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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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Hide Joomla module on blog detail page

I have been struggling with this one for about 4 hours to no avail. I have a joomla site that uses numerous modules on the homepage and a few other pages. I have done tons of research and see that I ...
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Text search within single article content

I have inserted the Joomla search module in an article. Now I wish that this module would allow me to search only in the article in which it is present and not throughout the site! Is it possible?
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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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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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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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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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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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Module lost in backend, still visible and working on frontend

I have a module "login" wich represents a Login button. It's assigned to the possition "nav-helper". This module dissapeared in the backend. When I search positions for "nav-helper" I only find the ...
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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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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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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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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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What is the SHA-1 Signature used for in modules?

I've noticed when I go to download modules from some extension providers that they include the SHA-1 Signature, for example Module Example v1.2.1 File size: 34.18 Kb SHA1 Signature: ...
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Joomla 3 Newsflash layout override

Im using Joomla 3 and need to add a custom layout override for the Newsflash module. I know the file structure needed to do a layout override but I can't find the folder that has the layouts for the ...
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Blank page after attempting to install extension

I'm getting a blank page when attempting to install AutoTweetNG on Joomla 2.5. I've already checked the post_max_size and upload_max_filesize variables in the php.ini, which are set to 20M and 60M ...
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Hide languages from the Language Switcher

I have a question about the Joomla language switcher module. I would like to hide the option to switch to English language on the website. I can't unpublish the English language because then it says ...
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Clicking on a articles category module title redirect to another page. How to avoid this?

my question is really simple: I have a Joomla website with a private part, and different categories of articles. I have a main "news" page, with the public articles displayed there. I have a private "...
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Module: Plus User Panel

would like to ask if anyone know how to recalculate the position of the dropdown of the user menu for this module. The modules works in the way that it opens up a user panel in dropdown when clicked. ...
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Two different modules showing the same content

I've replicated the mod_article_category module from Joomla 3.3.3 to only show one article, filtered by id (which you can choose in a dropdown). My main code: defined('_JEXEC') or die; require_once ...
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No more than one module in position

I was just wondering if there was some PHP that I could add to my template index.php that would ensure only one module is loaded in a particular position. I know there are other options available ...
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Javascript Menu conflicts

I'm converting a static website to a Joomla 3.3 template. which has 1 level dropdown box javascript menu this is the function included in my "index.html" $(function () { /** ...
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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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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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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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Is it possible to load the same module into two different positions and have it use two different IDs?

While building a website, I came to the conclusion that I had two positions that included identical modules (Header and Footer). Both include the exact same menu and small blurb of text. For the sake ...
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Problem with archive news module

I have a site with many latest news articles from the last 18 months. Using the default archived news module we can generate a list of months eg Janury 2016 etc However, we find that articles in ...
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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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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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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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Join data from session with sql-query and display in module

I'm developing a module for displaying products that are added to Joomla session. The products are being added to the session by using the code: $app = JFactory::getApplication(); $input = $app->...
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HTML code disappears in module backend field after save

I'm creating a module, where the user posts a HTML code on the backend and it will be rendered on the site page. However, when I save the module content, the HTML disappear and just plain text is ...
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Load component's language file to module form

I have module mod_mymodule and it has the same translations as component com_mycomponent. I don't want to duplicate these same files and use only one file. I load form from com_mycomponent to ...
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Different backend and frontend language files in a Joomla Module

this is my first post on stackoverflow. I apologize for my poor english. I developed a very complex joomla 3+ module with plenty of backend options. Labels and long description for every option is ...
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I can't var_dump my module's info

Sorry for asking another question, but I really need an answer on this. My module is called mod_improvedmenu. I've been experimenting a bit (I'm still learning, I need some help on this subject ...
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How to show discounted products in virtuemart?

I've searched a lot and just found jxct virtuemart product wall, but this module is somehow old (last relaese 2012) and has bugs. I went deep into this module and saw that its uses $calculator->...
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Pagination in custom RSS feed reader

I have built a module to read a specific RSS feed and output a list of the feeds. The feed is read like this: <?php $FeedURL = $params->get('FeedURL'); $rss = simplexml_load_file($FeedURL); ...
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Saving JTable (in Component) fails when called from a module

Here is what I am try'n to do. I'm not sure which parts of the code I mite need to copy here, so let me start with some oversimplified pseudo-code to get going. I have a main component (com_main) ...
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Jquery marquee script not working in joomla?

I want to marquee some content divs with continues scrolling. I create a module then added the jQuery from this url: https://github.com/aamirafridi/jQuery. This code is working successfully in our ...
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Joomla Module View Access Level Issue

I am working on joomla and I am having a situation. I have created 2 Custom HTML modules. a). Certified Membership Subscription Box (Disabled) b). Certified Membership Subscription Box (Enabled) ...
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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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Get module params in custom form field

I need to get all other module field-params of the current module inside of a custom form field in backend. In tmpl/default.php it works with: $bgcolor = $params->get('bgcolor'); But in custom ...
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Mod articles archived override not working?

I am using Joomla 3.8.0, and I have made an override for the mod_articles_archived module. For some reason it doesnt read the override? I have the following map structure now: templates/mytemplate/...
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Joomla home page menu item doesn't get the “active” class

I have googled a lot about my problem and I didn't find a solution. I'm creating a website using Joomla that supports English and Dutch languages. I followed online tutorials and I created 2 menus (...
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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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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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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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Call php function in backend of module

I am trying to call a php function from the backend of a module (I'm using a custom form field). com_ajax does not work because it pulls the current menu item, which doesn't exist since it is not ...
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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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Mixing PHP variables and JS variables in output

I am trying to develop a module to use JWPlayer's URL Toekn Signing (docs can be found here http://developer.jwplayer.com/jw-platform/reference/v1/content_signing.html) but I'm having an issue with ...