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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Modules and plugin in one package

I have built a plugin that is very similar to a google analytics kind of plugin (but for a third party). Now I have to add a functionality that adds a custom contact form on the sidebar, but I don't ...
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Load specific module from position in joomla

I want to be able to load a specific module from a position in a Joomla template. I have more than one module assigned to that position for other templates but for this new template I only want to ...
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Applying custom module chrome under J3.3.3

I have created a custom module chrome for my 3.3.1 website and it was working perfectly. I have just updated my website to 3.3.3 and my module.php got overriden in the process (promise, it won't ...
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Module Manager - Search by Module ID? It is not easy to find/locate modules for editing

I'm working on a very large site with hundreds of modules. It would be convenient to have a search field where the Module ID could be entered. There are filters for every other column (position, ...
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Can I get the architecture of my website (Joomla 1.5.23) [closed]

I got hired for a job where I should enhance a website which where created on Joomla 1.5.23 before I got there. Of course, anybody there can help me. I am not a web expert. I was here for marketing ...
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Advanced Module Manager Assignments

Using Joomla 3.9.11 and AMM 2.7.1 I have a blog with the url www.example.com/news I need to display some modules on the right hand side of this page, but only on that exact URL. If the URL ...
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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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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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Joomla Ajax in Module from Administrator not work

I have a module that creates thumbnails from the main image and over time the hosting fills with images, for that reason I want to add a maintenance button that deletes the previous images. It is from ...
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Change the helper.php path for com_ajax

I'm trying to use Joomla's com_ajax for my module by using this url : index.php?option=com_ajax&module=MODNAME&method=MODMETHOD&format=json However my helper.php file is located under ...
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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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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 RokCommon ...
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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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PHP: Check if a module is displayed on the current page

I'm having some issues with checking if a module is displayed on the current page. I tried out different approaches with JModuleHelper methods, eg isEnabled, but it only works with module types not ...
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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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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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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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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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Module title is not showing despite setting module title to yes

I've created and overridden a mod_feed targeting the Joomla! Security News Feed. https://dev.joomlalondon.co.uk/index.php?option=com_content&view=category&layout=g5_hydrogen:blog-news--bbc&...
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Json encoding being escaped

I'm writing to the db (I'm automatically creating a module): $module = new stdClass(); $module->title = $moduleTitle; $module->note = ""; $module->content = ""; $module-&...
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Transfer Custom Code to Module / Plugin / Component

Joomla 3.9.12 I've been using Sourcerer in order to place custom code throughout my site, it's working well so far. I've created a custom html module, within this I have added PHP, JS, HTML and CSS. ...
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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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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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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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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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