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Can I change category permissions in MySQL/phpadmin without corrupting assets table in Joomla 2.5?

We are using Joomla 2.5 for a unique application where we had to create thousands of categories. The only issue is that we cannot change the permissions of a particular category using the Admin ...
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Articles list: List only categories user can edit

Using ACL, I create a permission to user only edit or create category X. When I list all articles, keeping me showing articles of all categories, though the user can only edit X, it's needed to filter ...
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controlling content viewing by user type and region

I have a home page that is displayed after a user signs into the site. The homepage displays 5 distinct sections of content. Each section will has multiple versions based on who has signed in. ...
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Allow users to see only a selected set of data [duplicate]

I have a specific requirement and looking for a matching set of extensions. I have a Joomla website where I allow users to login and see a selected article for each of them. That means, when the user ...
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Occasional 403 errors when saving articles

I have a strange error in Joomla backend. I get a forbidden error when trying to save article from certain custom component in Joomla it doesn't happen for all articles which baffles me a lot. I get ...
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Custom User-Group: Giving access to users component administration

I created a user group with access to the users component. In Global Config, all access options are marked to "Allow": However, in admin, this menu item does not show up: This is the advanceed ...
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Securing a Joomla installation on Apache mod_php

I'm presently on a dedicated server running FreeBSD, and Apache using mod_php. CGI isn't presently an option due to long-running scripts on one of the domains. I'm presently using a simple script to ...
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How to allow users to view/edit their article(s) only - Joomla 3?

I want to get the following article setup to work on one of my Joomla 3 sites: - Users of the user group A can create, view and edit only their own artile(s) - Users of the user group B can create, ...
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How to define Joomla permissions programmatically?

Preface Let me preface this post by saying that though I have considerable experience with PHP, I am not familiar with Joomla in any meaningful sense. What follows is based on assumptions about how ...
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Joomla3 specific article permissions on front end

What I would like to do is create a basic wiki using Joomla articles and categories. On the front-end when someone creates an article I would like for them to be able to give other registered members ...
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Cannot find a way to update Joomla from 3.3.6

I have recently started doing some maintenance of a website managed by Joomla. It kept giving me headaches, so I decided it might be due to the fact that the version is outdated. However, it just ...
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Cannot query Joomla database as a guest user

I have a site mostly targeted for registered users but I want to provide guests (potential new users) with registration form. This registration form is a Menu item publicly available (it consists of a ...
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Why does Joomla change the file permissions on installation of plugins?

I have the following problem: I have a apache server running under the user http:http. Further the php scripts are evaluated through fastcgi and php-fpm. The php scripts are running under the user foo:...
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How to give logged in users more content availability in Joomla 3+?

I am new to Joomla, so this might be a very simple question, but I find it hard to access the information required. I have made the basic site, and I have added the login form already. Furthermore I ...
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Creating articles in front end. Status field is disabled and articles remain unpublished

I have a site were certain users can create, edit and publish articles on the front end. These users are using the default "Author", "Editor", "Publisher" user groups and permissions. They can do all ...
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using git to clone site and getting “mkdir() permission denied” error

For learning and practical purpose, I create a repo for a complete Joomla folder on a remote linux server, then I push it to github. Then I tried two ways to get the files to my local Mac. Firstly, I ...
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Joomla 3 permissions setup

I am using Joomla 3.4.3 and I am trying to give permissions to a specific group. I want this group to Create/Edit/Delete articles in a specific category. I have created a group under Registered users....
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Joomla random lack of access permission

When my user tries to edit an article in frontend, he gets "403 - you don't have permission to access(#some id of article)" and when he goes back in browser and tries again usually he can get access - ...
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Find the link from access level back to user's usergroup

In my Joomla system there is an access level that grants permission to an area of the system. This access level is granted to several different user groups. In plugin code, I am at a position where ...
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Will changing Article Category in Bulk with MySQL affect the integrity of assets table?

I need to change the category of around 100 articles from CatA with id 1 to CatB with id 2. Both categories are created and there are 100 Menu Items that point to the Articles currently in Category A. ...
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All directory permissions are listed as unwritable

I had a working website, but i had to move it to an other server. After i copied all files, directories and the database, everything seemed okay. But when I tried to install a new plugin, I got these ...
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How to allow registered users on offline site

When putting my Joomla site in offline mode, only Super Users can log in and view the site: How can I allow registered users to log in and see the site even in offline mode, without giving them Super ...
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How to add more notes/text to the access.xml section of a joomla component?

I have very many actions in my sections of the access.xml file of my component. So that means a long list of permissions. I want to categorize them with some more surrounding text. Here is how it ...
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How to manage article/chronoform permissions

How to create one article which is when user who log in will see chronoform form and they can insert information; but when visitor who does not log in to the website only can view the information ...
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Limiting Access Permissions in the Backend

I have a user who I want to give access to only one component in the backend (com_joocommerce). I have followed the steps suggested to me from many sources... like this one http://forum.joomla.org/...
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Copy file failed - when installing/updating component

I am trying to update my 3rd party component. But the installer after a while returns the error message, that the component failed to install and the warning "Copy File Failed". System information ...
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Can I allow front-end users to PUBLISH articles in specific categories?

Can I allow users to PUBLISH articles in certain categories without giving them the ability to publish to any category. It seems that they can create articles but then the article requires someone ...
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JFolder::create: Could not create directory

I use Joomla 2.5.4 and I experienced a few days ago, that I cannot upload new extensions, plugins. It has worked perfectly earlier, I haven't modified anything. JFolder::create: Could not create ...
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Permissions and Ownership

So everyone and there cat is on about permissions in the web folder structure. Popular question is the one about Recommended Practices. Great post and I understand the importance of setting 755 for ...
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Can you have a different theme based on user group/perms? [duplicate]

Just asking if you can do a different theme for the same page based on user group or permissions? Is there a way of doing it or should I code into the php index to do the switch. I want to give a ...
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Administrative Login Permissions Disabled

Another Super User disabled login permissions for every group, including Super User; no one can login. Is there a straight forward way to reverse this from within the database? P.S. If anyone can ...
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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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How to set up my custom Joomla ACL structure?

I would like to create an ACL structure like this: Company Group 1 | Group 2 | Group 3 Admin Group 1 | Admin Group 2 | Admin Group 3 Admin Company can suggest article, admin can apply, remove etd....
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How destroy specific user session when we are using default php session handler?

If a user A and a user B are both super user and the user A removes the super user permission of the user B, and the user B is logged in, while the user B session remain active, he can do anything on ...
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Hide Edit Module option in front-end for admin users

When an admin user is logged in, to the front-end of a Joomla 3 site, when he moves the mouse over modules or menus, an Edit Module icon / message appears inside a box. Clicking on it, will take the ...
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Seblod: Create contact form

I am trying to replicate the com_contact contact form page using Seblod CCK. My goal is to display contact person and then below give the user the ability to submit a request. I have already created ...