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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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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 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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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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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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Modifying (adding) module's content before module is rendered ? Is this possible ?

I want to catch module content before being rendered in page ? I know i can override module contents but this solution doesn't fit my requirements. I want to catch certain module say mod_modname's ...
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FJ Related Articles Plus module - Fatal error when tags added to an article

I use the FJ Related Articles Plus module to display at the bottom some pages. When I tagged the pages (not all but most of my tags), then the pages are not longer accessible and I have to either ...
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Using Repeatable Field in Module Development + Media Field

Repeatable Fields seem to work OK in my Module (Joomla 3.3.6) One of the repeatable fields is an image ref. Tried to use 'media' field type here but I guess a modal inside a modal is a nono! Is ...
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Latest News module not going away?

So I tried to remove the latest news module. But it just kept on displaying on my home-page. How can i make it go away? I tried to clear cache, that did not work, also if I change the Menu Item Type ...
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How to prevent joomla empty modules from being rendered, even returning false?

How to prevent Joomla empty modules from being rendered? To achieve this- I have tried by returning false from module's entry file if there is no output. I have written following code in modules ...
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How to Include google fonts in a my module?

I want to use the google fonts in my module, so that you can pick a font rather than having to type it out. I picked google fonts because it seems like the most "future proof" way, so I wanted to ...
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User Module issue

for one of my sites I'm using the module "Plus User Panel". This modules displays a login and once logged in, a user panel or user menu. It works in the sense, that it uses the 'Menu module' for my ...
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Display timestamp on related articles module

I can't seem to be able to get the time for the created date to display correctly. All the dates return the same time. The date format I used is shown below. <ul class="relateditems<?php echo $...
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Hiding and showing fields based on menu item

I have a module with a few text input fields. For example: menu a menu b I also have two menu types, each for different sections of the site. Is it possible based on which menu type the module is ...
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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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How can I use first image in article as featured image?

I have searched all over the internet but nothing got useful. I have only hope on this forum. Please tell me how can I use the first image of the article in Joomla as featured image. I don't want to ...