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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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 ...
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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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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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Set column width based on number of modules in position

I have 4 module positions, which based on the number of modules I'd like to resize the column width. I've written the following, but it's only setting them all to col-md-12. Any ideas where I'm going ...
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Create custom hierarchy in Menu Module

I have the following Menu Structure Books [/books] New Books [/books/new-books] Fiction [/books/new-books/fiction] Sci Fi[/books/new-books/sci-fi] The Books Menu has Books (the ...
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SimpleCalendar - display category in module

I am configuring the simplecalendar module in Joomla 3.2.2 Wich seems not to be capable of displaying the category of an event in the module? In the backend there is a line loading different ...
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Custom Latest News Module?

i'm new to Joomla! but I really like it, i'm working on 'migrating' a website template to Joomla. This is how the template looks like NerdyFuture. It's not finished yet but i planned on finishing it ...
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Show module as hover item

I want to show a module when a page is loaded for the first time, but the module is in a hover type position so it's not actually on the page. Please see the image here for a better description: What'...
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How to parse the values from backend and post them at frontend

I want to make a small edit in an existing module. That module parses articles from the given categories and post them at index. I wanted to add another element (ID) so the user could give the id from ...
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Load Module in Featured Article

What I use: - Version 2.5 - gantry framework Need: I must place in my homepage a slideshow module inside the mainbody as a featured article. What I did: Installed a slideshow module and ...
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How can I modify/control the HTML output of my Module?

I'm developing a Joomla 3.x.x module which connects through to a components table in the database. I have got the following code in the helper.php which outputs the variables successfully: public ...
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Most common and unresolved problem when using jquery in J2.5 extensions

In joomla 2.5 people are asking problems on jquery when there are various extensions in a page. The question is as a extension developer how do we use jquery in j2.5 extension ??, considering that ...
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How to create a Joomla module and be able to install it?

I've read all the official Joomla documentation and videos available to learn how to make a basic module, however, when I finish making a module, I can't manage to install it in my Joomla project. I ...
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How to fix problem with relative path Joomla for a module using editor form field?

I have created one module in Joomla and added one form field of the type editor inside the manifest-XML. <field type="editor" name="myeditor" default="" buttons="true" hide="...
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How can I add a module to the tags page?

I created a site with Joomla3. When I click on the tags link on a blog post, it shows a page of articles but without a module. I want to add a module to this page.
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Front-end custom Joomla module to upload an image and save it in the Joomla images folder

I work on a custom Joomla module that would let users to upload profile images. I created a JForm and wanted to use the form field type "file" as below: <field name="Photo" type="file" label="...
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Call com_ajax from module backend

To create thumbnails & cache files, I have to access my already created Ajax Functions inside my helper.php file. I'm already able to call the functions within the frontend (button that is ...
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My module parameters aren't saving . and can't use them in my files

**mod_cookiACT.xml** <?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?> <extension type="module" version="3.1.0" client="site" method="upgrade"> <name>Cookie Notifications !</...
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Right modules to the top on mobile (responsive) version

I have layout that is like this LEFT - COMPONENT - RIGHT. I have NEWS page where I have my news in COMPONENT area and modules (search, news archive etc) on the right side. When I open my site on ...
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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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Joomla 3 - How to call a function on Module save?

I have a module, and a number of different fields for authentication with an API. I want to perform the API authentication when the Save button is clicked, and return a success or fail message ...
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How to get article id on BT CONTENT SLIDER?

I have a BT CONTENT SLIDER module on main page of my website to show a list of 3 articles from category called "News" on main page. I would like to read custom params of that articles shown on that ...
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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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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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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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Blog page showing Categories and their Articles in blocks?

In a 3.5 Joomla I have multiple articles and subcategories and want to show them in a page like: Computers -- Article 1 -- Article 2 -- Article 3 Health -- Article 4 -- Article 5 -- Article 6 Science ...
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“Popular Articles” Admin Module - Why do some articles have blue number of hits in the list?

In the "Popular Articles" admin Module in the Control Panel - Why do some articles have blue number of hits in the list? What does this mean? I have highlighted the area in red. Thanks
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How to connect to DB in module's admin panel

I have created a module. Now, when someone visits the DB page, I want to show some information from database. How should I do that? It seems I cannot find any relevant article in Joomla's site. ...
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JFactory::getSession() in module, produces a 500 error

I am trying to get the JSession inside my module php file. But every time I wrote this code: $session = JFactory::getSession(); Joomla responds with a 500 error for the page that my module is ...
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hide off canvas menu helix3

am using helix3 template and I need to hide the "off canvas menu" on large screens and make it appears only on tablets and mobile screens. any help!
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Assigning ID to javascript function

I am developing a module (see here for details Mixing PHP variables and JS variables in output) this shows multiple uses of the same javascript function, as follows: $key = $params->get('key');...
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Assign admin module to all admin pages

Id like to assign an administrator module to all pages, This is very simple with site modules as you can assign in the "menu manager" tab , however in the admin module the "menu manager" tab is not ...
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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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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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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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$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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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 ...
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Set width of module table to the width of the module

I use the module Display News with the custom class dn on my home page to display the last articles published. The width of the module adjusted to the size of the screen but only if the screen is ...
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Render HTML string on a page from a module

I have a module that gets the HTML written by the user on the backend, and the module should retrieve this HTML string and render it on the page, but instead it's printing the HTML string instead of ...

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