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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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How to set up tag search in joomla 3x?

Joomla has standart tag search module, when i use it result is list of articles titles. How to set up a search on the tags so it gave a list of previews of articles with the headline, text and photo ...
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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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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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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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countModules in module chrome function

I'm using grid layout and I need to calculate column width depending on amount of active modules in a position. I'm assigning the css class within my module chrome. What I was doing till now was ...
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Update article hits through Newsflash module?

So, the article hits for an article don't update if the article is viewed via the Newsflash module. Anybody know how to make the article hits increase each time said article is loaded via the ...
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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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Filtering tags of featured articles Joomla within override of featured articles

In Joomla 3, I want to filter on tags for featured articles within an override of featured/default.php itself. I have a module that filters the tags of featured articles out. Is it possible to 'use'...
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Joomla menu items into clickable div's

I'm working on customizing the Joomla menu as a little experiment to see how customizable I can make it. However, now that I've made every menu item into an editable button, I've decided to change ...
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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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Banner module not changing on refresh, only on page change

The banner module I am using for a single category of banners is not changing the display of the banners when the page is refreshed, they only change when the user navigates to a different page. All ...
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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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jQuery inside the backend of a joomla module is not working [closed]

This is the current state of a module I'm trying to make. From the backend I select some names , and the photos of that names and in the frontend names and photos i selected will get printed at index ...
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Custom buttons not working when inside module

So when I put these buttons inside an article they worked fine. As soon as I put them in a module (so I could show them dependent on if the user is logged in or not) they stopped working. The first ...
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Adding ajax in Joomla Custom Module

Im making a module where I have 2 dropdownlists.In the first List there are Car brands (like BMW,Audi,Seat etc). When The user select a Brand the Second List should get filled with the different ...
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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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Image slider gets stuck on menu items others than home.

I use DJ Image Slider on my Joomla 3.3.1 to get an animated banner. The module works fine on both home pages (it's a bilingual website) but not all the other menu-items where the first slide is loaded ...
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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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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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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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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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How to load plugin to a specific page

I've created a plugin, that has administrator fields that will setup things to be shown on the site page. I was wondering if is there a way to load this plugin to a page as it's done with a module. ...
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How to place widget in Joomla 3.0 as module

How to place widget code in Joomla 3.0 site through a module. Earlier in Joomla 2.5, I used Advanced HTML but could not locate in Joomla 3.3.
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How to overwrite a module's .php to control what scripts it adds to the head of the doc?

I am new to Joomla. I have installed a plugin and I want to overwrite the module file to remove some of the unwanted scripts. project modules mod_modulename mod_modulename.php How can I overwrite ...
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Generate and render a module on an article with PHP

I want to create a module and add it to an article I can already create the module manually and can add it to the article using php. I can't figure out how to add a module using php. So if I have ...
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Get module id in helper file

I need to get id of current module in helper.php file of mod_menu. But there is no module parameters in this script.
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Can Prepare Content option be added to a Module?

With a Custom HTML module, there is an Option and you can select Yes or No for Prepare Content. This is needed if you have something like the content plugin I developed to acknowledge this, as it does ...
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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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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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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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The mystery with the $content variable in Joomla Modules

I am creating a module and inside my module.php file, I created a variable named $content, which I wanted to use later as reference to get values from an associative array. Getting the values from ...
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Ajax multiple module instances

I have created a custom module (test) that has two buttons - a forward and a backward button. When clicked, the Joomla Ajax Interface is used to call the getAjax() function of helper.php. This works ...
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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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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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Module to display dropdown options from database table

I have a module which has dropdown select boxes. I have a table in the database, which is associated to a component, which the module is associated with. If the component database table has data in ...
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Disable backend modules

How to disable backend modules such as LOGGED-IN USERS or RSFIREWALL! CONTROL PANEL MODULE ?
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How to add validation in my own module?

I select the document type from the select option then upload the file so how to validate in the code <form name="file_up_form" method="post" name="fileupload" enctype="multipart/form-data"> ...
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What are the differences of Joomla modules vs components vs plugins?

A very basic question probably... But what are the differences in Joomla terms between: module components plugins If I am a developer for Joomla what and why should I name it a module, component, ...
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XML file does not upload with my custom module

I have created my own module. Within my module I have used the Joomla! subform which allows me to create repeatable fields using a separate XML file. If I look at my module I see an error: JForm::...
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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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{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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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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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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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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Displaying a module in specific articles

I am new to joomla and I am not a joomla developer. I need a plugin that let modules be displayed in specific articles. I mean: Specify some content IDs in module management page. Then display the ...
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Fatal Error in JModuleHelper

I am using a custom template, and when I enable a certain module, I get the following error: Catchable fatal error: Object of class stdClass could not be converted to string in /home/...
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Mulitple column insert

I have multiple custom file inputs in my module , id like to save all this inputs in my database table ("Custom table , not the Joomla tables") , below is my code , which saves only 1 input , there ...
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How to add simple visitor interaction in joomla 3x?

I have a download page on my website. I would like to know who downloaded the content so I need to put this behind user login. Free registration is required, and by providing details like email they ...
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Echo an items label in a module

I have used the Joomla Component Creator to make a component and a module. Now I'm trying to modify the output of the module. I can use echo ($element->my_field) to echo the value of my field ...