Questions tagged [overrides]

An override is a file in the Joomla template directory that is loaded instead of the normal core Joomla file.

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Can I use HTML overrides to override a file located in /components/administrator/componentname/helper/?

I know these are the core files of the component and I don't want to change them directly. So I'm looking for some way, like OpenCart's VQMod, to create an override, can I use HTML overrides for that ...
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override modules

Joomla 3.3 - beginner I am creating my first template, and after installing it to be ready for testing. I accidentally clicked on "mod_login" in the "create override" under my template settings. and ...
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Override inner K2 function for output data?

I have developed with help of @seagul code that changes output data for K2 Authors. It adds to article an author which created the item + another authors based on author_ID located in Author alias ...
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Article Alternative Layout not appearing as option

I want to create an alternative layout for an article in Joomla 2.5.16. In my template's override folder I duplicated the current template override file (default.php) and renamed to myarticle.php. But ...
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Modify Joomla Tags Result Page

I want to show my article intro text and item image with link to the full article in the result page for Joomla Tags. Is there a way to do this, or how can I modify the code to get the expected ...
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How to setup $form->loadFile method properly?

In my system plugin , I am using following to load default options xml file for templates function onContentPrepareForm($form, $data) { if (!($form instanceof JForm)){ $this->_subject-&...
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How to extend component helper class?

I'm using Virtuemart component and I want to make small changes in helper/cart.php file without core hacking. Is it possible to make some override or extension of the class VirtueMartCart defined in ...
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How can I override content category view to display subcategories as list items

I'd like to override the category view to display subcategories as list items, my template uses bootstrap and I'd like to get a display similar to thumbnails: http://getbootstrap.com/components/#...
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Override a component view for a specific menu item

How can I override the component view for a specific menu item? For a global overwrite I can use template/html/com_xxx/. But how can I do it only for a specific menu item? Example : Joomla! has a ...
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How to override core classes?

Sometimes there is a need to override core classes to get more functionality or to make some core functions work in another way. Is there any way how to override core classes? If it is possible then ...
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Is it possible to get generator tag removed from Joomla sites without interfering core framework?

Is it possible to get the generator tag removed from Joomla sites without interfering with the core framework. I personally feel this is an irritating aspect of the source code and makes websites ...
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How to keep overrides updated?

As many know, it is possible to override templates, views, modules, components. The main problem is when Joomla! is updated, and the items overriden (in the template folder) get outdated. How do I ...

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