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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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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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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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Module that will display 10 random featured articles with full read more text

Ive spent quite a few hours looking but have been unable to find so far, but am thinking this must surely be available. I just need a Joomla Module that will display random featured articles from a ...
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Display html presentation of OSMap-Sitemap into module position

I created a sitemap with osmap. All works fine, I created for testing a new menuitem "Sitemap" put a refenrence to osmaps and get my sitemap on a different page. But i want to display the Sitemap on ...
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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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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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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 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 to remove module on mobile device

i want to hide the right module from the mobile device, i have used several techniques but no one work for me. This is my website http://www.healthliteracyhub.com i have used this template http://...
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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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Calling plugin code from module

Currently developing a module and a plugin (content) for a project that have some similar code in them (read: code for accessing APIs, organizing data, etc). Any environments that they're installed on ...
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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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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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Get Timestamp from Database

I have data stored in a db table, with an auto timestamp. In a module I want to then display a result based on the latest timestamp. It's not working and I'm getting an error Warning: strtotime() ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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Joomla 3 Module Save Event

I am searching for an event that is triggered after saved a specific Module, for a Plugin. Like the onContentAfterSave Event for the Content Group. Is there such an Event, or how can I trigger such ...
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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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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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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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$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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After Joomla update duplicate or create new module get id : 0

Joomla is updated to 3.3 and create of a new module or duplicate existing module with no success. Its possible to create a new, or duplicate modules but module id is 0 for each new module I create, ...
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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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Is it possible to disable a plugin/module via template in Joomla 3?

I have a menu with different template assigned. I want to disable the plugin Tabs & Sliders (by JoomlaWorks) in this menu. Can I disable this plugin via template ?
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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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How to add article image to module mod_article_categories?

I am using Articles - Categories module in my Joomla website (my custom template) and it works great, meaning that it lists all articles with intro text from the categories I want. But it does not ...
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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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Add a different class to each foreach item

Using the mod_articles_categories module. I am writing an override but want to add a class to each li within foreach(). I have the following code: foreach ($list as $item) : ?> <li> How ...
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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 ...