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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Created Module: JInstaller: :Install: Cannot find Joomla XML setup file

I am working on creating my first module. I have been following this tutorial and I have stopped right before this step for creating database tables. The problem is: I enter the path to this ...
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How to keep data in Joomla module helper class

I've created a module that connects to the database and retrieves some data using $data = $db->loadRowList(); inside one of the member functions of the module helper class. Is there a way I can ...
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Joomla Ajax Module getAjax() method not found

I have no experience with Ajax and little to no experience with Joomla. I've managed to create my own Joomla modules with no problem. Today I tried to use Ajax in one of my modules but I am getting an ...
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Login module doesn't login, redirects back to home page

For whatever reason, the login module in the frontend of my website has suddenly stopped working. Every attempt to login using it just redirects back to the home page without logging in the user, ...
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Desktop application for macOS to generate components, plugins and modules

I would like to know if there's a desktop application to easy generate components, plugins and modules for Joomla. I have tested this two generators: https://www.npmjs.com/package/generator-joomla3 ...
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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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Remove /component/ from URL generated from module for a custom component

I have created a custom component with routing that seems to be mostly correct and have now created a module to display multiple items of the component on the homepage. I have got it to a point where ...
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Is it possible to load one module only after the whole page has loaded?

On my site, one module is taking considerably longer to load than the other content on the page. I'm wondering if it's possible to delay the loading of this module? For example, after the page is ...
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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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Component in module. addModelPath doesn't seem to work

I am trying to display a component in a module which seems to work using this example http://www.escope.cz/en/blog/94-how-to-load-component-in-a-module I am now facing a problem where my model isn't ...
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Recommendations for contact form module with file attachments?

I'm looking for an easy-to-configure contact form module which will accept file attachments and has email-to-admin functionality? Does anyone have any recommendations? There's a number of seemingly ...
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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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Running install script on Module Installation: How can I set a module chrome programatically?

I have created a custom module and I want to change the module chrome to "none". This can be achieved in the back end, but I would like it as the default behaviour in case others use the module. I ...
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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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Custom redirect points to correct page but prints 404 in <title>

I'm new to joomla and this isn't my field. I'm developing a module which should be shown on a page. The URL which prints the content is info-compagnie-aeree.html?iata=af and I want it to be compagnie-...
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I want to create a module that shows the content of an article

I want to create a custom module that shows the content of an article, I need to know two things: 1) What form field should I use in order to select the article that I want to use from the backend?. ...
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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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Access custom module file directly using AJAX

I want to directly pass POST data to my .php file which is located in my module folder. I know this is security risk, but I'll try to fix that later. I'm doing research on this subject - how to do it ...
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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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Saving custom field parameter value from module settings

I know well how to create custom form field in joomla module settings as written in the accepted answer of this question which is basically extending JFormField class. Now what i want to do is ...
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Loop Joomla Modules

I have 2 positions and 6 modules for each position. I want to show 1 module of each position in each section. I have the following code: <div class="section"> <div class="block"> ...
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Template module names based on position

For instance, if I have a position called 'position-1' and I've multiple modules in position-1. How can I get all module names based on position (in this case 'position-1')? Is it even possible? If so,...
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Custom cache for module

I've made a module that needs to cache its output by country, or not at all. I've found this post which describes how to do it with a component, but how would you do it with modules? To turn off ...
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How can I show the Published date of the current article inside a module?

I want to show the published date inside a module, how can I do that? I will make of course a module override and use the changes inside the default.php Thank you
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Joomla 3.6 Module Show Title not working [duplicate]

I have 2 sites, one where this is working and one where it is not this site the titles work this one they don't all the settings are the same and the SHOW button is green can I get a hint? :)
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I need extension to create popup

I'd like some advice. which extension is recommended for anyone needing to open an html page in a pop-up after clicking on an image?
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Module to show selected articles in frontend with links to article page

I am writing a module to allow admins to select upto 3 different articles (taken from Joomla Content) to show in the frontend of a site. I want to show the article title and the intro image, along ...
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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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Remove module from template position (change to 'none')

I have a simple problem: When a module is created it can be saved without a position (showing as position 'none' in the list). But once any position is set, it can apparently be only changed to ...
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AJAX test module is not working. POST 404 error

I'm trying to create my own ajax module. When I submit the form I'm getting a 404 post error. Any idea what went wrong? This is what I have done so far. mod_ajax_test.xml <?xml version="1.0" ...
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Publish/Unpublish module on a schedule

I look after a website which is run by a church and every 1st sunday of the month they have a slightly different service schedule. The site uses an image slider which rotates advising of the services ...
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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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Using a JQuery function in a module?

