that does the same that this module does https://github.com/Pagawa/PgwSlider or any similar alternatives?
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Mod latest news to include all subcategories item

In the latest news module we can choose what category to be included, but we need to select all (sub) categories even when the parent category is selected. Any idea how to display all items inside ...