I have customised a small text rotator using Jquery which I wish to use to rotate phones numbers in a module.It can be found here: http://jsfiddle.net/tovic/xaqgn/ I have tried embedding the function ...
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Pass xml field inside module's helper class

I have a custom Joomla module. In the helper.php class, I need to pass XML field data. Here is what I have so far. class modcatbanerHelper { // I need to pass here public $selected_cat = $...
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How can I make a site like StackExchange with Joomla?

I really like stack exchange, you ask questions, get answers, vote for them and many more. I'd like to have a similar platform for my company so that employees can discuss different subjects and tag ...
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Protecting modules from deletion or editing

Does anyone know a way to protect a custom module in it entirety (position, content and from being unpublished and or deleted) I have a module that I don't want other users from altering the file in ...
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How to Order the fieldsets for a joomla module manualy?

I am currently developing a joomla module. For detailed settings i have created two fieldsets - as you can see in my screenshot. Is there any way to sort the fieldsets to bring "chart data" and "chart ...
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Dynamic fields in module parameters

I have created a Joomla module that renders a set of headlines in a widget, with links to the main item. It loads these headlines from either a Joomla category or an RSS feed, and is extensible so I ...
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Custom field colResizable plugin not working but works in fiddle

I got this fiddle: http://jsfiddle.net/2h4kLzgj/9/ Now I am trying to add this to a custom field in Joomla but for some reason it does not work at all in the administrator. The table shows up but ...
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repeatable form field type - drag & drop

Is it possible to add a drag & drop function for sorting inside a repeatable field? I use repeatable fields in my modules and it would be nice to change the order per drag & drop.
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Joomla 3.6 nested subforms not saving

I am trying to use the new subform feature to implement nested forms. This greatly increases the readability for developers and I thought it was already possible to do but after testing I am not so ...
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How to hide articles from Blog Category mode

I'm trying to make a more dynamic News & Events posting process on a website. To do this I'm using the free version of Deluxe News by JoomlaXTC. Overview This is the result I'd like to achieve, ...
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adding bills after payment to user profile - hikashop

I'm using hikashop for selling products in my website. I want to add user's bill to his profile after he completes the payment, so that he can have a summary of all his payment in his profile. How can ...
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Module coming on all pages

I have a module for slideshow in landing page. And I have some links in landing page. When I click on those links. The target page coming with module. And I have not assigned the module on target ...
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Add <script> tag before </body> on only certain pages?

I am fairly new to Joomla (using for less than a year) and I need to find a way to place a script tag before the tag in joomla. This is for marketing (call tracking) purposes. I have seen some ...
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Calendar Field Type

I have implemented a module which has a Calendar Type as following: <field name="file2calendarEnd" type="calendar" default="5-10-2008" label="End date" description="Select when the slide will be ...
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How does K2 Custom HTML module differ from Joomla's?

I know there's a K2 Tool's module and it has among other things, its own Custom HTML module. The only difference that I've noticed is that it has a "Parse PHP code" option. So my question is... is ...
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Joomla Menu shows Warning: str_repeat(): Second argument has to be greater than or equal to 0

Set up a new site in Joomla 3.6 My Joomla menu module always shows this error Warning: str_repeat(): Second argument has to be greater than or equal to 0 in public_html/libraries/cms/form/field/...
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Re-using Joomla module positions not setting Bootstrap Column width correctly

I want to use 1 module position (showcase) but have duplicate modules set the bootstrap column width based on the amount of modules assigned to that position. I have written the following code: <...
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Under construction Page

I'm using Joomla 3.5.1 . Is there any module for under construction pages? Some thing like this: For example when I set a page on its setting, a count down time will be shown. Excuse me for my bad ...